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NC.8.E.Earth Science

Earth Science
Earth Systems, Structures and Processes
8.E.1. Understand the hydrosphere and the impact of humans on local systems and the effects of the hydrosphere on humans.
8.E.1.1. Explain the structure of the hydrosphere including:
8.E.1.1.b. Local river basins and water availability
Multimedia Lesson Atmosphere and Weather
Presentations Weather
Vocabulary Terms Atmosphere and Weather
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Atmosphere and Weather
 
8.E.1.2. Summarize evidence that Earth's oceans are a reservoir of nutrients, minerals, dissolved gases, and life forms:
8.E.1.2.b. Marine ecosystems
Flip Charts Rocks
Flip Charts Rocks
Vocabulary Terms Ecology I
Vocabulary Terms Ecology II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Ecology I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Ecology II
 
8.E.1.2.c. Upwelling
8.E.1.2.d. Behavior of gases in the marine environment
8.E.1.2.e. Deep ocean technology and understandings gained
8.E.1.4. Conclude that the good health of humans requires:
8.E.1.4.b. Water quality standards
Earth History
8.E.2. Understand the history of Earth and its life forms based on evidence of change recorded in fossil records and landforms.
8.E.2.1. Infer the age of Earth and relative age of rocks and fossils from index fossils and ordering of rock layers (relative dating and radioactive dating).
Flip Charts Fossils
 
8.E.2.2. Explain the use of fossils, ice cores, composition of sedimentary rocks, faults, and igneous rock formations found in rock layers as evidence of the history of the Earth and its changing life forms.
Flip Charts Fossils
 

NC.8.L.Life Science

Life Science
Structures and Functions of Living Organisms
8.L.1. Understand the hazards caused by agents of diseases that effect living organisms.
8.L.1.1. Summarize the basic characteristics of viruses, bacteria, fungi and parasites relating to the spread, treatment and prevention of disease.
Multimedia Lesson Six Kingdoms of Life
Interactive/Simulation The Immune System
Presentations Blood
Presentations The Immune Response
Flip Charts Microlife
Flip Charts The Immune System
Vocabulary Terms Human biology I
Vocabulary Terms Human biology II
Vocabulary Terms Microorganisms I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Human biology I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Human biology II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Microorganisms I
 
8.L.2. Understand how biotechnology is used to affect living organisms.
8.L.2.1. Summarize aspects of biotechnology including:
8.L.2.1.a. Specific genetic information available
Multimedia Lesson Chromosomes, Genes and DNA
Presentations Chromosomes
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Chromosomes, Genes and DNA
 
Ecosystems
8.L.3. Understand how organisms interact with and respond to the biotic and abiotic components of their environment.
8.L.3.1. Explain how factors such as food, water, shelter and space affect populations in an ecosystem.
Multimedia Lesson Food Chains and Food Webs
Presentations Food Web Balance
 
8.L.3.2. Summarize the relationships among producers, consumers, and decomposers including the positive and negative consequences of such interactions including:
8.L.3.2.a. Coexistence and cooperation
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Evolution and classification
 
8.L.3.2.b. Competition (predator/prey)
Multimedia Lesson Food Chains and Food Webs
Presentations Food Web Balance
Presentations Owl Food Web
Flip Charts The Barn Owl
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Evolution and classification
 
8.L.3.2.c. Parasitism
8.L.3.2.d. Mutualism
8.L.3.3. Explain how the flow of energy within food webs is interconnected with the cycling of matter (including water, nitrogen, carbon dioxide and oxygen).
Vocabulary Terms Ecology I
Vocabulary Terms Ecology II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Ecology I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Ecology II
 
