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KS.HS-ESS.EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE

EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE
HS-ESS1. Earth’s Place in the Universe
Students who demonstrate understanding can:
HS-ESS1-1. Develop a model based on evidence to illustrate the life span of the sun and the role of nuclear fusion in the sun’s core to release energy that eventually reaches Earth in the form of radiation.
Vocabulary Terms Our Solar System
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Our Solar System
 
HS-ESS1-2. Construct an explanation of the Big Bang theory based on astronomical evidence of light spectra, motion of distant galaxies, and composition of matter in the universe.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe
 
HS-ESS1-4. Use mathematical or computational representations to predict the motion of orbiting objects in the solar system.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Rotational Motion/Universal Gravitation
 
HS-ESS1-5. Evaluate evidence of the past and current movements of continental and oceanic crust and the theory of plate tectonics to explain the ages of crustal rocks.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Fossils I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Fossils II
 
HS-ESS1-6. Apply scientific reasoning and evidence from ancient Earth materials, meteorites, and other planetary surfaces to construct an account of Earth’s formation and early history.
Vocabulary Terms Our Solar System
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Fossils I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Fossils II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Our Solar System
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game The History of Earth
 
HS-ESS2. Earth’s Systems
Students who demonstrate understanding can:
HS-ESS2-1. Develop a model to illustrate how Earth’s internal and surface processes operate at different spatial and temporal scales to form continental and ocean-floor features.
Vocabulary Terms Earthquakes
Vocabulary Terms Plate Tectonics
Vocabulary Terms The Rock Cycle
Vocabulary Terms Weathering and Erosion
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Earthquakes
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Plate Tectonics
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game The Rock Cycle
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Weathering and Erosion
 
HS-ESS2-3. Develop a model based on evidence of Earth’s interior to describe the cycling of matter by thermal convection.
Vocabulary Terms Plate Tectonics
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Plate Tectonics
 
HS-ESS2-4. Use a model to describe how variations in the flow of energy into and out of Earth’s systems result in changes in climate.
Vocabulary Terms Climate
Vocabulary Terms Oceans
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Climate
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Oceans
 
HS-ESS2-5. Plan and conduct an investigation of the properties of water and its effects on Earth materials and surface processes.
Vocabulary Terms Weathering and Erosion
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Weathering and Erosion
 
HS-ESS2-7. Construct an argument based on evidence about the simultaneous coevolution of Earth’s systems and life on Earth.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game The History of Earth
 
HS-ESS3. Earth and Human Activity
Students who demonstrate understanding can:
HS-ESS3-1. Construct an explanation based on evidence for how the availability of natural resources, occurrence of natural hazards, and changes in climate have influenced human activity.
Vocabulary Terms Earthquakes
Vocabulary Terms Oceans
Vocabulary Terms Weather II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Earthquakes
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Oceans
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Weather II
 
HS-ESS3-2. Evaluate competing design solutions for developing, managing, and utilizing energy and mineral resources based on cost-benefit ratios.
Vocabulary Terms Minerals I
Vocabulary Terms Minerals II
Vocabulary Terms Oceans
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Minerals I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Minerals II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Oceans
 
HS-ESS3-3. Create a computational simulation to illustrate the relationships among management of natural resources, the sustainability of human populations, and biodiversity.
Vocabulary Terms Oceans
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Oceans
 
HS-ESS3-4. Evaluate or refine a technological solution that reduces impacts of human activities on natural systems.
Vocabulary Terms Oceans
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Oceans
 
HS-ESS3-5. Analyze geoscience data and the results from global climate models to make an evidence-based forecast of the current rate of global or regional climate change and associated future impacts to Earth systems.
Vocabulary Terms Climate
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Climate
 
HS-ESS3-6. Use a computational representation to illustrate the relationships among Earth systems and how those relationships are being modified due to human activity.
Vocabulary Terms Oceans
Vocabulary Terms The Atmosphere
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Oceans
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game The Atmosphere
 

KS.HS-LS.LIFE SCIENCE

LIFE SCIENCE
HS-LS1. From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
Students who demonstrate understanding can:
HS-LS1-1. Construct an explanation based on evidence for how the structure of DNA determines the structure of proteins which carry out the essential functions of life through systems of specialized cells.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Cell Reproduction
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Nucleic acids and protein synthesis
 
HS-LS1-2. Develop and use a model to illustrate the hierarchical organization of interacting systems that provide specific functions within multicellular organisms.
Vocabulary Terms Human biology I
Vocabulary Terms Human biology II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Human biology I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Human biology II
 
HS-LS1-3. Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence that feedback mechanisms maintain homeostasis.
Vocabulary Terms Human biology I
Vocabulary Terms Human biology II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Human biology I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Human biology II
 
HS-LS1-4. Use a model to illustrate the role of cellular division (mitosis) and differentiation in producing and maintaining complex organisms.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Cell Reproduction
 
HS-LS1-5. Use a model to illustrate how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Photosynthesis and respiration
 
HS-LS1-6. Construct and revise an explanation based on evidence for how carbon, hydrogen, and oxygen from sugar molecules may combine with other elements to form amino acids and/or other large carbon-based molecules.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Cell Reproduction
 
HS-LS1-7. Use a model to illustrate that cellular respiration is a chemical process whereby the bonds of food molecules and oxygen molecules are broken and the bonds in new compounds are formed resulting in a net transfer of energy.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Cell processes
 
HS-LS2. Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
Students who demonstrate understanding can:
HS-LS2-2. Use mathematical representations to support and revise explanations based on evidence about factors affecting biodiversity and populations in ecosystems of different scales.
Vocabulary Terms Oceans
Vocabulary Terms Vertebrates II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Oceans
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Vertebrates II
 
