Arizona's College and Career Ready Standards for High School Biology

Chromosomes, Genes and DNAChromosomes are made up of DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid), the hereditary material in humans and most of other organisms. Specific sections of the DNA are called genes. Each gene provides the cell with different information. Each chromosome is made up of many genes. There are about about 100000 genes found on human chromosomes. A gene is made up of a particular sequence of DNA bases. This sequence acts as a code for a protein. The production of different proteins determines the trait (inherited characteristic) of an organism. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Vocabulary Sets: 3
DNA technology/genetic engineeringThis topic is about biology and Forensic science. Students will learn to identify the structure and function of DNA, RNA and protein. They will also learn to describe the importance of generic information to forensics. Read more...iWorksheets: 4Vocabulary Sets: 3
Food Chains and Food WebsBiological dynamics of Earth. Relationships within a community: predation, competition, parasitism, mutualism, commensalism. Construct a food chain. Construct a trophic-level pyramid (energy level). Compare and contrast food webs and food chains. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Vocabulary Sets: 2
Introduction to animalsClassification - the process of grouping items together according to their similarities. Kingdom - large category included in scientific classification system and the taxonomic category above phylum; scientists recognize six kingdoms: animals, plants, fungi, protista, eubacteria, and archaebacteria. Vertebrates - animals that have a backbone; five main groups of vertebrates: fish, birds, reptiles, amphibians and mammals. Read more...iWorksheets: 4Vocabulary Sets: 3
Introduction to plantsWhich woody plant structure possesses vascular tissue lenticels? From which part of the seed will the leaves and upper portions of the stem of a plant develop? Match each plants term to its definition like Lactic acid fermentation, ovule, gymnosperm, guard cells, phloem, vascular tissue, root cap. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Vocabulary Sets: 5
InvertebratesInvertebrates are animals that don't have a backbone. More than 90 percent of all living animal species are invertebrates. Familiar examples of invertebrates include arthropods, mollusks, annelid, and cnidarians. Like vertebrates, most invertebrates reproduce at least partly through sexual reproduction. Read more...iWorksheets: 6Vocabulary Sets: 3
Lab investigations/scientific methodA biologist reported success in breeding a tiger with a lion, producing healthy offspring. Other biologists will accept this report as fact only if other researchers can replicate the experiment. Read more...iWorksheets: 3
MeiosisMeiosis is a process where a single cell divides twice to produce four cells containing half the original amount of genetic information. These cells are our sex cells – sperm in males, eggs in females. Prophase I - a phase of meiosis during which chromosomes thicken and homologous pairs of chromosomes move together. Metaphase I - a phase of meiosis I during which homologous pairs of chromosomes line up in the center of the cell. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Vocabulary Sets: 3
Microorganisms IHyphae - threadlike filaments of branching cells that make up the bodies of multicellular fungi. Gymnosperm - group of vascular plants that develop seeds without a protective outer covering; they do not produce flowers or fruit. Flagellum - a tail-like structure found on bacteria and select protists which helps them to move. Volvox - a freshwater, chlorophyll-containing green alga, that occurs in ball-shaped colonies. Read more...iWorksheets: 4Vocabulary Sets: 5
Microorganisms IITaxonomy is the classification of all known living organisms that shows relationships between different organisms. Pseudopod is false feet; temporary fingerlike projections a one-celled organism, such as an amoeba, uses to move. Protozoa - single-celled, animal-like protist that has the ability to move. Mycelium - a mass of fungal hyphae that absorbs nutrients. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Vocabulary Sets: 5
MitosisStructures and functions of living organisms: Cells, Tissues, Organs, and Organ Systems. Differentiate between the processes of mitosis and meiosis. Describe different cell parts and their functions. Read more...iWorksheets: 2Vocabulary Sets: 3
Plant structure and functionPlants are living organisms made up of cells. Plants need sunlight and water to live and grow healthy. Many plants, but not all plants, produce flowers, which make fruit and seeds in order for the plant to reproduce. There are two different types of root systems: A fibrous root system has many roots that grow in many different directions. Plants that have a taproot system have only one large main root growing from the plant’s stem. Read more...iWorksheets: 4Vocabulary Sets: 2
Pond MicrolifeFood vacuole - a small sac-like structure in which captured food is digested. Micronucleus - the smaller of the two nuclei present in some protozoa that contains the genetic material and controls cell reproduction. Paramecium - a single-celled protozoan covered with hair-like cilia, found in many freshwater habitats. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Vocabulary Sets: 4
The science of biologyThe processes of science include the formulation of scientifically investigable questions, construction of investigations into those questions, the collection of appropriate data, the evaluation of the meaning of those data, and the communication of this evaluation. Scientific knowledge is based on observation and inference; it is important to recognize that these are very different things. Read more...iWorksheets: 3
The Study of HeredityHeredity refers to the genetic heritage passed down by our biological parents when certain traits are passed from the parents to the children. Traits are characteristics such as height, hair color etc... Heredity is passed through genes in the Deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) molecule. DNA is a molecule that contains the biological instructions that make each species unique. Read more...iWorksheets: 2Vocabulary Sets: 3
Vertebrates IVertebrates - animals that have a backbone. The word comes from vertebrae, the bones that make up the spine. Five main groups of vertebrates: fish, birds, reptiles, amphibians and mammals. A few tens of thousands of species have been identified. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Vocabulary Sets: 3
Vertebrates IIA vertebrate is an animal with a spinal cord surrounded by cartilage or bone. The vertebrates are also characterized by a muscular system consisting primarily of bilaterally paired masses and a central nervous system partly enclosed within the backbone. The 7 classes of vertebrates are: Class Aves, Class Reptilia, Class Agnatha, Class Amphibia, Class Mammalia, Class Osteichthyes, Class Chondrichthyes. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Vocabulary Sets: 3

Core Ideas for Knowing Science

Physical Science

P1: All matter in the Universe is made of very small particles.
P2: Objects can affect other objects at a distance.
P3: Changing the movement of an object requires a net force to be acting on it.
Forces - Set IWorksheets :4
Forces - Set IIWorksheets :3
MechanicsWorksheets :3

Earth and Space Science

E1: The composition of the Earth and its atmosphere and the natural and human processes occurring within them shape the Earth’s surface and its climate.
The Rock CycleWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
Weathering and ErosionWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3
E2: The Earth and our solar system are a very small part of one of many galaxies within the Universe.

