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8th Grade - Science

Earth and Space Science

Earth: Structure/Changes/Speed
The learner will be able to understand the structure of the Earth and comprehend that the Earth's surface changes slowly (e.g., weathering) and quickly (e.g., earthquakes).
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Earth: Properties Comprehension Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 160; TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.26,2.5b,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 - Section D, Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 Test [Tests].  
  
Rocks: Cycle/Explain/Illustrate
The learner will be able to explain the components of, illustrate, and label a diagram of the rock cycle: erosion, transportation, deposition.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Rocks Comprehension Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 160; TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.10.2, 10.2, 8.10.2.a, 8.10.tpi.5 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 - Section D, Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 Test [Tests].  
  
Natural Phenomena: Understand/Challenge
The learner will be able to understand that natural phenomena present societal challenges to humans, comprehend that the wish to predict the course of natural phenomena is in eveyone because such phenomena may be a hazard to humans, and identify that natural phenomena exhibit various similarities and dissimilarities.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Natural Phenomena Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.18,2.3a, 30,3.1c.; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 168 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 31 - p. 34-35 [Textbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 - Section B - Lesson 3 [Textbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Workbook p. 43-44 [Workbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Lesson 3 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 Test [Tests].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 Test [Tests].  
  
Solar System: Components/Model
The learner will be able to understand the components of and develop a model of the solar system: the sun, nine planets and their moons, asteroids, and comets.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Solar System Knowledge Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 160 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Section A, Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 Test [Tests].  
  
Solar System: Sun
The learner will be able to understand that our solar system is centered around the sun.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Solar System Comprehension Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 160 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Section A, Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 Test [Tests].  
  
Solar System: Earth
The learner will be able to understand Earth as it exists in our solar system and be able to recognize that the Earth is the third planet from the sun in our solar system.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Solar System Knowledge Master 1.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item#40 week tested: 30.; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 158.; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 160 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Section A, Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 Test [Tests].  
  
Solar System: Motion
The learner will be able to understand that most objects in the solar system, such as planets, are in regular and predictable motion and that the motions in the solar system explain certain phenomena, such as eclipses or phases of the moon.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Solar System Knowledge Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 160 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Section A, Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 Test [Tests].  
  
Gravity: Description
The learner will be able to understand that gravity is a force that pulls objects toward the center of the Earth, that gravitational forces impact all objects in the universe, that gravity is the force that maintains the orbit of planets around the sun, that gravity explains the tides phenomena, and that gravity has a function in the movements, development and preservation of planets, stars, and the solar system.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Gravity Comprehension Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 161.; TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.15,2.2a,6-8; TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 7.4 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Section A, Lesson 3 [Textbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 39 - Section C, Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 Test [Tests].  
  
Systems: Understand
The learner will be able to understand that there are many different systems, such as the water cycle or solar system, that exist in our world.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Systems Comprehension Master 1.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item#8, Item#21, #22, Item#31 week tested: 30. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Section A, Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 39 Test [Tests].  
  
Universe: Structure/Features/Components
The learner will be able to explore the structure of the universe, identify the basic features, and define the components of the Universe and their relationship to one another.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Universe Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 7.0, 7.1 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Section A, Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 Test [Tests].  
  
Seasons: Cause
The learner will be able to understand that the tilt of the Earth's rotation on its axis and the length of the day cause the sun's energy to hit the Earth in varying amounts. This phenomena causes the different seasons.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Seasons Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County Core Curriculum, 1999, Eighth Grade; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 161 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Section A, Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 Test [Tests].  
  
Soil: Components
The learner will be able to understand that soil consists of weathered rocks and decomposed organic material and that soil is often found inlayers. (Each layer of soil has a different chemical composition and texture.).
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Soil Knowledge Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 160 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 - Section D, Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 29 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 Test [Tests].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 29 Test [Tests].  
  
Atmosphere: Components
The learner will be able to understand that a mixture of nitrogen, oxygen, and trace gases that include water vapor makes up the atmosphere.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Atmosphere Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County Core Curriculum, 1999, Eighth Grade; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 160 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 - Section D, Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 39 - Section A - Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 Test [Tests].  
  
Weather: Patterns/Understand/Water Cycle
The learner will be able to understand that water cycling in and out of the atmosphere is an important factor in determining climatic patterns.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Weather: Patterns Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.23,2.4b,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 34 - p. 13-28 [Textbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 - Section B - Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 Test [Tests].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 Test [Tests].  
  
Maps: Utilize/Coordinates
The learner will be able to utilize rectangular and polar coordinates to identify and characterize locations on maps or other flat surfaces.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Instruments: Maps & Globes Application Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.5,1.4a,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units - 25-30 [Textbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Workbook p. 29, 30 [Workbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 35 - p. 83 [Textbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 36 - p. 30-31 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 36, 37 Test [Tests].  
  
Earth: Major Plates/Boundaries/Move
The learner will be able to show and comprehend the locatin of the major plates and major plate boundaries of the earth and understand that convection currents in the mantle cause the plates of the Earth to move.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Earth: Continental Drift/Plate Tectonics Knowledge Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 160; TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.9.1.b, 8.9.1, 9.1 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 - Section D, Lesson 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 Test [Tests].  
  
Earth: History/Understand/Describe
The learner will be able to understand the Earth's history and how Earth's history has been influenced by catastrophes (such as the impact of a comet) estimate the age of the earth through the analysis of scientific information, and describe how the history of the earth can be understood using fossils.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Earth: History Knowledge Master 1.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item#34 week tested: 30.; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 158; TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.10.spi.7, 8.10.2.b Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 - Section D, Lesson 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 Test [Tests].  
  
Earth: History/Understand/Sedimentary
The learner will be able to understand that sedimentary rocks lend credence to Earth's history.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Earth: History Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.26,2.5b,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 35 [Textbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 29 - Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 - Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 39 - Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 Test [Tests].  
  
Meteors and Comets: Origins
The learner will be able to compare and contrast the origin and physical properties of meteors and comets.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Meteors and Comets Application Master 0.5 Meigs County Core Curriculum, 1999, Eighth Grade Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Section A, Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 Test [Tests].  
  
Natural Phenomena: Humans/Acceleration
The learner will be able to understand that human activities, such as urban growth or waste disposal, can accelerate natural phenomena.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Natural Phenomena: Humans Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County Core Curriculum, 1999, Eighth Grade; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 168 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 - Section D, Lesson 4 & 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 Test [Tests].  
  
Earth: Energy/Understand/Flow/Affect
The learner will be able to understand that the flow of energy affects geological conditions.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Earth: Energy Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.15,2.2a,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 33 [Textbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 29 - Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 - Lesson 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 Test [Tests].  
  
Landforms: Constructive/Destructive
The learner will be able to identify constructive forces (such as crustal deformation, volcanic eruption, or deposition of sediments) and destructive forces (such as weathering or erosion) and understand that constructive and destructive forces create landforms.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Landforms Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County Core Curriculum, 1999, Eighth Grade; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 160 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 - Section D, Lesson 4 & 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 Test [Tests].  
  
Earth: Layers/Properties/Characteristics
The learner will be able to understand the layers of the Earth: lithosphere, mantel, and core, comprehend the properties of those layers, and distinguish among the layers of the earth according to their physical characteristics.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Earth: Layers Knowledge Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 159; TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.9.1.a, 8.9.1, 9.1 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Section A - Unit 37 - Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
  
Earth: Surface/Changes/Speed
The learner will be able to understand that the Earth's surface changes slowly (e.g., weathering) and quickly (e.g., earthquakes).
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Earth: Surface Changes Knowledge Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.26,2.5b,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 35 [Textbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 - Lesson 4 & 5 [Textbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 39 - Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 39, 40 Test [Tests].  
  
Celestial Bodies: Compare/Contrast
The learner will be able to compare and contrast the celestial bodies within our own solar system.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Solar System: Celestial Bodies Application Master 0.5 Meigs County Core Curriculum, 1999, Eighth Grade Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Section A, Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 Test [Tests].  
  
Earth/Space Science: Concepts
The learner will be able to comprehend the most pertinent ideas and principles of Earth/Space science.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Earth/Space Science Application Master 1.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Obj Statement #22 week tested: 30. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Section A, Lesson 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 Test [Tests].  
  
Earth/Space Science: Use
The learner will be able to use understanding, concepts, theories, principles, and laws of Earth/Space science in experiments and real world situations and to gain scientific knowledge.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Earth/Space Science Application Master 1.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Obj Statement #22 week tested: 30.; TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.10,Goal Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Section A, Lesson 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 Test [Tests].  
  
