SC8.1.3.f Distinguish between scientific inquiry (asking questions about the natural world) and technological design (using science to solve practical problems)
SC8.1.3.g Describe how science and technology are reciprocal
SC8.1.3.h Recognize that solutions have intended and unintended consequences
SC8.1.3.i Compare and contrast the reporting of scientific knowledge and the reporting of technological knowledge
SC K-12.2 Students will integrate and communicate the information, concepts, principles, processes, theories, and models of the Physical Sciences to make connections with the natural and engineered world.
SC8.2.1 Students will identify and describe the particulate nature of matter including physical and chemical interactions.
SC8.2.1.a Compare and contrast elements, compounds, and mixtures
SC8.3.4.b Recognize the extinction of a species is caused by the inability to adapt to an environmental change
SC8.3.4.c Use anatomical features of an organism to infer similarities among other organisms
SC K-12.4 Students will integrate and communicate the information, concepts, principles, processes, theories, and models of Earth and Space Sciences to make connections with the natural and engineered world.
1 Earth in Space
SC8.4.1 Students will investigate and describe Earth and the solar system.
SC8.4.1.a Describe the components of the solar system (the Sun, planets, moons, asteroids, comets)
SC8.4.1.b Describe the relationship between motion of objects in the solar system and the phenomena of day, year, eclipses, phases of the Moon and seasons
SC8.4.1.c Describe the effects of gravity on Earth (tides) and the effect of gravity on objects in the solar system
2 Earth Structures and Processes
SC8.4.2 Students will investigate and describe Earth's structure, systems, and processes.
SC8.4.2.a Describe the layers of Earth (core, mantle, crust, atmosphere)