Life Science

L1: Organisms are organized on a cellular basis and have a finite life span.
Introduction to cellsAll living things are made from one or more cells. The nucleus is the control center of the cell. It houses the nucleolus and genetic material (chromatin) used for directing cell functions. Nuclear pores allow materials to pass in and out of the nucleus. The nuclear envelope is a membrane which surrounds and protects the nucleus. The nucleolus produces ribosomes. Ribosomes are factories that produce proteins needed by the cell. Lysosomes contain chemicals (enzymes) that break down and recycle harmful materials. Read more...iWorksheets :3Vocabulary :4
L3: Genetic information is passed down from one generation of organisms to another.
Genetics and heredity IHow many chromosomes would normally be contained in a gamete? Match each Genetics and heredity term to its definition like Genetic code, Crossing-over, Fertilization, Codon, Dominant allele, Ribosomes, Sex cells, Punnett square, Prophase II. Read more...iWorksheets :4Vocabulary :7
Genetics and heredity IIBy whom were first described the principles of dominance, segregation, and independent assortment? What did Gregor Mendel discover using the results of his experiments with plant crosses? Match each Genetics and heredity term to its definition like Splindle fibers, Telophase, Trait, Transcription, Mutation, Phenotype. Read more...iWorksheets :3Vocabulary :7

High School Physical Sciences

Chemistry – P1: All matter in the Universe is made of very small particles.

Structures and Properties of Matter
HS.P1U1.1. Develop and use models to explain the relationship of the structure of atoms to patterns and properties observed in the Periodic Table and describe how these models are revised with new evidence.
Elements - Set IWorksheets :3
Elements - Set IIWorksheets :3
HS+C.P1U1.1. Develop and use models to demonstrate how changes in the number of subatomic particles (protons, neutrons, electrons) affect the identity, stability, and properties of the element.
Chemical ReactionsChemical reaction is a process in which one or more substances, are converted to one or more different products. Synthesis - a chemical reaction where two or more elements or compounds combine to form a single product. Single Replacement Reaction - a chemical reaction where a more active element replaces a less active element in a compound. Decomposition - a chemical reaction in which a compound is broken down into simpler compounds or elements. Read more...iWorksheets :6Vocabulary :3
Organic ChemistryWorksheets :3
HS+C.P1U1.3. Analyze and interpret data to develop and support an explanation for the relationships between kinetic molecular theory and gas laws.
States of MatterThere are Four states of matter observable in everyday life: solid, liquid, gas, and plasma. Matter in the solid state has a fixed volume and shape, with component particles (atoms, molecules or ions) close together and fixed into place. Matter in the liquid state has a fixed volume, but has a variable shape that adapts to fit its container. Its particles are close together but move freely. Matter in the gaseous state has both variable volume and shape, adapting both to fit its container. Its particles are neither close together nor fixed in place. Matter in the plasma state has variable volume and shape. Read more...iWorksheets :3
ThermodynamicsWorksheets :4
Chemical Reactions
HS.P1U1.2. Develop and use models for the transfer or sharing of electrons to predict the formation of ions, molecules, and compounds in both natural and synthetic processes.
Chemical ReactionsChemical reaction is a process in which one or more substances, are converted to one or more different products. Synthesis - a chemical reaction where two or more elements or compounds combine to form a single product. Single Replacement Reaction - a chemical reaction where a more active element replaces a less active element in a compound. Decomposition - a chemical reaction in which a compound is broken down into simpler compounds or elements. Read more...iWorksheets :6Vocabulary :3
Organic ChemistryWorksheets :3
HS.P1U1.3. Ask questions, plan, and carry out investigations to explore the cause and effect relationship between reaction rate factors.
Chemical ReactionsChemical reaction is a process in which one or more substances, are converted to one or more different products. Synthesis - a chemical reaction where two or more elements or compounds combine to form a single product. Single Replacement Reaction - a chemical reaction where a more active element replaces a less active element in a compound. Decomposition - a chemical reaction in which a compound is broken down into simpler compounds or elements. Read more...iWorksheets :6Vocabulary :3
HS+C.P1U1.4. Develop and use models to predict and explain forces within and between molecules.
HS+C.P1U1.5. Plan and carry out investigations to test predictions of the outcomes of various reactions, based on patterns of physical and chemical properties.
Chemical ReactionsChemical reaction is a process in which one or more substances, are converted to one or more different products. Synthesis - a chemical reaction where two or more elements or compounds combine to form a single product. Single Replacement Reaction - a chemical reaction where a more active element replaces a less active element in a compound. Decomposition - a chemical reaction in which a compound is broken down into simpler compounds or elements. Read more...iWorksheets :6Vocabulary :3
HS+C.P1U1.6. Construct an explanation, design a solution, or refine the design of a chemical system in equilibrium to maximize production.

Physics – P2: Objects can affect other objects at a distance.

