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Science
Grade K Physical Science
Grade K Health and Hygiene
Grade K Research and Inquiry
Grade K Living and Non-living
Grade K Physical Science
Grade K Food and Nutrition
Grade 1 Rocks and Soil
Grade 1 Water
Grade 1 Agriculture
Grade 1 Plants and Animals
Grade 1 Food and Nutrition
Grade 1 Health
Grade 1 Research and Inquiry
Grade 2 Growth and Development
Grade 2 Body Systems
Grade 2 Water
Grade 2 Weather and Air
Grade 2 Animals and Plants
Grade 2 Earth
Grade 2 Research and Inquiry
Grade 3 Earth and Landforms
Grade 3 Planets, Solar System, Universe
Grade 3 Cycles and Systems
Grade 3 Pests and Organisms
Grade 3 Electricity and Energy
Grade 3 Research and Inquiry
Grade 3 Heathful Living
Grade 4 Natural Resources
Grade 4 Agriculture
Grade 4 Aquatic Ecosystems
Grade 4 Environment
Grade 4 Environmental Protection
Grade 4 Matter
Grade 4 Research and Inquiry
Grade 5 - Agriculture
Grade 5 - Energy
Grade 5 - Force and Motion
Grade 5 - Astronomy
Grade 5 - Weather
Grade 5 - Changing Earth
Grade 5 - Pest Management
Grade 5 - Research and Inquiry
Grade 6
Grade 7
Grade 8

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Bloomsburg Area School District
Science K-8
Science - Grade 7

Earth and Space Science

Water: Recognize/Wetland/Plants
The learner will be able to recognize particular properties of wetland plants.
Strand Scope Source
Water Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.1.7.D
  
Water: Salt/Differentiate/Fresh
The learner will be able to differentiate fresh water from salt water.
Strand Scope Source
Water Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.5.7.D
  
Water: Type/Living/Compare
The learner will be able to compare the impact of water type and the living things contained within them.
Strand Scope Source
Water Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.5.7.D
  
Ocean: Features/Recognize
The learner will be able to recognize features of the ocean and shoreline.
Strand Scope Source
Ocean Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.5.7.D
  
Watershed: Describe/Life/Living/Things
The learner will be able to describe how water affects the life of living things in a watershed.
Strand Scope Source
Watershed Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.1.7.C
  
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Life Science

Animals: Describe/Population/Alterations
The learner will be able to describe the alterations in an animal population over time.
Strand Scope Source
Animals Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.7.7.C
  
Animals: Examine/Population/Alterations
The learner will be able to examine the alterations in an animal population over time.
Strand Scope Source
Animals Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.7.7.C
  
Cells: Living Things/Explain/Unit
The learner will be able to explain that the cell is the fundamental structural and functional unit of all living things.
Strand Scope Source
Cells Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.3.7.B
  
Cells: Cycles/Explain
The learner will be able to explain cell cycles.
Strand Scope Source
Cells Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.3.7.B
  
Living Things: Cycles/Differentiate
The learner will be able to differentiate among life cycles, reproductive cycles, and cell cycles.
Strand Scope Source
Living Things Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.3.7.B
  
Organisms: Adaptations/Recognize
The learner will be able to recognize adaptations that allow the survival of organisms in their environment.
Strand Scope Source
Organisms Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.3.7.D
  
Reproduction: Cycles/Explain
The learner will be able to explain reproductive cycles.
Strand Scope Source
Reproduction Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.3.7.B
  
Reproduction: Differentiate
The learner will be able to differentiate how various organisms reproduce.
Strand Scope Source
Reproduction Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.3.7.C
  
Ecosystems: Explain/Plants/Animals
The learner will be able to explain various plants and animals in a chosen ecosystem.
Strand Scope Source
Ecosystems Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.7.7.A
  
Ecosystems: Comprehend/Organization
The learner will be able to comprehend an ecosystem's levels of organization.
Strand Scope Source
Ecosystems Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.7.7.A
  
