Maryland College and Career-Ready Standards for High School Biology

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 Sets: 5
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
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 Sets: 7
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 Sets: 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 Sets: 7
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 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 Sets: 4
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
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 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

MD.1. Skills And Processes: The student will demonstrate ways of thinking and acting inherent in the practice of science. The student will use the language and instruments of science to collect, organize, interpret, calculate, and communicate information.

1.2. The student will pose scientific questions and suggest investigative approaches to provide answers to questions.

1.2.5. The student will select appropriate instruments and materials to conduct an investigation.
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 Science of ChemistryWhich substance is a binary compound - ammonia, argon, glucose or glycerol? Which molecule is polar and contains polar bonds? Which atom will form an ionic bond with a Br atom - N, Li, O or C? By which process is petroleum separated into its components according to their different boiling points? Read more...iWorksheets :3
Lab InvestigationsWorksheets :3
Lab investigationsWorksheets :3
1.2.6. The student will identify appropriate methods for conducting an investigation (independent and dependent variables, proper controls, repeat trials, appropriate sample size, etc.).
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

1.3. The student will carry out scientific investigations effectively and employ the instruments, systems of measurement, and materials of science appropriately.

1.3.1. The student will develop and demonstrate skills in using lab and field equipment to perform investigative techniques. (NTB)
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 Science of ChemistryWhich substance is a binary compound - ammonia, argon, glucose or glycerol? Which molecule is polar and contains polar bonds? Which atom will form an ionic bond with a Br atom - N, Li, O or C? By which process is petroleum separated into its components according to their different boiling points? Read more...iWorksheets :3
Lab InvestigationsWorksheets :3
Lab investigationsWorksheets :3
1.3.2. The student will recognize safe laboratory procedures.
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
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
The Science of ChemistryWhich substance is a binary compound - ammonia, argon, glucose or glycerol? Which molecule is polar and contains polar bonds? Which atom will form an ionic bond with a Br atom - N, Li, O or C? By which process is petroleum separated into its components according to their different boiling points? Read more...iWorksheets :3
Lab InvestigationsWorksheets :3
Lab investigationsWorksheets :3
1.3.3. The student will demonstrate safe handling of the chemicals and materials of science. (NTB)
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
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
The Science of ChemistryWhich substance is a binary compound - ammonia, argon, glucose or glycerol? Which molecule is polar and contains polar bonds? Which atom will form an ionic bond with a Br atom - N, Li, O or C? By which process is petroleum separated into its components according to their different boiling points? Read more...iWorksheets :3
1.3.4. The student will learn the use of new instruments and equipment by following instructions in a manual or from oral direction. (NTB)
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 Science of ChemistryWhich substance is a binary compound - ammonia, argon, glucose or glycerol? Which molecule is polar and contains polar bonds? Which atom will form an ionic bond with a Br atom - N, Li, O or C? By which process is petroleum separated into its components according to their different boiling points? Read more...iWorksheets :3
Lab InvestigationsWorksheets :3
Lab investigationsWorksheets :3

1.4. The student will demonstrate that data analysis is a vital aspect of the process of scientific inquiry and communication.

1.4.5. The student will check graphs to determine that they do not misrepresent results.

1.5. The student will use appropriate methods for communicating in writing and orally the processes and results of scientific investigation.

1.5.7. The student will use, explain, and/or construct various classification systems.
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

MD.2. Concepts Of Earth/Space Science: The student will demonstrate the ability to use scientific skills and processes (Core Learning Goal 1) to explain the physical behavior of the environment, Earth, and the universe.

2.1. The student will identify and describe techniques used to investigate the universe and Earth.

2.1.2. The student will describe the purpose and advantage of current tools, delivery systems and techniques used to study the atmosphere, land and water on Earth.
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
Lab InvestigationsWorksheets :3
Lab investigationsWorksheets :3

2.2. The student will describe and apply the concept of natural forces and apply them to the study of Earth/Space Science.

2.2.1. The student will explain the role of forces in the formation and operation of the universe.
2.2.2. The student will explain the role and interaction of revolution, rotation and gravity on the Sun-Earth-Moon system.