Soil: Illustrate/Label/Basic/Profile
The learner will be able to illustrate and label a basic soil profile.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Soil   Master   TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.10.tpi.6 Classroom
  
Acid Rain: Investigate/Effect
The learner will be able to investigate acid rain and the effect of acid rain on the environment.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Water Quality: Acid Rain Analysis Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.13.tpi.7 Classroom
  
Careers: Space Science/Meterology
The learner will be able to investigate careers in space science and those that are related to meterology.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Careers: Earth/Space Science Analysis Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 7.5, 8.4 Classroom
  
Earth, Moon & Sun: Explain/Positions
The learner will be able to explain the relative positions of the earth, sun, and moon.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Earth, Moon, and Sun Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 7.3 Classroom
  
Earth: Continental Drift/Build/Models
The learner will be able to build models that depict continental drift and identify continental drift when provided with illustrations.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Earth: Continental Drift/Plate Tectonics Synthesis Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.9.tpi.2, 8.9.spi.3 Classroom
  
Earth: Energy/Importance/Analyze
The learner will be able to analyze various types of energy resources and the importance of the various types of energy resources to humans.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Earth: Energy Analysis Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.10.4, 10.4 Classroom
  
Earth: Layers/Create/Model/Cross Section
The learner will be able to create a model showing the major layers of the earth and label a cross section of the world.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Earth: Layers Synthesis Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.9.tpi.1, 8.9.spi.1 Classroom
  
Earth: Plate Tectonics/Build/Models
The learner will be able to build models that depict plate tectonics and identify plate tectonics when provided with illustrations.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Earth: Continental Drift/Plate Tectonics Synthesis Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.9.tpi.2, 8.9.spi.3 Classroom
  
Earth: Plate Tectonics/Create/Model
The learner will be able to recognize the main plates of the earth and create a model of the main plates of the earth.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Earth: Continental Drift/Plate Tectonics Synthesis Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.9.tpi.3, 8.9.spi.2 Classroom
  
Earth: Plate Tectonics/Identify/Scenario
The learner will be able to show how the movement of plates cause geological events and identify how major geologic events are caused by plate movements when provided with a scenario.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Earth: Continental Drift/Plate Tectonics Knowledge Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.9.spi.4, 8.9.2.a Classroom
  
Earth: Surface Changes/Comprehend
The learner will be able to explain the forces and processes that shape the earth, comprehend that the earth has numerous geologic features that constantly change, and find similarities and differences in the processes that have shaped the earth in the past and those that are shaping the earth today.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Earth: Surface Changes Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 9.0, 8.9.2, 9.2, 8.9.2.b Classroom
  
Gravity: Recognize/Mass/Force
The learner will be able to recognize the connection between mass and the amount of gravitational force.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Gravity Knowledge Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.11.spi.4 Classroom
  
Minerals: Characteristics/Explore
The learner will be able to explore the characteristics of minerals and recognize minerals by physical characteristics.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Minerals Analysis Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.10.1, 10.1, 8.10.spi.6 Classroom
  
Minerals: Explore/Use/Explain/Utilized
The learner will be able to explore the uses and minerals and explain ways in which minerals are utilized.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Minerals Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.10.1.b, 8.10.1, 10.1 Classroom
  
Minerals: Test Kits/Charts/Differentiate
The learner will be able to differentiate between rocks and minerals and differentiate minerals found in rock samples with the use of test kits and/or representative charts.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Minerals Analysis Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.10.1.a, 8.10.tpi.11, 8.10.spi.2 Classroom
  
Natural Resources: Conservation/Assess
The learner will be able to study ways to conserve natural resources and assess the effectiveness of different conservation plans on the earth's natural resources.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Natural Resources Evaluation Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.10.5, 10.5 Classroom
  
Resources: Effect/Use/Assess/Study
The learner will be able to assess and study the effect of human use of resources.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Resources Evaluation Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.10.3.a Classroom
  
Rocks and Minerals: Recognize/Utilized
The learner will be able to recognize rocks or minerals according to their physical properties from provided samples and investigate how rocks and minerals are utilized economically and industrially.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Rocks and Minerals Knowledge Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.10.tpi.9, 8.10.tpi.13, 8.10.spi.6 Classroom
  
Rocks: Sedimentary/Igneous/Metamorphic
The learner will be able to construct models of and differentiate between sedimentary, igneous, and metamorphic rocks.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Rocks Synthesis Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.10.tpi.10, 8.10.spi.4 Classroom
  
Rocks: Explore/Factors/Cause/Break/Down
The learner will be able to explore and recognize factors that cause the break down of rocks.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Rocks Analysis Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.10.tpi.1, 8.10.spi.1 Classroom
  
Space: Technology/Investigate
The learner will be able to investigate the role of technology in the study of space.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Space Exploration Analysis Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 7.5 Classroom
  
Universe: Distance/Explore/Objects
The learner will be able to explore the relative distance between objects in space and identify how the speed of light is used to measure distances in the Universe.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Universe Analysis Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 7.2 Classroom
  
Water: Cycle/Weather/Interpret
The learner will be able to interpret the connection between weather and the water cycle.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Water: Cycle Analysis Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.1 Classroom
  
Weather: Climate/Describe/Conditions
The learner will be able to describe how alterations in the conditions of the atmosphere and ocean affect climate.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Weather: Climate Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.3 Classroom
  
Weather: Climate/Explore/Atmospheric
The learner will be able to explore how weather, climate, and atmospheric conditions are related.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Weather: Climate Analysis Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.0 Classroom
  
Weather: Data/Collecting/Explore
The learner will be able to explore the relationship between collecting weather data and interpreting it.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Weather: Data Analysis Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.2 Classroom
  
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Ecosystems: Understand
The learner will be able to begin to understand ecosystems, comprehend that an ecosystem is comprised of all populations living together and the physical interaction among them, and.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Ecosystems   Master 1.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item#25, Item#39 week tested: 30.; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 155, 157 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 - Section B, Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 Test [Tests].  
  
Science: Use/Knowledge
The learner will be able to use ideas, theories, principles and laws from life/environmental science to gain scientific knowledge .
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Biology   Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.10,Goal Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 - Lesson 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 Test [Tests].  
  
Living Things: Behavior
The learner will be able to explore how living things develop certain behaviors through both heredity and experience.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Living Things: Behavior   Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 157 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Section E, Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Cells: Living Organisms/Understand
The learner will be able to understand that the basic unit of structure for all living organisms is the cell, understand that cells produce additional cells by growing and dividing, and recognize that cell division occurs in successive steps (called mitosis).
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Cells Comprehension Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 156; TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 1.3 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Section E, Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Organisms
The learner will be able to understand that all organisms need to gather and process resources, grow, reproduce, and maintain stable internal conditions while the external environment constantly changes.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Organisms Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County Core Curriculum, 1999, Eighth Grade; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 157 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Section E, Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Organisms: Adaptation and Diversity
The learner will be able to understand the adaptations and diversity of organisms.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Organisms Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County Core Curriculum, 1999, Eighth Grade; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 155 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Section E, Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Organisms
The learner will be able to understand that millions of species of animals, plants, and microorganisms exist today.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Organisms Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County Core Curriculum, 1999, Eighth Grade; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 158 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Section E, Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Reproduction: Egg/Sperm
The learner will be able to understand that all living systems are able to reproduce, comprehend that in many species the female produces eggs and the male produces sperm, and identify that a sexually produced offspring gets its characteristics from both the egg and sperm.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Reproduction Comprehension Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 155, p. 157 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Section E, Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Reproduction: Sexual/Asexual/Comprehend
The learner will be able to identify and find the differences between sexual and asexual reproduction, comprehend how sexual and/or asexual reproduction occur, understand that some organisms reproduce asexually, while others reproduce sexaully, and sort living things by sexual or asexual reproduction.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Reproduction Application Master 1.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item#4, Item#7, Item#30 week tested: 30., Meigs County Core Curriculum, 1999, Eighth Grade; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 157; TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.4.tpi.5, 4.1, 8.4.spi.1 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Section E, Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Environment: Understand/Everyone
The learner will be able to understand that the desire to comprehend the natural environment is in everyone.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Environment Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.30,3.1c Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37, 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Environment: Degradation
The learner will be able to understand that degradation of the environment varies depending on the region and country.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Environment Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County Core Curriculum, 1999, Eighth Grade; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 168 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 - Section B, Lesson 3 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 Test [Tests].  
  
Environment: Quality
The learner will be able to develop an understanding about environmental quality.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Environment Comprehension Master 1.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item#26 week tested: 30. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 - Section B, Lesson 3 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 Test [Tests].  
  
Fossils: Evidence of Life & Environm
The learner will be able to understand and identify how fossils provide evidence of prehistoric life (including organisms that lived many years ago and are now extinct) and environmental conditions and indicate living things have changed over time.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Fossils Knowledge Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 158-160; TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 6.2 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Section E, Lesson 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Biology: Concepts
The learner will be able to comprehend the most pertinent ideas and principles of biology.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Biology Application Master 1.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Obj Statement #21 week tested: 30. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Section E, Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Biology: Use
The learner will be able to use understanding of biology in experiments and real world situations.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Biology Application Master 1.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Obj Statement #21 week tested: 30. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Section E, Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Section E, Lesson 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Heredity: Living Things/Understand
The learner will be able to understand the heredity of living things, comprehend that heredity involves the passing of traits from the parents to their offspring, and explain probabiliyt relative to the study of heredity.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Heredity Knowledge Master 1.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item#4, Item#7, Item#30 week tested: 30.; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 155, 157 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Section E, Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Heredity: Understand/Selective Breeding
The learner will be able to understand that selective breeding has produced new types of plants and domestic animals and associate the experiments of Gregor Mendel with selective breeding.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Heredity Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.25,2.5a,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 1 & 3 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Diseases: Causes/Microorganisms
The learner will be able to understand that a disease is caused by the breakdown in structures or functions of an organism and associate human disease with microorganisms, such as bacteria, that invade the body.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Human: Diseases Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County Core Curriculum, 1999, Eighth Grade; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 157 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Windows on Science, Inside the Human Body [Laser Disc].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 Test [Tests].  
  
Diseases: Understand/Change/Function
The learner will be able to understand that parasites, viruses, bacteria, and/or fungimay may change the function of a living thing.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Human: Diseases Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.21,2.4a,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 - Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 Test [Tests].  
  
Diseases: Immune System
The learner will be able to explain how the various components of the human immune system attack blood-borne pathogens and other foreign substances and understand that the body's defense system, or immune system, can aid in preventing or overcoming a disease.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Immune System Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County Core Curriculum, 1999, Eighth Grade Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Section E, Lesson 3 [Textbook].  
Windows on Science, Inside the Human Body [Laser Disc].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Diseases: Transmitting
The learner will be able to understand how communicable diseases may be transmitted and be able to recognize that many diseases can be transmitted through sexual intercourse, but that precautions exists to limit exposure.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Human: Diseases Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County Core Curriculum, 1999, Eighth Grade.; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 168 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Section E, Lesson 3 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Senses, Nerves, and Brain: Understand
The learner will be able to understand that humans deal with alterations in their surroundings through the interactions between the senses, nerves and brain.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Human: Senses, Nerves, & Brain Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.21,2.4a,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 - Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 Test [Tests].  
  