Ecosystems: Find/Main/State
The learner will be able to find similarities and differences among the main ecosystems in his/her state.
Strand Scope Source
Ecosystems Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.6.7.A
  
Fossils: Plants/Recognize/Animals
The learner will be able to recognize living plants and animals that resemble fossil forms.
Strand Scope Source
Fossils Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.5.7.A
  
Fossils: Researching/Explain
The learner will be able to explain the role that fossils play in researching the past.
Strand Scope Source
Fossils Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.3.7.D
  
Animals & Plants: Examine/Needs/Clim
The learner will be able to examine how the needs of plants and animals are associated with climate.
Strand Scope Source
Animals and Plants Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.4.7.C
  
Animals & Plants: Examine/Needs/Soil
The learner will be able to examine how the needs of plants and animals are associated with soil conditions.
Strand Scope Source
Animals and Plants Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.4.7.C
  
Aquatic Ecosystems: Recognize/Stages
The learner will be able to recognize living things that have aquatic stages in their life cycle.
Strand Scope Source
Ecosystems: Aquatic Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.1.7.C
  
Aquatic Ecosystems: Describe/Physical
The learner will be able to describe how the physical elements of aquatic systems affect the living things there, in terms of size, shape, and physical adaptations.
Strand Scope Source
Ecosystems: Aquatic Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.1.7.C
  
Aquatic Ecosystems: Explain/Life/Cycle
The learner will be able to explain the life cycle of living things that are dependant upon water.
Strand Scope Source
Ecosystems: Aquatic Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.1.7.C
  
Aquatic Ecosystems: Explain/Stages/Life
The learner will be able to explain the aquatic stages in the life cycles of organisms that have them.
Strand Scope Source
Ecosystems: Aquatic Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.1.7.C
  
Aquatic Ecosystems: Describe/Flooding
The learner will be able to describe the effect of flooding on wetlands.
Strand Scope Source
Ecosystems: Aquatic Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.1.7.E
  
Life Cycle: Describe
The learner will be able to describe the life cycle of living things.
Strand Scope Source
Living Things: Life Cycle Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.3.7.B
  
Biomes: Recognize/Main/Properties
The learner will be able to recognize the main properties of a biome.
Strand Scope Source
Biomes Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.6.7.A
  
Biomes: Find/Similarities/Differences
The learner will be able to find similarities and differences between properties of the major biomes.
Strand Scope Source
Biomes Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.6.7.A
  
Species: Identify/Threatened/Endangered
The learner will be able to identify animals and plants from his/her state that are on the threatened or endangered species lists.
Strand Scope Source
Species Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.7.7.C
  
Species: Survival/Environment/Alteration
The learner will be able to explain the ways in which alterations in the environment may impact the survival of a species.
Strand Scope Source
Species Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.3.7.D
  
Species: Variations/Survive
The learner will be able to understand that members of the same species can possess variations which can be an advantage to survival.
Strand Scope Source
Species Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.3.7.D
  
Species: Describe/Extinct/Alterations
The learner will be able to describe how natural or human-induced alterations in the environment may cause species to become extinct.
Strand Scope Source
Species Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.7.7.C
  
Species: Describe/Threatened/Endangered
The learner will be able to describe the differences between threatened, endangered, and extinct species.
Strand Scope Source
Species Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.7.7.C
  
Species: Describe/Likely/Endangered
The learner will be able to describe why one species may be more likely to become endangered than others.
Strand Scope Source
Species Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.7.7.C
  
Evolution: Natural Selection/Describe
The learner will be able to describe the fundamental concepts of natural selection.
Strand Scope Source
Evolution Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.3.7.D
  
Evolution: Extinction/Describe
The learner will be able to describe that extinction is a natural process.
Strand Scope Source
Evolution Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.3.7.D
  
Evolution: Natural Selection/Describe
The learner will be able to describe the function of individual variations in natural selection.
Strand Scope Source
Evolution Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.7.7.B
  
Environment: Conservation/Describe
The learner will be able to describe how conservation practices have impacted ecosystems.
Strand Scope Source
Environment: Conservation Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.8.7.D
  
