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Science and Health
Science - Eighth Grade

Process and Application

Investigations:questions
The learner will be able to identify questions that can be answered through scientific investigations.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Human Health: Society's Comprehend Application Develop 1.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #1;, SAT 10, AHSGE I-1 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Best Resources, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.madsci.org/submit.html [On-line].  A resource where answers to science questions can be found or answered.
Internet, http://www.vrd.org/locator/subject.shtml#science [On-line].  Resources where students can do research can be found here.
Best Resources, http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [On-line].  Source of worksheets
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots is simulations
Internet, http://www.eskimo.com/~billb/amateur/coolsci.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  Lesson plans and activities
Internet, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Experiments: design and conduct
The learner will be able to design experiments and use appropriate tools and technology to gather, analyze and interpret data.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Technology: Data Application, Analysis Develop 1.5 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #2, SAT 10, AHSGE I-1 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Best Resources, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.madsci.org/submit.html [On-line].  A resource where answers to science questions can be found or answered.
Internet, http://www.vrd.org/locator/subject.shtml#science [On-line].  Resources where students can do research can be found here.
Best Resources, http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [On-line].  Source of worksheets
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots is simulations
Internet, http://www.eskimo.com/~billb/amateur/coolsci.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  Lesson plans and activities
Internet, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Safety: Manipulate/Show/Ability/Learn
The learner will be able to demonstrate the ability to manipulate materials, organisms, scientific equipment and technology in a safe and appropriate manner.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Safety Application Develop 2.5 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #3; , SAT 10, AHSGE I-1 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Internet, http://keats.admin.virginia.edu/lsm/home.html [On-line].  
Science Interactions - Course 3, Glencoe, 1995, Appendix C and D [Textbook].  
Software, Safety CD [Software].  
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Best Resources, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.madsci.org/submit.html [On-line].  A resource where answers to science questions can be found or answered.
Internet, http://www.vrd.org/locator/subject.shtml#science [On-line].  Resources where students can do research can be found here.
Best Resources, http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [On-line].  Source of worksheets
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots is simulations
Internet, http://www.eskimo.com/~billb/amateur/coolsci.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  Lesson plans and activities
Internet, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Procedures: living organisms
The learner will be able to use proper procedures in the handling and care of living organisms and specimens derived from living things.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Human Health: Society's Comprehend Application Develop 1.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #4, SAT 10, AHSGE I-1 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Best Resources, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.madsci.org/submit.html [On-line].  A resource where answers to science questions can be found or answered.
Internet, http://www.vrd.org/locator/subject.shtml#science [On-line].  Resources where students can do research can be found here.
Best Resources, http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [On-line].  Source of worksheets
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots is simulations
Internet, http://www.eskimo.com/~billb/amateur/coolsci.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  Lesson plans and activities
Internet, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Investigations: Plan/Perform/Use
The learner will be able to use the proper skills to plan and perform a scientific investigation including acquiring, processing, and interpreting data; recognizing dependent and independent variables and their relationships; recognizing cause and effect; classifying; manipulating and controlling variables; designing and analyzing investigations; formulating models, charts, tables, and graphs; developing hypotheses; maintaining accurate records; observing; and measuring.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Investigations: Plan & Perform Application Develop   AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #5, SAT 10, AHSGE I-1 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
PASCO Lab Activities, www.calhoun.k12.al.us/curriculum/science/documents [On-line].  
Skills Handbook, 676 [Work Books].  
ChemTeam, http://dbhs.wvusd.k12.ca.us/SigFigs/SigFigs.html [Textbook].  
Internet, Significant Figure Quiz [On-line].  http://antoine.frostburg.edu/chem/senese/101/measurement/sigfig-quiz.shtml
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Best Resources, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.madsci.org/submit.html [On-line].  A resource where answers to science questions can be found or answered.
Internet, http://www.vrd.org/locator/subject.shtml#science [On-line].  Resources where students can do research can be found here.
Best Resources, http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [On-line].  Source of worksheets
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots is simulations
Internet, http://www.eskimo.com/~billb/amateur/coolsci.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  Lesson plans and activities
Internet, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Measurement: Metric/SI System/Measure
The learner will be able to make and express measurements using the metric/SI units.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Measurement: Metric/SI System Application Develop 2.5 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #6; SAT 10, AHSGE I-1 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Best Resources, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.madsci.org/submit.html [On-line].  A resource where answers to science questions can be found or answered.
Internet, http://www.vrd.org/locator/subject.shtml#science [On-line].  Resources where students can do research can be found here.
Best Resources, http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [On-line].  Source of worksheets
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots is simulations
Internet, http://www.eskimo.com/~billb/amateur/coolsci.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  Lesson plans and activities
Internet, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Evidence: Descriptions/Develop
The learner will be able to use scientific evidence to develop descriptions, explanations, predictions and models.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Evidence Application Develop 1.5 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #7, SAT 10, AHSGE I-1 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Best Resources, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.madsci.org/submit.html [On-line].  A resource where answers to science questions can be found or answered.
Internet, http://www.vrd.org/locator/subject.shtml#science [On-line].  Resources where students can do research can be found here.
Best Resources, http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [On-line].  Source of worksheets
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots is simulations
Internet, http://www.eskimo.com/~billb/amateur/coolsci.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  Lesson plans and activities
Internet, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Evidence and Explanations: Describe
The learner will be able to describe relationships that exist between evidence and explanations.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Evidence and Explanations Comprehension Develop 1.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #8, SAT 10, AHSGE I-1 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Best Resources, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.madsci.org/submit.html [On-line].  A resource where answers to science questions can be found or answered.
Internet, http://www.vrd.org/locator/subject.shtml#science [On-line].  Resources where students can do research can be found here.