Humans: Systems
The learner will be able to understand the different systems of the human organism: digestion, respiration, reproduction, circulation, excretion, coordination, and immune system.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Human: Systems Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County Core Curriculum, 1999, Eighth Grade; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 156 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Windows on Science, Inside the Human Body [Laser Disc].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 26 Test [Tests].  
  
Life Cycle: Understand/Comprehend
The learner will be able to understand the life cycle and how new organisms are created by ones that die, comprehend that a living thing goes through a variety of alterations as it advances through its life cycle, and compare and find differences in the life cycles of a variety of living things.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Living Things: Life Cycle Application Master 1.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item#3 week tested: 30.; TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.25,2.5a,6-8.; TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.5.spi.2, 8.5.tpi.4 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Section E, Lesson 3 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Cells: Energy
The learner will be able to understand that cells release or produce energy which organisms need to live.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Cells: Energy and Food Comprehension Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 156 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Section E, Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Systems: Components
The learner will be able to understand that a system contains organs, organs contain tissues, and tissues contain cells.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Systems Comprehension Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 156 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Section E, Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Organisms: Survival/Environment
The learner will be able to understand that the characteristics of animals help them survive in their environment and that environmental changes and poor adaptation characteristics of a species may lead to extinction.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Organisms: Survival Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.17,2.2b,6-8; TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 5.0 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 - Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
Windows on Science, Inside the Human Body [Laser Disc].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 Test [Tests].  
  
Food Web: Definition
The learner will be able to understand that a food web is the relationship between producers (those that make their own food), consumers (those that obtain fod by eating other organisms), and decomposers (those that use waste materials and dead organisms for food).
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Food Webs Knowledge Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 158 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 - Section B, Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 Test [Tests].  
  
Species: Characteristics
The learner will be able to understand that many characteristics of a species are acquired through biological adaptation, such as changes to structure or behaviors.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Species Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County Core Curriculum, 1999, Eighth Grade; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 158 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Section E, Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Evolution: Species/Diversity
The learner will be able to understand that evolution accounts for the diversity of species, which change and develop through gradual processes over many generations and analyze how Charles Darwin developed the theory of evolution.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Evolution Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County Core Curriculum, 1999, Eighth Grade; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 158 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Section E, Lesson 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Human Hazards: Environmental
The learner will be able to understand that the environment contains substances, such as lead, that are harmful to humans.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Hazards Knowledge Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 168 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 - Section D, Lesson 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 Test [Tests].  
  
Human Hazards: Environmental
The learner will be able to understand that environment hazards can be contained through careful monitoring of soil, water, and air.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Hazards Knowledge Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 168 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 - Section D, Lesson 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 Test [Tests].  
  
Human Hazards: Risks
The learner will be able to understand the risks associated with natural hazards (fires, floods, tornadoes, volcanic eruption, earthquakes, etc.), chemical hazards (pollutants in the air, water, soil, and food), biological hazards (pollen, viruses, bacterial, etc.), social hazards (transportation), and personal hazards (smoking, drinking, dieting, etc.).
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Hazards Knowledge Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 169 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 - Section D, Lesson 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 Test [Tests].  
  
Human Health: Safety Precautions
The learner will be able to understand the need for safety precautions and an awareness of potentially dangerous situations.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Human Health: Safety Comprehension Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 168 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 - Section B, Lesson 3 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 Test [Tests].  
  
Human Nutrition: Food
The learner will be able to understand that food supplies the energy a body needs to live and grow.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Human Health: Food/Nutrition Comprehension Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 168 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Section E, Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Human Nutrition: Requirements
The learner will be able to understand that the nutritional requirements of humans varies based on weight, age, gender, activity, and other body functions.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Human Health: Food/Nutrition Comprehension Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 168 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Section E, Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Human Substances: Abuse
The learner will be able to understand that certain substances, such as tobacco and alcohol, can damage the body and its functions and that the use of tobacco increases the risk of illness in humans.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Human Health: Substances Knowledge Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 168 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Section E, Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Human Exercise: Importance/Benefits
The learner will be able to understand that regular exercise is an important factor in the health of humans and be able to identify the benefits of exercise to the human body: healthy weight, energy, strong bones and muscles, strong heart and lungs, improved mental health.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Human Health: Exercise Comprehension Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 168 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Windows on Science, Inside the Human Body [Laser Disc].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Human Health: Personal/Community
The learner will be able to develop an understanding of personal and community health.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Human Health: Personal & Community Knowledge Master 1.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item#1, Item#10 week tested: 30. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Section E, Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Environment: Human Activities/Understand
The learner will be able to recognize the activities of humans as having the ability to be beneficial or harmful to the environment, understand how the capacity of the environment to maintain some life forms has been lessened by human actions, and explore how human activities impact the land, oceans, and atmosphere.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Environment: Human Activities Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.25,2.5a,6-8; TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.10.3, 10.3, 8.10.spi.5 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 - Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 Test [Tests].  
  
Organisms: Behavior/Mutual/Compete
The learner will be able to understand that two living things can have a mutually beneficial relationship or can relate in a competitive way.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Organisms: Behavior Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.23,2.4b,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 - Lesson 1 & 2 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 Test [Tests].  
  
Living Things: Behavior and Regulation
The learner will be able to understand the behavior and regulation of living things.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Living Things: Behavior Comprehension Master 1.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item#9, Item#27 week tested: 30.; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 155 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Section E, Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Living Things: Behavior/Response
The learner will be able to understand that behavior is a response to an internal or environmental stimulus and comprehend that a behavioral response requires internal coordination and communication.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Living Things: Behavior Knowledge Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 157 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Section E, Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Cells: Functions
The learner will be able to recognize that cells are specialized based on their function.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Cells: Function and Structure Comprehension Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 156 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Section E, Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Cells: Explore/Distinguish/Differentiate
The learner will be able to explore, distinguish and differentiate between the functions and structures of plant and animal cells and understand that a group of cells with similar structure and function are called tissues.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Tissues Comprehension Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 156; TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 1.0, 1.2 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Section E, Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Cells: Single Cell Organisms
The learner will be able to understand that most organisms are single cells, but that humans are multicellular.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Cells: Single and Multiple Comprehension Master 0.3 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 156 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Section E, Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Ecosystems: Energy Source/Transfer
The learner will be able to understand that the major source of energy for an ecosystem is sunlight and comprehend that sunlight entering an ecosystem is transferred by producers into chemical energy through photosynthesis. That energy then moves through the food web to all members of the ecosystem.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Ecosystems: Energy Sources Knowledge Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 158 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 - Section B, Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 Test [Tests].  
  
Environment: Population
The learner will be able to show that he or she knows and understands populations including the idea that population consists of all members of a species in a particular place at a particular time and that overpopulation can degrade the environment by depleting resources.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Environment: Population Application Master 1.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item#25, Item#39 week tested: 30.; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 168, 155 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 - Section B, Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 Test [Tests].  
  
Organisms: Similarities
The learner will be able to understand that organisms that appear dissimilar may be very similar in internal structures, chemical processes, and ancestry.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Organisms: Characteristics Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County Core Curriculum, 1999, Eighth Grade; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 158 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Section E, Lesson 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Structure and Function: Comprehend
The learner will be able to comprehend the relationship between an organisms structure and function, explain how form and function are related in living things, and compare and contrast various organisms according to structures and functions.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Organisms: Function and Structure Application Master 1.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item#19 week tested: 30.; TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.5.tpi.4, 8.5.tpi.2, 8.5.2.b Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Section E, Lesson 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Ecosystems: Organisms/Number
The learner will be able to understand that the number of organisms that can survive in an ecosystem is dependent upon the available resources and abiotic factors, such as temperature or quality of water.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Ecosystems: Biotic/Abiotic Components Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County Core Curriculum, 1999, Eighth Grade; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 158 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 - Section B, Lesson 3 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 Test [Tests].  
  
Ecosystems: Function/Categorized
The learner will be able to comprehend that each population serves a function in the ecosystem: producer, consumer, decomposer and understand that populations can be categorized by the function they serve in an ecosystem.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Ecosystems: Population Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County Core Curriculum, 1999, Eighth Grade; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 157 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 - Section B, Lesson 3 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 Test [Tests].  
  
Organisms: Environment/Understand/Growth
The learner will be able to understand that the growth of living things is dependent on the physical factors of their environment. A population within an ecosystem may grow rapidly when adequate biotic and abiotic resources are available or may stop growing or decrease in size when there are inadequate resources or other negative factors.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Organisms: Environment Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.23,2.4b,6-8; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 158 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 - Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38, 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Heredity: Traits/Understand/Influence
The learner will be able to understand that the properties of living organisms are influenced by heredity and environment.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Heredity: Traits Comprehension Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 157 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Section E, Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Section E, Lesson 3 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Genes: Understand/Comprehend/Identify
The learner will be able to understand that genes are located in the chromosomes of each cell, comprehend that genes contain hereditary information and identify that a single gene carries a single unit of hereditary information.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Genes Comprehension Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 157 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Section E, Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Biosphere: Understand/Conditions
The learner will be able to understand that the flow of energy affects biological conditions.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Biosphere Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.15,2.2a,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 - lesson 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 Test [Tests].  
  
