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Collier County Public

Schools Curriculum Pacing Guide

7th Grade Life Science (2000010)

Life

Science Resources

Pre Test / Post Test
-

There wi l l be a
pre test and post test for thi s course. The pre
-
test may be gi ven duri ng the fi rst two weeks of school. The post test wi l l

be admi ni stered
duri ng the fi nal exam wi ndow. Quarter dates are tentati ve; days were taken from the 3
rd

quarter to make time for FCAT.

Science Fair Information
;
http://home.comcast.net/~scienceinfo/

D
uration

Big Idea

Topic / Concepts

Benchmark

1
st

QUARTER

Ongoi ng
throughou
t the year


Practi ce of Sci ence

Nature of Sci ence

SC.7.N.1.1; SC.7.N.1.2; SC.7.N.1.3;
SC.7.N.1.4; SC.7.N.1.5

Characteri sti cs of Sci enti fi c knowl edge

Nature of Sci ence

SC.7.N.2.1

Rol es of theori es, l aws, hypothesi s, and model s

Nature of Sci ence

SC.7.N.3.1

5 days

Organi zati on and devel opment of l i vi ng organi sm

Hi erarchi cal Organizati on/Org

SC.6.L.14.1

AA

&
CS

5 days

Organi zati on and devel opment of l i vi ng organi sm

Cel l/Functi ons

SC.6.L.14.4

CS

5 days

Organi zati on and devel opment of l i vi ng organi sm

Cel l Theory

SC.6.L.14.2

CS

10 days

Organi zati on and devel opment of l i vi ng organi sm

Homeostasi s/Cel l Processes

SC.6.L.14.3

CS

10 days

Heredi ty and Reproducti on

Mi tosi s/Mei osis

SC.7.L.16.3

CS

5 days

Heredi ty and Reproducti on

Heredi ty/DNA/Chromosomes

SC.7.L.16.1
CS

2
st

Q
UARTER

8 days

Heredi ty and Reproducti on

Genotype/Phenotype/

Punnett Squares

SC.7.L.16.2

2 days

Heredi ty and Reproducti on

Bi otechnol ogy/Geneti c Engi neeri ng

SC.7.L.16.4

AA

11 days

Diversity and Evolution of Living Organisms

Classification/Kingdoms

SC.6.L.15.1

AA

&
CS

4 days

Di versi ty and Evol uti on of Li vi ng Organi sms

Theory of Evol uti on

SC.7.L.15.3

AA

3 days

Diversity
and Evolution of Living Organisms

Fossil Evidence

SC.7.L.15.1

AA

3 days

Diversity and Evolution of Living Organisms

Genetic Variation/Environment

SC.7.L.15.2

AA

10 days

Matter and Energy Transformation

Photosynthesis

SC.8.L.18.1

3
rd

QUARTER

10 days

Matter and Energy Transformati on

Respi rati on

SC.8.L.18.2

CS

6 days

Organi zati on and Devel opment of Li vi ng Org.

Ci rcul atory/Respiratory

SC.6.L.14.5

AA

5 days

Organization and Development of Living Org.

Digestive/Excretory

SC.6.L.14.5

AA

10 days

Organization and Development of Living Org.

Immune/Nervous/Musculoskeletal

SC.6.L.14.5

AA

5 days

Organization and Development of Living Org.

Reproductive/Endocrine

SC.6.L.14.5

AA


Days Allowed for FCAT testing



4
th

Quarter

10 days

ABHS Curriculum

Health

see
7
th

Grade Health Curriculum
Document

starts on page 18
)

5 days

Organization and Development of Living Org.

Virus/Bacteria/Fungi/Parasite

SC.6.L.14.6

AA

7 days

Interdependence

Ecosystems/Limiting Factors

SC.7.L.17.3

AA

&
CS

7 days

Interdependence

Food Web/Energy Pyrami d

SC.7.L.17.1

AA

7 days

Interdependence

Relationship among Organisms

SC.7.L.17.2
CS

7 days

Matter and Energy
Transformati on

Carbon Cycl e

SC.8.L.18.3
AA

&
CS

5 days

Matter and Energy Transformati on

Law of Conservati on of Mass an
d energy

SC.8.L.18.4

AA

&
CS



Collier County Public Schools Curriculum Pacing Guide

7th Grade Life Science (2000010)

Pacing

(# of
weeks)

Body Of

Knowledge

Big
Idea

Benchmark

Number

Benchmark

Cognitive Complexity

Red = Low

Green = Moderate

Blue = High

Resources

Data
Warehouse
ID #'s


Revised
June 2009








Page
2

of
26


Ongoing

Discovery Education



Interacti ve
sci ence
acti vi ti es and streami ng vi deos at your fi ngerti ps
.



Discovery education curriculum guide



DE Science


Vernier 䍯n瑥n琠䍯nnec瑩onV
㨠grea琠reVource 瑯Wlink Vernier labV anT MN Science in瑥racW
ive ac瑩vi瑩eV wi瑨 your bench浡rkV



How do I use DE Science?


Vernier Resourcess



Vernier CBL Labs
: See your school ’s curriculum dri ve
.
(N :
\
) to fi nd Word Documents of the referenced l abs.


Many great di rected i nqui ry l abs



Verni er Innovate
: great l ab i deas from other teachers on i nnovati ve ways to use your Verni er equi pment



Verni e
r Labs Standards Correl ati on
: al l the Verni er l abs wi th the NGSSS correl ati ons. You have the opti on to choose the book you’d l i ke to see.


Glencoe



BrainPops
:

T h e s e v i d e o s a r e l i n k e d t o t h e c o u r s e we b s i t e a n d r e i n f o r c e c h a p t e r c o n c e p t s.



“ Wh a t ’ s S c i e n c e Go t t o D o w i t h I t?” “ WH A T ’ S S C I E N C E GO T T O D O WI T H I T?” D V D
:

Col l ecti on of vi deo cl i ps that i s part of the Gl encoe Tool ki t



Florida Science Observer:

Glencoe
resource that links Science topics with real issues here in Florida.