Motion & Stability – Forces & Interactions
HS.P2U1.5. Construct an explanation for a field’s strength and influence on an object (electric, gravitational, magnetic).
MagnetismWorksheets :3
ElectromagnetismThe production of a magnetic field around an electrical current is called electromagnetism. Read more...iWorksheets :3

Physics – P3: Changing the movement of an object requires a net force to be acting on it.

Motion & Stability – Forces & Interactions
HS.P3U1.6. Collect, analyze and interpret data regarding the change in motion of an object or system in one dimension, to construct an explanation using Newton’s Laws.
Forces - Set IWorksheets :4
Forces - Set IIWorksheets :3
HS+Phy.P3U1.3. Develop a mathematical model, using Newton’s laws, to predict the motion of an object or system in two dimensions (projectile and circular motion).
HS+Phy.P3U2.5. Design, evaluate, and refine a device that minimizes or maximizes the force on a macroscopic object during a collision.

Physics – P4: The total amount of energy in a closed system is always the same but can be transferred from one energy store to another during an event.

Energy & Waves
HS+Phy.P4U1.6. Analyze and interpret data to quantitatively describe changes in energy within a system and/or energy flows in and out of a system.
Matter and EnergyMatter is any substance that has mass and takes up space. Energy can be transferred as heat or as work. Energy is a property that matter has. Read more...iWorksheets :3
States of MatterThere are Four states of matter observable in everyday life: solid, liquid, gas, and plasma. Matter in the solid state has a fixed volume and shape, with component particles (atoms, molecules or ions) close together and fixed into place. Matter in the liquid state has a fixed volume, but has a variable shape that adapts to fit its container. Its particles are close together but move freely. Matter in the gaseous state has both variable volume and shape, adapting both to fit its container. Its particles are neither close together nor fixed in place. Matter in the plasma state has variable volume and shape. Read more...iWorksheets :3
Work and EnergyWorksheets :4
HeatWorksheets :3
HS+Phy.P4U2.7. Design, evaluate, and refine a device that works within given constraints to transfer energy within a system.
Vibrations and WavesVibration is the analogous motion of the particles of a mass of air or the like, whose state of equilibrium has been disturbed, as in transmitting sound. Read more...iWorksheets :4
HS+Phy.P4U1.8. Use mathematics and computational thinking to explain the relationships between power, current, voltage, and resistance.
Electric CircuitsWorksheets :4

High School Earth and Space Sciences

Earth and Space – E1: The composition of the Earth and its atmosphere and the natural and human processes occurring within them shape the Earth’s surface and its climate.

Weather & Climate
HS.E1U1.11. Analyze and interpret data to determine how energy from the Sun affects weather patterns and climate.
Chemical ReactionsChemical reaction is a process in which one or more substances, are converted to one or more different products. Synthesis - a chemical reaction where two or more elements or compounds combine to form a single product. Single Replacement Reaction - a chemical reaction where a more active element replaces a less active element in a compound. Decomposition - a chemical reaction in which a compound is broken down into simpler compounds or elements. Read more...iWorksheets :6Vocabulary :3
HeatWorksheets :3
HS+E.E1U1.1. Construct an explanation based on evidence for how the Sun’s energy transfers between Earth’s systems.
OceansWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
HS+E.E1U1.2. Develop and use models to describe how variations in the flow of energy into and out of Earth’s systems result in changes in climate.
OceansWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
Roles of Water in Earth’s Surface Processes
HS.E1U1.12. Develop and use models of the Earth that explains the role of energy and matter in Earth’s constantly changing internal and external systems (geosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, biosphere).
The Rock CycleWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
Weather IWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
HS+E.E1U1.4. Analyze and interpret geoscience data to make the claim that dynamic interactions with Earth’s surface can create feedbacks that cause changes to other Earth systems.
HS+E.E1U1.5. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information on the effect of water on Earth’s materials, surface processes, and groundwater systems.
Weathering and ErosionWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3
OceansWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
Earth’s Systems
HS.E1U1.13. Evaluate explanations and theories about the role of energy and matter in geologic changes over time.
HS+E.E1U1.6. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information of the theory of plate tectonics to explain the differences in age, structure, and composition of Earth’s crust.
HS+E.E1U1.8. Develop and use models to illustrate how Earth's internal and surface processes operate over time to form, modify, and recycle continental and ocean floor features.
The Rock CycleWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
Earth and Human Activity
HS.E1U3.14. Engage in argument from evidence about the availability of natural resources, occurrence of natural hazards, changes in climate, and human activity and how they influence each other.
OceansWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
The AtmosphereWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3
Weather IIWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3
HS+E.E1U3.9. Construct an explanation, based on evidence, for how the availability of natural resources, occurrence of natural hazards, and changes in climate have influenced human activity.
OceansWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
The AtmosphereWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3
Weather IIWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3
HS+E.E1U3.11. Develop and use a quantitative model to illustrate the relationship among Earth systems and the degree to which those relationships are being modified due to human activity.
OceansWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
The AtmosphereWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3

Earth and Space – E2: The Earth and our solar system are a very small part of one of many galaxies within the Universe.

Earth’s Place in the Universe
HS.E2U1.15. Construct an explanation based on evidence to illustrate the role of nuclear fusion in the life cycle of a star.
Earth and the Solar System
HS.E2U1.16. Construct an explanation of how gravitational forces impact the evolution of planetary motion, structure, surfaces, atmospheres, moons, and rings.
HS+E.E2U1.13. Analyze and interpret data showing how gravitational forces are influenced by mass, and the distance between objects.
HS+E.E2U1.14. Use mathematics and computational thinking to explain the movement of planets and objects in the solar system.
The Universe and its Stars
HS.E2U1.17. Construct an explanation of the origin, expansion, and scale of the universe based on astronomical evidence.
HS+E.E2U1.15. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information on how the nebular theory explains solar system formation with distinct regions characterized by different types of planetary and other bodies.