Best Resources, http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [On-line].  Source of worksheets
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots is simulations
Internet, http://www.eskimo.com/~billb/amateur/coolsci.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  Lesson plans and activities
Internet, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Explanations: Theories/Assess/Natural
The learner will be able to evaluate how observation, expeimentation, and data analysis lead to the development of scientif theories.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Explanations Evaluation Develop 2.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #9, SAT 10, AHSGE I-1 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Best Resources, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.madsci.org/submit.html [On-line].  A resource where answers to science questions can be found or answered.
Internet, http://www.vrd.org/locator/subject.shtml#science [On-line].  Resources where students can do research can be found here.
Best Resources, http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [On-line].  Source of worksheets
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots is simulations
Internet, http://www.eskimo.com/~billb/amateur/coolsci.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  Lesson plans and activities
Internet, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Communicate: Written/Investigations
The learner will be able to communicate scientific investigations, procedures and explanations orally and in written format.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Communication: Written Comprehension Master 1.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #10, SAT 10, AHSGE I-1 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Best Resources, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.madsci.org/submit.html [On-line].  A resource where answers to science questions can be found or answered.
Internet, http://www.vrd.org/locator/subject.shtml#science [On-line].  Resources where students can do research can be found here.
Best Resources, http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [On-line].  Source of worksheets
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots is simulations
Internet, http://www.eskimo.com/~billb/amateur/coolsci.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  Lesson plans and activities
Internet, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Math & Science: Inquiry/Utilize
The learner will be able to utilize mathematics in scientific inquiry.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Math & Science Application Develop 1.5 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #11, SAT 10, AHSGE I-1 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Internet, http://www.sciencemadesimple.net/conversions.html [On-line].  Converts Units
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Best Resources, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.madsci.org/submit.html [On-line].  A resource where answers to science questions can be found or answered.
Internet, http://www.vrd.org/locator/subject.shtml#science [On-line].  Resources where students can do research can be found here.
Best Resources, http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [On-line].  Source of worksheets
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots is simulations
Internet, http://www.eskimo.com/~billb/amateur/coolsci.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  Lesson plans and activities
Internet, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Research: Technology/Describe
The learner will be able to describe the utilization of technology in scientific research.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Research Comprehension Develop 1.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #12 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Best Resources, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.madsci.org/submit.html [On-line].  A resource where answers to science questions can be found or answered.
Internet, http://www.vrd.org/locator/subject.shtml#science [On-line].  Resources where students can do research can be found here.
Best Resources, http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [On-line].  Source of worksheets
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots is simulations
Internet, http://www.eskimo.com/~billb/amateur/coolsci.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  Lesson plans and activities
Internet, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Careers: Science/Describe/Technology
The learner will be able to describe the importance of science and technology to various careers.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Careers Comprehension Develop 1.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #13 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Internet, http://ehrweb.aaas.org/ehr/6_5_0.html [On-line].  
Resource Center, Community and Careers [Resource Center].  video
Resource Center, Engineering: Solving Today's Problems [Resource Center].  video
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Best Resources, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.madsci.org/submit.html [On-line].  A resource where answers to science questions can be found or answered.
Internet, http://www.vrd.org/locator/subject.shtml#science [On-line].  Resources where students can do research can be found here.
Best Resources, http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [On-line].  Source of worksheets
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots is simulations
Internet, http://www.eskimo.com/~billb/amateur/coolsci.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  Lesson plans and activities
Internet, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Ethics: Scientific/Demonstrate
The learner will be able to demonstrate ethical and legal behaviors required in conducting responsible scientific investigations.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Ethics Application Develop 1.5 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #14 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Best Resources, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.madsci.org/submit.html [On-line].  A resource where answers to science questions can be found or answered.
Internet, http://www.vrd.org/locator/subject.shtml#science [On-line].  Resources where students can do research can be found here.
Best Resources, http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [On-line].  Source of worksheets
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots is simulations
Internet, http://www.eskimo.com/~billb/amateur/coolsci.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  Lesson plans and activities
Internet, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Computers: Show/Skills/Investigations
The learner will be able to show the ability to use computer skills in scientific investigations.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Technology: Computers Application Develop 1.5 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #15 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Best Resources, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.madsci.org/submit.html [On-line].  A resource where answers to science questions can be found or answered.
Internet, http://www.vrd.org/locator/subject.shtml#science [On-line].  Resources where students can do research can be found here.
Best Resources, http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [On-line].  Source of worksheets
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots is simulations
Internet, http://www.eskimo.com/~billb/amateur/coolsci.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  Lesson plans and activities
Internet, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Science: Perspectives/Describe
The learner will be able to describe how scientific discoveries have been impacted by historical events, cultures, and technological advances.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Science: Perspectives Comprehension Develop 1.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #16, SAT 10, AHSGE I-1 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Science Interactions - Course 3, Glencoe, 1995, Introductory Chapter [Textbook].  
Internet, Various [On-line].  
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Best Resources, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.madsci.org/submit.html [On-line].  A resource where answers to science questions can be found or answered.
Internet, http://www.vrd.org/locator/subject.shtml#science [On-line].  Resources where students can do research can be found here.
Best Resources, http://worksheets.teach-nology.com/science/ [On-line].  Source of worksheets
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots is simulations
Internet, http://www.eskimo.com/~billb/amateur/coolsci.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  Lesson plans and activities
Internet, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
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Physical Science

