Standards Matrix 9-12
Solar System Lessons

Lesson Number 1 2 Optional 3 4
UNIFYING CONCEPTS AND PROCESSES  
Systems, order, and organization x x x    
Evidence, models, and explanation x   x x x
Change, constancy, and measurement x x x x  
Evolution and equilibrium     x x  
Form and function       x  
SCIENCE AS INQUIRY  
Abilities necessary to do scientific inquiry     x x  
Understandings about scientific inquiry     x    
PHYSICAL SCIENCE  
Structure of atoms     x    
Structure and properties of matter   x x x  
Chemical reactions          
Motions and forces x x x   x
Conservation of energy and increase in disorder          
Interactions of energy and matter          
LIFE SCIENCE  
The cell          
Molecular basis of heredity          
Biological evolution       x  
Interdependence of organisms          
Matter, energy, and organization in living systems          
Behavior of organisms          
EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE  
Energy in the Earth system          
Geochemical cycles          
Origin and evolution of the Earth system          
Origin and evolution of the universe     x    
SCIENCE AND TECHNOLOGY  
Abilities of technological design         x
Understandings about science and technology         x
SCIENCE IN PERSONAL AND SOCIAL PERSPECTIVES  
Personal and community health          
Population growth          
Natural resources          
Environmental quality          
Natural and human-induced hazards          
Science and technology in local, national, and global challenges         x
HISTORY AND NATURE OF SCIENCE  
Science as a human endeavor x x x x x
Nature of scientific knowledge     x x  
Historical perspectives x       x

 
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