High School Life Sciences

Life Science – L2: Organisms require a supply of energy and materials for which they often depend on, or compete with, other organisms.

Ecosystems
HS.L2U1.19. Develop and use models that show how changes in the transfer of matter and energy within an ecosystem and interactions between species may affect organisms and their environment.
Ecology IMatch each ecology term to its definition like Energy pyramid, Decomposer, Carnivore, Ecosystem, Owl pellet, Omnivore and many more. Which human activity would be more likely to have a positive/negative impact on the environment? Which factor determines the type of terrestrial plants that grow in an area? Which energy transfer is least likely to be found in nature? Read more...iWorksheets :4Vocabulary :2
Ecology IIMatch each Ecology term to its definition like Trophic level, Food web, Consumer, Energy, Herbivore and more. Which component is not recycled in an ecosystem? Why Vultures, which are classified as scavengers, are an important part of an ecosystem? Which characteristic does creeping vine that is parasitic on other plants shares with all other heterotrophs? Read more...iWorksheets :3Vocabulary :2
HS+B.L2U1.3. Use mathematics and computational thinking to support claims for the cycling of matter and flow of energy through trophic levels in an ecosystem.
Ecology IMatch each ecology term to its definition like Energy pyramid, Decomposer, Carnivore, Ecosystem, Owl pellet, Omnivore and many more. Which human activity would be more likely to have a positive/negative impact on the environment? Which factor determines the type of terrestrial plants that grow in an area? Which energy transfer is least likely to be found in nature? Read more...iWorksheets :4Vocabulary :2
Ecology IIMatch each Ecology term to its definition like Trophic level, Food web, Consumer, Energy, Herbivore and more. Which component is not recycled in an ecosystem? Why Vultures, which are classified as scavengers, are an important part of an ecosystem? Which characteristic does creeping vine that is parasitic on other plants shares with all other heterotrophs? Read more...iWorksheets :3Vocabulary :2

Life Science – L1: Organisms are organized on a cellular basis and have a finite life span.

Cells & Organisms
HS.L1U1.20. Ask questions and/or make predictions based on observations and evidence to demonstrate how cellular organization, structure, and function allow organisms to maintain homeostasis.
Human biology IBronchi - large tubules that branch from the trachea to carry air in and out of the lungs. Capillaries - the smallest blood vessels found in very rich networks between arteries and veins; the site where many substances are exchanged. Antibodies - a specific protein produced by B lymphocytes that attaches to an antigen and leads to its removal. Read more...iWorksheets :4Vocabulary :7
Human biology IIAntigen - a molecule that the immune system recognizes as part of the body or foreign to the body. Appendicular skeleton - a part of the skeleton composed of 126 bones found in the flexible regions of the body, including shoulders, hips and limbs. Axial skeleton - the central, anchoring part of the bony skeleton that consists of the skull, backbone (vertebrae) and rib cage. Bile - a chemical produced by the liver and stored temporarily in the gall bladder that is released into the intestines to help in fat digestion. Read more...iWorksheets :3Vocabulary :7
HS+B.L1U1.4. Develop and use models to explain the interdependency and interactions between cellular organelles.
Cell structure and functionMatch each Cell structure term to its definition like DNA, Lysosomes, Mitochondrion, Lipids, Endoplasmic reticulum, Osmosis and many more. What are the organelles that provide the energy to sperm cells? What hemoglobin, insulin, albumin and maltase are composed of? These animal and plant cell worksheets recommended for students of High School Biology. Read more...iWorksheets :3Vocabulary :5
Cell processesFreeCellular metabolism is the set of chemical reactions that occur in living organisms in order to maintain life. Living organisms are unique in that they can extract energy from their environments and use it to carry out activities such as growth, development, and reproduction. Read more...iWorksheets :3Vocabulary :7
Cell ReproductionThe process where one cell forms two identical daughter cells. Mitosis is how somatic—or non-reproductive cells—divide. Meiosis is cell division that creates sex cells, like female egg cells or male sperm cells. Meiosis has two cycles of cell division, called Meiosis I and Meiosis II. Read more...iWorksheets :4
Photosynthesis and respirationPhotosynthesis may be thought of as a chemical reaction in which carbon dioxide from the air and water from the soil plus solar energy combine to produce carbohydrate and oxygen. What is similarity between human skeletal muscles and some bacteria? Match each Photosynthesis ad respiration term to its definition like Glucose, Chloroplast, Organelle, Guard Cells and many more. Read more...iWorksheets :4Vocabulary :2
HS+B.L1U1.5. Analyze and interpret data that demonstrates the relationship between cellular function and the diversity of protein functions.
Nucleic acids and protein synthesisThe term nucleic acid is the name for DNA and RNA. They are composed of nucleotides. DNA molecules are double-stranded and RNA molecules are single-stranded. To initiate the process of information transfer, one strand of the double-stranded DNA chain serves as a template for the synthesis of a single strand of RNA that is complementary to the DNA strand. Read more...iWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
HS+B.L1U1.7. Develop and use models to illustrate the hierarchical organization of interacting systems that provide specific functions within multicellular organisms (plant and animal).
Human biology IBronchi - large tubules that branch from the trachea to carry air in and out of the lungs. Capillaries - the smallest blood vessels found in very rich networks between arteries and veins; the site where many substances are exchanged. Antibodies - a specific protein produced by B lymphocytes that attaches to an antigen and leads to its removal. Read more...iWorksheets :4Vocabulary :7
Human biology IIAntigen - a molecule that the immune system recognizes as part of the body or foreign to the body. Appendicular skeleton - a part of the skeleton composed of 126 bones found in the flexible regions of the body, including shoulders, hips and limbs. Axial skeleton - the central, anchoring part of the bony skeleton that consists of the skull, backbone (vertebrae) and rib cage. Bile - a chemical produced by the liver and stored temporarily in the gall bladder that is released into the intestines to help in fat digestion. Read more...iWorksheets :3Vocabulary :7

Life Science – L2: Organisms require a supply of energy and materials for which they often depend on, or compete with, other organisms.

