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FL.LAFS.68.RST.READING STANDARDS FOR LITERACY IN SCIENCE AND TECHNICAL SUBJECTS 6-12
READING STANDARDS FOR LITERACY IN SCIENCE AND TECHNICAL SUBJECTS 6-12
LAFS.68.RST.2. Craft and Structure LAFS.68.RST.2.4. Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 6–8 texts and topics. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Cells Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Meiosis Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Minerals Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Mitosis Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Rocks Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Sound
LAFS.68.RST.3. Integration of Knowledge and Ideas LAFS.68.RST.3.7. Integrate quantitative or technical information expressed in words in a text with a version of that information expressed visually (e.g., in a flowchart, diagram, model, graph, or table). Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Cells Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Meiosis
LAFS.68.RST.3.9. Compare and contrast the information gained from experiments, simulations, video, or multimedia sources with that gained from reading a text on the same topic.
FL.LAFS.68.WHST.WRITING STANDARDS FOR LITERACY IN SCIENCE AND TECHNICAL SUBJECTS
WRITING STANDARDS FOR LITERACY IN SCIENCE AND TECHNICAL SUBJECTS
LAFS.68.WHST.1. Text Types and Purposes LAFS.68.WHST.1.1. Write arguments focused on discipline-specific content. LAFS.68.WHST.1.1.e. Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Sound
LAFS.68.WHST.1.2. Write informative/explanatory texts, including the narration of historical events, scientific procedures/ experiments, or technical processes. LAFS.68.WHST.1.2.a. Introduce a topic clearly, previewing what is to follow; organize ideas, concepts, and information into broader categories as appropriate to achieving purpose; include formatting (e.g., headings), graphics (e.g., charts, tables), and multimedia when usefu
LAFS.68.WHST.1.2.b. Develop the topic with relevant, well-chosen facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.
LAFS.68.WHST.1.2.c. Use appropriate and varied transitions to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.
LAFS.68.WHST.1.2.d. Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Cells Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Meiosis Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Minerals Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Mitosis Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Rocks Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Sound
LAFS.68.WHST.1.2.f. Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Sound
LAFS.68.WHST.2. Production and Distribution of Writing LAFS.68.WHST.2.4. Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Sound
FL.SC.6.E.Earth and Space Science
SC.6.E.6. Earth Structures - Over geologic time, internal and external sources of energy have continuously altered the features of Earth by means of both constructive and destructive forces. All life, including human civilization, is dependent on Earth's internal a SC.6.E.6.1. Describe and give examples of ways in which Earth's surface is built up and torn down by physical and chemical weathering, erosion, and deposition. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Rocks
SC.6.E.6.2. Recognize that there are a variety of different landforms on Earth's surface such as coastlines, dunes, rivers, mountains, glaciers, deltas, and lakes and relate these landforms as they apply to Florida.
SC.6.E.7. Earth Systems and Patterns - The scientific theory of the evolution of Earth states that changes in our planet are driven by the flow of energy and the cycling of matter through dynamic interactions among the atmosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere, geosphere SC.6.E.7.1. Differentiate among radiation, conduction, and convection, the three mechanisms by which heat is transferred through Earth's system.
SC.6.E.7.2. Investigate and apply how the cycling of water between the atmosphere and hydrosphere has an effect on weather patterns and climate.
SC.6.E.7.3. Describe how global patterns such as the jet stream and ocean currents influence local weather in measurable terms such as temperature, air pressure, wind direction and speed, and humidity and precipitation.
SC.6.E.7.4. Differentiate and show interactions among the geosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere.
SC.6.E.7.5. Explain how energy provided by the sun influences global patterns of atmospheric movement and the temperature differences between air, water, and land.
SC.6.E.7.6. Differentiate between weather and climate.
SC.6.E.7.7. Investigate how natural disasters have affected human life in Florida.
SC.6.E.7.8. Describe ways human beings protect themselves from hazardous weather and sun exposure.
SC.6.E.7.9. Describe how the composition and structure of the atmosphere protects life and insulates the planet.