Heredity: DNA/Genes/Illustrate
The learner will be able to explore and/or illustrate or build a model representing the relationship among DNA, genes, chromosomes, and the genetic code.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Heredity: DNA   Master   TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.4.3.b, 8.4.3, 4.3 Classroom
  
Animals & Plants: Establish/Utilize/
The learner will be able to establish that plants and animals utilize food to support life.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Animals and Plants Application Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 3.0 Classroom
  
Animals: Physical Attributes/Classify
The learner will be able to classify animals by their physical attributes.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Animals: Physical Attributes Analysis Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.5.spi.3 Classroom
  
Biomes: Identify/Distinguish Between
The learner will be able to identify the major biomes of the world and distinguish among the major biomes according to particular environmental features.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Biomes Knowledge Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.2.3, 2.3 Classroom
  
Biomes: Living Things/Found/Recognize
The learner will be able to recognize the living things commonly found in the major biomes and select the correct biome for a living thing when provided with an explanation.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Biomes Knowledge Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.2.3, 8.2.tpi.5, 8.2.spi.1 Classroom
  
Careers: Biotechnology/Diversity
The learner will be able to research, investigate, and present information dealing with careers related to biotechnology and/or diversity.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Biotechnology Analysis Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.4.4, 4.4, 8.4.tpi.7, 8.5.tpi.5 Classroom
  
Cells: Meiosis/Choose/Order/Model
The learner will be able to choose the order that describes how chromosomes move during meiosis in animal cells and create a model of the process of meiosis which shows how chromosomes move during meiosis in plant and animal cells.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Cells: Mitosis/Meiosis Application Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.4.spi.6, 8.4.3.c, 8.4.tpi.6 Classroom
  
Cells: Membrane/Materials/Understand
The learner will be able to understand that materials move into and out of cells.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Cells: Membrane Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 1.4 Classroom
  
Cells: Photosynthesis/Differentiate
The learner will be able to differentiate between the process of photosynthesis and respiration.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Cells: Photosynthesis/Respiration Analysis Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 3.2 Classroom
  
Communities: Predators/Prey
The learner will be able to differentiate between predators and prey.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Biological Communities Analysis Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.2.tpi.4 Classroom
  
Ecosystem: Cycles/Movement/Explain
The learner will be able to explain the movement of oxygen and carbon dioxide between organisms and the environment.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Ecosystems: Cycles Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 3.3 Classroom
  
Ecosystems: Competition/Analyze
The learner will be able to analyze competition between organisms in an ecosystem.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Ecosystems: Interactions Analysis Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 2.2 Classroom
  
Ecosystems: Human/Deduce/Affect
The learner will be able to deduce how the activities of people affect an ecosystem when provided with an example.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Ecosystems: Human Activities Analysis Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.2.spi.3 Classroom
  
Ecosystems: Make/Maintain/Build/Model
The learner will be able to make and maintain a model ecosystem and build ecosystems that represent the regions of his/her state.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Ecosystems Synthesis Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.2.tpi.6, 8.2.tpi.8 Classroom
  
Environment: Impact/Technology/Research
The learner will be able to research ways advances in technology have affected the environment.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Environment: Impact Analysis Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.10.3.b Classroom
  
Environment: Resources/Explore
The learner will be able to explore the characteristics, uses, and conservation of the earth's resources.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Environment: Resources Analysis Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 10.0 Classroom
  
Food Chains: Relationships/Identify
The learner will be able to identify relationships in food chains.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Food Chains Knowledge Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 3.1 Classroom
  
Fossils: Establish/Age/Explore/Order
The learner will be able to establish the relative age of different fossils within a rock column, explore fossil evidence found in sedimentary rock layers, and order diagrams exhibiting the stages in the formation of a fossil.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Fossils Application Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.10.tpi.8, 6.1, 8.10.tpi.7 Classroom
  
Genetic Engineering: Assess/Debate
The learner will be able to assess and debate the effect of genetic engineering on society when provided with an example.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Genetic Engineering Evaluation Master 1.0 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.4.spi.5, 8.4.tpi.8 Classroom
  
Heredity: Comprehend/Principles
The learner will be able to comprehend the principles of inheritance.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Heredity Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 4.0 Classroom
  
Heredity: DNA/Model
The learner will be able to make a model of DNA, select DNA models or illustrations that are representative, and recognize alterations in DNA sequence that may cause mutations when provided with DNA diagrams.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Heredity: DNA Synthesis Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.4.3.a, 8.4.tpi.2, 8.4.spi.4, 8.4.spi.7 Classroom
  
Heredity: Punnet Square
The learner will be able to make a Punnet Square, interpret Punnet Suqares to discover the genotype and phenotype of offspring and to predict the results of a monohybrid cross, and establish the outcomes of a monohybrid cross from a Punnett Square.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Heredity: Genetics Application Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.4.spi.3, 8.4.tpi.3, 8.4.2.b Classroom
  
Heredity: Traits/Dominant/Recessive
The learner will be able to study the differences between dominant and recessive traits and utilize test cross results to differentiate between dominant and recessive traits.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Heredity: Traits Analysis Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.4.2, 4.2, 8.4.2.a, 8.4.tpi.4, 8.4.spi.2 Classroom
  
Living Things: Habitats/Niche/Explain
The learner will be able to explain the habitat and niche of a living thing in an ecosystem.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Living Things: Habitats Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.2.tpi.7 Classroom
  
Living/Non-Living: Explore/Interact
The learner will be able to explore the interaction of living things with the non-living and living components of their environment.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Living/Non-Living Things Analysis Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 2.0 Classroom
  
Organisms: Adapted/Alter/Comprehend
The learner will be able to comprehend how organisms are adapted for surviving in specific environments and understand that living things alter over time.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Organisms Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 5.1, 6.0 Classroom
  
Organisms: Characteristics/Find/Symmetry
The learner will be able to find similarities and differences in the symmetry of organisms.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Organisms: Characteristics Analysis Master 1.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.5.tpi.4 Classroom
  
Plants: Classify/Explore/Examine/Find
The learner will be able to classify plants by their physical attributes, explore how plants make food, examine the basic plant structures, and find similarities and differences in the methods of plant reproduction.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Plants Analysis Master 1.0 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.5.spi.3, 8.4.tpi.1, 3.0 Classroom
  
Species: Extinction/Reason
The learner will be able to reason as to how environmental alterations are related to the extinction of a species.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Species Synthesis Master 1.0 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 6.3 Classroom
  
Symbiosis: Understand/Recognize
The learner will be able to understand symbiotic relationships and recognize an example of commensalism, mutualism, parasitism.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Organisms: Symbiosis Knowledge Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.2.spi.2, 2.1 Classroom
  
Systems: Differences/Identify
The learner will be able to identify the differences between cells, tissues, organs, and systems.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Systems Knowledge Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 1.1 Classroom
  
Taxonomy: Recognize/Based/System
The learner will be able to recognize characteristics on which a classification system is based and deduce the relatedness of various living things using a classification system.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Taxonomy Knowledge Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.5.2, 5.2, 8.5.2.a Classroom
  
Taxonomy: Utilize/Key/Identify
The learner will be able to utilize a basic taxonomic key to identify a living thing.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Taxonomy Application Master 1.0 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.5.spi.4 Classroom
  
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Physical Science

Light: Understand/Comprehend
The learner will be able to develop an understanding of light and comprehend the nature of light, including the electromagnetic spectrum.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Light   Master 1.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item#17 week tested: 30.; TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 14.5 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 - Section F, Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 Test [Tests].  
  
Electricity: Understand
The learner will be able to develop an understanding of electricity and its fundamental principles.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Electricity   Master 1.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item#17 week tested: 30.; TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 14.3 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 - Section F, Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 Test [Tests].  
  
Systems: Understand/Interactions
The learner will be able to understand that interactions within and among systems may result in alterations in the characteristics, position, motion, structure or function of systems.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Systems   Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.24,2.5 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 Test [Tests].  
  
Substances: Recognize/Measure/Group
The learner will be able to recognize and measure the basic properties of a substance and understand that substances are grouped according to the way they react to certain elements.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Substances Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County Core Curriculum, 1999, Eighth Grade; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 154; TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 12.2 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41, Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Atoms: Understand/Arrangement/Mass
The learner will be able to understand that various arrangements of atoms into groups compose all substances and comprehend that the total mass of atoms remains constant despite their arrangement.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Atoms Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.20,2.3b,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 - Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 Test [Tests].  
  
Matter: Understand/Conservation
The learner will be able to comprehend and investigate the properties of matter and how those properties change and understand that even when matter alters form and location, the total amount of matter stays the same.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Matter Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.27,2.6a,6-8; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 149; TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 12.0 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 Test [Tests].  
  
Chemical Reactions: Understand/Explore
The learner will be able to understand chemical reactions and explore chemical reaction processes.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Chemical Reactions Knowledge, Analysis Master 1.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item#37 week tested: 30.; TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.13.tpi.4 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 - Section F, Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 Test [Tests].  
  
Forces: Constant/Unbalanced
The learner will be able to comprehend that an object not subjected to a force will move at a constant speed in a straight line and understand that unbalanced forces will cause a change in an object's speed or direction.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Forces Knowledge Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.26,2.5b,6-8; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 154 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 39 - Section C, Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 39 Test [Tests].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 25 Test [Tests].  
  
Motion: Description
The learner will be able to understand that motion can be described by its position, direction, and/or speed.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Motion Comprehension Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 154 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 39 - Section C, Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 39 Test [Tests].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 25 Test [Tests].  
  
Heat: Understand
The learner will be able to develop an understanding of heat.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Heat Comprehension Master 1.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item#17 week tested: 30. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 - Section F, Lesson 3 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 Test [Tests].  
  
Energy: Environment/Understand/Affect
The learner will be able to comprehend that the flow of energy affects conditions of the environment, understand that various methods of obtaining, transforming and distributing energy affect the environment differently, and identify that actions and reactions of matter and energy at all levels in systems decide the nature of the environment.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Environment: Energy Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.36,3.4b,6-8, 21, 2.4 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 - Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 Test [Tests].  
  
Elements: Reactions
The learner will be able to understand that chemical elements do not break down during exposure to normal laboratory reactions involving heat, electrical current, or acids.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Elements Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County Core Curriculum, 1999, Eighth Grade; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 154 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 - Section F, Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38, 41 Test [Tests].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 Test [Tests].  
  
Elements: Understand/Combine/Classify
The learner will be able to understand that there are over one hundred known elements, comprehend that combining elements produces compounds, use atomic electron configuration to classify elements, and comprehend that groups of elements have similar characteristics.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Elements Knowledge Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 154; TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.21,2.4a,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 - Section F, Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 Test [Tests].  
  