2.3. The student will explain how the transfer of energy and matter affect Earth systems.

2.3.2. The student will explain how global conditions are affected when natural and human-induced change alter the transfer of energy and matter.
OceansWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
The AtmosphereWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3

2.4. The student will analyze the dynamic nature of the geosphere.

2.4.1. The student will compare the origin and structure of igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks.
The Rock CycleWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
Rocks IWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3
Rocks IIWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3
2.4.2. The student will explain how the transfer of energy drives the rock cycle.
The Rock CycleWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
2.4.3. The student will explain changes in Earth's surface using plate tectonics.

2.5. The student will investigate methods that geologists use to determine the history of Earth.

2.5.1. The student will apply geologic principles used to date Earth's geologic and biologic events.
Fossils IWorksheets :4
Fossils IIWorksheets :3
2.5.2. The student will compare events in Earth's history that have been grouped according to similarities.

MD.3. Concepts Of Biology: The student will demonstrate the ability to use scientific skills and processes (Core Learning Goal 1) and major biological concepts to explain the uniqueness and interdependence of living organisms, their interactions with the environment, and the continuation of life on earth.

3.1. The student will be able to explain the correlation between the structure and function of biologically important molecules and their relationship to cell processes.

3.1.1. The student will be able to describe the unique characteristics of chemical substances and macromolecules utilized by living systems.
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

3.3. The student will analyze how traits are inherited and passed on from one generation to another.

3.3.1. The student will demonstrate that the sorting and recombination of genes during sexual reproduction has an effect on variation in offspring.
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
3.3.2. The student will illustrate and explain how expressed traits are passed from parent to offspring.
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
3.3.3. The student will explain how a genetic trait is determined by the code in a DNA molecule.
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
3.3.4. The student will interpret how the effects of DNA alteration can be beneficial or harmful to the individual, society, and/or the environment.
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

3.4. The student will explain the mechanism of evolutionary change.

3.4.1. The student will explain how new traits may result from new combinations of existing genes or from mutations of genes in reproductive cells within a population.
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

3.5. The student will investigate the interdependence of diverse living organisms and their interactions with the components of the biosphere.

3.5.4. The student will illustrate how all organisms are part of and depend on two major global food webs that are positively or negatively influenced by human activity and technology.
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

MD.4. Concepts Of Chemistry: The student will demonstrate the ability to use scientific skills and processes (Core Learning Goal 1) to explain composition and interactions of matter in the world in which we live.

4.1. The student will explain that atoms have structure and this structure serves as the basis for the properties of elements and the bonds that they form.

4.1.1. The student will analyze the structure of the atom and describe the characteristics of the particles found there.
MagnetismWorksheets :3
4.1.2. The student will demonstrate that the arrangement and number of electrons and the properties of elements repeat in a periodic manner illustrated by their arrangement in the periodic table.
Elements - Set IWorksheets :3
Elements - Set IIWorksheets :3
4.1.3. The student will explain how atoms interact with other atoms through the transfer and sharing of electrons in the formation of chemical bonds.

4.2. The student will explain how the properties of compounds are related to the arrangement and type of atoms they contain.

4.2.2. The student will explain why organic compounds are so numerous and diverse.
Organic ChemistryWorksheets :3
4.2.4. The student will differentiate among acids, bases, and salts based on their properties.
Acids, Bases and SaltsFreeWorksheets :3Vocabulary :1

4.3. The student will apply the basic concepts of thermodynamics (thermochemistry) to phases of matter and phase and chemical changes.

4.3.1. The student will explain that thermal energy in a material consists of the ordered and disordered motions of its colliding particles.
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
4.3.2. The student will describe observed changes in pressure, volume, or temperature of a sample in terms of macroscopic changes and the behavior of particles.
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
4.3.3. The student will explain why the interactions among particles involve a change in the energy system.
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

4.4. The student will explain how and why substances are represented by formulas.

4.4.1. The student will illustrate that substances can be represented by formulas.
4.4.2. The student will show that chemical reactions can be represented by symbolic or word equations that specify all reactants and products involved.
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
4.4.3. The student will use mole relationships.
The MoleWorksheets :3

4.5. The student will explain that matter undergoes transformations, resulting in products that are different from the reactants.

4.5.1. The student will describe the general types of chemical reactions.
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
4.5.2. The student will balance simple equations (not to include redox reactions).
Chemical EquationsWorksheets :3
4.5.3. The student will demonstrate that adjusting quantities of reactants may affect the amounts of products formed.
Chemical EquationsWorksheets :3
4.5.4. The student will recognize that chemical reactions occur at different speeds.
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

MD.5. Concepts Of Physics: The student will demonstrate the ability to use scientific skills and processes (Core Learning Goal 1) to explain and predict the outcome of certain interactions which occur between matter and energy.