HS-LS2-3. Construct and revise an explanation based on evidence for the cycling of matter and flow of energy in aerobic and anaerobic conditions.
Vocabulary Terms Ecology I
Vocabulary Terms Ecology II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Ecology I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Ecology II
 
HS-LS2-4. Use mathematical representations to support claims for the cycling of matter and flow of energy among organisms in an ecosystem.
Vocabulary Terms Ecology I
Vocabulary Terms Ecology II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Ecology I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Ecology II
 
HS-LS2-5. Develop a model to illustrate the role of photosynthesis and cellular respiration in the cycling of carbon among the biosphere, atmosphere, hydrosphere, and geosphere.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Cell processes
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Photosynthesis and respiration
 
HS-LS2-6. Evaluate the claims, evidence, and reasoning that the complex interactions in ecosystems maintain relatively consistent numbers and types of organisms in stable conditions, but changing conditions may result in a new ecosystem.
Vocabulary Terms Ecology I
Vocabulary Terms Ecology II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Ecology I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Ecology II
 
HS-LS3. Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits
Students who demonstrate understanding can:
HS-LS3-1. Ask questions to clarify relationships about the role of DNA and chromosomes in coding the instructions for characteristic traits passed from parents to offspring.
Vocabulary Terms Genetics and heredity I
Vocabulary Terms Genetics and heredity II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Cell Reproduction
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Genetics and heredity I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Genetics and heredity II
 
HS-LS3-2. Make and defend a claim based on evidence that inheritable genetic variations may result from: (1) new genetic combinations through meiosis, (2) viable errors occurring during replication, and/or (3) mutations caused by environmental factors.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Cell Reproduction
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Nucleic acids and protein synthesis
 
HS-LS3-3. Apply concepts of statistics and probability to explain the variation and distribution of expressed traits in a population.
Vocabulary Terms Genetics and heredity I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Genetics and heredity I
 
HS-LS4. Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity
Students who demonstrate understanding can:
HS-LS4-2. Construct an explanation based on evidence that the process of evolution primarily results from four factors: (1) the potential for a species to increase in number, (2) the heritable genetic variation of individuals in a species due to mutation and sexual
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Evolution and classification
 
HS-LS4-4. Construct an explanation based on evidence for how natural selection leads to adaptation of populations.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Evolution and classification
 

KS.HS-PS.PHYSICAL SCIENCE

PHYSICAL SCIENCE
HS-PS1. Matter and Its Interactions
Students who demonstrate understanding can:
HS-PS1-1. Use the periodic table as a model to predict the relative properties of elements based on the patterns of electrons in the outermost energy level of atoms.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Elements - Set I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Elements - Set II
 
HS-PS1-2. Construct and revise an explanation for the outcome of a simple chemical reaction based on the outermost electron states of atoms, trends in the periodic table, and knowledge of the patterns of chemical properties.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Chemical Equations
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Chemical Reactions
 
HS-PS1-3. Plan and conduct an investigation to gather evidence to compare the structure of substances at the bulk scale to infer the strength of electrical forces between particles.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Chemical Formulas and Bonding
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Elements - Set I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Elements - Set II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Organic Chemistry
 
HS-PS1-4. Develop a model to illustrate that the release or absorption of energy from a chemical reaction system depends upon the changes in total bond energy.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Kinetics and Equilibrium
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Thermodynamics
 
HS-PS1-5. Apply scientific principles and evidence to provide an explanation about the effects of changing the temperature or concentration of the reacting particles on the rate at which a reaction occurs.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Chemical Reactions
 
HS-PS1-6. Refine the design of a chemical system by specifying a change in conditions that would produce increased amounts of products at equilibrium.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Kinetics and Equilibrium
 
HS-PS1-7. Use mathematical representations to support the claim that atoms, and therefore mass, are conserved during a chemical reaction.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Chemical Equations
 
HS-PS2. Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
Students who demonstrate understanding can:
HS-PS2-3. Apply scientific and engineering ideas to design, evaluate, and refine a device that minimizes the force on a macroscopic object during a collision.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Momentum and Collisions
 
HS-PS3. Energy
Students who demonstrate understanding can:
HS-PS3-1. Create a computational model to calculate the change in the energy of one component in a system when the change in energy of the other component(s) and energy flows in and out of the system are known.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Heat
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Thermodynamics
 
HS-PS3-2. Develop and use models to illustrate that energy at the macroscopic scale can be accounted for as either motions of particles or energy stored in fields.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Chemical Reactions
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Electricity and Electrical Energy - Set I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Electricity and Electrical Energy - Set II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Heat
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Kinetics and Equilibrium
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Laws of Motion - Set I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Laws of Motion - Set II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Matter and Energy
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Momentum and Collisions
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Work and Energy
 
HS-PS3-3. Design, build, and refine a device that works within given constraints to convert one form of energy into another form of energy.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Electromagnetism
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game States of Matter
 
HS-PS3-4. Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence that the transfer of thermal energy when two components of different temperature are combined within a closed system results in a more uniform energy distribution among the components in the system (se
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Thermodynamics
 
HS-PS4. Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer
Students who demonstrate understanding can:
HS-PS4-1. Use mathematical representations to support a claim regarding relationships among the frequency, wavelength, and speed of waves traveling in various media.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Light
 
HS-PS4-3. Evaluate the claims, evidence, and reasoning behind the idea that electromagnetic radiation can be described either by a wave model or a particle model, and that for some situations one model is more useful than the other.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Light
 

KS.RST.11-12.Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects

Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects
Craft and Structure
RST.11-12.4. 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 11-12 texts and topics.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Chemical Formulas and Bonding
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Chemical Reactions
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Measurements and Calculations