Periodic Table: Patterns/Examine
The learner will be able to examine the patterns of organization and the predictive nature of the periodic table with regard to periods, families, atomic number, atomic mass, reactivity, electron configuration, metals, nonmetals, metalloids, and noble gases.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Periodic Table Analysis Master 1.5 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #17, SAT 10, AHSGE II-1 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Resource Center, The Periodic Table [Resource Center].  Learn how the table was created, how it is organized, and key terms like atomic number and mass. Discover why certain elements are related to each other in families, and how to read the chart.
Resource Center, The Periodic Table: Reactions and Relationships [Resource Center].  Video
Resource Center, Elements, Compounds, and Mixtures [Resource Center].  Learn about the combination of elements: the difference between compounds and mixtures, naturally occuring and man-made. Includes hands-on activity.
Science Interactions - Course 3, Glencoe, 1995, Ch 5 [Textbook].  
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Best Resources, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.amasci.com/ [On-line].  Lots of experments
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots of simulations
Internet, http://www.galaxy.net/~k12/machines/index.shtml [On-line].  Lots of experiments
Internet, http://www.necc.mass.edu/MRVIS/MR3_13/start.htm#p2 [On-line].  Lots of notes and experiments
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  Lesson plans and activities
Internet, http://www.school-for-champions.com/science/ [On-line].  Contains advise, worksheets, notes, and inspiration
Best Resources, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool Site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Electrons: Roles/Recognize/Bonding
The learner will be able to recognize the roles of electrons in ionic, covalent, and metallic bonding.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Electrons Knowledge, Comprehension Develop 0.5 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #18, SAT 10, AHSGE VIII-1 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Merrill Chemistry, Merrill/Glencoe, 1995, t [Textbook].  
Science Interactions - Course 3, Glencoe, 1995, Chapters 6-7 [Textbook].  
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Best Resources, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.amasci.com/ [On-line].  Lots of experments
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots of simulations
Internet, http://www.galaxy.net/~k12/machines/index.shtml [On-line].  Lots of experiments
Internet, http://www.necc.mass.edu/MRVIS/MR3_13/start.htm#p2 [On-line].  Lots of notes and experiments
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  Lesson plans and activities
Internet, http://www.school-for-champions.com/science/ [On-line].  Contains advise, worksheets, notes, and inspiration
Best Resources, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool Site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Chemical Reactions: Conservation/Explain
The learner will be able to explain chemical reactions as they relate to the law of the conservation of matter.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Chemical Reactions Comprehension Develop 3.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #19, SAT 10, AHSGE II-4 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Resource Center, Reactions: The Chemistry of Change [Resource Center].  video
Resource Center, Mr. Wizard's World Chemical Reactions [Resource Center].  Tape # 19
PASCO Lab Activities, www.calhoun.k12.al.us/curriculum/science/documents [On-line].  
Science Interactions - Course 3, Glencoe, 1995, Chapters 6-7 [Textbook].  
Merrill Chemistry, Merrill/Glencoe, 1995, Ch 9 [Textbook].  
Internet, www.visionlearning.com [On-line].  online practices, lesson plans, activities, and notes
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Best Resources, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.amasci.com/ [On-line].  Lots of experments
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots of simulations
Internet, http://www.galaxy.net/~k12/machines/index.shtml [On-line].  Lots of experiments
Internet, http://www.necc.mass.edu/MRVIS/MR3_13/start.htm#p2 [On-line].  Lots of notes and experiments
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  Lesson plans and activities
Internet, http://www.school-for-champions.com/science/ [On-line].  Contains advise, worksheets, notes, and inspiration
Best Resources, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool Site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Rate: Factors/Recognize
The learner will be able to recognize factors that impact rates of reaction including temperature, surface area, catalysts, and the nature of reactants.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Chemical Reactions: Rate Knowledge Develop 0.5 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #20 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Merrill Chemistry, Merrill/Glencoe, 1995, Ch 22 [Textbook].  
Internet, Labs on rate of reactions [On-line].  http://www.alka-seltzer.com/as/experiment/student_experiment.htm
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Best Resources, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.amasci.com/ [On-line].  Lots of experments
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots of simulations
Internet, http://www.galaxy.net/~k12/machines/index.shtml [On-line].  Lots of experiments
Internet, http://www.necc.mass.edu/MRVIS/MR3_13/start.htm#p2 [On-line].  Lots of notes and experiments
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  Lesson plans and activities
Internet, http://www.school-for-champions.com/science/ [On-line].  Contains advise, worksheets, notes, and inspiration
Best Resources, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool Site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Motion: Newton's Laws/Application