Evolution and Genetics
8.L.4. Understand the evolution of organisms and landforms based on evidence, theories and processes that impact the Earth over time.
8.L.4.1. Summarize the use of evidence drawn from geology, fossils, and comparative anatomy to form the basis for biological classification systems and the theory of evolution.
Multimedia Lesson Protists: Pond Microlife
Multimedia Lesson Six Kingdoms of Life
Interactive/Simulation Kingdom Identification
Presentations Animals
Presentations Classification
Presentations Plants
Presentations Six Kingdoms Overview
Presentations What Is a Protist?
Vocabulary Terms Protists: Pond Microlife
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Evolution and classification
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Protists: Pond Microlife
 
8.L.4.2. Explain the relationship between genetic variation and an organism's ability to adapt to its environment.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Evolution and classification
 
Molecular Biology
8.L.5. Understand the composition of various substances as it relates to their ability to serve as a source of energy and building materials for growth and repair of organisms.
8.L.5.1. Summarize how food provides the energy and the molecules required for building materials, growth and survival of all organisms (to include plants).
Multimedia Lesson Food Chains and Food Webs
Presentations Cell Energy
Presentations Energy Flow
Presentations Energy Pyramid
Presentations Food and Nutrients
Presentations Food Chains
Presentations Food Webs
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Photosynthesis and Respiration
 
8.L.5.2. Explain the relationship among a healthy diet, exercise, and the general health of the body (emphasis on the relationship between respiration and digestion).
Presentations Food and Nutrients
Presentations Heart Health
Presentations Types of Nutrients
Flip Charts Nutrition
 

NC.8.P.Physical Science

Physical Science
Matter: Properties and Change
8.P.1. Understand the properties of matter and changes that occur when matter interacts in an open and closed container.
8.P.1.1. Classify matter as elements, compounds, or mixtures based on how the atoms are packed together in arrangements.
Multimedia Lesson Atoms and Chemical Bonding
Virtual Lab Flame Test
Presentations Classes of Matter
Presentations Ionic Bonding
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Atoms and Chemical Bonding
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Chemical Compounds - Set I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Chemical Compounds - Set II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Elements - Set I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Elements - Set II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Elements and the periodic table
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Mixtures and Compounds
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Properties and States of Matter
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game The Periodic Table - Set I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game The Periodic Table - Set II
 
8.P.1.2. Explain how the physical properties of elements and their reactivity have been used to produce the current model of the Periodic Table of elements.
Multimedia Lesson Atoms and Chemical Bonding
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Atoms and Chemical Bonding
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Elements - Set I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Elements - Set II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Elements and the periodic table
 
8.P.1.3. Compare physical changes such as size, shape and state to chemical changes that are the result of a chemical reaction to include changes in temperature, color, formation of a gas or precipitate.
Multimedia Lesson Chemical Reactions
Interactive/Simulation Chemical and Physical Changes
Interactive/Simulation Types of Reactions
Presentations Balancing Equations
Presentations Changes of State
Presentations Chemical Reactions
Flip Charts Chemical Reactions
Flip Charts Chemical Reactions
Vocabulary Terms Chemical Reactions
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Chemical Reactions
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Chemical Reactions
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Kinetics and Equilibrium
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Properties and States of Matter
 
8.P.1.4. Explain how the idea of atoms and a balanced chemical equation support the law of conservation of mass.
Multimedia Lesson Chemical Reactions
Presentations Balancing Equations
Flip Charts Chemical Reactions
Flip Charts Chemical Reactions
Vocabulary Terms Chemical Reactions
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Chemical Equations
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Chemical Reactions
 
Energy: Conservation and Transfer
8.P.2. Explain the environmental implications associated with the various methods of obtaining, managing, and using energy resources.
8.P.2.2. Explain the implications of the depletion of renewable and nonrenewable energy resources and the importance of conservation.
Multimedia Lesson Energy: Forms and Changes
Presentations Sources of Energy
Vocabulary Terms Energy: Forms and Changes
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Energy: Forms and Changes
 

