Standards Matrix 9-12
Orbital Laboratory® Module 1 Lessons

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

 
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