Cells & Organisms
HS.L2U1.21. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate data showing the relationship of photosynthesis and cellular respiration; flow of energy and cycling of matter.
Cell processesFreeCellular metabolism is the set of chemical reactions that occur in living organisms in order to maintain life. Living organisms are unique in that they can extract energy from their environments and use it to carry out activities such as growth, development, and reproduction. Read more...iWorksheets :3Vocabulary :7
Photosynthesis and respirationPhotosynthesis may be thought of as a chemical reaction in which carbon dioxide from the air and water from the soil plus solar energy combine to produce carbohydrate and oxygen. What is similarity between human skeletal muscles and some bacteria? Match each Photosynthesis ad respiration term to its definition like Glucose, Chloroplast, Organelle, Guard Cells and many more. Read more...iWorksheets :4Vocabulary :2
Ecology IMatch each ecology term to its definition like Energy pyramid, Decomposer, Carnivore, Ecosystem, Owl pellet, Omnivore and many more. Which human activity would be more likely to have a positive/negative impact on the environment? Which factor determines the type of terrestrial plants that grow in an area? Which energy transfer is least likely to be found in nature? Read more...iWorksheets :4Vocabulary :2
Ecology IIMatch each Ecology term to its definition like Trophic level, Food web, Consumer, Energy, Herbivore and more. Which component is not recycled in an ecosystem? Why Vultures, which are classified as scavengers, are an important part of an ecosystem? Which characteristic does creeping vine that is parasitic on other plants shares with all other heterotrophs? Read more...iWorksheets :3Vocabulary :2
HS+B.L2U1.8. Develop and use models to develop a scientific explanation that illustrates how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy and how cellular respiration breaks down macromolecules for use in metabolic processes.
Cell processesFreeCellular metabolism is the set of chemical reactions that occur in living organisms in order to maintain life. Living organisms are unique in that they can extract energy from their environments and use it to carry out activities such as growth, development, and reproduction. Read more...iWorksheets :3Vocabulary :7
Photosynthesis and respirationPhotosynthesis may be thought of as a chemical reaction in which carbon dioxide from the air and water from the soil plus solar energy combine to produce carbohydrate and oxygen. What is similarity between human skeletal muscles and some bacteria? Match each Photosynthesis ad respiration term to its definition like Glucose, Chloroplast, Organelle, Guard Cells and many more. Read more...iWorksheets :4Vocabulary :2

Life Science – L1: Organisms are organized on a cellular basis and have a finite life span.

Cells and Organisms
HS.L1U1.22. Construct an explanation for how cellular division (mitosis) is the process by which organisms grow and maintain complex, interconnected systems.
Cell ReproductionThe process where one cell forms two identical daughter cells. Mitosis is how somatic—or non-reproductive cells—divide. Meiosis is cell division that creates sex cells, like female egg cells or male sperm cells. Meiosis has two cycles of cell division, called Meiosis I and Meiosis II. Read more...iWorksheets :4
HS+B.L1U1.9. Develop and use a model to communicate how a cell copies genetic information to make new cells during asexual reproduction (mitosis).
Cell ReproductionThe process where one cell forms two identical daughter cells. Mitosis is how somatic—or non-reproductive cells—divide. Meiosis is cell division that creates sex cells, like female egg cells or male sperm cells. Meiosis has two cycles of cell division, called Meiosis I and Meiosis II. Read more...iWorksheets :4

Life Science – L3: Genetic information is passed down from one generation of organisms to another.

Genetics
HS.L3U1.25. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information about the causes and implications of DNA mutation.
Nucleic acids and protein synthesisThe term nucleic acid is the name for DNA and RNA. They are composed of nucleotides. DNA molecules are double-stranded and RNA molecules are single-stranded. To initiate the process of information transfer, one strand of the double-stranded DNA chain serves as a template for the synthesis of a single strand of RNA that is complementary to the DNA strand. Read more...iWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
HS+B.L3U1.10. Use mathematics and computational thinking to explain the variation that occurs through meiosis and calculate the distribution of expressed traits in a population.
Cell ReproductionThe process where one cell forms two identical daughter cells. Mitosis is how somatic—or non-reproductive cells—divide. Meiosis is cell division that creates sex cells, like female egg cells or male sperm cells. Meiosis has two cycles of cell division, called Meiosis I and Meiosis II. Read more...iWorksheets :4
Genetics and heredity IHow many chromosomes would normally be contained in a gamete? Match each Genetics and heredity term to its definition like Genetic code, Crossing-over, Fertilization, Codon, Dominant allele, Ribosomes, Sex cells, Punnett square, Prophase II. Read more...iWorksheets :4Vocabulary :7
HS+B.L3U1.11. Construct an explanation for how the structure of DNA and RNA determine the structure of proteins that perform essential life functions.
Nucleic acids and protein synthesisThe term nucleic acid is the name for DNA and RNA. They are composed of nucleotides. DNA molecules are double-stranded and RNA molecules are single-stranded. To initiate the process of information transfer, one strand of the double-stranded DNA chain serves as a template for the synthesis of a single strand of RNA that is complementary to the DNA strand. Read more...iWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3

Life Science – L4: The unity and diversity of organisms, living and extinct, is the result of evolution.