Glencoe Website
:

Entire textbook as .pdf (signup required), section reviews with graded feedback, review games, weblink
s, and videos



Mindjogger Video Quizzes
:

Gl enc oe “WHAT’ S S CI ENCE GOT TO DO WI TH I T?” DVD, c ont a i ni ng r ev i ews of ea c h c ha pt er



Sci e nce Not e book or Re adi ng Es s e nt i al s
: One of t he c ons uma bl e ma t er i a l s


Ot her Val uabl e Resour c es



Sci e nce s aur us
: An ea s y
-
to
-
read
supplemental text that kids enjoy.



Vocabulary Puzzlemaker
: Available on the district science website. Great review of Science vocabulary



Uncovering Student Ideas in Science:

Formative Assessment Probe

book
s
-
see department chair.


FCAT Resources



FCAT Explorer
: Great resource for FCAT review



FCAT Reference Sheet

(see page 11)



FCAT Review PowerPoint



Collier County Public Schools Curriculum Pacing Guide

7th Grade Life Science (2000010)

Pacing

(# of
weeks)

Body Of

Knowledge

Big
Idea

Benchmark

Number

Benchmark

Cognitive Complexity

Red = Low

Green = Moderate

Blue = High

Resources

Data
Warehouse
ID #'s


Revised
June 2009








Page
3

of
26



Class
Introduction




ONLINE PRETEST (Administered via DataWarehouse)

Glencoe Student Lab Manual

Laboratory Equipment p. vii
-
xi

Safety Symbols p. xv

Laboratory and Safety Guidelines p. xvi

Student Laboratory Safety Contract p. xvii


Safety test


Introduce Science Fair

Introduce Science FCAT Refe
rence Sheet


Discovery Education

Streaming

Safe Science: Lab Safety Awareness

(42:33)

10894


1280




Collier County Public Schools Curriculum Pacing Guide

7th Grade Life Science (2000010)

Pacing

(# of
weeks)

Body Of

Knowledge

Big
Idea

Benchmark

Number

Benchmark

Cognitive Complexity

Red = Low

Green = Moderate

Blue = High

Resources

Data
Warehouse
ID #'s


Revised
June 2009








Page
4

of
26


Ongoing

Nature of Science

1
-

The Practice of Science

SC.
7
.N.1.1


AA

Defi ne a probl em from
the seventh grade
curri cul um, use
appropri ate reference
materi al s to support
sci enti fi c understanding,
pl an and carry out
sci enti fi c
i nvestigati on of
vari ous types, such as
systemati c observati ons
or experi ments, i denti fy
vari abl es, col l ect and
organi ze data, i nterpret
data i n charts, tabl es, and
graphi cs, analyze
i nformati on, make
predi cti ons, and defend
concl usi ons.

(HIGH)

SCIENCE is
:




1635
,

1636
,

18613
,
18638
,

18647
,
18933
,

74316
,
74323,

74378,

13983

140497

140520

140545

162744 MC

162746 MC

162747 MC

162748 MC

162749 MC

162745 MC


SC.
7
.N.1.2


AA

Di fferenti ate repl i cati on
(by others) from
repeti ti on (mul ti pl e
tri al s).

(MODERATE)

140677

140731



Collier County Public Schools Curriculum Pacing Guide

7th Grade Life Science (2000010)

Pacing

(# of
weeks)

Body Of

Knowledge

Big
Idea

Benchmark

Number

Benchmark

Cognitive Complexity

Red = Low

Green = Moderate

Blue = High

Resources

Data
Warehouse
ID #'s


Revised
June 2009








Page
5

of
26


Ongoing

Nature of Science

1
-

The Practice of Science

SC.7.N.1.3

Distinguish between an
experiment (which must
involve the identification
and control of variables)
and other forms of
scientific investigation
and explain

that not all
scientific knowledge is
derived from
experimentation.

(MODERATE)

Key Concepts: Nature of science

-

a body of knowledge

-

a set of methods and processes

-

a way of knowing


scientific method, constants, variables, controls

changes in science,

scientific theory vs. law

measurement / SI units

lab safety and lab equipment


ScienceSaurus:
Scientific Investigation, pgs. 001
-
019, Working in the
Lab, pgs. 020
-
072

Glencoe text:

pages 6
-
13

Web resources:

Out with the Old Science and in with the new! (great article!)

http://www.edutopia.org/out
-
with
-
the
-
old
-
in
-
with
-
new
-
science



http://teacherweb.com/FL/CCPS/MathScience/



Project ICAN
-
Nature of Science (click on "Teachers")

http://www.projectican.com/



http://teacherweb.com/FL/CCPS/MathScience/apt1.stm



http://evolution.berkeley.edu/evosite/search/search_lessons.php?aud
ience_level%5B2%5D
=6
-
8&topic_id=&keywords=teach+about+the+nature+of+science&Submit
=Search


http://www.nsta.org/about/positions/natureofscience.aspx



9499

18889


SC.7.N.1.4

I denti fy test
vari abl es
(i ndependent vari ables)
and outcome vari abl es
(dependent vari abl es) i n
an experi ment.

(LOW)


SC.7.N.1.5

Descri be the methods
used i n the pursui t of a
sci enti fi c expl anati on as
seen i n di fferent fi el ds of
sci ence such as bi ol ogy,
geol ogy, and

physi cs.

(MODERATE)

18625


SC.7.N.1.6

Expl ai n that empi ri cal
evi dence i s the
cumul ati ve body of
observati ons of a natural
phenomenon on whi ch
sci enti fi c expl anati ons
are based.

(MODERATE)

18887


SC.7.N.1.7

Expl ai n that sci enti fi c
knowl edge i s
the resul t of
a great deal of debate
and confi rmati on wi thi n
the sci ence communi ty.

(MODERATE)

1627


Collier County Public Schools Curriculum Pacing Guide

7th Grade Life Science (2000010)

Pacing

(# of
weeks)

Body Of

Knowledge

Big
Idea

Benchmark

Number

Benchmark

Cognitive Complexity

Red = Low

Green = Moderate

Blue = High

Resources

Data
Warehouse
ID #'s


Revised
June 2009








Page
6

of
26


Ongoing

Nature of Science

2
-

The Characteristics
of Scientific Knowledge

SC.7.N.2.1

I denti fy an i nstance from
the hi story of sci ence i n
whi ch sci enti fi c

knowl edge has changed
when new evi dence or
new i nterpretati ons are
encountered.