The learner will be able to apply Newton's three laws of motion to real world situations including inertia, force, mass, acceleration, gravitation, and action/reaction.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Motion: Laws of Motion Application, Synthesis Develop 5.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #21; SAT 10, AHSGE VIII-1 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Merrill Physical Science, Merrill/Glencoe, 1995, Chapters 3 and 4 [Textbook].  
Science Interactions - Course 2, Glencoe, 1995, Chapter 1 [Textbook].  
American Book Company, various [Work Books].  
Pathways Document / CD, Activity C-113 - Motion Madness [State Dept. of Edu].  
Pathways Document / CD, Activity C-116 - Push'em Back [State Dept. of Edu].  
PASCO Lab Activities, www.calhoun.k12.al.us/curriculum/science/documents [On-line].  The .DOC files are the experiment handouts and the .SWS files are the program files. To download a SWS file, right-click on it and choose SAVE TARGET AS. Set the file to SAVE IN the Desktop and click SAVE.
Resource Center, Newton's Laws of Motion [Resource Center].  Introduces students to Newtonian physics. Teaches the principles and vocabulary of Newton's laws of motion and demonstrates, through classroom experiments and field trips, how the laws work and their relationship to each other.
Resource Center, Physics demonstrations in mechanics. Part III [Resource Center].  video
Physics - Principles and Problems, Merrill/Glencoe, 1995, . [Textbook].  
Resource Center, Motion:Newton's Three Laws [Resource Center].  vieo
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Best Resources, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.amasci.com/ [On-line].  Lots of experments
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots of simulations
Internet, http://www.galaxy.net/~k12/machines/index.shtml [On-line].  Lots of experiments
Internet, http://www.necc.mass.edu/MRVIS/MR3_13/start.htm#p2 [On-line].  Lots of notes and experiments
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  Lesson plans and activities
Internet, http://www.school-for-champions.com/science/ [On-line].  Contains advise, worksheets, notes, and inspiration
Best Resources, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool Site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Motion: Objects/Explain
The learner will be able to explain the motion of an object in terms of speed, direction, and position.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Motion: Objects Comprehension Develop 1.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #22, SAT 10, AHSGE VIII-1 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Science Interactions - Course 2, Glencoe, 1995, Chapter 1 [Textbook].  
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Best Resources, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.amasci.com/ [On-line].  Lots of experments
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots of simulations
Internet, http://www.galaxy.net/~k12/machines/index.shtml [On-line].  Lots of experiments
Internet, http://www.necc.mass.edu/MRVIS/MR3_13/start.htm#p2 [On-line].  Lots of notes and experiments
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  Lesson plans and activities
Internet, http://www.school-for-champions.com/science/ [On-line].  Contains advise, worksheets, notes, and inspiration
Best Resources, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool Site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Forces: Pressure/Associate/Area
The learner will be able to associate pressure, force, and area.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Forces: Pressure Analysis Develop 1.5 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #23, SAT 10, AHSGE VIII-2 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Science Interactions - Course 2, Glencoe, 1995, Chapter 1 [Textbook].  
Resource Center, Friction [Resource Center].  Explains friction as a force that resists motion yet is necessary for it. Learn of attempts to control it. Includes hans-on activity.
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Best Resources, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.amasci.com/ [On-line].  Lots of experments
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots of simulations
Internet, http://www.galaxy.net/~k12/machines/index.shtml [On-line].  Lots of experiments
Internet, http://www.necc.mass.edu/MRVIS/MR3_13/start.htm#p2 [On-line].  Lots of notes and experiments
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  Lesson plans and activities
Internet, http://www.school-for-champions.com/science/ [On-line].  Contains advise, worksheets, notes, and inspiration
Best Resources, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool Site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Force: pressure
The learner will be able to relate force to pressure in fluids include hydraulics, Boyle's and Pascal's law and in biological terms such as turgor and blood pressure.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Motion: Laws of Motion Application Develop 1.5 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #24, SAT 10, AHSGE VIII-2 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Best Resources, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.amasci.com/ [On-line].  Lots of experments
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots of simulations
Internet, http://www.galaxy.net/~k12/machines/index.shtml [On-line].  Lots of experiments
Internet, http://www.necc.mass.edu/MRVIS/MR3_13/start.htm#p2 [On-line].  Lots of notes and experiments
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  Lesson plans and activities
Internet, http://www.school-for-champions.com/science/ [On-line].  Contains advise, worksheets, notes, and inspiration
Best Resources, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool Site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
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Nervous System: Recognize/Components