Living Things: Habitats/Recognize/Loss
The learner will be able to recognize natural or human causes of habitat loss.
Strand Scope Source
Living Things: Habitats Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.7.7.C
  
Living Things: Habitats/Describe/Loss
The learner will be able to describe how the loss of habitat can impact the population of a species.
Strand Scope Source
Living Things: Habitats Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.7.7.C
  
Living Things: Habitats/Describe/Loss
The learner will be able to describe how the loss of habitat can impact the interaction among species.
Strand Scope Source
Living Things: Habitats Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.7.7.C
  
Living Things: Habitats/Describe
The learner will be able to describe how a habitat management practice impacts a population.
Strand Scope Source
Living Things: Habitats Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.7.7.C
  
Ecosystems: Human Activities/Describe
The learner will be able to describe an alteration in an ecosystem that is associated with humans.
Strand Scope Source
Ecosystems: Human Activities Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.6.7.C
  
Ecosystems: Human Activities/Describe
The learner will be able to describe how human activities have impacted ecosystems.
Strand Scope Source
Ecosystems: Human Activities Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.8.7.D
  
Cells: Function and Structure/Describe
The learner will be able to describe that cells have specific structures each with a specific function.
Strand Scope Source
Cells: Function and Structure Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.3.7.B
  
Ecosystems: Producer/Consumer/Decomposer
The learner will be able to recognize the niches of producers, consumers, and decomposers in an ecosystem.
Strand Scope Source
Ecosystems: Consumer/Decomposer/Producer Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.6.7.A
  
Ecosystems: Energy/Matter/Describe/Flow
The learner will be able to describe the flow of energy and matter in an ecosystem from one living thing to another.
Strand Scope Source
Ecosystems: Energy/Matter Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.6.7.A
  
Environment: Population/Comprehend
The learner will be able to comprehend limiting factors.
Strand Scope Source
Environment: Population Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.6.7.A
  
Environment: Population/Predict/Limiting
The learner will be able to predict the impact of limiting factors on living things.
Strand Scope Source
Environment: Population Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.6.7.A
  
Living Things: Characterize/Explain
The learner will be able to explain the similarities and differences that characterize diverse living things.
Strand Scope Source
Living Things: Characteristics Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.3.7.A
  
Living Things: Structures/Explain
The learner will be able to explain how the structures of organisms help them to function in unique ways.
Strand Scope Source
Living Things: Characteristics Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.3.7.A
  
Food Chains: Describe/Energy/Flow
The learner will be able to describe the flow of energy through a food web.
Strand Scope Source
Food Chains Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.6.7.A
  
Organisms: Function and Structure
The learner will be able to explain the way the structure and/or function of a living thing is impacted by disease.
Strand Scope Source
Organisms: Function and Structure Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.3.7.B
  
Organisms: Function & Structure/Desc
The learner will be able to describe that organisms have specific structures each with a specific function.
Strand Scope Source
Organisms: Function and Structure Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.3.7.B
  
Environment: Adaptation/Recognize
The learner will be able to recognize plant and animal adaptations.
Strand Scope Source
Environment: Adaptation Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.7.7.A
  
Environment: Adaptation/Identify/Time
The learner will be able to identify that adaptations develop over long spans of time.
Strand Scope Source
Environment: Adaptation Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.7.7.A
  
Environment: Adaptation/Identify
The learner will be able to identify that adaptations are passed from one generation to the next.
Strand Scope Source
Environment: Adaptation Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.7.7.A
  
Environment: Adaptation/Explain/Plant
The learner will be able to explain plant adaptations.
Strand Scope Source
Environment: Adaptation Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.6.7.A
  
Environment: Adaptation/Explain/Animal
The learner will be able to explain animal adaptations.
Strand Scope Source
Environment: Adaptation Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.6.7.A
  
Environment: Adaptation/Explain/Selected
The learner will be able to explain how a particular characteristic may be selected over time and account for the adaptation of a species.
Strand Scope Source
Environment: Adaptation Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.7.7.B
  