5.1. The student will know and apply the laws of mechanics to explain the behavior of the physical world.

5.1.2. The student will use algebraic and geometric concepts to qualitatively and quantitatively describe an object's motion.
5.1.3. The student will analyze and explain how Newton's Laws describe changes in an object's motion.
Forces - Set IWorksheets :4
Forces - Set IIWorksheets :3
5.1.4. The student will analyze the behavior of forces.

5.2. The student will know and apply the laws of electricity and magnetism and explain their significant role in nature and technology.

5.2.2. The student will describe the sources and effects of electric and magnetic fields.
MagnetismWorksheets :3
ElectromagnetismThe production of a magnetic field around an electrical current is called electromagnetism. Read more...iWorksheets :3

5.3. The student will recognize and relate the laws of thermodynamics to practical applications.

5.3.1. The student will relate thermodynamics to the balance of energy in a system.
ThermodynamicsWorksheets :4

5.4. The student will explain and demonstrate how vibrations and waves provide a model for our understanding of various physical phenomena.

5.4.2. The student will describe wave characteristics using both diagrams and calculations.
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

5.5. The student will investigate certain topics in modern physics.

5.5.2. The student will qualitatively explain the processes associated with nuclear energy and its applications.
Nuclear ChemistryWorksheets :3

MD.6. Environmental Science: The student will demonstrate the ability to use the scientific skills and processes (Core Learning Goal 1) and major environmental science concepts to understand interrelationships of the natural world and to analyze environmental issues and their solutions.

6.1. The student will explain how matter and energy move through the biosphere (lithosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere and organisms).

6.1.1. The student will demonstrate that matter cycles through and between living systems and the physical environment constantly being recombined in different ways (At least - nitrogen cycle; carbon cycle; phosphorus cycle (rock/mineral); hydrologic cycle).
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
Weather IWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
6.1.2. The student will analyze how the transfer of energy between atmosphere, land masses and oceans results in areas of different temperatures and densities that produce weather patterns and establish climate zones around the earth (At least - differential heating and cooling; oceanic and atmospheric circulation patterns; climates and microclimates; biomes).
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
OceansWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3

6.2. The student will investigate the interdependence of organisms within their biotic environment.

6.2.1. The student will explain how organisms are linked by the transfer and transformation of matter and energy at the ecosystem level (At least - Photosynthesis/respiration; Producers, consumers, decomposers; Trophic levels; Pyramid of energy/pyramid of biomass).
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
6.2.2. The student will explain why interrelationships & interdependencies of organisms contribute to the dynamics of ecosystems (At least - Interspecific and intraspecific competition; Niche; Cycling of materials among organisms; Equilibrium/cyclic fluctuations; Dynamics of disturbance and recovery; Succession: aquatic and terrestrial).
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
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
6.2.4. The student will provide examples and evidence showing that natural selection leads to organisms that are well suited for survival in particular environments (At least - coevolutionary relationships, e.g. symbiotic relationships; variation within a species increases survival potential; natural selection provides a mechanism for evolution; adaptations of organisms within biomes).
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

6.3. The student will analyze the relationships between humans and the earth's resources.

6.3.1. The student will evaluate the interrelationship between humans and air quality (At least - ozone; greenhouse gases; volatile organic compounds (smog); acid rain; indoor air; human health).
The AtmosphereWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3
6.3.2. The student will evaluate the interrelationship between humans and water quality and quantity (At least - fresh water supply; point source/nonpoint source pollution; waste water treatment; thermal pollution; Chesapeake Bay and its watershed; eutrophication; human health).
OceansWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3

MD.RST. Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects

Craft and Structure

RST4.CCR. Anchor Standard: Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
RST.9-10.4. Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain specific-words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 9-10 texts and topics.
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

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

RST7.CCR. Anchor Standard: Integrate and evaluate content presented in diverse formats and media, including visually and quantitatively, as well as in words.
RST.9-10.7. Translate quantitative or technical information expressed in words in a text into visual form (e.g., a table or a chart) and translate information expressed visually or mathematically (e.g., in an equation) into words.
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
ThermodynamicsWorksheets :4

MD.1. Skills And Processes: The student will demonstrate ways of thinking and acting inherent in the practice of science. The student will use the language and instruments of science to collect, organize, interpret, calculate, and communicate information.