The learner will be able to recognize the components and function of the nervous system adn the circulatory system.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Nervous System Knowledge Develop 0.5 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #25 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Anatomy Textbook, . [Textbook].  
Resource Center, The Nervous system [Resource Center].  Uses animation and micrography of actual nerve cells to help the viewer visualize how the nervous system controls and integrates all body activities.
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, EdVISION Corporation, Version 2.1, Digestive and Nervous Systems [Software].  
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Best Resources, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots of simulaitons
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  Lesson plans and activities
Best Resources, http://biology.about.com [On-line].  Lots pictures, notes, and animations
Best Resources, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Fossils: Evidence/Assess/Changed
The learner will be able to evaluate fossils for evidence that reveals how life and environmental conditions have changed.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Fossils Evaluation Develop 2.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #26, SAT 10, AHSGE IV-1 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Resource Center, Fossils: Clues to the Past [Resource Center].  Dr. Donald C. Johanson discusses what a fossil is and some of the ways in which they are formed. He also discusses what fossils reveal and how scientists determine their age.
Science Interactions - Course 3, Glencoe, 1995, Ch 16 [Textbook].  
Internet, http://www.geocities.com/CapeCanaveral/Lab/8147/ [On-line].  Links to sites about fossils
Internet, http://www.yale.edu/ypmip/mainpage.html [On-line].  Pictures and X-rays of fossils
Internet, http://enrich.sdsc.edu/SE/esfossil.html [On-line].  Picures, notes, and links
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Best Resources, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots of simulaitons
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  Lesson plans and activities
Best Resources, http://biology.about.com [On-line].  Lots pictures, notes, and animations
Best Resources, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Models: Evolution
The learner will be able to analyze scientific models of evolution.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Agriculture Analysis Develop 1.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #27, SAT 10, AHSGE IV-1 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Best Resources, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots of simulaitons
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  Lesson plans and activities
Best Resources, http://biology.about.com [On-line].  Lots pictures, notes, and animations
Best Resources, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Species: Affected/Explain
The learner will be able to explain how the development and survival of species are affected by selective breeding, natural selection, genetic defects, and adaptations to the environment.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Species Comprehension Develop 1.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #28, SAT 10, AHSGE IV-1 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
PASCO Lab Activities, www.calhoun.k12.al.us/curriculum/science/documents [On-line].  The .DOC files are the experiment handouts and the .SWS files are the programs files. To donwload a SWS file, right-click on it and choose SAVE TARGET AS. Set the file to SAVE IN the Desktop and click SAVE.
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Best Resources, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots of simulaitons
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  Lesson plans and activities
Best Resources, http://biology.about.com [On-line].  Lots pictures, notes, and animations
Best Resources, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Cells: Meiosis/Describe/Chromosome
The learner will be able to describe why the reduction in chromosome number during meiosis is significant in the production of egg and sperm cells.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Cells: Mitosis/Meiosis Comprehension Develop 2.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #29, SAT 10, AHSGE IV-1 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Biology - An Everyday Experience, Glencoe, 1995, . [Textbook].  
Internet, Meiosis and Mitosis [On-line].  http://gened.emc.maricopa.edu/bio/bio181/BIOBK/BioBookmeiosis.html
Resource Center, World within worlds [Resource Center].  Shows the viewer examples of natural processes which the human eye can not perceive, such as the mysteries of cell division and the inexplicable auras revealed by Kirlian photography.
Resource Center, Mitosis [Resource Center].  Uses microphotography, animation, and artwork to illustrate the basic process of mitosis in plant and animal cells. Identifies and explains the role of the cell nucleus, DNA, chromosomes, chromatids, and the centriole in the mitosis process. Also discusses cloning.
Resource Center, Meiosis [Resource Center].  Uses microscopic views, animation, and artwork to illustrate the complex cellular processes involved in meiosis. Highlights the role of meiosis in sexual reproduction of plants and animals and discusses the implications for producing genetic variations.
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Best Resources, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots of simulaitons
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  Lesson plans and activities
Best Resources, http://biology.about.com [On-line].  Lots pictures, notes, and animations
Best Resources, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Heredity: DNA/Gene/Chromosome
The learner will be able to describe the relationship between DNA, genes, and chromosomes.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Heredity: DNA Comprehension Develop 1.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #30, SAT 10, AHSGE IV-1 Classroom
  Assessment Resources
 