Electricity: Circuits/Transfer Energy
The learner will be able to understand that electrical circuits transfer electrical energy when heat, light, sound, and chemical change are produced.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Electricity: Circuits Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County Core Curriculum, 1999, Eighth Grade; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 155 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 - Section F, Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 Test [Tests].  
  
Heat: Identify/Movement/Understand
The learner will be able to identify how heat and temperature differ and understand that heat moves in a predictable pattern, from warmer objects to cooler objects until one common temperature is reached.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Heat: Movement Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County Core Curriculum, 1999, Eighth Grade; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 155; TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 14.2 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 - Section F, Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 Test [Tests].  
  
Objects: Properties/Understand
The learner will be able to understand that an object's structure is related to how it functions.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Objects: Properties Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.15,2.2a Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 - Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 Test [Tests].  
  
Substances: Properties
The learner will be able to understand that a substance has certain properties, such as density or solubility.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Substances: Properties Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County Core Curriculum, 1999, Eighth Grade; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 154 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 Test [Tests].  
  
Substances: Properties/Understand/Weight
The learner will be able to understand that equal volumes of unlike substances usually do not have the same weight.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Substances: Properties Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.15,2.2a,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 Test [Tests].  
  
Substances: Mixture
The learner will be able to understand that the original substances of a mixture can often be identified based on the substances' different properties.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Substances: Properties Knowledge Master 0.5 Meigs County Core Curriculum, 1999, Eighth Grade; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 154 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Lesson 3 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 Test [Tests].  
  
Substances: New
The learner will be able to understand that substances can be combined to create new substances and that a new substance will have new physical and chemical properties.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Substances: New Knowledge Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 154 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Lesson 3 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 Test [Tests].  
  
Electricity & Magnetism: Understand
The learner will be able to understand that currents of electricity and magnets apply force on one another.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Electricity and Magnetism Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.23,2.4b,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 - Lesson 3 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 Test [Tests].  
  
Heat: Transfer/Radiation/Atoms
The learner will be able to understand that heat is able to be transferred by radiation and/or materials by the collisions of atoms.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Heat: Transfer Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.23,2.4b,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 - Lesson 3 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 Test [Tests].  
  
Light: Interaction/Object/Sight
The learner will be able to comprehend how light interacts with matter via transmission (including refraction), absorption, or scattering (including refraction) and understand that in order to see an object, light must be emitted by it or scattered from it.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Light: Matter/Objects Knowledge Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 155 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 - Section F, Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 Test [Tests].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 33 Test [Tests].  
  
Energy: Transfer/Reactions
The learner will be able to understand the transfer of energy and identify that energy is transferred into or out of a system in most chemical and nuclear reactions.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Energy: Transfer Comprehension Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 149, 155 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 - Section F, Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 Test [Tests].  
  
Forces: Motion/Relationship/Multiple
The learner will be able to understand that there exists a relationship between force and motion and comprehend that multiple forces on an object will either reinforce or cancel each other, depending on the direction and magnitude of the forces.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Forces: Motion Application Master 1.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item#5, Item#15 week tested: 30.; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 154 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 39 - Section C, Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 39 Test [Tests].  
  
Energy: Source/Sun
The learner will be able to understand that the sun is a major source of energy.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Energy: Sources Knowledge Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 155, p. 161 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 - Section F, Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 Test [Tests].  
  
Gravity: Definition/Understand/Force
The learner will be able to understand that gravity is a universal force that each body of mass exerts on any other body of mass recognize factors (such as the mass of the objects and the distance between them) that affect the amount of gravitational force between objects.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Gravity: Physical Science Knowledge, Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.21,2.4a,6-8; TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.11.3, 11.3 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 Test [Tests].  
  
Physical Science: Concepts
The learner will be able to comprehend the most pertinent ideas and principles of physical science.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Physical Science Application Master 1.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Obj Statement #20 week tested: 30. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 - Lesson 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 Test [Tests].  
  
Physical Science: Use
The learner will be able to use understanding of physical science including concepts, theories, principles, and laws in experiments and real world situations to gain scientific knowledge.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Physical Science Application Master 1.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Obj Statement #20 week tested: 30.; TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.10,Goal Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 - Lesson 1, 2, 3, 4, 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 Test [Tests].  
  
Events: Understand/Theories
The learner will be able to understand that theories have been created to describe events.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Events Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.30,3.1c,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37, 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Energy: Develop/Understanding
The learner will be able to develop an understanding of energy, identify that energy occurs in various forms, and know that a form of energy can be transformed into another form of energy, but it cannot be created or destroyed.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Energy Comprehension Master 1.0 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item#16, Item#18, Item#20, Item#23, Item#35 week tested: 30.; TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.27,2.6a,6-8; TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 14.4 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 - Section F, Lesson 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 Test [Tests].  
  
Energy: Understand/Associated
The learner will be able to understand that energy is associated with heat, light, electricity, mechanical motion, sound, nuclei, and the nature of a chemical.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Energy Comprehension Master 0.5 Meigs County Core Curriculum, 1999, Eighth Grade; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 155 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 - Section F, Lesson 3, 4 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 Test [Tests].  
  
Energy: Types/Understand/Sunlight
The learner will be able to understand that the sun's energy arrives at earth in the form of light.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Energy: Types Comprehension Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 155 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 - Section F, Lesson 3 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 Test [Tests].  
  
Problem Solving: Analyze/Solve/Speed
The learner will be able to analyze and solve problems dealing with speed, velocity, time, and distance when provided with illustrations, diagrams, graphs, or scenarios.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Problem Solving: Physical Science   Master   TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.11.spi.6 Classroom
  
Acids and Bases: Comprehend/Analyze
The learner will be able to comprehend the difference between acids and bases, analyze how acids and bases are determined using different indicators, and recognize and/or establish whether a substance is an acid or base using an indicator such as pH.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Acids and Bases Analysis Master 1.0 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.13.tpi.5, 8.13.1, 13.1, 8.13.spi.2 Classroom
  
Acids and Bases: Indicators/Comprehend
The learner will be able to comprehend the uses of indicators.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Acids and Bases Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.13.1, 13.1 Classroom
  
Careers: Physical Sciences/Investigate
The learner will be able to investigate careers related to energy.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Careers: Physical Science Analysis Master 1.0 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.10.tpi.12 Classroom
  
Chemical & Physical Changes: Establi
The learner will be able to differentiate between chemical and physical changes in matter and establish whether an interaction between substances will result in a physical or a chemical change.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Chemical and Physical Changes Application, Analysis Master 1.0 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.13.2.a, 8.13.2, 13.2, 8.13.spi.1, 8.13.tpi.2 Classroom
  
Chemical Changes: Mass/Equal/Describe
The learner will be able to describe why the mass of the reactants and products is equal during a chemical change.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Chemical Changes Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.13.3.b Classroom
  
Chemical Changes: Oxygen/Identify
The learner will be able to identify that when oxygen combines with another substance, the result is a chemical change.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Chemical Changes Knowledge Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.13.2.b Classroom
  
Chemical Compounds: Differentiate
The learner will be able to differentiate elements, mixtures and compounds.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Chemical Compounds Analysis Master 1.0 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 12.1 Classroom
  
Chemical Reactions: Compose/Letters
The learner will be able to compose synthesis, decomposition, single-replacement, and double-replacement reactions using letters or symbols.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Chemical Reactions Synthesis Master 1.0 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.13.tpi.6 Classroom
  
Chemical Reactions: Describe/Explained
The learner will be able to describe how chemical reactions are explained using symbols, formulas, and balanced equations.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Chemical Reactions Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.13.tpi.3 Classroom
  
Chemical Reactions: Energy/Establish
The learner will be able to establish whether a reaction is endothermic or exothermic when provided with a scenario.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Chemical Reactions: Energy Application Master 1.0 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.13.spi.5 Classroom
  
Chemical Reactions: Identify/Equation
The learner will be able to understand what is expressed by a chemical equation and identify that the mass of the products and reactants is equal when provided with basic chemical equations.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Chemical Reactions Knowledge Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.13.spi.4, 8.13.3, 13.3 Classroom
  
Chemical Reactions: Products/Recognize
The learner will be able to recognize the products and reactants in chemical reactions and explain and/or establish how the rate of a chemical reaction is affected by temperature and pH.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Chemical Reactions Knowledge Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.13.3.a, 8.13.spi.3, 8.13.3.c Classroom
  
Energy: Conservation/Plans/Study/Assess
The learner will be able to study ways to conserve energy and assess the effectiveness of different conservation plans on the earth's energy.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Energy: Conservation Evaluation Master 1.0 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.10.5, 10.5 Classroom
  
Energy: Consumption/Study/Explain/Source
The learner will be able to study aspects of society's energy consumption and explain the various sources of energy used by humans.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Energy: Consumption Analysis Master 1.0 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.10.4.b, 8.10.4.a Classroom
  
Energy: Source/Alternative
The learner will be able to find similarities and differences in alternative energy sources.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Energy: Sources Analysis Master 1.0 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.10.tpi.3 Classroom
  
Energy: Source/Recognize/Categorize
The learner will be able to recognize different kinds of energy sources and categorize them as renewable or nonrenewable.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Energy: Sources Knowledge Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.10.spi.3, 8.10.tpi.4, 8.10.tpi.2 Classroom
  
Energy: Uses/Investigate
The learner will be able to investigate energy and its uses.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Energy: Uses Analysis Master 1.0 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 14.0 Classroom
  
Forces: Investigate/Identify/Alteration
The learner will be able to investigate how forces affect moving objects and identify that forces can cause alterations in the speed or direction of motion.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Forces Analysis Master 1.0 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 11.0, 8.11.spi.1 Classroom
  
Forces: Motion/Explore/Incline/Slope
The learner will be able to explore how the force needed to move an object along an incline is affected by slope.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Forces: Motion Analysis Master 1.0 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.11.tpi.1 Classroom
  