(LOW)

Other Resources

Blank Lab Sheet for Independent Investigations and Creating Own Labs

and
Rubric to Grade It


Controls and Variables Practice

and
More Practice


Conduct Measurement Olympics


Conduct a Measurement Scavenger Hunt


Nature of science lessons



***Although the “Nature of Science” benchmarks receive explicit
instruction in Chapter 1, teachers should reinforce them throughout
the year. Labs and science fairs re
present excellent opportunities to
infuse SC.8.N.*.* standards.



* Use of Vernier CBL equipment, explorations, observations, hands on
experiences, etc to cover these benchmarks.

23812

23820

23831

23832

23833

23834

23836

74433

23822




3
-

The Role of
Theories, Laws,
Hypotheses, and M
odels

SC.7.N.3.1

Recogni ze and expl ai n the
di fference between
theori es and l aws and
gi ve several exampl es of
sci enti fi c theori es and the
evi dence that supports
them.

(HI GH)

SC.7.N.3.2

I denti fy the benefi ts and
l i mi tati ons of the use of
sci enti fi c model s.

(MODERATE)

52548


71339




Collier County Public Schools Curriculum Pacing Guide

7th Grade Life Science (2000010)

Pacing

(# of
weeks)

Body Of

Knowledge

Big
Idea

Benchmark

Number

Benchmark

Cognitive Complexity

Red = Low

Green = Moderate

Blue = High

Resources

Data
Warehouse
ID #'s


Revised
June 2009








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7

of
26



AA

= Annually
Assessed

CS

= Content
Sampled

District Pre
-
test
(given in the first two weeks),
Intro
duction

to Science Fair, Lab Safety

http://www.col l i er.k12.fl.us/candi/sci ence/mi ddl eschool.htm

L = Low

M = Moderate

H = High

5

days

(
1 week
)

Life Science

14
-

Organization and

Development of Living Organisms

SC.6.L.14.1

AA

&
CS

Describe and identify
patterns in the
hierarchical
organization of
organisms from atoms
to molecules and cells
to tissues to organs to
organ systems to
organisms.

(Low)

Uncovering Student Ideas in Science

Vol. 1
-

#19 Human Body Basi cs

Vol. 3

-
#15

Cel l s and Si ze

Vol. 4
-

#14

Chi cken Eggs
,
#
1
8

Digestive System


Glencoe


Chapter 2
-
1

Online Resources

-

Chapter 2

Lab Manual
-

Compound Light
Microscope (pg 7), Exploring Life in Pond Water
(pg 163)

Text

-

Comparing Light Microscopes (pg 56)



Discovery Education

Streaming

The Basics of Biology: How Living Things are Structured

(11:22)

Science

DE Science

curriculum guide


ScienceSaurus:
Tissues, Organs and Systems, pg. 082


Brainpop

-

Cell Structures




31123 MC

1321 MC

26220


MC

2
6237

ER

147877
MC

147890

MC

143074

143083


141961

141980
,
16849 MC

53173 MC


Collier County Public Schools Curriculum Pacing Guide

7th Grade Life Science (2000010)

Pacing

(# of
weeks)

Body Of

Knowledge

Big
Idea

Benchmark

Number

Benchmark

Cognitive Complexity

Red = Low

Green = Moderate

Blue = High

Resources

Data
Warehouse
ID #'s


Revised
June 2009








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8

of
26


5 days

(
1 week
)

Life Science

14
-

Organization and

Development of Living Organisms

SC.6.L.14.4

CS

Compare and contrast
the structure and
function of major
organelles of plant and
animal cells, including
cell wall, cell
membrane, nucleus,
cytoplasm,
chloroplasts,
mitochondria, and
vacuoles.

(Moderate)

Uncovering Student Ideas in Science

Vol.2
-

#18 Whal e and Shrew


Vol. 4
-

#12 Is It Food?


Glencoe


Chapter 2
-
1

Virtual La
b CD

Cel l s
-
How do ani mal and pl ant cel l s work?

Online Resources

-

Chapter 2

Text

-

Fol dabl e (pg 37), Compari ng Cel l s Lab (pg 46)

Fast Files

-

Ch
apter

2

-

Note
-
taki ng W
or
ks
hee
t Cel l s Sect
i on

1

Lab Manual
-

Observi ng Cel l s (pg 11), Root Structure and Functi ons (pg 47
)


Discovery Education

Science

DE Science

curriculum guide


ScienceSaurus:
Cel l s, pgs. 076
-
078


Brainpop

-

Cel l Speci al i zati on


Websource

-

http://www.cel l sal i ve.com



165301 MC

26201

ER

26226

MC

26236

ER

147884

MC

147
889
MC

141394

164170 MC

164171 MC

1345 MC

1346MC

1347 MC

926 MC


Collier County Public Schools Curriculum Pacing Guide

7th Grade Life Science (2000010)

Pacing

(# of
weeks)

Body Of

Knowledge

Big
Idea

Benchmark

Number

Benchmark

Cognitive Complexity

Red = Low

Green = Moderate

Blue = High

Resources

Data
Warehouse
ID #'s


Revised
June 2009








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9

of
26


5 days

(1 week)

Life Science

14
-

Organization and

Development of Living Organisms

SC.6.L.14.2

CS

Investigate and explain
the components of the
scientific theory of cells
(cell theory):
all
organisms are
composed of cells
(single
-
celled or multi
-
cellular), all cells come
from pre
-
existing cells,
and cells are the basic
unit of life.

(Moderate)

Uncovering Student Ideas in Science

Vol. 1
-

#17 Is It Living?
,
#18 Is It Made Of Cells?


Glencoe


Chapter 2
-
2

Online Resources

-

Chapter 2

Fast Files

-

Chapter 2
-

Note
-
taking Worksheet Cells Section 2,
Comparing Cells (pg 5)


Discovery Education

Science

DE Science

curriculum guid
e



ScienceSaurus:
Cells, pg. 076


Websourc
es:

Introducing Cells

http://www.cellsalive.com





26178 MC

26179
MC

163442MC




Collier County Public Schools Curriculum Pacing Guide

7th Grade Life Science (2000010)

Pacing

(# of
weeks)

Body Of

Knowledge

Big
Idea

Benchmark

Number

Benchmark

Cognitive Complexity

Red = Low

Green = Moderate

Blue = High

Resources

Data
Warehouse
ID #'s


Revised
June 2009








Page
10

of
26


10 days

(2 weeks)

Life Science

14
-

Organization and

Development of Living Organisms

SC.6.L.14.3

CS

Recognize and explore
how cells of all
organisms undergo
similar processes to
maintain homeostasis,
including extracting
energy from food,
getting rid
of waste,
and reproducing.