Skills Connection, EdVISION Corporation, Version 2.1, DNA, Genes, Chromosomes, Traits [Software].  
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Best Resources, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots of simulaitons
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  Lesson plans and activities
Best Resources, http://biology.about.com [On-line].  Lots pictures, notes, and animations
Best Resources, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Heredity: DNA/Function/Traits
The learner will be able to explain the function of DNA in the transmission of traits in living things.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Heredity: DNA Comprehension Develop 1.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #31, SAT 10, AHSGE IV-1 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Biology - An Everyday Experience, Glencoe, 1995, . [Textbook].  
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Best Resources, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots of simulaitons
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  Lesson plans and activities
Best Resources, http://biology.about.com [On-line].  Lots pictures, notes, and animations
Best Resources, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Heredity: Lineage/Recognize
The learner will be able to recognize the lineage of organisms based on traits and features.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Heredity Knowledge Develop 0.5 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #32, SAT 10, AHSGE IV-1 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Best Resources, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots of simulaitons
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  Lesson plans and activities
Best Resources, http://biology.about.com [On-line].  Lots pictures, notes, and animations
Best Resources, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Heredity: Probability/Interpret/Role
The learner will be able to interpret the role of probability in the study of heredity with regard to the use of Punnett squares and Mendel's experiments.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Heredity Analysis Develop 3.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #33, SAT 10, AHSGE IV-1 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Best Resources, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots of simulaitons
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  Lesson plans and activities
Best Resources, http://biology.about.com [On-line].  Lots pictures, notes, and animations
Best Resources, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Human Health: Factors/Explain/Impact
The learner will be able to explain major factors that impact human health including the environment, behavior, and genetics.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Human Health Comprehension Develop 1.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #34, SAT 10, AHSGE IV-1 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Health Textbook, . [Textbook].  
Biology - An Everyday Experience, Glencoe, 1995, . [Textbook].  
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Best Resources, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots of simulaitons
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  Lesson plans and activities
Best Resources, http://biology.about.com [On-line].  Lots pictures, notes, and animations
Best Resources, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Environment: Changes/Describe
The learner will be able to describe how human activity and natural causes impact the long-range changes in the surface and climate of the earth (deforestation, volcanic eruption, depletion of the ozone, point and non-point sources of pollution, conservation, management of the earth's natural resources and wildlife).
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Environment: Changes Comprehension Master   AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #35, SAT 10, AHSGE VI-1 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Exploring Earth/Space Science, Addison-Wesley, 1996, Ch 22 [Textbook].  
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Best Resources, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots of simulaitons
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  Lesson plans and activities
Best Resources, http://biology.about.com [On-line].  Lots pictures, notes, and animations
Best Resources, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Pollution: Monitoring/Explain
The learner will be able to explain reasons for monitoring air, water, and soil for dangerous levels of toxic substances.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Pollution Comprehension Master 1.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #36 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Resource Center, Acids [Resource Center].  Acids can be both harmful and useful. The properties of acids-in both liquid and gas forms-are demonstrated in a variety of settings. Examples include acid rain, automobile batteries and digestive juices.
Internet, http://ssd.k12.mo.us/curriculum/0658.htm [On-line].  
Internet, Pollution questions [On-line].  http://www.sciencenet.org.uk/database/Environment/Lists/pollution.html
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Best Resources, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots of simulaitons
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  Lesson plans and activities
Best Resources, http://biology.about.com [On-line].  Lots pictures, notes, and animations
Best Resources, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
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Earth and Space Science