Evolution
HS.L4U1.28. Gather, evaluate, and communicate multiple lines of empirical evidence to explain the mechanisms of biological evolution.
Evolution and classificationCategorize organisms using a hierarchical classification system based on similarities and differences. Evolutionary theory is a scientific explanation for the unity and diversity of life. Analyze the effects of evolutionary mechanisms, including genetic drift, gene flow, mutation and recombination. Read more...iWorksheets :3
HS+B.L4U1.14. Construct an explanation based on scientific evidence that the process of natural selection can lead to adaption.
Evolution and classificationCategorize organisms using a hierarchical classification system based on similarities and differences. Evolutionary theory is a scientific explanation for the unity and diversity of life. Analyze the effects of evolutionary mechanisms, including genetic drift, gene flow, mutation and recombination. Read more...iWorksheets :3

Core Ideas for Knowing Science

Physical Science

P2: Objects can affect other objects at a distance.
P3: Changing the movement of an object requires a net force to be acting on it.
Forces - Set IWorksheets :4

Earth and Space Science

E1: The composition of the Earth and its atmosphere and the natural and human processes occurring within them shape the Earth’s surface and its climate.
The Rock CycleWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
Weathering and ErosionWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3
E2: The Earth and our solar system are a very small part of one of many galaxies within the Universe.

High School Physical Sciences

Chemistry – P1: All matter in the Universe is made of very small particles.

Chemical Reactions
HS.P1U1.3. Ask questions, plan, and carry out investigations to explore the cause and effect relationship between reaction rate factors.
Chemical ReactionsChemical reaction is a process in which one or more substances, are converted to one or more different products. Synthesis - a chemical reaction where two or more elements or compounds combine to form a single product. Single Replacement Reaction - a chemical reaction where a more active element replaces a less active element in a compound. Decomposition - a chemical reaction in which a compound is broken down into simpler compounds or elements. Read more...iWorksheets :6Vocabulary :3

Physics – P3: Changing the movement of an object requires a net force to be acting on it.

Motion & Stability – Forces & Interactions
HS.P3U1.6. Collect, analyze and interpret data regarding the change in motion of an object or system in one dimension, to construct an explanation using Newton’s Laws.
Forces - Set IWorksheets :4
HS+Phy.P3U1.3. Develop a mathematical model, using Newton’s laws, to predict the motion of an object or system in two dimensions (projectile and circular motion).

Physics – P4: The total amount of energy in a closed system is always the same but can be transferred from one energy store to another during an event.

Energy & Waves
HS+Phy.P4U1.6. Analyze and interpret data to quantitatively describe changes in energy within a system and/or energy flows in and out of a system.
HS+Phy.P4U2.7. Design, evaluate, and refine a device that works within given constraints to transfer energy within a system.
Vibrations and WavesVibration is the analogous motion of the particles of a mass of air or the like, whose state of equilibrium has been disturbed, as in transmitting sound. Read more...iWorksheets :4
HS+Phy.P4U1.8. Use mathematics and computational thinking to explain the relationships between power, current, voltage, and resistance.
Electric CircuitsWorksheets :4

High School Earth and Space Sciences

Earth and Space – E1: The composition of the Earth and its atmosphere and the natural and human processes occurring within them shape the Earth’s surface and its climate.

Weather & Climate
HS.E1U1.11. Analyze and interpret data to determine how energy from the Sun affects weather patterns and climate.
HS+E.E1U1.1. Construct an explanation based on evidence for how the Sun’s energy transfers between Earth’s systems.
OceansWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
HS+E.E1U1.2. Develop and use models to describe how variations in the flow of energy into and out of Earth’s systems result in changes in climate.
OceansWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
Roles of Water in Earth’s Surface Processes
HS.E1U1.12. Develop and use models of the Earth that explains the role of energy and matter in Earth’s constantly changing internal and external systems (geosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, biosphere).
The Rock CycleWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
Weather IWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
HS+E.E1U1.4. Analyze and interpret geoscience data to make the claim that dynamic interactions with Earth’s surface can create feedbacks that cause changes to other Earth systems.
HS+E.E1U1.5. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information on the effect of water on Earth’s materials, surface processes, and groundwater systems.
Weathering and ErosionWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3
OceansWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
Earth’s Systems
HS.E1U1.13. Evaluate explanations and theories about the role of energy and matter in geologic changes over time.
HS+E.E1U1.6. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information of the theory of plate tectonics to explain the differences in age, structure, and composition of Earth’s crust.
HS+E.E1U1.8. Develop and use models to illustrate how Earth's internal and surface processes operate over time to form, modify, and recycle continental and ocean floor features.
The Rock CycleWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
Earth and Human Activity
HS.E1U3.14. Engage in argument from evidence about the availability of natural resources, occurrence of natural hazards, changes in climate, and human activity and how they influence each other.
OceansWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
The AtmosphereWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3
Weather IIWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3
HS+E.E1U3.9. Construct an explanation, based on evidence, for how the availability of natural resources, occurrence of natural hazards, and changes in climate have influenced human activity.
OceansWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
The AtmosphereWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3
Weather IIWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3
HS+E.E1U3.11. Develop and use a quantitative model to illustrate the relationship among Earth systems and the degree to which those relationships are being modified due to human activity.
OceansWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
The AtmosphereWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3

Earth and Space – E2: The Earth and our solar system are a very small part of one of many galaxies within the Universe.