SC.6.L.14. Organization and Development of Living Organisms - A. All living things share certain characteristics. B. The scientific theory of cells, also called cell theory , is the a fundamental organizing principle of life on Earth. C. Life can be organized in a f SC.6.L.14.1. Describe and identify patterns in the hierarchical organization of organisms from atoms to molecules and cells to tissues to organs to organ systems to organisms. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Cells
SC.6.L.14.2. Investigate and explain the components of the scientific theory of cells (cell theory): all organisms are composed of cells (single-celled or multi-cellular), all cells come from pre-existing cells, and cells are the basic unit of life. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Cells
SC.6.L.14.3. Recognize and explore how cells of all organisms undergo similar processes to maintain homeostasis, including extracting energy from food, getting rid of waste, and reproducing. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Meiosis Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Mitosis
SC.6.L.14.4. Compare and contrast the structure and function of major organelles of plant and animal cells, including cell wall, cell membrane, nucleus, cytoplasm, chloroplasts, mitochondria, and vacuoles. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Cells Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Mitosis
SC.6.L.14.5. Identify and investigate the general functions of the major systems of the human body (digestive, respiratory, circulatory, reproductive, excretory, immune, nervous, and musculoskeletal) and describe ways these systems interact with each other to maintain
SC.6.L.14.6. Compare and contrast types of infectious agents that may infect the human body, including viruses, bacteria, fungi, and parasites.
SC.6.L.15. Diversity and Evolution of Living Organisms - A. The scientific theory of evolution is the organizing principle of life science. B. The scientific theory of evolution is supported by multiple forms of evidence. C. Natural Selection is a primary mechanism SC.6.L.15.1. Analyze and describe how and why organisms are classified according to shared characteristics with emphasis on the Linnaean system combined with the concept of Domains.
FL.SC.6.N.Nature of Science
SC.6.N.1. The Practice of Science - A: Scientific inquiry is a multifaceted activity; The processes of science include the formulation of scientifically investigable questions, construction of investigations into those questions, the collection of appropriate data, SC.6.N.1.1. Define a problem from the sixth grade curriculum, use appropriate reference materials to support scientific understanding, plan and carry out scientific investigation of various types, such as systematic observations or experiments, identify variables, co Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Cells Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Minerals
SC.6.N.1.3. Explain the difference between an experiment and other types of scientific investigation, and explain the relative benefits and limitations of each. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Cells Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Minerals
SC.6.N.1.4. Discuss, compare, and negotiate methods used, results obtained, and explanations among groups of students conducting the same investigation. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Minerals Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Rocks Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Sound
SC.6.N.2. The Characteristics of Scientific Knowledge - A: Scientific knowledge is based on empirical evidence, and is appropriate for understanding the natural world, but it provides only a limited understanding of the supernatural, aesthetic, or other ways of kno SC.6.N.2.1. Distinguish science from other activities involving thought.
SC.6.N.2.2. Explain that scientific knowledge is durable because it is open to change as new evidence or interpretations are encountered.
SC.6.N.2.3. Recognize that scientists who make contributions to scientific knowledge come from all kinds of backgrounds and possess varied talents, interests, and goals.
SC.6.N.3. The Role of Theories, Laws, Hypotheses, and Models - The terms that describe examples of scientific knowledge, for example; ''theory,'' ''law,'' ''hypothesis,'' and ''model'' have very specific meanings and functions within science. SC.6.N.3.1. Recognize and explain that a scientific theory is a well-supported and widely accepted explanation of nature and is not simply a claim posed by an individual. Thus, the use of the term theory in science is very different than how it is used in everyday li
SC.6.N.3.2. Recognize and explain that a scientific law is a description of a specific relationship under given conditions in the natural world. Thus, scientific laws are different from societal laws.
SC.6.N.3.3. Give several examples of scientific laws.
SC.6.N.3.4. Identify the role of models in the context of the sixth grade science benchmarks. Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Meiosis
SC.6.P.11. Energy Transfer and Transformations - A. Waves involve a transfer of energy without a transfer of matter. B. Water and sound waves transfer energy through a material. C. Light waves can travel through a vacuum and through matter. D. The Law of Conservatio SC.6.P.11.1. Explore the Law of Conservation of Energy by differentiating between potential and kinetic energy. Identify situations where kinetic energy is transformed into potential energy and vice versa.
SC.6.P.12. Motion of Objects - A. Motion is a key characteristic of all matter that can be observed, described, and measured. B. The motion of objects can be changed by forces. SC.6.P.12.1. Measure and graph distance versus time for an object moving at a constant speed. Interpret this relationship.
SC.6.P.13. Forces and Changes in Motion - A. It takes energy to change the motion of objects. B. Energy change is understood in terms of forces--pushes or pulls. C. Some forces act through physical contact, while others act at a distance. SC.6.P.13.1. Investigate and describe types of forces including contact forces and forces acting at a distance, such as electrical, magnetic, and gravitational.
SC.6.P.13.2. Explore the Law of Gravity by recognizing that every object exerts gravitational force on every other object and that the force depends on how much mass the objects have and how far apart they are.
SC.6.P.13.3. Investigate and describe that an unbalanced force acting on an object changes its speed, or direction of motion, or both.