Universe: Origin
The learner will be able to use scientific evidence to explain the origin and evolution of the Universe.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Universe: Origin Synthesis Master 3.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #37, SAT 10 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Science Interactions - Course 3, Glencoe, 1995, Chapters 19 and 20 [Textbook].  
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://epod.usra.edu/ [On-line].  Earth Science Picture of the day.
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots of simulations
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  lesson plans and activities
Internet, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Universe: Distances/Describe/Light
The learner will be able to describe the use of the speed of light to measure distances in the universe.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Universe Comprehension Develop 1.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #38, SAT 10 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Physics - Principles and Problems, Merrill/Glencoe, 1995, Ch 16 [Textbook].  
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://epod.usra.edu/ [On-line].  Earth Science Picture of the day.
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots of simulations
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  lesson plans and activities
Internet, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Universe: Components/Recognize
The learner will be able to recognize the components of the universe and their relationships.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Universe Knowledge Develop 0.5 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #39, SAT 10 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Resource Center, The Solar System [Resource Center].  Explores the solar system, and compares Earth with other planets in the system. Shows how scientists gather and interpret data and how new information has been discovered from recent voyages by spaceships.
Resource Center, Exploring Our Solar System [Resource Center].  This film names the planets in their proper order from the sun; define meteoroid, asteroid, and comet; states notable features of each planet, distinguish between rotation and revolution; and explains theories of the creation of the solar system.
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://epod.usra.edu/ [On-line].  Earth Science Picture of the day.
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots of simulations
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  lesson plans and activities
Internet, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Stars: Life Cycle/Describe
The learner will be able to describe the life cycle of a star including its formation, transitions, and death.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Stars Comprehension Develop 1.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #40, SAT 10 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Exploring Earth/Space Science, Addison-Wesley, 1996, Ch 25 [Textbook].  
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://epod.usra.edu/ [On-line].  Earth Science Picture of the day.
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots of simulations
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  lesson plans and activities
Internet, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Stars: Hertzsprung-Russel/Explain
The learner will be able to explain the life cycle of a star based on its position in the Hertzsprung-Russel diagram.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Stars Comprehension Develop 1.0 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #40, SAT 10 Classroom
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://epod.usra.edu/ [On-line].  Earth Science Picture of the day.
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots of simulations
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  lesson plans and activities
Internet, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Technology: Universe/Study
The learner will be able to recognize various technologies and resources that enable us to study the universe.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Technology: Earth and Space Knowledge Develop 0.5 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #41, SAT 10 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Exploring Earth/Space Science, Addison-Wesley, 1996, Ch 25 [Textbook].  
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://epod.usra.edu/ [On-line].  Earth Science Picture of the day.
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots of simulations
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  lesson plans and activities
Internet, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
Space: Exploration/Identify/Society
The learner will be able to identify the impact that space exploration has on society.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Space Exploration Knowledge Master 0.5 AL: Course of Study, Bulletin 2001, No. 20, Grade 8, #42 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Science Interactions - Course 3, Glencoe, 1995, t [Textbook].  
Internet, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/ [On-line].  http://spacelink.nasa.gov/Instructional.Materials/Curriculum.Support/Space.Science/Satellites/
Internet, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/NASA.Projects/ [On-line].  
Internet, http://antwrp.gsfc.nasa.gov/apod/astropix.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.fourmilab.to/yoursky/ [On-line].  Can look at horizons or into space from your location.
Internet, http://www.meganova.com/orbit/ [On-line].  
Internet, http://www.sciencemonster.com/ [On-line].  
  Unit Instructional Resources
 