Earth’s Place in the Universe
HS.E2U1.15. Construct an explanation based on evidence to illustrate the role of nuclear fusion in the life cycle of a star.
Earth and the Solar System
HS.E2U1.16. Construct an explanation of how gravitational forces impact the evolution of planetary motion, structure, surfaces, atmospheres, moons, and rings.
HS+E.E2U1.13. Analyze and interpret data showing how gravitational forces are influenced by mass, and the distance between objects.
HS+E.E2U1.14. Use mathematics and computational thinking to explain the movement of planets and objects in the solar system.
The Universe and its Stars
HS.E2U1.17. Construct an explanation of the origin, expansion, and scale of the universe based on astronomical evidence.
HS+E.E2U1.15. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information on how the nebular theory explains solar system formation with distinct regions characterized by different types of planetary and other bodies.

Core Ideas for Knowing Science

Physical Science

P2: Objects can affect other objects at a distance.
P3: Changing the movement of an object requires a net force to be acting on it.
Forces - Set IWorksheets :4

Earth and Space Science

E1: The composition of the Earth and its atmosphere and the natural and human processes occurring within them shape the Earth’s surface and its climate.
The Rock CycleWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
Weathering and ErosionWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3
E2: The Earth and our solar system are a very small part of one of many galaxies within the Universe.

High School Physical Sciences

Chemistry – P1: All matter in the Universe is made of very small particles.

Chemical Reactions
HS.P1U1.2. Develop and use models for the transfer or sharing of electrons to predict the formation of ions, molecules, and compounds in both natural and synthetic processes.
Chemical ReactionsChemical reaction is a process in which one or more substances, are converted to one or more different products. Synthesis - a chemical reaction where two or more elements or compounds combine to form a single product. Single Replacement Reaction - a chemical reaction where a more active element replaces a less active element in a compound. Decomposition - a chemical reaction in which a compound is broken down into simpler compounds or elements. Read more...iWorksheets :6Vocabulary :3

Physics – P3: Changing the movement of an object requires a net force to be acting on it.

Motion & Stability – Forces & Interactions
HS.P3U1.6. Collect, analyze and interpret data regarding the change in motion of an object or system in one dimension, to construct an explanation using Newton’s Laws.
Forces - Set IWorksheets :4
HS+Phy.P3U1.3. Develop a mathematical model, using Newton’s laws, to predict the motion of an object or system in two dimensions (projectile and circular motion).

Physics – P4: The total amount of energy in a closed system is always the same but can be transferred from one energy store to another during an event.

Energy & Waves
HS+Phy.P4U1.6. Analyze and interpret data to quantitatively describe changes in energy within a system and/or energy flows in and out of a system.
HS+Phy.P4U2.7. Design, evaluate, and refine a device that works within given constraints to transfer energy within a system.
Vibrations and WavesVibration is the analogous motion of the particles of a mass of air or the like, whose state of equilibrium has been disturbed, as in transmitting sound. Read more...iWorksheets :4
HS+Phy.P4U1.8. Use mathematics and computational thinking to explain the relationships between power, current, voltage, and resistance.
Electric CircuitsWorksheets :4

High School Earth and Space Sciences

Earth and Space – E1: The composition of the Earth and its atmosphere and the natural and human processes occurring within them shape the Earth’s surface and its climate.

Weather & Climate
HS.E1U1.11. Analyze and interpret data to determine how energy from the Sun affects weather patterns and climate.
HS+E.E1U1.1. Construct an explanation based on evidence for how the Sun’s energy transfers between Earth’s systems.
OceansWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
HS+E.E1U1.2. Develop and use models to describe how variations in the flow of energy into and out of Earth’s systems result in changes in climate.
OceansWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
Roles of Water in Earth’s Surface Processes
HS.E1U1.12. Develop and use models of the Earth that explains the role of energy and matter in Earth’s constantly changing internal and external systems (geosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, biosphere).
The Rock CycleWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
Weather IWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
HS+E.E1U1.4. Analyze and interpret geoscience data to make the claim that dynamic interactions with Earth’s surface can create feedbacks that cause changes to other Earth systems.
HS+E.E1U1.5. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information on the effect of water on Earth’s materials, surface processes, and groundwater systems.
Weathering and ErosionWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3
OceansWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
Earth’s Systems
HS.E1U1.13. Evaluate explanations and theories about the role of energy and matter in geologic changes over time.
HS+E.E1U1.6. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information of the theory of plate tectonics to explain the differences in age, structure, and composition of Earth’s crust.
HS+E.E1U1.8. Develop and use models to illustrate how Earth's internal and surface processes operate over time to form, modify, and recycle continental and ocean floor features.
The Rock CycleWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
Earth and Human Activity
HS.E1U3.14. Engage in argument from evidence about the availability of natural resources, occurrence of natural hazards, changes in climate, and human activity and how they influence each other.
OceansWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
The AtmosphereWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3
Weather IIWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3
HS+E.E1U3.9. Construct an explanation, based on evidence, for how the availability of natural resources, occurrence of natural hazards, and changes in climate have influenced human activity.
OceansWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
The AtmosphereWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3
Weather IIWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3
HS+E.E1U3.11. Develop and use a quantitative model to illustrate the relationship among Earth systems and the degree to which those relationships are being modified due to human activity.
OceansWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
The AtmosphereWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3

Earth and Space – E2: The Earth and our solar system are a very small part of one of many galaxies within the Universe.