(Moderate)

Uncovering Student Ideas in Science

Vol. 1
-

#19 Human Body Basi cs
,
#20 Functions of Living Things

Vol. 2
-

#19 Habitat Change

Vol. 3
-

#17 Respiration

Glencoe

Chapter 3
-
2, 4
-
1, 4
-
2

Online Resources

-

Chapter 3

Chapter
4


Lab Manual
-

Diffusion (pg 15)
Text

-

Laun
ch Lab (
pg 65)
, Osmosis Lab (pg 80),
Mini Lab (pg 253)

Virtual La
b CD

-

Cell Processes
-
Under what conditions do cells gain or lose
water?

Discovery Education

DE Science

curriculum guide

Vernier CBL Labs


Vernier Biology with Computers Lab Manual

#2

-

Limitations on Cell Size: Surface Area to Volume

#4
-

Diffusion Through Membranes

#10
-

Transpiration


# 11C
-

Cell Respiration (Pressure Sensor)

#12A
-

Respiration of Sugars by Yeast

#16A
-

Effect of Temperature on Respiration

# 23B
-

Effect of Temperatur
e on Cold
-
Blooded Organisms

Vernier Middle School Science Lab Manual

#21
-

Diffusion: How Fast?


#24
-

Yeast Beasts in
Action

Vernier Investigating Environmental Science Lab Manual

#14
-

Cell Respiration

Glencoe Probeware


#1

-

Size Limits of Cells.

#3

-

Cooking With Bacteria.

Brainpop

-

Cell Specialization

ScienceSaurus:
Cell Processes, pg.

079




25153

MC

25082

MC

53125MC

53130 MC

53133 MC

53153 MC

53151 MC

163456 MC

53205 ER

53206 ER

53208 ER

55419 ER

Collier County Public Schools Curriculum Pacing Guide

7th Grade Life Science (2000010)

Pacing

(# of
weeks)

Body Of

Knowledge

Big
Idea

Benchmark

Number

Benchmark

Cognitive Complexity

Red = Low

Green = Moderate

Blue = High

Resources

Data
Warehouse
ID #'s


Revised
June 2009








Page
11

of
26


10

days

(
2

week
s
)

Life Science

16
-

Heredity and Reproduction

SC.7.L.16.3

CS

Compare and contrast
the general processes
of sexual
reproduction
requiring meiosis and
asexual reproduction
requiring mitosis.

(Moderate)

Uncovering Student Ideas in Science

Vol. 3
-

#16 Sam’s Puppy


Glencoe

C
hapter 4
-
1, 4
-
2


Online Resources

-

Chapter 4

Text
-

Foldable
(
pg 95
)
, Lab Mitosis in Plant Cells
(pg 103)

Lab Manual
-

Modeling Cell Division
(
pg 21
)
, Examining Models of
Chromosomes
(
pg 23
)

Fast Fil
es

-

Ch
apter

4
-

Mitosis in Plant Cells
(
pg 5
)
, Enrichment: Crossing
Over
(
pg 25
)


Discovery Education

DE Science

curriculum guide


ScienceSaurus:
Cell Division pgs. 080
-
081, pgs. 112
-
114


Brainpop
-

Mitosis


Websource



http://www.cellsalive.com


147881


MC

141388

141398


142588

1328 MC

15948 MC

15951 MC

147885 MC

18413

MC

26330 ER


Collier County Public Schools Curriculum Pacing Guide

7th Grade Life Science (2000010)

Pacing

(# of
weeks)

Body Of

Knowledge

Big
Idea

Benchmark

Number

Benchmark

Cognitive Complexity

Red = Low

Green = Moderate

Blue = High

Resources

Data
Warehouse
ID #'s


Revised
June 2009








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12

of
26


5
days

(
1 week
)

Life Science

16
-

Heredity and Reproduction

SC.7.L.16.1

AA

Understand and
explain that every
organism requi
res a set
of instructions
that
pecifies its traits,
that this hereditary
information (DNA)
contains genes located
in
the chromosomes of
each cell, and that
heredity is the passage
of these instructions
from one generation to
another.

(High)

Uncovering Student Ideas in Science

Vol. 1
-

#18 Is It Made of Cells?


Vol. 2
-

#17 Baby Mice


Glencoe

Chapter 4
-
3, 5
-
1

Online
Resources

-

Chapter 4


Chapter 5

Virtual Lab CD

-

What is the role of DNA and RNA in protein synthesis?


Discovery Education

DE Science

curriculum guide


ScienceSaurus:
DNA, Genes, pgs. 115
-
119


Websources


Genetics, Adaptation, and Evolution

DNA Pea Extraction

Reproduction and Heredity


165311MC

1338 MC

165312 MC

140633 MC

147885
MC

141401

141415

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13

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26


8 days

(1.5

week
s
)

Life Science

16
-

Heredity and Reproduction

SC.7.L.16.2

Determine the
probabilities for
genotype and
phenotype
combinations using
Punnett Squares and
pedigrees.

(Moderate)

Uncovering Student Ideas in Science

Vol. 1
-

#18 I s I t Made of Cel l s?

Vol. 2
-

#17 Baby Mi ce

Glencoe

Chapter 5
-
1, 5
-
2

Online Resources

-

Chapter 5

Virtual La
b CD

-

How are trai ts passed from parents to offspri ng?

Lab Manual

-

Geneti c Trai ts (pg 27), 50:50 Chances (pg 29)

Text
-

Fol dabl e (pg 125), Launch Lab (pg 125), Lab Predi cti ng Resul ts (pg 133),
Lab Testi ng For Col or Bl i ndness (pg 144)

Discovery Education

DE Science

curriculum guide

Brainp
op

-

Heredi ty


Websources


Punnett Squares

More Punnett Squares

Geneti
cs, Adaptati on, and Evol uti on

Reproducti on and Heredi ty

ScienceSaurus:
Heredi ty, pgs. 121
-
123

140635

MC

140674 MC

147876
MC

147887 L
MC

147891 H
ER

141742

141731

141399

140949

142653

142659

142666

143086

143100

141969

165311 MC

165209 MC

165310 MC

165318 MC

2 days

Life Science

16
-

Heredity and

Reproduction

SC.7.L.16.4

AA

Recognize and explore
the impact of
biotechnology (cloning,
genetic engineering,
artificial selection) on
the individual, society
and the environment.