1.2. The student will pose scientific questions and suggest investigative approaches to provide answers to questions.

1.2.5. The student will select appropriate instruments and materials to conduct an investigation.
Lab InvestigationsWorksheets :3
Lab investigationsWorksheets :3

1.3. The student will carry out scientific investigations effectively and employ the instruments, systems of measurement, and materials of science appropriately.

1.3.1. The student will develop and demonstrate skills in using lab and field equipment to perform investigative techniques. (NTB)
Lab InvestigationsWorksheets :3
Lab investigationsWorksheets :3
1.3.2. The student will recognize safe laboratory procedures.
Lab InvestigationsWorksheets :3
Lab investigationsWorksheets :3
1.3.3. The student will demonstrate safe handling of the chemicals and materials of science. (NTB)
1.3.4. The student will learn the use of new instruments and equipment by following instructions in a manual or from oral direction. (NTB)
Lab InvestigationsWorksheets :3
Lab investigationsWorksheets :3

1.4. The student will demonstrate that data analysis is a vital aspect of the process of scientific inquiry and communication.

1.4.5. The student will check graphs to determine that they do not misrepresent results.

MD.2. Concepts Of Earth/Space Science: The student will demonstrate the ability to use scientific skills and processes (Core Learning Goal 1) to explain the physical behavior of the environment, Earth, and the universe.

2.1. The student will identify and describe techniques used to investigate the universe and Earth.

2.1.2. The student will describe the purpose and advantage of current tools, delivery systems and techniques used to study the atmosphere, land and water on Earth.
Lab InvestigationsWorksheets :3
Lab investigationsWorksheets :3

2.2. The student will describe and apply the concept of natural forces and apply them to the study of Earth/Space Science.

2.2.1. The student will explain the role of forces in the formation and operation of the universe.
2.2.2. The student will explain the role and interaction of revolution, rotation and gravity on the Sun-Earth-Moon system.

2.3. The student will explain how the transfer of energy and matter affect Earth systems.

2.3.2. The student will explain how global conditions are affected when natural and human-induced change alter the transfer of energy and matter.
OceansWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
The AtmosphereWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3

2.4. The student will analyze the dynamic nature of the geosphere.

2.4.1. The student will compare the origin and structure of igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks.
The Rock CycleWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
Rocks IWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3
Rocks IIWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3
2.4.2. The student will explain how the transfer of energy drives the rock cycle.
The Rock CycleWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
2.4.3. The student will explain changes in Earth's surface using plate tectonics.

2.5. The student will investigate methods that geologists use to determine the history of Earth.

2.5.1. The student will apply geologic principles used to date Earth's geologic and biologic events.
Fossils IWorksheets :4
Fossils IIWorksheets :3
2.5.2. The student will compare events in Earth's history that have been grouped according to similarities.

MD.5. Concepts Of Physics: The student will demonstrate the ability to use scientific skills and processes (Core Learning Goal 1) to explain and predict the outcome of certain interactions which occur between matter and energy.

5.1. The student will know and apply the laws of mechanics to explain the behavior of the physical world.

5.1.2. The student will use algebraic and geometric concepts to qualitatively and quantitatively describe an object's motion.
5.1.3. The student will analyze and explain how Newton's Laws describe changes in an object's motion.
Forces - Set IWorksheets :4
5.1.4. The student will analyze the behavior of forces.

5.4. The student will explain and demonstrate how vibrations and waves provide a model for our understanding of various physical phenomena.

5.4.2. The student will describe wave characteristics using both diagrams and calculations.
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

MD.6. Environmental Science: The student will demonstrate the ability to use the scientific skills and processes (Core Learning Goal 1) and major environmental science concepts to understand interrelationships of the natural world and to analyze environmental issues and their solutions.

6.1. The student will explain how matter and energy move through the biosphere (lithosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere and organisms).