Environment: Impact/Explain/Consumption
The learner will be able to explain the impact consumption and the associated generation of wastes have on the environment.
Strand Scope Source
Environment: Impact Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.8.7.C
  
Life: Processes/Compare
The learner will be able to compare life processes at the cellular level with the life processes at the organismal level.
Strand Scope Source
Life Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.3.7.B
  
Environment: Changes/Survival
The learner will be able to describe how changes in the environment influence the survival of organisms.
Strand Scope Source
Environment: Changes Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.3.7.D
  
Heredity: Genetics/Instructions
The learner will be able to understand that genetic instructions are included in cells that specify traits of an organism.
Strand Scope Source
Heredity: Genetics Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.3.7.C
  
Heredity: Genetics/Explain/Alter
The learner will be able to explain how selective breeding, natural selection, and genetic technologies can alter the genetic makeup of living things.
Strand Scope Source
Heredity: Genetics Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.3.7.C
  
Organisms: Environment/Describe/React
The learner will be able to describe ways in which organisms react to constant alterations in the environment.
Strand Scope Source
Organisms: Environment Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.7.7.B
  
Organisms: Environment/Explain/Survive
The learner will be able to explain how a certain species may be able to survive environmental changes, while another may not.
Strand Scope Source
Organisms: Environment Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.7.7.B
  
Organisms: Environment/Adaptations
The learner will be able to account for the adaptations among living things that live in a specific environment.
Strand Scope Source
Organisms: Environment Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.3.7.A
  
Environment: Policy/Explain/Species
The learner will be able to explain state laws passed pertaining to threatened or endangered species in his/her state.
Strand Scope Source
Environment: Policy Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.7.7.C
  
Communities: Describe/Predator/Prey
The learner will be able to describe why predator/prey relationships are important.
Strand Scope Source
Biological Communities Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.6.7.A
  
Population: Increase/Identify
The learner will be able to identify that populations of organisms can increase rapidly.
Strand Scope Source
Environment: Population Change Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.3.7.D
  
Taxonomy: Dichotomous/Describe
The learner will be able to describe how to use a dichotomous key to recognize plants and animals.
Strand Scope Source
Taxonomy Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.3.7.A
  
Heredity: Mutation/Identify/Gene
The learner will be able to identify that mutations can alter a gene.
Strand Scope Source
Heredity: Mutation Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.3.7.C
  
Heredity: Traits/Identify/Inherited
The learner will be able to identify inherited traits of organisms.
Strand Scope Source
Heredity: Traits Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.3.7.C
  
Heredity: Traits/Describe
The learner will be able to describe inheritable traits.
Strand Scope Source
Heredity: Traits Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.3.7.C
  
Heredity: Traits/Explain
The learner will be able to explain how traits are inherited.
Strand Scope Source
Heredity: Traits Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.3.7.C
  
Genes: Inheritance/Recognize
The learner will be able to recognize the gene as the basic unit of inheritance.
Strand Scope Source
Genes Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.3.7.C
  
Biotechnology: Production/Recognize
The learner will be able to recognize basic plant and animal production processes.
Strand Scope Source
Biotechnology Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.6.7.A
  
Biotechnology: Agricultural/Describe
The learner will be able to describe the impact that agricultural science has had on biotechnology.
Strand Scope Source
Biotechnology Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.6.7.A
  
Biotechnology: Associated/Describe
The learner will be able to describe biotechnologies that are associated with related technologies of propagating, growing, maintaining, adapting, treating, and converting.
Strand Scope Source
Biotechnology Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.6.7.A
  
Biotechnology: Production/Categorize
The learner will be able to categorize basic plant and animal production processes.
Strand Scope Source
Biotechnology Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.6.7.A
  
Ecosystems: Dependency/Relationships
The learner will be able to describe the intricate and interactive relationships among the members of an ecosystem.
Strand Scope Source
Ecosystems: Relationships/Dependency Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.3.7.C
  
Ecosystem: Succession/Recognize/Stages
The learner will be able to recognize the stages of succession for a particular ecosystem.
Strand Scope Source
Ecosystems: Succession Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.6.7.C
  