(High)

Glencoe


Chapter 5
-
2, 5
-
3

Online Resources

-

Chapter 5

Discovery Education

DE Science

curriculum guide

Websources


Cl one Al one

Geneti cs, Adaptati on, and Evol uti on


Reproducti on and Heredi ty

ScienceSaurus

-

pg.120, 361, 449

141959


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weeks)

Body Of

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Idea

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14

of
26


11

days

(
2

week
s
)

Life Science

15
-

Diversity and Evolution of Living Organisms

SC.6.L.15.1

AA

&
CS

Analyze and
describe
how and why
organisms are classified
according to shared
characteristics with
emphasis on the
Linnaean system
combined with the
concept of Domains.

(High)

Uncovering Student Ideas in Science

Vol. 1



#16 IV I琠n Ani浡l㼬

#17 IV I琠Living?


Glenco
e

Chapter

1
-
3, 6
-
1

Online Resources

-

Chapter 1



Chapter 6

Lab Manual
-

Classification (pg 3), Shapes of Bacteria (pg 37), Parts of a
Fruit (pg 49), Characteristics of Arthropods (pg 73), Examining
Vertebrates (pg 75), Observing Hair and Feathers (pg 85)

Text

-

Lab Classifying Seeds (pg 27), Comparing Algae and
Protozoans
(pg 221), Creating a Fungus Field Guide (pg 230), Identifying Conifers
(pg 261), Comparing Free Living and Parasitic Flatworms (pg 350)

Virtual La
b CD






Exploring and Classifying Life
-

How are living things classified
into groups?



Protists and Fungi
-

How can microscopic protists and fungi be
characterized?



Mollusks, Worms, Arthropods, Echinoderms
-

How are mollusks,
worms, arthropods, and echinoderms classified?

Discovery Education

DE Science

curriculum guide


ScienceSaurus:
Classification, pgs. 150
-
164


Brainpop

-

Six Kingdoms
,
Invertebrates
,
Vertebrates
,
Bacteria
,
Protists
,
Sponges
,
Metamorphosis

Websources


Classifiying Critters


Sea Tank Territories


26208

ER

26171 MC

26172 MC

26173 MC

26174 MC

26176
MC,


140656
MC

1407
13
MC

25506

ER

25511
ER

141381

141435

140780

141966

54136 MC

57947 MC

9654 MC


Collier County Public Schools Curriculum Pacing Guide

7th Grade Life Science (2000010)

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(# of
weeks)

Body Of

Knowledge

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Idea

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15

of
26


4 days

(1 week
)

Life Science

15
-

Diversity and Evolution of Living Organisms

SC.7.L.15.3

AA

Explore the scientific
theory of evolution by
relating how the
inability
of a species to
adapt within a
changing environment
may contribute to the
extinction of that
species.

(High)

Uncovering Student Ideas in Science

Vol. 2
-

#19 Habitat Change

Vol. 4
-

#13 Biological Evolution


Glencoe

Chapter 6
-
1

Online Resources

-

Ch
apter

6

Lab Manual

-

Modeling Geographic Isolation (pg 31), Seed Adaptions
(pg 33), Tropisms (pg 59), Environment and Behavior (pg 89)

Text

-

Launch Lab Adaption
for a Hunter (pg 153), Foldables (pg 153),
Mini Lab (pg 159), Lab Hidden Frogs (pg 162), Mini Lab (pg 410), Water
Temperature and Respiration of Fish (pg 418)

Virtual Lab

-

Adaptations over Time
-

How can natural selection be
modeled?


Discovery Education

DE Science

curriculum guide


Scien
ceSaurus:
Change and Diversity of Life, pgs. 124
-
128


Websource
s


Natural Selection


How to Hide in the Ocean


Sinking Races: Plankton

26149

ER

2
6106 ER

26104 ER

140657

MC

147882

MC

25404

ER

25408

25482

ER

141577

142673

141981

165321 MC

Collier County Public Schools Curriculum Pacing Guide

7th Grade Life Science (2000010)

Pacing

(# of
weeks)

Body Of

Knowledge

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Idea

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Page
16

of
26


3 days

Life Science

15
-

Diversity and Evolution
of Living
Organisms

SC.7.L.15.1

AA

Recognize that fossil
evidence is consistent
with the scientific
theory of evolution
that living things
evolved from earlier
species.

(Moderate)

Uncovering Student Ideas in Science

Vol. 4

-

#15 Adaptation, #16 Is It
“Fitter”?


Glencoe

Chapter 6
-
2

Online Resources
-

Chapter 6

Text
-

Quick

Demo Half Lives, Make a Model Relative Dating


Discovery Education

DE Science

curriculum guide


Scien
ceSaurus:
Change and Diversity of Life, pgs. 124
-
128

Websource


Hands on Fossils

165320 MC
147892
ER

139763

3 days

Life Science

15
-

Diversity and Evolution of Living
Organisms

SC.7.L.15.2

AA

Explore the scientific
theory of evolution by
recognizing and
explaining ways in
which genetic variation
and environmental
factors contribute to
evolution by natural
selection and diversity
of organisms.

(High)

Uncovering Student Ideas in
Science

Vol. 4
-

#13 Biological Evolution, #15 Adaptation, #16 Is It “Fitter”?


Glencoe

Chapter 6
-
3

Online Resources

-

Chapter 6

Lab Manual

-

Regeneration (pg 63)

Text

-

Mini Lab (pg 171), Lab Recognizing Variation in a Population (pg
174)


Discovery Education

DE Science

curriculum guide


ScienceSaurus:
Change and Diversity of Life, pgs. 124
-
128

140657 MC

140700


MC

14
0729 MC

147886 MC

141418

141422

165315 MC

141451

Collier County Public Schools Curriculum Pacing Guide

7th Grade Life Science (2000010)

Pacing

(# of
weeks)

Body Of

Knowledge

Big
Idea

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Number

Benchmark

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17

of
26


10 days

(2

week
s
)

Life Science

18
-

Matter and Energy Transformations

SC.8.L.18.1

Describe and
investigate the process
of photosynthesis, such
as the roles of light,
carbon dioxide, water
and
chlorophyll;
production of food;
release of oxygen.