6.1.1. The student will demonstrate that matter cycles through and between living systems and the physical environment constantly being recombined in different ways (At least - nitrogen cycle; carbon cycle; phosphorus cycle (rock/mineral); hydrologic cycle).
Weather IWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
6.1.2. The student will analyze how the transfer of energy between atmosphere, land masses and oceans results in areas of different temperatures and densities that produce weather patterns and establish climate zones around the earth (At least - differential heating and cooling; oceanic and atmospheric circulation patterns; climates and microclimates; biomes).
OceansWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3

6.3. The student will analyze the relationships between humans and the earth's resources.

6.3.1. The student will evaluate the interrelationship between humans and air quality (At least - ozone; greenhouse gases; volatile organic compounds (smog); acid rain; indoor air; human health).
The AtmosphereWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3
6.3.2. The student will evaluate the interrelationship between humans and water quality and quantity (At least - fresh water supply; point source/nonpoint source pollution; waste water treatment; thermal pollution; Chesapeake Bay and its watershed; eutrophication; human health).
OceansWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3

MD.1. Skills And Processes: The student will demonstrate ways of thinking and acting inherent in the practice of science. The student will use the language and instruments of science to collect, organize, interpret, calculate, and communicate information.

1.2. The student will pose scientific questions and suggest investigative approaches to provide answers to questions.

1.2.5. The student will select appropriate instruments and materials to conduct an investigation.
Lab InvestigationsWorksheets :3
Lab investigationsWorksheets :3

1.3. The student will carry out scientific investigations effectively and employ the instruments, systems of measurement, and materials of science appropriately.

1.3.1. The student will develop and demonstrate skills in using lab and field equipment to perform investigative techniques. (NTB)
Lab InvestigationsWorksheets :3
Lab investigationsWorksheets :3
1.3.2. The student will recognize safe laboratory procedures.
Lab InvestigationsWorksheets :3
Lab investigationsWorksheets :3
1.3.3. The student will demonstrate safe handling of the chemicals and materials of science. (NTB)
1.3.4. The student will learn the use of new instruments and equipment by following instructions in a manual or from oral direction. (NTB)
Lab InvestigationsWorksheets :3
Lab investigationsWorksheets :3

1.4. The student will demonstrate that data analysis is a vital aspect of the process of scientific inquiry and communication.

1.4.5. The student will check graphs to determine that they do not misrepresent results.

MD.2. Concepts Of Earth/Space Science: The student will demonstrate the ability to use scientific skills and processes (Core Learning Goal 1) to explain the physical behavior of the environment, Earth, and the universe.

2.1. The student will identify and describe techniques used to investigate the universe and Earth.

2.1.2. The student will describe the purpose and advantage of current tools, delivery systems and techniques used to study the atmosphere, land and water on Earth.
Lab InvestigationsWorksheets :3
Lab investigationsWorksheets :3

2.2. The student will describe and apply the concept of natural forces and apply them to the study of Earth/Space Science.

2.2.1. The student will explain the role of forces in the formation and operation of the universe.
2.2.2. The student will explain the role and interaction of revolution, rotation and gravity on the Sun-Earth-Moon system.

2.3. The student will explain how the transfer of energy and matter affect Earth systems.

2.3.2. The student will explain how global conditions are affected when natural and human-induced change alter the transfer of energy and matter.
OceansWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
The AtmosphereWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3

2.4. The student will analyze the dynamic nature of the geosphere.

2.4.1. The student will compare the origin and structure of igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks.
The Rock CycleWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
Rocks IWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3
Rocks IIWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3
2.4.2. The student will explain how the transfer of energy drives the rock cycle.
The Rock CycleWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
2.4.3. The student will explain changes in Earth's surface using plate tectonics.

2.5. The student will investigate methods that geologists use to determine the history of Earth.

2.5.1. The student will apply geologic principles used to date Earth's geologic and biologic events.
Fossils IWorksheets :4
Fossils IIWorksheets :3
2.5.2. The student will compare events in Earth's history that have been grouped according to similarities.

MD.4. Concepts Of Chemistry: The student will demonstrate the ability to use scientific skills and processes (Core Learning Goal 1) to explain composition and interactions of matter in the world in which we live.

4.4. The student will explain how and why substances are represented by formulas.

4.4.1. The student will illustrate that substances can be represented by formulas.

MD.5. Concepts Of Physics: The student will demonstrate the ability to use scientific skills and processes (Core Learning Goal 1) to explain and predict the outcome of certain interactions which occur between matter and energy.

5.1. The student will know and apply the laws of mechanics to explain the behavior of the physical world.

5.1.2. The student will use algebraic and geometric concepts to qualitatively and quantitatively describe an object's motion.
5.1.3. The student will analyze and explain how Newton's Laws describe changes in an object's motion.
Forces - Set IWorksheets :4
5.1.4. The student will analyze the behavior of forces.