NC.CC.6-8.RST.Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects

Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects
Craft and Structure
6-8.RST.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.
Multimedia Lesson Atmosphere and Weather
Multimedia Lesson Atoms and Chemical Bonding
Multimedia Lesson Cells
Multimedia Lesson Chemical Reactions
Multimedia Lesson Chromosomes, Genes and DNA
Multimedia Lesson Earth's Climate
Multimedia Lesson Earth's Surface
Multimedia Lesson Earthquakes
Multimedia Lesson Electricity and Magnetism
Multimedia Lesson Energy: Forms and Changes
Multimedia Lesson Food Chains and Food Webs
Multimedia Lesson Forces and Motion
Multimedia Lesson Light and Optics
Multimedia Lesson Meiosis
Multimedia Lesson Minerals
Multimedia Lesson Mitosis
Multimedia Lesson Our Solar System
Multimedia Lesson Plate Tectonics
Multimedia Lesson Protists: Pond Microlife
Multimedia Lesson Rocks
Multimedia Lesson Six Kingdoms of Life
Multimedia Lesson Sound
Multimedia Lesson The Sun-Earth-Moon System
Multimedia Lesson Volcanoes
Interactive/Simulation Animal Cell
Interactive/Simulation Biomes
Interactive/Simulation Cardiovascular System
Interactive/Simulation Cellular Respiration
Interactive/Simulation Chromosome and DNA Structure
Interactive/Simulation Circuit
Interactive/Simulation Digestive System
Interactive/Simulation Earth's Interior
Interactive/Simulation Earthquake and Seismogram
Interactive/Simulation Electromagnetic Spectrum
Interactive/Simulation Euglena
Interactive/Simulation Excretory System
Interactive/Simulation From DNA to Protein
Interactive/Simulation History of Electricity
Interactive/Simulation Longitudinal Waves
Interactive/Simulation Nervous System
Interactive/Simulation Paramecium
Interactive/Simulation Photosynthesis
Interactive/Simulation Plant Cell
Interactive/Simulation Reflection and Lenses
Interactive/Simulation Reflection and Mirrors
Interactive/Simulation Respiratory System
Interactive/Simulation Rock Cycle
Interactive/Simulation Simple Machines
Interactive/Simulation Soil Profile
Interactive/Simulation States of Matter
Interactive/Simulation The Endocrine System
Interactive/Simulation The Immune System
Interactive/Simulation The Male Reproductive System
Interactive/Simulation The Skin
Interactive/Simulation The Solar System
Interactive/Simulation The Sun
Interactive/Simulation Tones and Overtones
Interactive/Simulation Transmission of Light
Interactive/Simulation Types of Joints
Interactive/Simulation Types of Muscles
Interactive/Simulation Types of Volcanoes
Interactive/Simulation Wave Interactions
Presentations Balancing Equations
Presentations Chemical Reactions
Presentations Heart Health
Flip Charts Chemical Reactions
Flip Charts Chemical Reactions
Flip Charts Nutrition
Vocabulary Terms Atmosphere and Weather
Vocabulary Terms Cells
Vocabulary Terms Chemical Reactions
Vocabulary Terms Earth`s Climate
Vocabulary Terms Earth`s Surface
Vocabulary Terms Earthquakes
Vocabulary Terms Electricity and Magnetism
Vocabulary Terms Energy: Forms and Changes
Vocabulary Terms Forces and Motion
Vocabulary Terms Light and Optics
Vocabulary Terms Meiosis
Vocabulary Terms Minerals
Vocabulary Terms Mitosis
Vocabulary Terms Our Solar System
Vocabulary Terms Protists: Pond Microlife
Vocabulary Terms Rocks
Vocabulary Terms Sound
Vocabulary Terms Volcanoes
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Atmosphere and Weather
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Atoms and Chemical Bonding
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Cells
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Chemical Formulas and Bonding
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Chemical Reactions
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Chemical Reactions
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Chromosomes, Genes and DNA
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Earth`s Climate
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Earth`s Surface
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Earthquakes
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Electricity and Magnetism
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Elements and the periodic table
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Energy: Forms and Changes
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Forces and Motion
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Genetics: The Study of Heredity
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Light and Optics
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Measurements and Calculations
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Meiosis
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Minerals
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Mitosis
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Our Solar System
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Photosynthesis and Respiration
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Properties and States of Matter
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Protists: Pond Microlife
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Rocks
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Sound
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Volcanoes
 