(High)

Uncovering Student Ideas in Science


Vol. 2
-

#12 I s I t a Pl ant?
,
#14 Plants in the Dark and Light, #16 Giant Sequoia


Tree


Glencoe

Chapter 11
-
1


Online Resources

-

Chapter 11

Lab Manual
-

Oxygen and Photosynthesi s (pg 17), Water Loss (pg 57)

Text

-

Photosynthesi s Lab (pg 86), Fol dabl e (pg 301), Launch Lab Do Pl ants
Loose Wate
r (pg 301), Mi ni Lab (pg 305)

Virtual La
b CD

-

Pl ant Processes
-

Whi ch col ors of the l i ght spectrum are most
i mportant for pl ant growth?, What i s the Li fe Cycl e of a si mpl e pl ant?

Fast File

-

Chapter 11
-

Enri chment: Studyi ng Photosynthesi s (pg 30)


Discovery Education

DE Science

curriculum guide


Verni
er CBL Labs

Vernier Biology with Computers Lab Manual

#7
-

Photosynthesis


#31B
-

Photosynthesis and Respiration


Vernier Investigating Environmental Science

#19
-

Ecocolumn Investigations


Brainpop
-

Seed Plants
,
Plant Growth



ScienceSaurus:

Cel l Processes 079, Pl ant Physi ol ogy, pgs. 107
-
108, Pl ant
Behavi or 111, Fl ower Reproducti on, pg. 114 (at bottom of page)


FYI: This is the time to teach Flower Reproduction

140658
MC

140715

MC

25405

ER

25412

25454

25456

25462

SR

25471

25473

ER

142239

9630 MC

165333 MC

26542 ER

26551 ER

770 MC

Collier County Public Schools Curriculum Pacing Guide

7th Grade Life Science (2000010)

Pacing

(# of
weeks)

Body Of

Knowledge

Big
Idea

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Benchmark

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18

of
26


10 days

(2 weeks)

Life Science

18
-

Matter and Energy Transformations

SC.8.L.18.2

CS

Describe and
investigate how cellular
respiration breaks
down food to provide
energy and releases
carbon dioxide.

(High)

Uncovering Student Ideas in Science


Vol. 2
-

#13 Needs of Seeds, #15 Is It Food for Plants?



Glencoe

C
hapter

11
-
1

Online Resources

-

Ch
apter

11

Text

-

Lab Photosynthesis and Respiration
(
pg 86
)
, Lab Composting
(
pg
200
)
, Stomata in Leaves
(
pg 310
)

Virtual La
b CD

-

What are the parts and functions of a flower?


Discovery Education

DE Science

curriculum guide


Vernier
CBL Labs


Vernier
Investigating Environmental Science

Lab Manual

#14
-

Cell Respiration

Vernier
Biology

with Computers Lab Manual


#11
C
-

Cell Respiration


#12A

-

Respiration of Sugars by Yeast


#16A

-

Effec
t of Temperature on Respiration

#31
B
-

Photosynthesis and Respiration

Vernier Middle School Science with Computers Lab Manual

#24
-

Yeast Beasts in Action


Brainpop
-

Photosynthesis and Respiration


ScienceSaurus:
Cell Processes, pg. 079

26068
ER

27266

25815

53289 MC

55245 MC

1730 MC

53267 MC

53302 MC

53310 ER

55342 MC

53337 ER

Collier County Public Schools Curriculum Pacing Guide

7th Grade Life Science (2000010)

Pacing

(# of
weeks)

Body Of

Knowledge

Big
Idea

Benchmark

Number

Benchmark

Cognitive Complexity

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Green = Moderate

Blue = High

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19

of
26


Total

26 days

6
days


(
1week
)

(Cont on next page)

Life Science

14
-

Organization and Development of Living Organisms

SC.6.L.14.5

AA

Identify and investigate
the general functions
of the major systems of
the human body
(digestive, respiratory,
circulatory,
reproductive,
excretory, immune,
nervous, and
musculoskeletal) and
describe ways these
systems interact with
each other to maintain
homeostasis.

(High)

Circulatory/Respiratory Systems

Uncovering Student Ideas in Science


Vol. 3
-

#17 Respi rati on



Glencoe

Online
Resources

-

Uni t 4

Chapter 19
-
1 &2, 20
-
1

Virtual Lab CD



Ci rcul ation
-

What factors affect the l i kel i hood of hypertensi on?



Respi rati on and Excreti on
-

How do the parts of
the respi ratory system
work together?

Text



Ci rcul ation (pg 539), Heart as a Pump (pg 549), Bl ood Type Reacti ons (pg
558), Launch Lab Breathi ng (pg 567)

Lab Manual
-

Heart Structure (pg 111), Bl ood Pressure (pg 115), How Does
Breathi ng Occur (pg 119), Lu
ng Capaci ty (pg 123)


Discovery Education

DE Science

curriculum guide


Vernier CBL Labs


Vernier Middle School Science with Computers Lab Manual

#25
-

Heart Rate and Body Posi ti on

#26
-

Heart Rate and Excerci se

Vernier Biology with Computers Lab

Manual

#30
-

Oxygen Gas and Human Respi rati on

Glencoe Probeware

Excerci s
e and Heart Rate.


ScienceSaurus:
Human Bi ol ogy, pgs. 083
-
102 (
all
body systems)


Brainpop

-


Ci rcul atory S
ystem
,
Respiratory System

140672

MC

140698

MC

140728 MC

147880
MC

147888
MC

25720

ER

25723

25777

25801

ER

25805
ER

25846

25866

25923

25924

142244

142250

142581

143080

141962

165304 MC

59548 MC

115887 MC

165300 MC

165299 MC

Collier County Public Schools Curriculum Pacing Guide

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(# of
weeks)

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Knowledge

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Idea

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Digestive
Excretory

(5 days )

(1 week)







Immune/

Nervous/

Mus.Skel.

(10 days)

(2 weeks)








Life Science

14
-

Organization and Development of Living Organisms

SC.6.L.14.5

AA

Identify
and investigate
the general functions
of the major systems of
the human body
(digestive, respiratory,
circulatory,
reproductive,
excretory, immune,
nervous, and
musculoskeletal) and
describe ways these
systems interact with
each other to maintain
homeostas
is.

