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Science Scope and Sequence, Plate Tectonics

Science Standard VI, Earth and Space Science Lesson 611, Plate Tectonics Defining composition Identifying the layers of the Earth Defining inner core, outer core, mantle, upper mantle, lower mantle, silicates, asthenosphere, and lithosphere Defining plastic Identifying the atmospheres Describing crustal plates Understanding the role of nuclear fusion, radioactive decay, uranium, and convection currents Describing the […]

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Science Scope and Sequence, Geologic Processes

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Science Scope and Sequence, Water Cycles and the Ocean

Science Standard VI, Earth and Space Science Lesson 620, Water Cycles and the Ocean Describing the water cycle Identifying places water can be located Defining evaporation, condensation, and precipitation Describing the water of an ocean Defining salinity Identifying problems scientists face in studying the ocean, including pressure and measurements Describing surface currents and deep ocean

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Science Scope and Sequence, Weather and Climate

Science Standard VI, Earth and Space Science Lesson 621, Weather and Climate Describing the troposphere, the stratosphere, the mesosphere, and the thermosphere Identifying the causes of wind Defining greenhouse effect and ozone layer Explaining the importance of the ozone layer to life on Earth Defining air mass, front, weather, cold front, and warm front Describing

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Science Scope and Sequence, Environmental Issues

Science Standard VI, Earth and Space Science Lesson 630, Environmental Issues Understanding how humans have impacted ecosystems Recognizing that humans have put their environmental support system at risk through pollution and environmental hazards Identifying environmental issues that put people on a local and a global level in danger Listing the gases which help in creating

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Science Scope and Sequence, Earth’s Natural Resources

Science Standard VI, Earth and Space Science Lesson 640, Earth’s Natural Resources Defining resources Explaining the relationship between renewable and nonrenewable resources Discussing sustainable development in order to meet present and future needs Understanding that the distribution of the Earth’s resources is not equal Analyzing the different types of energy in terms of sources, limits,

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Science Scope and Sequence, Cutting Edge Science

Science Standard VI, Earth and Space Science Lesson 650, Cutting Edge Science Knowing what bioethics is Knowing what cloning is Knowing what genetic engineering is Knowing what stem cell research is and that it is a contentious issue in bioethics Understanding Alzheimer’s Disease, Parkinson’s Disease, and Leukemia Knowing what environmental ethics are Knowing who Rachel

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Science Scope and Sequence, History of Astronomy

Science Standard VI, Earth and Space Science Lesson 600, History of Astronomy Knowing who Eratosthenes was Knowing who Hipparchus was Knowing what an eclipse is Knowing who Ptolemy was Understanding Ptolemy’s geocentric model Knowing what orbit means Knowing who Nicholas Copernicus was Understanding Copernicus’ heliocentric model Knowing what a telescope is Knowing who Johannes Kepler

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Science Scope and Sequence, The Universe

Science Standard VI, Earth and Space Science Lesson 601, The Universe Defining universe Describing the big bang theory Knowing who George Gamow was Knowing who Fred Hoyle was Describing the steady state theory Defining cosmologist Describing the formation of stars Defining galaxy and the Milky Way Defining Doppler effect, open universe theory, closed universe theory,

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Science Scope and Sequence, The Solar System

Science Standard VI, Earth and Space Science Lesson 602, The Solar System Defining orbit Describing the formation of our solar system Describing the general physical characteristics of each of the nine planets in our solar system Describing asteroids, meteors, and comets Defining atmosphere Explaining the occurrence of ocean tides Defining Earth’s axis Explaining the occurrence

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