Edhelper.com, www.edhelper.com [On-line].  Lesson Plans - Worksheets - Teacher's Lesson Plans - WebQuests - Science Lesson Plans - Technology Lesson Plans
Internet, http://www.mcpss.com/trip/science.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://spacelink.nasa.gov/.index.html [On-line].  
Internet, http://epod.usra.edu/ [On-line].  Earth Science Picture of the day.
Internet, http://www.explorescience.com/ [On-line].  Lots of simulations
Internet, http://ericir.syr.edu/cgi-bin/lessons.cgi/Science [On-line].  lesson plans and activities
Internet, http://www.sciencebob.com/ [On-line].  Cool site
Software, Inspiration [Software].  
Best Resources, www.theeducatorsnetwork.com [On-line].  Great site for lesson plans, links, worksheets, and resources
  
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SAT 10

Electricity: Circuits
The learner will be able to identify basic function of a given electrical circuit.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Forces Knowledge Develop 1.0 SAT 10 Classroom
  
Compounds: Recognize common
The learner will be able to recognize common compounds.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Forces Comprehension Develop 1.0 SAT 10 AHSGE II-1 and II-3 Classroom
  
Changes: Chemial and physical
The learner will be able to analyze patterns of change in substances.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Forces Analysis Master 1.0 Calhoun County Board of Education(a) Classroom
  
Motion: Simple machines
The learner will be able to make a prediction about the motion of simple machines.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Forces Application Develop 1.0 SAT 10 Classroom
  
Motion: gear system
The learner will be able to make a prediction about the motion of gear systems.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Forces Application Develop 1.0 SAT 10 Classroom
  
Matter: functions
The learner will be able to identify basic functions of substances.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Forces Knowledge, Application Develop 1.0 SAT 10 Classroom
  
Energy: heat flow
The learner will be able to apply an understanding of heat flow.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Forces Analysis Develop 1.0 Sat 10 and AHSGE II-1 Classroom
  
Substances: Classify
The learner will be able to classify substances in groups by common characteristics.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Forces Synthesis Develop 1.0 SAT 10 Classroom
  
Waves: Sound and light
The learner will be able to compare characteristics of sound and light.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Forces Analysis Master 1.0 SAT 10 and AHSGE VII-2 Classroom
  
Waves: Light
The learner will be able to identify the cause in the change of the behavior of light.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Forces Comprehension Master 1.0 SAT 10 and AHSGE VII-2 Classroom
  
Organisms: Common Characteristics
The learner will be able to make an inference by comparing common characteristics of organisms.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Forces Comprehension Develop 1.0 SAT 10 Classroom
  
Organisms: Identify
The learner will be able to use models and keys to scientifically identify organisms.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Forces Application Reinforce 1.0 SAT 10 and AHSGE III-2 and III-3 Classroom
  
Energy: Food webs
The learner will be able to translate information from food webs into different models. .
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Forces Application Master 1.0 SAT 10 and AHSGE II-1 and VI-1 Classroom
  
Organisms: groups
The learner will be able to identify commonalities among groups of organisms.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Forces Comprehension Master 1.0 SAT 10 Classroom
  
Ecosystems: populations
The learner will be able to make a prediction about a population in a given ecosystem. .
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Forces Application Develop 1.0 SAT 10 and AHSGE VI-1 Classroom
  
Environment: biomes
The learner will be able to evaluate data taken from different biomes.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Forces Evaluation Develop 1.0 SAt 10 and AHSGE VI-1 Classroom
  
Cells: Types
The learner will be able to use model to identify cell types.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Forces   Develop 1.0 SAT 10 Classroom
  
Plants: Changes
The learner will be able to compare changes in plant parts using given information.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Forces Analysis Develop 1.0 SAT 10 AHSGE III-2 Classroom
  
Mammals: Changes
The learner will be able to determine the relevance of changes in mammal body functions.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Forces Analysis Master 1.0 SAT 10 and AHSGE III-3 Classroom
  
Cell: Events
The learner will be able to sequence events in cellular events.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Forces Comprehension Master 1.0 SAT 10 Classroom
  
Earth: Crustal Plate Movements
The learner will be able to evaluate models of crustal plate movements.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Forces Evaluation Master 1.0 SAT 10 Classroom
  
Earth: Soil Formation
The learner will be able to draw a conclusion using given data about soil formation.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Forces Analysis Master 1.0 SAT 10 Classroom
  
Earth: Soil Formation
The learner will be able to identify fossil evidence.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Forces Knowledge Master 1.0 SAT 10 Classroom
  
Earth: Rock Structure
The learner will be able to predict the effects of Earth's changes on rock structure.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Forces Application Master 1.0 SAT 10 Classroom
  
Earth: In Space
The learner will be able to interpret model and make predictions of Earth's motions including comparisons of relationships and relative sizes with the sun and other celestial objects.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Forces Application Master 1.0 SAT 10 Classroom
  
Earth: Temperature
The learner will be able to identify the relationship between angle of sunlight and temperature.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Forces Analysis Develop 1.0 SAT 10 Classroom
  
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