Ecosystems: Stability/Describe/Predator
The learner will be able to describe how predator/prey relationships maintain stability in ecosystems.
Strand Scope Source
Ecosystems: Stability Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.6.7.A
  
Ecosystems: Impact/Describe/Natural
The learner will be able to describe how natural phenomenon have impacted ecosystems.
Strand Scope Source
Ecosystems: Impact/Change Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.8.7.D
  
Ecosystems: Impact/Change/Describe
The learner will be able to describe how ecosystems alter over time.
Strand Scope Source
Ecosystems: Impact/Change Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.6.7.C
  
Ecosystems: Impact/Change/Explain
The learner will be able to explain changes that happen in ecosystems.
Strand Scope Source
Ecosystems: Impact/Change Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.6.7.C
  
Ecosystems: Impact/Change/Describe
The learner will be able to describe how particular living things may alter an ecosystem.
Strand Scope Source
Ecosystems: Impact/Change Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.6.7.C
  
Ecosystems: Biotic/Abiotic Components
The learner will be able to recognize the ways in which biotic and abiotic factors in an ecosystem interact.
Strand Scope Source
Ecosystems: Biotic/Abiotic Components Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.6.7.A
  
Ecosystems: Biotic/Abiotic Components
The learner will be able to recognize the properties of biotic and abiotic ecosystem components.
Strand Scope Source
Ecosystems: Biotic/Abiotic Components Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.6.7.A
  
Ecosystems: Biotic/Abiotic Components
The learner will be able to describe the ways in which biotic and abiotic factors in an ecosystem interact.
Strand Scope Source
Ecosystems: Biotic/Abiotic Components Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.6.7.A
  
Ecosystems: Biotic/Abiotic Components
The learner will be able to describe the properties of biotic and abiotic ecosystem components.
Strand Scope Source
Ecosystems: Biotic/Abiotic Components Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.6.7.A
  
Ecosystems: Biotic/Abiotic Components
The learner will be able to show the dependency of an ecosystem's biotic components on its abiotic components.
Strand Scope Source
Ecosystems: Biotic/Abiotic Components Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.6.7.A
  
Ecosystems: Cycles/Recognize
The learner will be able to recognize cycles in an ecosystem.
Strand Scope Source
Ecosystems: Cycles Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.6.7.B
  
Ecosystems: Cycles/Describe/Idea
The learner will be able to describe the idea of cycles.
Strand Scope Source
Ecosystems: Cycles Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.6.7.B
  
Ecosystems: Cycles/Describe
The learner will be able to describe cycles in an ecosystem.
Strand Scope Source
Ecosystems: Cycles Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.6.7.B
  
Ecosystems: Cycles/Examine/Function
The learner will be able to examine the function of various cycles in an ecosystem.
Strand Scope Source
Ecosystems: Cycles Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.6.7.B
  
Ecosystems: Biodiversity/Explain/Plants
The learner will be able to explain the biodiversity of plants and animals in ecosystems.
Strand Scope Source
Ecosystems: Biodiversity Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 4.7.7.A
  
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Physical Science

Materials: Application/Evaluate
The learner will be able to evaluate materials for the appropriateness of their application.
Strand Scope Source
Materials Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.7.7.A
  
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Research and Inquiry

Investigations: Design/Variables
The learner will be able to design controlled experiments, identify variables, and manipulate variables.
Strand Scope Source
Investigations: Planning/Design Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.2.7.B
  
Problem Solving: Results/Describe
The learner will be able to describe the results, present improvements, recognize and infer the effects of solutions.
Strand Scope Source
Problem Solving Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.2.7.D
  
Science: Relationships/Communicate
The learner will be able to communicate, utilize space/time relationships, operationally define, raise questions, make hypotheses, experiment, and test.
Strand Scope Source
Science Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.2.7.B
  
Science: Data/Models/Solutions
The learner will be able to interpret data, formulate models, design models, and generate solutions.
Strand Scope Source
Science Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.2.7.B
  