(High)

Digestive/Excretory

Uncovering Student Ideas in Science


Vol. 4
-

#12 Is It Food?
,
#18 Digestive System

Glencoe

Chapter 18
-
2, 20
-
2, 17
-
3

Virtual Lab CD

Nutrients and Digestion
-

How can you design a healthy diet?

Text
-

Kidney Structure (pg 583)
,
Mini Lab How Enzymes Work (pg 71) (chapter
3), Measuring Skin Surface (pg

501),

Model of the digestive tract (pg 511),

Lab Manual
-

Digestion of Fats (pg 107)

Probeware Lab


#4
-

“Sweat is cool”Lab

Discovery Education

DE Science

curriculum guide

Brainpop

-
Digestion

Immune
/Nervous/Musculoskeletal

Uncovering Student Ideas in Science


Vol. 4
-

#17 Catching a Cold

Glencoe

Chapter 21
-
1 & 2, 19
-
3, 17
-
1&2

Virtual Lab

CD

Structure and Movement
-

What are the major
bones i n the human body?

Text
-

Pupi l Power (pg 824)
,
Reacti on Ti me (pg 603), Compari ng Sense of Smel l
(pg 610), Ski n Sensi ti vi ty (pg 612)
,

Si mi l ar Skel etons (pg 502
)

Lab Manual
-

Whi ch brai n si de i s domi nant? (pg 125), Parts of the Eye (pg 129),
Effects o
f Epi nephri ne on a pl anarian (pg 133)
,

Anal yzi ng Bones (pg 95), Muscl e
Acti on (pg 99), Owl Pel l ets (pg 83)

Discovery Education

DE Science

curriculum guide

Vernier CBL Labs


Vernier Middle School Science with Computers Lab Manual

#18
-

Get a gri p

Brainpop

-

How Joi nts Work
,
Bone Structure
,
Eye


56542 ER

165302ER

16847 MC

121142 MC

140588 MC

31121 MC

31131 MC

56264 MC

147537 MC

165308 MC


Collier County Public Schools Curriculum Pacing Guide

7th Grade Life Science (2000010)

Pacing

(# of
weeks)

Body Of

Knowledge

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Idea

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26



Reproduct/

Endocrine

(5 Days)

(1 Week)






Health:

(10 days)

(2 weeks)

Life Science

14
-

Organization and Development of Living Organisms

SC.6.L.14.5

AA

Identify and investigate
the general functions
of the major systems of
the human body
(digestive, respiratory,
circulatory,
reproductive,
excretory, immune,
nervous, and
musculoskeletal) and
describe ways these
systems interact with
each other to maintain
homeostasis.

(High)

Reproductive/Endocrine

Uncovering Student Ideas in Science


Vol. 3
-

#14 Does It Have a Li fe Cycl e?


Glencoe

Chapter 22
-
1 & 2

Lab Manual
-

Earthworm (pg 69), Frog Anatomy (pg 77
)


Discovery Education

DE Science

curriculum guide


Brainpop

-
Ferti l i zati on and Bi rth



Human Torso Model/Skeleton

-

Displayed


Websource


Human Anatomy

Online


**ABHS Curriculum/Game Plan

(
see
7
th

Grade
Health Curriculum
Document

starts on page 18
)





Collier County Public Schools Curriculum Pacing Guide

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weeks)

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Idea

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22

of
26


5 days

(1 week)

Life Science

14
-

Organization and Development of Living Organisms

SC.6.L.14.6

AA

Compare and contrast
types of infectious
agents that may infect
the human body,
including viruses,
bacteria, fungi, and
parasites.

(Moderate)

Immune

Uncovering Student Ideas in Science


Vol. 4
-

#17 Catchi ng a Col d


Glencoe

Chapte
r 3
-
2, 7
-
1, 7
-
2, 8
-
1, 8
-
2,

23
-
2

Online Resources

-


Chapter 3


Chapter
7





Chapter
8


Chapter
23

Text

-

Launch Lab Bacterium Slime (pg 185), Mini Lab Obs Bacterial
Growth (pg 194), Plants as Medicine (pg 262), Foldable (pg 651), Launch
Lab How Do Diseases Spread? (pg 650), Microorganisms and Disease
Lab (pg 665), Defensive Saliva (pg 672)


Virtual Lab




Ba
cteria: What kills germs?



Immunity and Disease: How does the body protect itself against
foreign substances?

Lab Manual

-

Bacterial Growth (pg 39), Molds (pg 41), Yeasts (pg 43),
Infectious and Noninfectious Diseases (pg 143)

Probeware Labs

-

Cooking wit
h Bacteria (pg 28)


Discovery Education

DE Science

curriculum guide


Brainpop


Immune System



ScienceSaurus:

Immune System, pg. 098

25937

25938

25941

25944


25971

ER

25972

25983

141395

141430

142571

143024

143108

17170 MC

165332 MC

26454 ER




Collier County Public Schools Curriculum Pacing Guide

7th Grade Life Science (2000010)

Pacing

(# of
weeks)

Body Of

Knowledge

Big
Idea

Benchmark

Number

Benchmark

Cognitive Complexity

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Green = Moderate

Blue = High

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23

of
26


7

days

(1 week)

Life Science

17
-

Interdependence

SC.7.L.17.3

AA

&
CS

Describe and
investigate various
limiting factors in the
local ecosystem and
their impact on native
populations, including
food, shelter,
water,
space, disease,
parasitism, predation,
and nesting sites.

(High)

Uncovering Student Ideas in Science


Vol. 2
-

#19 Habitat Change


Glencoe

Chapter 24
-
1, 24
-
2,

Online Resources

-

Chapter 24

Text

-

Lab Using Scientific Methods (pg 28), Germination Rate of Seeds
(pg 292), Launch Lab How Do Lawn Organisms Survive? (pg 683), Mini
Lab Observe Se
ed Competition (pg 689), Launch Lab Earth Has Many
Ecosystems (pg 711), Studying a Land Ecosystem (pg 752)

Virtual Lab CD

-

Birds and Mammals
-

How are birds adapted to their
habitat?