Integration of Knowledge and Ideas
6-8.RST.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).
Multimedia Lesson Atoms and Chemical Bonding
Multimedia Lesson Cells
Multimedia Lesson Earth's Surface
Multimedia Lesson Earthquakes
Multimedia Lesson Meiosis
Interactive/Simulation Animal Cell
Interactive/Simulation Plant Cell
Interactive/Simulation Understanding a Punnett Square
Virtual Lab Gas Laws
Virtual Lab Topographic Maps
Presentations Making a Pedigree
Flip Charts Forces & Motion
Flip Charts Forces & Motion
Vocabulary Terms Cells
Vocabulary Terms Earth`s Surface
Vocabulary Terms Earthquakes
Vocabulary Terms Meiosis
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Atoms and Chemical Bonding
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Cells
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Earth`s Surface
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Earthquakes
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Genetics: The Study of Heredity
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Meiosis
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Properties and States of Matter
 
6-8.RST.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.
Multimedia Lesson Atmosphere and Weather
Vocabulary Terms Atmosphere and Weather
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Atmosphere and Weather
 

NC.CC.6-8.WHST.Writing Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects

Writing Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects
Text Types and Purposes
6-8.WHST.1. Write arguments focused on discipline-specific content.
6-8.WHST.1.e. Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the argument presented.
Multimedia Lesson Sound
Virtual Lab Flame Test
Virtual Lab Gas Laws
Virtual Lab Speed of Sound
Vocabulary Terms Sound
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Elements and the periodic table
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Properties and States of Matter
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Sound
 
6-8.WHST.2. Write informative/explanatory texts, including the narration of historical events, scientific procedures/ experiments, or technical processes.
6-8.WHST.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
Multimedia Lesson Atmosphere and Weather
Vocabulary Terms Atmosphere and Weather
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Atmosphere and Weather
 
6-8.WHST.2.b. Develop the topic with relevant, well-chosen facts, definitions, concrete details, quotations, or other information and examples.
Multimedia Lesson Atmosphere and Weather
Vocabulary Terms Atmosphere and Weather
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Atmosphere and Weather
 
6-8.WHST.2.c. Use appropriate and varied transitions to create cohesion and clarify the relationships among ideas and concepts.
Multimedia Lesson Atmosphere and Weather
Vocabulary Terms Atmosphere and Weather
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Atmosphere and Weather
 