Measurement: Systems/Utilize/Knowledge
The learner will be able to utilize knowledge of various measurement systems to measure and record the properties of objects.
Strand Scope Source
Measurement Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.7.7.B
  
Explanations: Skepticism/Describe
The learner will be able to describe how skepticism about an accepted scientific explanation led to a new comprehension.
Strand Scope Source
Explanations Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.2.7.A
  
Investigations: Variables/Design
The learner will be able to design an exploration with limited variables to investigate a question.
Strand Scope Source
Investigations: Planning/Design Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.2.7.C
  
Questioning: Knowledge/Answer
The learner will be able to answer "what if" questions based on inference, observation, experience, or prior knowledge.
Strand Scope Source
Questioning Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.2.7.A
  
Questioning: Exploration/Formulate
The learner will be able to formulate questions about objects, organisms, and/or events that can be answered through scientific exploration.
Strand Scope Source
Questioning Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.2.7.C
  
Questioning: Data/Assess/Experimental
The learner will be able to assess the importance of experimental data in answering the question.
Strand Scope Source
Questioning Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.2.7.C
  
Questioning: Suitability/Assess
The learner will be able to assess the suitability of questions.
Strand Scope Source
Questioning Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.2.7.C
  
Instruments: Materials/Utilize/Study
The learner will be able to utilize suitable instruments and apparatus to study materials.
Strand Scope Source
Instruments Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.7.7.B
  
Problem Solving: Various/Define
The learner will be able to define various problems.
Strand Scope Source
Problem Solving Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.2.7.D
  
Problem Solving: Aspects/Define
The learner will be able to define all aspects of a problem, including necessary data, and questions that must be answered.
Strand Scope Source
Problem Solving Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.2.7.D
  
Problem Solving: Best/Suggest
The learner will be able to suggest the best solution to a problem.
Strand Scope Source
Problem Solving Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.2.7.D
  
Problem Solving: Solution/Implement
The learner will be able to implement a solution to a problem.
Strand Scope Source
Problem Solving Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.2.7.D
  
Problem Solving: Solution/Implement/Plan
The learner will be able to implement a plan of action for the best alternative solution.
Strand Scope Source
Problem Solving Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.2.7.D
  
Models: Types/Recognize
The learner will be able to recognize various types of models.
Strand Scope Source
Models Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.1.7.B
  
Models: Functions/Recognize
The learner will be able to recognize the functions of various types of models.
Strand Scope Source
Models Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.1.7.B
  
Models: Types/Explain
The learner will be able to explain various types of models and their functions.
Strand Scope Source
Models Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.1.7.B
  
Models: Use/Explain/Concepts
The learner will be able to explain the use of models as an application of scientific and technological concepts.
Strand Scope Source
Models Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.1.7.B
  
Models: Results/Utilize/Observations
The learner will be able to utilize models to predict specific results and observations.
Strand Scope Source
Models Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.1.7.B
  
Science: Tools/Recognize/Design
The learner will be able to recognize the uses of tools, materials, machines, people, information, money, energy, and time to meet the requirements for a specific design.
Strand Scope Source
Science Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.7.7.A
  
Science: Relationships/Explain
The learner will be able to explain relationships by forming inferences and making predictions.
Strand Scope Source
Science Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.2.7.B
  
Science: Tools/Explain/Use
The learner will be able to explain the appropriate and safe use of tools, materials, and techniques to solve problems and answer questions.
Strand Scope Source
Science Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.7.7.A
  
Conclusions: Communicate
The learner will be able to communicate suitable conclusions from the investigation.
Strand Scope Source
Conclusions Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.2.7.C
  
Resources: Community/Recognize
The learner will be able to recognize the resources required to solve a given problem in a community, that will improve the quality of life.
Strand Scope Source
Resources Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.8.7.B
  
Resources: Community/Explain
The learner will be able to explain the resources required to solve a given problem in a community, that will improve the quality of life.
Strand Scope Source
Resources Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.8.7.B
  
Processes: Knowledge/Utilize
The learner will be able to utilize process knowledge to formulate and interpret observations.
Strand Scope Source
Processes Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.2.7.B
  