Earth’s Place in the Universe
HS.E2U1.15. Construct an explanation based on evidence to illustrate the role of nuclear fusion in the life cycle of a star.
Earth and the Solar System
HS.E2U1.16. Construct an explanation of how gravitational forces impact the evolution of planetary motion, structure, surfaces, atmospheres, moons, and rings.
HS+E.E2U1.13. Analyze and interpret data showing how gravitational forces are influenced by mass, and the distance between objects.
HS+E.E2U1.14. Use mathematics and computational thinking to explain the movement of planets and objects in the solar system.
The Universe and its Stars
HS.E2U1.17. Construct an explanation of the origin, expansion, and scale of the universe based on astronomical evidence.
HS+E.E2U1.15. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information on how the nebular theory explains solar system formation with distinct regions characterized by different types of planetary and other bodies.

Core Ideas for Knowing Science

Physical Science

P2: Objects can affect other objects at a distance.
P3: Changing the movement of an object requires a net force to be acting on it.
Forces - Set IWorksheets :4

Earth and Space Science

E1: The composition of the Earth and its atmosphere and the natural and human processes occurring within them shape the Earth’s surface and its climate.
The Rock CycleWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
Weathering and ErosionWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3
E2: The Earth and our solar system are a very small part of one of many galaxies within the Universe.

High School Physical Sciences

Physics – P3: Changing the movement of an object requires a net force to be acting on it.

Motion & Stability – Forces & Interactions
HS.P3U1.6. Collect, analyze and interpret data regarding the change in motion of an object or system in one dimension, to construct an explanation using Newton’s Laws.
Forces - Set IWorksheets :4
HS+Phy.P3U1.3. Develop a mathematical model, using Newton’s laws, to predict the motion of an object or system in two dimensions (projectile and circular motion).

Physics – P4: The total amount of energy in a closed system is always the same but can be transferred from one energy store to another during an event.

Energy & Waves
HS+Phy.P4U1.6. Analyze and interpret data to quantitatively describe changes in energy within a system and/or energy flows in and out of a system.
HS+Phy.P4U2.7. Design, evaluate, and refine a device that works within given constraints to transfer energy within a system.
Vibrations and WavesVibration is the analogous motion of the particles of a mass of air or the like, whose state of equilibrium has been disturbed, as in transmitting sound. Read more...iWorksheets :4
HS+Phy.P4U1.8. Use mathematics and computational thinking to explain the relationships between power, current, voltage, and resistance.
Electric CircuitsWorksheets :4

High School Earth and Space Sciences

Earth and Space – E1: The composition of the Earth and its atmosphere and the natural and human processes occurring within them shape the Earth’s surface and its climate.

Weather & Climate
HS.E1U1.11. Analyze and interpret data to determine how energy from the Sun affects weather patterns and climate.
HS+E.E1U1.1. Construct an explanation based on evidence for how the Sun’s energy transfers between Earth’s systems.
OceansWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
HS+E.E1U1.2. Develop and use models to describe how variations in the flow of energy into and out of Earth’s systems result in changes in climate.
OceansWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
Roles of Water in Earth’s Surface Processes
HS.E1U1.12. Develop and use models of the Earth that explains the role of energy and matter in Earth’s constantly changing internal and external systems (geosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, biosphere).
The Rock CycleWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
Weather IWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
HS+E.E1U1.4. Analyze and interpret geoscience data to make the claim that dynamic interactions with Earth’s surface can create feedbacks that cause changes to other Earth systems.
HS+E.E1U1.5. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information on the effect of water on Earth’s materials, surface processes, and groundwater systems.
Weathering and ErosionWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3
OceansWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
Earth’s Systems
HS.E1U1.13. Evaluate explanations and theories about the role of energy and matter in geologic changes over time.
HS+E.E1U1.6. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information of the theory of plate tectonics to explain the differences in age, structure, and composition of Earth’s crust.
HS+E.E1U1.8. Develop and use models to illustrate how Earth's internal and surface processes operate over time to form, modify, and recycle continental and ocean floor features.
The Rock CycleWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
Earth and Human Activity
HS.E1U3.14. Engage in argument from evidence about the availability of natural resources, occurrence of natural hazards, changes in climate, and human activity and how they influence each other.
OceansWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
The AtmosphereWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3
Weather IIWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3
HS+E.E1U3.9. Construct an explanation, based on evidence, for how the availability of natural resources, occurrence of natural hazards, and changes in climate have influenced human activity.
OceansWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
The AtmosphereWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3
Weather IIWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3
HS+E.E1U3.11. Develop and use a quantitative model to illustrate the relationship among Earth systems and the degree to which those relationships are being modified due to human activity.
OceansWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
The AtmosphereWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3

Earth and Space – E2: The Earth and our solar system are a very small part of one of many galaxies within the Universe.

Earth’s Place in the Universe
HS.E2U1.15. Construct an explanation based on evidence to illustrate the role of nuclear fusion in the life cycle of a star.
Earth and the Solar System
HS.E2U1.16. Construct an explanation of how gravitational forces impact the evolution of planetary motion, structure, surfaces, atmospheres, moons, and rings.
HS+E.E2U1.13. Analyze and interpret data showing how gravitational forces are influenced by mass, and the distance between objects.
HS+E.E2U1.14. Use mathematics and computational thinking to explain the movement of planets and objects in the solar system.
The Universe and its Stars
HS.E2U1.17. Construct an explanation of the origin, expansion, and scale of the universe based on astronomical evidence.
HS+E.E2U1.15. Obtain, evaluate, and communicate information on how the nebular theory explains solar system formation with distinct regions characterized by different types of planetary and other bodies.

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