Forces: Explain/Relationship/Connection
The learner will be able to explain the relationship among distance, size, mass, friction, and gravitational force and identify the connection between the mass of objects and the force required to move them.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Forces: Motion Knowledge Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.11.spi.3, 8.11.3.b Classroom
  
Mass: Differentiate/Objects/SI/Metric
The learner will be able to differentiate between mass and weight and determine the masses of different objects using SI or metric units.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Mass Application Master 1.0 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.11.tpi.2, 8.11.3.a Classroom
  
Motion: Laws of Motion/Explain
The learner will be able to understand Newton's laws of motions and explain how Newton's laws of motion describe the movement of objects.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Motion: Laws of Motion Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.11.2, 11.2 Classroom
  
Motion: Laws/Momentum/Inertia/Model
The learner will be able to associate the laws of motion to momentum, inertia, and action-reaction forces and devise models that show the three laws of motion.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Motion: Laws of Motion Analysis Master 1.0 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.11.spi.5, 8.11.tpi.5 Classroom
  
Periodic Table: Used/Classify/Comprehend
The learner will be able to comprehend that the periodic table is used to classify elements.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Periodic Table Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 12.3 Classroom
  
Speed: Velocity/Relate/Differentiate
The learner will be able to depict how speed and velocity relate, differentiate between speed and velocity, and establish an object's speed using the distance and amount of time it traveled.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Speed Application Master 1.0 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.11.tpi.3, 8.11.1, 8.11.1.b, 11.1, 8.11.1.a Classroom
  
States of Matter: Explore/Affected/Heat
The learner will be able to explore how state of matter is affected by heat.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Matter: States of Matter Analysis Master 1.0 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.13.tpi.1 Classroom
  
Waves: Properties/Explain/Recognize
The learner will be able to explain and recognize the properties of waves.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Waves Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 14.1 Classroom
  
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Research and Inquiry

Data: Analyze/Patterns/Relationships
The learner will be able to analyze data to find patterns and relationships that may indicate cause and effect or support inferences and hypotheses.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Data: Analysis/Interpretation   Master   TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.5,1.4 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 3 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 36, 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Explanations: Definition
The learner will be able to understand the components of a scientific explanation: experimental evidence, consistent arguments, scientific principles, models, and theories.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Explanations   Master   Meigs County Core Curriculum, 1999, Eighth Grade; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 148 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 31 - Lesson 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Results: Understand/Unanticipated
The learner will be able to understand that knowledge and creative insight are often needed to identify the significance of the unanticipated.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Results   Master   TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.32,3.2b,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Science, Tech. & Society: Humans/Aff
The learner will be able to be able to view science as a human endeavor and understand that humans are responsible for the consequences of science and technology because they possess the ability to produce knowledge, communicate concepts and develop new technologies and that humans are responsible for the consequences of science and technology.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Science, Tech. & Society   Master   TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.40,3.6d Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 - Lesson 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 36, 40 Test [Tests].  
  
Inquiry: Skills
The learner will be able to begin to develop the skills necessary to perform and understand the principles of scientific inquiries.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Scientific Inquiry   Master   Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item#11, #12, #13, #14, Item#29, Item#33, Item#38 week tested: 30.; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 143 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Inquiry: Understanding
The learner will be able to begin to develop an understanding of and be able to conduct scientific inquiries.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Scientific Inquiry   Master   Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item#28 week tested: 30.; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 143 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Section A, Unit 37 - Lesson 3 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Decisions: Understand/Ideas/Available
The learner will be able to understand that basic scientific ideas should be available to all people so that they can make sound decisions for themselves and others and use ideas from science when making personal decisions.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Problem Solving: Decisions   Master   TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.48,4.6 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 3 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37, 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Scientists: Methodology/Credibility
The learner will be able to understand that the following things are crucial for a scientist to keep credibility with other investigators and society: accurately keeping records, openness, and being able to replicate findings.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Scientists: Methodology   Master   TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.34,3.3b,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Section E - Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Attitudes/Values: Show/Positive
The learner will be able to show a positive attitude with respect to science when solving problems as well as when making individual choices regarding issues impacting himself/herself, society and the environment.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Attitudes/Values   Master   TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.41,Goal Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 - Section B - Lesson 3 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Communication: Understand/Ways
The learner will be able to be able to communicate scientific procedures, explanations, and problem solving processes (identification of problem, solution, design, implementation, and evaluation) and understand that there are alternative ways of reporting.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Communication: Reports/Presentations Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.39,3.6b,6-8.; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 166 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 - Lesson 5 [Textbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Workbook p. 7, 8 [Workbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 Test [Tests].  
  
Data: Collect/Record/Store/Organize
The learner will be able to collect, record, store, and organize data completely, accurately, concisely and in a way that is easy to use (using tools and technology when necessary) and understand that data should be accurate, pertinent, and unbiased.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Data: Collection Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.3,1.3,4,1.3b.; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 145 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 3 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Data: Gather/Precision/Accuracy/Check
The learner will be able to gather data with the most accurate degree of precision and from a variety of sources, use a method of checking data for accuracy since mistakes can be made in recording or communicating information, and utilize the accuracy and precision of data to evaluate whether to approve or reject any given piece of data.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Data: Collection Knowledge Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.6,1.4b,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Data: Analyze/Intepret
The learner will be able to analyze and interpret scientific data to formulate a solution and to find relationships.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Data: Analysis/Interpretation Analysis Master 0.3 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 145 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Section E - Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Data: Base/Probability/Estimation
The learner will be able to base estimation of probability on data from like conditions in the past or what is known about present conditions.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Data: Statistics Application Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.34,3.3a,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Evidence and Explanations
The learner will be able to employ critical thinking skills to determine the relationship between evidence and explanations and use scientific evidence to reach explanations, develop descriptions, make predictions, and develop models.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Evidence and Explanations Evaluation Master 0.3 Meigs County Core Curriculum, 1999, Eighth Grade; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 145 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Explanations: Understand/Proof
The learner will be able to understand that one example cannot be used as proof that something is true, but it is possible for one example to provide proof that something is false.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Data: Documentation Comprehension Master 1.0 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p. 6,1.4a Classroom
  
Explanations: Understand/More Than One
The learner will be able to identify that scientists use an explanation until a new explanation is discovered, understand that there can be more than one explanation for a given set of results, and be able to identify and analyze alternative explanations.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Explanations Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.7,1.4c,6-8; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 148 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Investigations: Understand/New/Result
The learner will be able to understand that new concepts in science usually result in new investigations which often lead to new ideas and theories.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Investigations Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.32,3.2a,6-8; Meigs County Core Curriculum, 1999, Eighth Grade; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 148 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 Test [Tests].  
  
Investigations: Scientific Knowledge
The learner will be able to understand that scientific investigations are driven by current knowledge and recognize the different attributes involved in an investigation, such as gathering, observing, or experimenting.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Investigations Comprehension Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 148 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Investigations: Understand/Common Tenets
The learner will be able to understand that even though there are various traditions in science regarding the subject and technique of investigation, the value of evidence, logic and argument are common fundamental tenets of them all.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Investigations Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.31,3.1e Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 Test [Tests].  
  
Observations: Senses/Tools/Instruments
The learner will be able to utilize the senses, tools, and/or instruments to gather information about the world around him/her.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Observations Application Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.1,1.1b Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 - Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 Test [Tests].  
  
Observations: Understand/Range
The learner will be able to understand that similarities and dissimilarities ranging from the smallest phenomena to the enormity of the universe can be observed.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Observations Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.18,2.3a,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Workbook p. 43-44 [Workbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Lesson 3 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 Test [Tests].  
  
Observations: Understand/Discoveries
The learner will be able to understand that practicing making observations leads to discoveries from phenomena which would otherwise go unnoticed.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Observations Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.32,3.2a,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 - Lesson 6 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 Test [Tests].  
  
Questioning: Understand/Unanswerable
The learner will be able to understand the difference between scientific questions and other types of questions, understand that some questions are unanswerable, identify questions that may be answered through scientific investigations, utilize effective methods of questioning to gain information, formulate questions which can be investigated through science, and utilize initial data and prior knowledge to ask questions.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Questioning Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.3,1.2c.; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 170 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 39 - Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 39 Test [Tests].  
  
Questioning: Skepticism
The learner will be able to understand that constructive skepticism is helpful in the advancement of science.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Questioning Comprehension Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 148 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Results: Differences
The learner will be able to understand that when similar experiments have outcomes that differ, science is challenged to conclude if the differences are important.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Results Application Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.35,3.4a,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Arguments: Identify/Validity
The learner will be able to identify and critize the validity of an argument through data presentation.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Arguments Knowledge Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.31,3.2 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Math & Science: Importance
The learner will be able to understand and use thinking and reasoning skills and mathematics in all aspects of scientific inquiries.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Math & Science Knowledge Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 148 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 25-30 [Tests].  
  
Problem Solving: Understand/Solutions
The learner will be able to understand that solutions in one area may negatively affect another and comprehend that science provides solutions for practical problems but can produce new problems and requirements for a person.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Problem Solving Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.43,4.2c,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 - Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 Test [Tests].  
  
Problem Solving: Implementation
The learner will be able to propose a solution to a real-world problem and implement a proposed solution or design using the necessary steps: organize materials and resources, plan out their work, work as a team and/or individually, select and use appropriate instruments and techniques, and work with appropriate measurement methods.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Problem Solving Application Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 165 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Problem Solving: Evaluate/Result
The learner will be able to evaluate whether the result of a calculation is reasonable using estimation.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Problem Solving Evaluation Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.33,3.3a Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Problem Solving: Constraints
The learner will be able to recognize that solutions to a problem may have restrictions or constraints, such as costs or materials and be able to use drawings and models to communicate the constraints of a proposed solution.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Problem Solving Comprehension Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 165 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Problem Solving: Modifications
The learner will be able to evaluate the results of a problem and offer improvements or modifications when appropriate and be able to evaluate the results of a problem based on the relevance to original purpose of the design, the factors that may affect acceptability and suitability for intended users, and the measures of quality.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Problem Solving Evaluation Master 0.5 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 165 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Graphs: Organize/Data/Test/Validity
The learner will be able to organize data into uncomplicated tables and graphs in order to discover relationships and keep accurate records in order to test the validity of experiments.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Graphing Application Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.5,1.4a,6-8,33,3.2d,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 3 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Models: Understand/Type/Purpose
The learner will be able to understand that the type and complexity of model utilized is determined by its purpose .
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Models Comprehension Master 0.5 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.11,2.1b Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 Test [Tests].  
  