Measurement: Scales/Materials
The learner will be able to measure materials using different scales.
Strand Scope Source
Measurement Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.2.7.B
  
Science, Tech. & Society: Recognize
The learner will be able to recognize the risks and benefits of using technological and scientific solutions to address problems and the impact on society.
Strand Scope Source
Science, Tech. & Society Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.8.7.C
  
Science, Tech. & Society: Recognize
The learner will be able to recognize improvements in transportation, health, sanitation, and communications resulting from advancements in science and technology and how they impact our lives.
Strand Scope Source
Science, Tech. & Society Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.8.7.A
  
Science, Tech. & Society: Describe
The learner will be able to describe improvements in transportation, health, sanitation, and communications resulting from advancements in science and technology and how they impact our lives.
Strand Scope Source
Science, Tech. & Society Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.8.7.A
  
Safety: Procedures/Explain/Materials
The learner will be able to explain safe procedures for the use of tools and materials.
Strand Scope Source
Safety Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.7.7.A
  
Inquiry: Problems/Identify
The learner will be able to identify parts of scientific inquiry to find solutions to problems.
Strand Scope Source
Scientific Inquiry Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.2.7.C
  
Inquiry: Problems/Utilize
The learner will be able to utilize parts of scientific inquiry to find solutions to problems.
Strand Scope Source
Scientific Inquiry Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.2.7.C
  
Science & Technology: Patterns/Recog
The learner will be able to recognize patterns as recurring elements or repeated processes in science and technology.
Strand Scope Source
Science and Technology Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.1.7.C
  
Impact on Society: Developments
The learner will be able to explain the positive and negative impacts of the expected and unexpected technological developments.
Strand Scope Source
Science & Tech.: Impact on Society Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.8.7.C
  
Science, Tech. & Society: Limited
The learner will be able to describe how science and technology are limited in their impact and influences on society.
Strand Scope Source
Science, Tech. & Society: Limits Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.8.7.A
  
Technology: Design/Recognize/Constraints
The learner will be able to recognize the unavoidable constraints associated with technological design.
Strand Scope Source
Technology: Design Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.8.7.A
  
Technology: Design/Explain/Constraints
The learner will be able to explain the unavoidable constraints associated with technological design.
Strand Scope Source
Technology: Design Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.8.7.A
  
Technology: Design/Comprehend/Problems
The learner will be able to comprehend technological design process to solve problems.
Strand Scope Source
Technology: Design Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.2.7.D
  
Technology: Design/Describe/Physical
The learner will be able to describe physical technologies of structural design, engineering and analysis, financial affairs, personnel relations, research, design, structural production, and marketing.
Strand Scope Source
Technology: Design Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.6.7.C
  
Technology: Design/Utilize/Problems
The learner will be able to utilize technological design process to solve problems.
Strand Scope Source
Technology: Design Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.2.7.D
  
Problem Solving: Science/Explain
The learner will be able to explain basic science and technology concepts that might solve practical problems.
Strand Scope Source
Problem Solving: Methods Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.1.7.E
  
Problem Solving: Solutions/Compare
The learner will be able to compare and contrast potential solutions to technological, economic, social, and environmental problems.
Strand Scope Source
Problem Solving: Methods Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.8.7.B
  
Instruments: Measurement/Choose
The learner will be able to choose suitable instruments to measure the size, weight, temperature, and shape of both living and non-living objects.
Strand Scope Source
Instruments: Measurement Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.7.7.B
  
Investigations: Conduct/Two-Part
The learner will be able to conduct a two-part investigation.
Strand Scope Source
Investigations: Conducting Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.2.7.C
  
Science: Knowledge/Describe
The learner will be able to describe scientific knowledge.
Strand Scope Source
Science: Knowledge Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.2.7.A
  
Science: Knowledge/Utilize
The learner will be able to utilize scientific knowledge.
Strand Scope Source
Science: Knowledge Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.2.7.A
  
Patterns: Systems/Recognize
The learner will be able to recognize patterns that occur in physical, informational, and biochemical systems.
Strand Scope Source
Patterns Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.1.7.C
  