6-8.WHST.2.d. Use precise language and domain-specific vocabulary to inform about or explain the topic.
Multimedia Lesson Atmosphere and Weather
Multimedia Lesson Atoms and Chemical Bonding
Multimedia Lesson Cells
Multimedia Lesson Chemical Reactions
Multimedia Lesson Chromosomes, Genes and DNA
Multimedia Lesson Earth's Climate
Multimedia Lesson Earth's Surface
Multimedia Lesson Earthquakes
Multimedia Lesson Electricity and Magnetism
Multimedia Lesson Energy: Forms and Changes
Multimedia Lesson Food Chains and Food Webs
Multimedia Lesson Forces and Motion
Multimedia Lesson Light and Optics
Multimedia Lesson Meiosis
Multimedia Lesson Minerals
Multimedia Lesson Mitosis
Multimedia Lesson Our Solar System
Multimedia Lesson Plate Tectonics
Multimedia Lesson Protists: Pond Microlife
Multimedia Lesson Rocks
Multimedia Lesson Six Kingdoms of Life
Multimedia Lesson Sound
Multimedia Lesson The Sun-Earth-Moon System
Multimedia Lesson Volcanoes
Interactive/Simulation Animal Cell
Interactive/Simulation Biomes
Interactive/Simulation Cardiovascular System
Interactive/Simulation Cellular Respiration
Interactive/Simulation Chromosome and DNA Structure
Interactive/Simulation Circuit
Interactive/Simulation Digestive System
Interactive/Simulation Earth's Interior
Interactive/Simulation Earthquake and Seismogram
Interactive/Simulation Electromagnetic Spectrum
Interactive/Simulation Euglena
Interactive/Simulation Excretory System
Interactive/Simulation From DNA to Protein
Interactive/Simulation History of Electricity
Interactive/Simulation Longitudinal Waves
Interactive/Simulation Nervous System
Interactive/Simulation Paramecium
Interactive/Simulation Photosynthesis
Interactive/Simulation Plant Cell
Interactive/Simulation Reflection and Lenses
Interactive/Simulation Reflection and Mirrors
Interactive/Simulation Respiratory System
Interactive/Simulation Rock Cycle
Interactive/Simulation Simple Machines
Interactive/Simulation Soil Profile
Interactive/Simulation States of Matter
Interactive/Simulation The Endocrine System
Interactive/Simulation The Immune System
Interactive/Simulation The Male Reproductive System
Interactive/Simulation The Skin
Interactive/Simulation The Solar System
Interactive/Simulation The Sun
Interactive/Simulation Tones and Overtones
Interactive/Simulation Transmission of Light
Interactive/Simulation Types of Joints
Interactive/Simulation Types of Muscles
Interactive/Simulation Types of Volcanoes
Interactive/Simulation Understanding a Punnett Square
Interactive/Simulation Wave Interactions
Presentations Making a Pedigree
Vocabulary Terms Atmosphere and Weather
Vocabulary Terms Cells
Vocabulary Terms Chemical Reactions
Vocabulary Terms Earth`s Climate
Vocabulary Terms Earth`s Surface
Vocabulary Terms Earthquakes
Vocabulary Terms Electricity and Magnetism
Vocabulary Terms Energy: Forms and Changes
Vocabulary Terms Forces and Motion
Vocabulary Terms Light and Optics
Vocabulary Terms Meiosis
Vocabulary Terms Minerals
Vocabulary Terms Mitosis
Vocabulary Terms Our Solar System
Vocabulary Terms Protists: Pond Microlife
Vocabulary Terms Rocks
Vocabulary Terms Sound
Vocabulary Terms Volcanoes
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Atmosphere and Weather
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Atoms and Chemical Bonding
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Cells
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Chemical Reactions
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Chromosomes, Genes and DNA
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Earth`s Climate
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Earth`s Surface
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Earthquakes
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Electricity and Magnetism
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Elements and the periodic table
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Energy: Forms and Changes
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Forces and Motion
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Genetics: The Study of Heredity
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Light and Optics
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Meiosis
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Minerals
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Mitosis
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Our Solar System
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Photosynthesis and Respiration
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Properties and States of Matter
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Protists: Pond Microlife
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Rocks
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Sound
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Volcanoes
 
6-8.WHST.2.f. Provide a concluding statement or section that follows from and supports the information or explanation presented.
Multimedia Lesson Sound
Virtual Lab Flame Test
Virtual Lab Gas Laws
Virtual Lab Speed of Sound
Vocabulary Terms Sound
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Elements and the periodic table
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Properties and States of Matter
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Sound
 
Production and Distribution of Writing
6-8.WHST.4. Produce clear and coherent writing in which the development, organization, and style are appropriate to task, purpose, and audience.
Multimedia Lesson Sound
Virtual Lab Flame Test
Virtual Lab Gas Laws
Virtual Lab Nerve Conduction
Virtual Lab Speed of Sound
Vocabulary Terms Sound
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Elements and the periodic table
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Properties and States of Matter
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Sound
 
 
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