Models: Use
The learner will be able to use models to represent ideas of various sizes, to simplify complicated phenomena, to represent the same thing, and to portray processes that are not able to be observed directly.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Models Application Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.10,2.1a, b, c,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Workbook p. 15 (6th Grade) [Workbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 Test [Tests].  
  
Models: Simulate/Computer
The learner will be able to simulate models on a computer and change computer-simulated models to observe results.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Models Application Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.11,2.1b,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 Test [Tests].  
  
Models: Utilize/Examine/Processes/Speed
The learner will be able to utilize models to examine processes that occur too slowly or too quickly to see and processes that occur on too small or large a scale to observe.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Models Analysis Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.12,2.1c Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 - Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 Test [Tests].  
  
Science: Participate
The learner will be able to comprehend that all people are able to and do participate in science and understand that individual initiative and vision bring about changes in science.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Science Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.42,4.2a, 3.1b Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Science: Understand/New/Unexpected
The learner will be able to understand that new ideas in science occasionally come from unexpected results.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Science Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.32,3.2a,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Science: Show/Thinking/Imagination
The learner will be able to understand that imagination is an important part of science and be able to show methods of thinking and acting which are essential to the practice of science.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Science Application Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.29,Goal Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Validity: Understand/Investigation
The learner will be able to understand that an investigation cannot be recognized as valid unless it can be independently duplicated and be able to use repetition to test the validity of experiments.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Validity Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.33,3.2d Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Processes: Understand/Creativity
The learner will be able to understand that creativity is both an intellectual and a physical process and that it adds to the processes of science through concepts and inventions.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Processes Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.39,3.6b Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 - Lesson 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 Test [Tests].  
  
Processes: Understand/Alter
The learner will be able to understand that the structure of any natural process can alter and nothing will be lost.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Processes Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.27,2.6 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Processes: Show
The learner will be able to show scientific processes by asking questions, by using methods to investigate events, by using scientific tools to investigate events, and by investigating events through language.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Processes Application Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.1,Goal Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Research: Understand/Unanticipated
The learner will be able to understand that basic research adds to scientific knowledge and can result in unanticipated results.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Research Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.46,4.4d Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Lesson 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 Test [Tests].  
  
Research: Understand/New Technologies
The learner will be able to understand that new technologies in space, computers, medicine and instruments encourage research and that new technologies create the possibility for scientists to begin completely new fields of research.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Research Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.38,3.5b,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Measurement: Understand/Approximation
The learner will be able to understand that all measurements are approximate, that rounding numbers can impact the accuracy of measurement, and that overall accuracy is determined by the least accurate part.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Measurement Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.34,3.3c Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Technology: Value
The learner will be able to understand that the value of technology can be different depending on the people and time frame.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Technology Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.42,4.1c Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 3 [Textbook].  
Windows on Science, Inside the Human Body [Laser Disc].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Technology: Understand/Impact/Compromise
The learner will be able to understand that all technologies have impacts other than those which they were designed to have and that in all technologies, there are compromises to be made.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Technology Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.49,4.6b,48,4.5c,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 - Lesson 3 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 Test [Tests].  
  
Science, Tech. & Society: Progress
The learner will be able to understand that the progress of scientific knowledge and the majority of advances in technology have come about from the accumulated work of both men and women worldwide over hundreds of years.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Science, Tech. & Society Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.30,3.1d; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 169 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Science, Tech. & Society: Needs
The learner will be able to understand that science sets the foundation for applying technology to needs within a society.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Science, Tech. & Society Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.45,4.4 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Careers: Understand/Skills
The learner will be able to understand that people are required to have better learning skills and flexibility to do new and dynamic jobs.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Careers Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.45,4.3c,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Uni 41 - Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Careers: Research/Scientists
The learner will be able to research careers in order to have an opportunity to challenge stereotypes of scientists and to gain greater insight into scientists and their work.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Careers Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.44,4.3a Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Section E - Lesson 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Critical Thinking: Make/Reasoning
The learner will be able to interpret various possibilities to eliminate incorrect assumptions and make the important assumptions involved in a line of reasoning clear so that the validity of the position taken can be evaluated.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Critical Thinking Skills Application Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.32,3.2c,33,3.2c,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Section E - Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Critical Thinking: Distinguish
The learner will be able to distinguish between fact and assumption in order to prepare an explanation for a natural phenomenon.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Critical Thinking Skills Analysis Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.31,3.2 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Section E - Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Society: Understand/Behaviors/Acceptable
The learner will be able to understand that society decides which behaviors are acceptable and which are not.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Science & Society Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.45,4.4a,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 - Section B - Lesson 3 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 Test [Tests].  
  
Society
The learner will be able to understand the societal perspective of populations, resources, and environments.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Science & Society Comprehension Master 0.3 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 166 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Society: Natural Hazards
The learner will be able to understand how natural hazards affect society.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Science & Society Comprehension Master 0.3 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 166 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Society: Concepts
The learner will be able to comprehend the most pertinent ideas and principles of science that effect society.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Science & Society Application Master 0.3 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Obj Statement #24 week tested: 30.; TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.44,4.3 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Safety: Introduce/Data Collection
The learner will be able to introduce safety methods before performing data collection and heed safety features while collecting data.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Safety Application Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.5,1.3c, p.5,1.3c,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Section E -Lesson 3 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Inquiry: Principles/Understand/Recognize
The learner will be able to understand the principles of scientific inquiry and recognize that the method of inquiry is different depending on the subject.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Scientific Inquiry Comprehension Master 0.3 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Obj Statement #19 week tested: 30.; TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.36,3.4c,6-8, p.36,3.4d,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Inquiry: Exhibit/Ability/Conduct
The learner will be able to exhibit the ability to conduct science inquiry.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Scientific Inquiry Application Master 0.3 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Obj Statement #19 week tested: 30. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Science & Technology: Relate
The learner will be able to understand how science and technology relate to each other.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Science and Technology Comprehension Master 0.3 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Obj Statement #23, Item#6, Item#24, Item#36 week tested: 30. Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Scientists: Description/Qualities
The learner will be able to identify that scientists are of different backgrounds, interests, races, and genders and understand the qualities necessary for scientists: insight, reasoning, energy, skill, and creativity. In addition, scientists must be open minded, honest, and have a tolerance for ambiguity and skepticism.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Scientists Comprehension Master 0.3 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 166, 169, 170, 171 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 25-30 [Tests].  
  
Scientists: Learn From
The learner will be able to study individual scientists to learn more about inquiry, the nature of science, and the relationship between science and society.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Scientists Application Master 0.3 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 171 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Science: History
The learner will be able to begin to develop an understanding of the history of science and be able to review the history of science to see how difficult it was for scientific innovators to change the accepted ideas of their time to reach the conclusions we now applaud.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Science: History Knowledge Master 0.3 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 170 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Science: History/Developed/Culture
The learner will be able to understand that the knowledge and processes of science have developed over time as an approximation of truth within the context of culture.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Science: History Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.29,3.1 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Science: History/Demonstrate/Culture
The learner will be able to demonstrate an awareness of the historical and cultural contributions to the field of science.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Science: History Application Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.29,Goal Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Science: History/Understand/Contribution
The learner will be able to understand that the history of contributions of both individuals and cultures to science is interrelated with their effects on the course of history.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Science: History Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.30,3.1d,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Society: Benefits & Risks/Analyze
The learner will be able to understand how society and individuals use critical thinking to analyze risks and benefits and that personal and societal decisions are based on perceptions of risks and benefits.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Science & Society: Benefits and Risk Comprehension Master 0.3 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 166 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Society: Impact/Understand/Needs/Wants
The learner will be able to understand that societal needs and wants drive scientific development and that the needs and concerns of society affect the issues scientists and engineers sutdy and the monetary support they receive.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Society: Impact on Science & Tech. Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.45,4.4b,47,4.5b6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Lesson 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 Test [Tests].  
  
Society: Impact/Understand/Developments
The learner will be able to understand that beliefs, superstitions and fears can restrain developments in science and technology.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Society: Impact on Science & Tech. Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.42,4.1d Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Society: Impact/Understand/Culture
The learner will be able to understand that advancements in science and technology can be influenced by culture.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Society: Impact on Science & Tech. Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.42,4.1d,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Impact on Society: Understand/Knowledge
The learner will be able to understand how science influences society though knowledge and that science has both beneficial and detrimental effects on society.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Science & Tech.: Impact on Society Comprehension Master 0.3 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 169 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Impact on Society: Understand
The learner will be able to understand how technology's products and processes influence a society and can cause alterations that affect groups within society.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Science & Tech.: Impact on Society Comprehension Master 0.3 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 169 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Impact on Society: Values/Conduct
The learner will be able to understand that new technology can alter cultural values and social conduct.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Science & Tech.: Impact on Society Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.37,3.5a,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Math, Science & Tech: Understand
The learner will be able to understand that new developments in science and technology are frequently inspired by innovations in mathematics and vice versa.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Math, Science & Technology Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.38,3.5c Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Technology: Design/Comprehend
The learner will be able to comprehend technological design and be able to identify problems associated with a technological deisgn, understand that design ordinarily takes limitations into account, and understand that technological designs have constraints, such as properties of materials or human safety.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Technology: Design Application Master 0.3 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Obj Statement #23, Item#32 week tested: 30..; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 161 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Technology: Investigation/Accuracy
The learner will be able to understand how scientists use technology to analyze and quantify the results of an investigation and recognize how using technology to gather data often improves the accuracy.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Technology: Investigations Comprehension Master 0.3 Meigs County Core Curriculum, 1999, Eighth Grade; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 148 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Section A - Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Technology: Investigation/Computers
The learner will be able to understand that scientific investigations have been improved by computers and use technology to improve scientific investigation.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Technology: Investigations Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.38,3.5c,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Technology: Solutions/Temporary
The learner will be able to understand that due to natural forces, technological solutions are temporary.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Technology: Solutions Comprehension Master 0.3 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 166 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Problem Solving: Methods/Correct
The learner will be able to understand that there is normally not one correct method of solving a problem.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Problem Solving: Methods Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.37,3.4e,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Section A - Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Problem Solving: Methods/Affect
The learner will be able to understand that problems affect methodology and vice-versa.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Problem Solving: Methods Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.35,3.4b Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 - Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 42 Test [Tests].  
  