Patterns: Systems/Explain
The learner will be able to explain patterns that occur in physical, informational, and biochemical systems.
Strand Scope Source
Patterns Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.1.7.C
  
Changes: Ratio/Describe
The learner will be able to describe how ratio is used to explain alterations.
Strand Scope Source
Changes Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.1.7.E
  
Math Skills: Scale/Describe
The learner will be able to describe scale as a means of associating concepts and ideas by some measure.
Strand Scope Source
Math Skills Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.1.7.D
  
Math Skills: Scale/Ratio/Explain
The learner will be able to explain scale as a form of ratio and apply to a situation in life.
Strand Scope Source
Math Skills Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.1.7.D
  
Math Skills: Scale/Utilize
The learner will be able to utilize various applications of size and dimensions of scale in scientific, technological, and mathematical applications.
Strand Scope Source
Math Skills Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.1.7.D
  
Quality of Life: Human/Describe
The learner will be able to describe how human ingenuity and technological resources fulfill specific human needs and improve the quality of life.
Strand Scope Source
Science, Tech & Society: Quality of Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.8.7.B
  
Tech. & Society: Abilities/Explain
The learner will be able to explain ways in which technology enhances and extends human abilities.
Strand Scope Source
Technology & Society Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.8.7.C
  
Computers: Input/Explain/Output
The learner will be able to explain the function of advanced input and output devices.
Strand Scope Source
Technology: Computers Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.7.7.C
  
Computers: Web/Explain/Organization
The learner will be able to explain the organization and functions of the basic components of the World Wide Web.
Strand Scope Source
Technology: Computers Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.7.7.E
  
Computers: Publishing/Show/Desktop
The learner will be able to show a basic knowledge of desktop publishing applications.
Strand Scope Source
Technology: Computers Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.7.7.D
  
Computers: Skills/Use/Processing
The learner will be able to use intermediate skills in word processing, database and spreadsheet software.
Strand Scope Source
Technology: Computers Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.7.7.D
  
Computers: Keyboarding/Show
The learner will be able to show age appropriate keyboarding skills and techniques.
Strand Scope Source
Technology: Computers Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.7.7.C
  
Computers: Software/Solve/Problems
The learner will be able to solve basic software problems associated with specific software applications.
Strand Scope Source
Technology: Computers Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.7.7.D
  
Computers: Research/Use/On-line
The learner will be able to use basic on-line research methods to solve a specific problem.
Strand Scope Source
Technology: Computers Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.7.7.E
  
Computers: Operations/Show
The learner will be able to show basic computer operations and concepts.
Strand Scope Source
Technology: Computers Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.7.7.C
  
Computers: Mail/Use/Electronic
The learner will be able to use advanced electronic mail functions.
Strand Scope Source
Technology: Computers Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.7.7.E
  
Computers: Graphic/Utilize/Techniques
The learner will be able to utilize basic graphic manipulation techniques.
Strand Scope Source
Technology: Computers Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.7.7.D
  
Communication: Methods/Utilize
The learner will be able to utilize the appropriate method of communications technology to communicate a thought.
Strand Scope Source
Communication: Methods Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.6.7.B
  
Communication: Methods/Image/Show
The learner will be able to show the effectiveness of image generating technique to communicate a story.
Strand Scope Source
Communication: Methods Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.6.7.B
  
Communication: Visuals/Examine/Graphic
The learner will be able to examine the effectiveness of a graphic object designed and produced to communicate a concept or thought.
Strand Scope Source
Communication: Visuals Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.6.7.B
  
Communication: Visuals/Assess/Graphic
The learner will be able to assess the effectiveness of a graphic object designed and produced to communicate a concept or thought.
Strand Scope Source
Communication: Visuals Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.6.7.B
  
Communication: Tools/Utilize/Technical
The learner will be able to utilize basic technical drawing techniques to communicate an idea or solution to a problem.
Strand Scope Source
Communication: Tools/Technology Master PA: Academic Standards, January 5, 2002, Grade 7, 3.6.7.B
  
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