Lab Manual

-

Observe the Effect of Drugs on Seed Growth (pg 51), Bird
Bea
ks and Physical Adaptations (pg 65), Water Pollution (pg 167)


Discovery Education

Streaming

Science of the Sea: Living and Growing

(15:00)


DE Science

curriculum guide



Websouce

-

Oceanography/Georgia Aquarium



Brainpop

-

Ecosystems


ScienceSaurus:
Ecosystems, Populations pgs. 129
-
132

26023

ER

25991 MC

25993 MC

25994

MC

26011

ER

2
6013 ER

26016 ER

26017

ER

140675 MC

140701 MC

140714

MC

141455

142690

142692

165342 MC

165323 MC

165344 MC




Collier County Public Schools Curriculum Pacing Guide

7th Grade Life Science (2000010)

Pacing

(# of
weeks)

Body Of

Knowledge

Big
Idea

Benchmark

Number

Benchmark

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Green = Moderate

Blue = High

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24

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26


7

days

(1 week)

Life Science

17
-

Interdependence

SC.7.L.17.1

AA

Explain and illustrate
the roles of and
relationships among
producers, consumers,
and decomposers in
the process of energy
transfer in a food web.

(HIGH)

Uncovering Student Ideas in Science


Vol. 2
-

#16 Gi ant Sequoi a Tree

Vol. 3 #18 Rotti ng Appl e


Vol. 4 #12 Is It Food?


G
lencoe

C
hapter

24
-
3, 25
-
3,

Online Resources

-

Ch
apter

24



Chapter
25

Text
-

What do Worms Eat? (pg 384), Feedi ng
Habi ts of Pl anari a (pg 701)

Virtual Lab

CD

-

How i s energy transfer through a communi ty of organi sm?

Lab Manual

-

Communi ti es
(
pg 145
)

Glencoe
Probeware Lab

Manual


Bi odi versi ty and Ecosystems # 5 pg. 17 (fi el d l ab)


Discovery Education

DE Science

curriculum guide


Verni
er
CBL Lab

Vernier
Investigating Environmental Science

Lab Manual

#18 Deco
mposi ti on Col umn Investi gati ons


ScienceSaurus:
Feedi ng Rel ati onshi ps, pgs. 133
-
137

Websource

Ocea
n Food Web



Pi pel i ne to Coral Reefs

26067 ER

26032

ER

25995

MC

26259

MC

140651 MC

140716 MC

140730

MC

25598 ,25988

2598
9
,
27250

27252

ER

27254

ER

27273

141438

142153

165329 MC

165344 MC



7

days

(1 week)

Life Science

17
-

Interdependence

SC.7.L.17.2

CS

Compare and contrast
the relationships
among organisms such
as mutualism,
predation, parasitism,
competition, and
commensalism.

(Moderate)

Glencoe

Chapter 24
-
2, C
hapter

24
-
3

Online Resources

-

Chapter 24

Lab Manual

-

Changes in Predator and Prey Activity (pg 149)

Discovery Education

DE Science

curriculum guide

ScienceSaurus:
Relationships between Populations, pg. 132

25992 MC

25994

MC

26012

ER

2
5986

25987

27270

27252

ER

165336 MC

Collier County Public Schools Curriculum Pacing Guide

7th Grade Life Science (2000010)

Pacing

(# of
weeks)

Body Of

Knowledge

Big
Idea

Benchmark

Number

Benchmark

Cognitive Complexity

Red = Low

Green = Moderate

Blue = High

Resources

Data
Warehouse
ID #'s


Revised
June 2009








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25

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26


7

days

(1 week)

Life Science

18
-

Matter and Energy
Transformations

SC.8.L.18.3

AA

&
CS

Construct a scientific
model of the carbon
cycle to show how
matter and energy are
continuously
transferred
within and
between organisms
and their physical
environment.

(High)

Uncovering Student Ideas in Science


Vol. 3
-

#18 Rotting Apple
,
#19 Earth’s Mass

Glencoe

Chapter 25
-
2

Online Resources

-

Chapter 25

Lab Manual
-

Carbon Dioxide and Earth’s Temperatures (pg 157)

Vernier
CBL Labs


Vernier Investigating Environmental Science Lab Manual

#18
-

Decomposition Column Investigation

#19
-

Ecocolumn Investigation

ScienceSaurus:
Carbon Dioxide
-
Oxygen Cycle, pg. 138


26068 ER

26015 ER

26059

ER

140668

MC

140777

142679

143020

54346 ER

86680 MC


5 days

(1 week)

Life Science

18
-

Matter and Energy Transformations

SC.8.L.18.4

AA

&
CS

Cite evidence that
living systems follow
the Laws of
Conservation of Mass
and Energy.

(High)

Uncovering Student
Ideas in Science


Vol. 3
-

#18 Rotting Apple, #19 Earth’s Mass

Vol. 4
-

#14 䍨icken NggV

Glencoe

Chapter 25
-
1, 25
-
2, 25
-
3

Online Resources

-

Chapter 25

Text

-

Foldable (pg 711), Mini Lab Determining Soil Makeup (pg 714),
Humus Farm (pg 719), Where Does the Mass of a Plant Come From? (pg
730)

Lab Manual

-

Succession Communities and Grasses

Virtual Labs

-

How is energy transfer through a community of
organism?

Discovery Education

DE Science

curriculum guide

ScienceSaurus:
Energy and Matter in Ecosystems, pg. 136

Websource


Traveling Nitrogen


147508 MC

26057 ER

26056

ER

27271

141227

142684

142699

143070

**District Post
-
test
**

Collier County Public Schools Curriculum Pacing Guide

7th Grade Life Science (2000010)

Pacing

(# of
weeks)

Body Of

Knowledge

Big
Idea

Benchmark

Number

Benchmark

Cognitive Complexity

Red = Low

Green = Moderate

Blue = High

Resources

Data
Warehouse
ID #'s


Revised
June 2009








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26

of
26


LA.6.2.2.3
:


The student will organize information to show understanding (e.g., representing main ideas within text through charting, mapp
ing,
paraphrasing, summarizing, or comparing/contrasting);


LA.6.4.2.2
:


The student will record information (e.g., observations, notes, lists, charts, legends) related to a topic, includin
g visual aids to
organize and record information and include a list of sources used


MA.6.A.3.6
:


Construct and analyze
tables
, graphs, and
equations

to describe
linear function

s and other simple
relations

using both common
language and algebraic notation

MA.6.S.6.2
:


Select and analyze the measures of
central tendency

or variability to represent, describe, analyze, and/or summarize a data
set

for
the purposes of answering questions appropriately