Scientific Theories: Understand/World
The learner will be able to understand that even theories which are not accurate by modern criteria appear to explain numerous observations about the world.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Investigations: Scientific Theories Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.31,3.1e,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Scientific Theories: Understand/Change
The learner will be able to understand that scientific theories and results continually change based on new investigations and identify that new information can change existent scientific knowledge.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Investigations: Scientific Theories Comprehension Master 0.3 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 171 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 25-30 [Tests].  
  
Investigations: Methods/Alternative
The learner will be able to understand that there are alternative investigative techniques.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Investigations: Methods Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.39,3.6b,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 - Lesson 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 Test [Tests].  
  
Variables: Understand/Change/Results
The learner will be able to understand that if two or more variables change in an investigation, the results of the experiment will not clearly indicate which variable is responsible and comprehend that an equation with a variable may only be true for one value of the variable.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Investigations: Variables Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.3,1.2c,25,2.5a,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 39 - Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 39 Test [Tests].  
  
Science: Areas/Scientists/Vary
The learner will be able to understand that scientists vary widely in the field they study, different fields of science utilize a variety of techniques of inquiry and require their scientists to possess different abilities, and scientists in different areas of study follow different procedures of investigation.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Science: Areas of Study Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.3,1.2b,6-8,36,3.4c,d; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 170 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Scientists: Engineers
The learner will be able to understand that a scientist proposes explanations for questions about the natural world. Engineers, on the other hand, propose solutions relating to human problems, needs, and ambitions.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Scientists: Engineers Knowledge Master 0.3 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 166 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Scientists: Engineers/Work Environment
The learner will be able to understand the different work environments of scientists and engineers: colleges and universities, business, research institutions, and government agencies.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Scientists: Engineers Knowledge Master 0.3 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 169 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Scientists: Engineers/Understand/Culture
The learner will be able to understand that many cultures highly regard scientists and engineers.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Scientists: Engineers Comprehension Master 0.3 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 171 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 25-30 [Tests].  
  
Science: Knowledge/Understand/Worldwide
The learner will be able to understand that scientists worldwide have made major contributions to the body of scientific knowledge.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Science: Knowledge Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.29,3.1b,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 - Lesson 4, 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 Test [Tests].  
  
Technology: Benefits/Consequences
The learner will be able to understand that technological solutions have benefits and consequences. Some consequences can be predicted, while others cannot. The risks and benefits must be carefully taken into account when developing new technology and when paring down existent technology.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Technology: Benefits and Risks Comprehension Master 0.3 Terra Nova, Complete Battery, 1997, Level 18, Item#2 week tested: 30.; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 166.; TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.49,4.6b Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Predictions: Alternative/Identify
The learner will be able to identify and analyze alternative predictions and be able to use prior knowledge as the basis for predictions.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Predictions Knowledge Master 0.3 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 148 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Ethics: Understand/Scientists
The learner will be able to understand that scientists acknowledge they must behave ethically when dealing with society, that ethics are part of scientific research and development, and that there is an ethical codes scientists and engineers adhere to regarding the use of humans in experiments and research.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Ethics Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.45,4.4a,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 - Lesson 3 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 Test [Tests].  
  
Patterns: Identify/Interpret
The learner will be able to interpret data to identify patterns.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Patterns Analysis Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.5,1.4a Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 3 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Changes: Understand/Everything/Cycles
The learner will be able to understand that everything is always altering and recognize that cycles of alterations can be extended in scales of time, space, and material.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Changes Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.24,2.5a,26,2.5b Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 Test [Tests].  
  
Changes: Understand/Rates/Patterns
The learner will be able to understand that rates of change span a broad scale with many different patterns of alteration.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Changes Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.24,2.5a Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 Test [Tests].  
  
Math Skills: Understand/Model/Differ
The learner will be able to understand that mathematical models may differ from the calculations based on them.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Math Skills Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.35,3.4a Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Math Skills: Write/Numbers/Forms
The learner will be able to write numbers in various forms based on how they are being utilized.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Math Skills Application Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.35,3.3c,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Investigations: Validity/Sampling/Larger
The learner will be able to understand that the larger a scientific sampling is, the more apt it is to represent the whole.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Investigations: Reliability/Validity Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.4,1.3b,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 - Lesson 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 40 Test [Tests].  
  
Society: Research/Understand/Determines
The learner will be able to understand that society determines research and development and societal challenges and priorities often influence scientific research.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Society: Impact on Research/Development Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.47,4.5b,6-8.; National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 169 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 - Lesson 3 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 Test [Tests].  
  
Society: Research/Understand/Better
The learner will be able to understand that society's need for more and better products and services gives impetus to scientific research and development.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Society: Impact on Research/Development Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.45,4.4b Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Lesson 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 Test [Tests].  
  
Economics: Understand/Worth
The learner will be able to understand that scientific knowledge should be used as a basis for discerning the economic worth of applied technology to society.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Science, Tech. & Society: Economics Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.46,4.5 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Economics: Understand/Productivity
The learner will be able to understand that science and technology affect economic productivity and economic well-being is advanced with developments in technology.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Science, Tech. & Society: Economics Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.47,4.5a, p.47,4.5a,6-8,40,3.6d,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Economics: Understand/Time
The learner will be able to identify that the economics significance of a discovery may not be seen right away and the full impact of advancements in science and technology on the economy is rarely known at the time they place.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Science, Tech. & Society: Economics Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.48,4.5d Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 2 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Politics: Understand/Contribute/Process
The learner will be able to understand that a scientifically literate society may contribute to research and development through the political process and that scientific literacy affects the political process .
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Science, Tech. & Society: Politics Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.49,4.6a,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Lesson 4 [Textbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 3 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Politics: Understand/Government/Utilize
The learner will be able to understand that governments utilize the scientific and technological advancement in a worldwide race for power and prestige and comprehend that government often has the majority of the power in deciding and enforcing rules for the utilization of science and technology.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Science, Tech. & Society: Politics Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.49,4.6c Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 37 - Lesson 5 [Textbook].  
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Scientists: Methodology/Communicate
The learner will be able to understand that scientists work both individually and as teams, but all communicate extensively with one another and comprehend that many times scientists differ with one another regarding the interpretation of evidence which often leads to more extensive research in hopes of resolving the disagreement.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Scientists: Methodology Comprehension Master 0.3 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 170, 171 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Scientist: Methodology/Consider/Respons
The learner will be able to understand that scientists consider original possibilities and evaluate the level of precision required to approximate a reasonable response.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Scientists: Methodology Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.39,3.6a, 33,3.36-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Scientists: Methodology/Use
The learner will be able to understand that scientists use observation, experiments, and theoretical and mathematical models to formulate and test their explanations of nature.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Scientists: Methodology Comprehension Master 0.3 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 171 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Invention: Understand/Accidents/Need
The learner will be able to comprehend that inventions have improved our ability to study science and understand that many inventions were accidents that resulted because they met a basic need.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Invention Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.31,3.1f,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 39 - Lesson 1 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 39 Test [Tests].  
  
Environment: Understand/Policies
The learner will be able to understand that national policies which have to do with science and technology impact the global environment.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Science, Tech. & Society: Environmen Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.46,4.4c,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 - Lesson 5 [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 38 Test [Tests].  
  
Relationship: Understand
The learner will be able to understand the relationship between science, technology and society.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Science, Tech. & Society: Relationsh Comprehension Master 0.3 National Science Education Standards, 1996, Grades 5-8, p. 166 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Units [Textbook].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, All Unit Tests 37-42 [Tests].  
  
Public Issues: Understand/Scientists
The learner will be able to understand that scientists can utilize their particular area of knowledge to address public issues and comprehend that scientists are able to contribute information, insights and analytical skills to areas of public concern.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Science, Tech. & Society: Public Iss Comprehension Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Framework (K-12), December 8, 1995, Grade 6-8, p.41,4.1a,6-8 Classroom
  Instructional Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 - Lesson 3 [Textbook].  
Windows on Science, Inside the Human Body [Laser Disc].  
  Assessment Resources
 
Macmillan/McGraw-Hill Science, Unit 41 Test [Tests].  
  
Classification: Design/System/Man-Made
The learner will be able to design a basic system for sorting man-made objects.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Classification Synthesis Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.5.tpi.1 Classroom
  
Classification: Dichotomous Keys/Utilize
The learner will be able to utilize dichotomous keys to recognize specimens.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Classification Application Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.5.tpi.3 Classroom
  
Machines: Simple/Identify/Use/Recognize
The learner will be able to build, plan, and recognize simple machines, identify the uses of simple machines, and match the kind of simple machine with its most proper usage.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Instruments: Simple Machines Synthesis Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.11.tpi.48.11.spi.2, 8.11.4, 11.4 Classroom
  
Machines: Simple/Six/Types/Distinguish
The learner will be able to distinguish among the six types of simple machines and their uses.
Strand Bloom's Scope Hours Source Activities
Instruments: Simple Machines Analysis Master 0.3 TN: Curriculum Standards, 2001, Grade 8, 8.11.4 Classroom
  
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