5.4. The student will explain and demonstrate how vibrations and waves provide a model for our understanding of various physical phenomena.

5.4.2. The student will describe wave characteristics using both diagrams and calculations.
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

MD.6. Environmental Science: The student will demonstrate the ability to use the scientific skills and processes (Core Learning Goal 1) and major environmental science concepts to understand interrelationships of the natural world and to analyze environmental issues and their solutions.

6.1. The student will explain how matter and energy move through the biosphere (lithosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere and organisms).

6.1.1. The student will demonstrate that matter cycles through and between living systems and the physical environment constantly being recombined in different ways (At least - nitrogen cycle; carbon cycle; phosphorus cycle (rock/mineral); hydrologic cycle).
Weather IWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
6.1.2. The student will analyze how the transfer of energy between atmosphere, land masses and oceans results in areas of different temperatures and densities that produce weather patterns and establish climate zones around the earth (At least - differential heating and cooling; oceanic and atmospheric circulation patterns; climates and microclimates; biomes).
OceansWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3

6.3. The student will analyze the relationships between humans and the earth's resources.

6.3.1. The student will evaluate the interrelationship between humans and air quality (At least - ozone; greenhouse gases; volatile organic compounds (smog); acid rain; indoor air; human health).
The AtmosphereWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3
6.3.2. The student will evaluate the interrelationship between humans and water quality and quantity (At least - fresh water supply; point source/nonpoint source pollution; waste water treatment; thermal pollution; Chesapeake Bay and its watershed; eutrophication; human health).
OceansWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3

MD.RST. Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects

Craft and Structure

WHST4.CCR. Anchor Standard: Interpret words and phrases as they are used in a text, including determining technical, connotative, and figurative meanings, and analyze how specific word choices shape meaning or tone.
RST.11-12.4. Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 11-12 texts and topics.
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

MD.1. Skills And Processes: The student will demonstrate ways of thinking and acting inherent in the practice of science. The student will use the language and instruments of science to collect, organize, interpret, calculate, and communicate information.

1.2. The student will pose scientific questions and suggest investigative approaches to provide answers to questions.

1.2.5. The student will select appropriate instruments and materials to conduct an investigation.
Lab InvestigationsWorksheets :3
Lab investigationsWorksheets :3

1.3. The student will carry out scientific investigations effectively and employ the instruments, systems of measurement, and materials of science appropriately.

1.3.1. The student will develop and demonstrate skills in using lab and field equipment to perform investigative techniques. (NTB)
Lab InvestigationsWorksheets :3
Lab investigationsWorksheets :3
1.3.2. The student will recognize safe laboratory procedures.
Lab InvestigationsWorksheets :3
Lab investigationsWorksheets :3
1.3.3. The student will demonstrate safe handling of the chemicals and materials of science. (NTB)
1.3.4. The student will learn the use of new instruments and equipment by following instructions in a manual or from oral direction. (NTB)
Lab InvestigationsWorksheets :3
Lab investigationsWorksheets :3

1.4. The student will demonstrate that data analysis is a vital aspect of the process of scientific inquiry and communication.

1.4.5. The student will check graphs to determine that they do not misrepresent results.

MD.2. Concepts Of Earth/Space Science: The student will demonstrate the ability to use scientific skills and processes (Core Learning Goal 1) to explain the physical behavior of the environment, Earth, and the universe.

2.1. The student will identify and describe techniques used to investigate the universe and Earth.

2.1.2. The student will describe the purpose and advantage of current tools, delivery systems and techniques used to study the atmosphere, land and water on Earth.
Lab InvestigationsWorksheets :3
Lab investigationsWorksheets :3

2.2. The student will describe and apply the concept of natural forces and apply them to the study of Earth/Space Science.

2.2.1. The student will explain the role of forces in the formation and operation of the universe.
2.2.2. The student will explain the role and interaction of revolution, rotation and gravity on the Sun-Earth-Moon system.

2.3. The student will explain how the transfer of energy and matter affect Earth systems.

2.3.2. The student will explain how global conditions are affected when natural and human-induced change alter the transfer of energy and matter.
OceansWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
The AtmosphereWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3

2.4. The student will analyze the dynamic nature of the geosphere.

2.4.1. The student will compare the origin and structure of igneous, metamorphic and sedimentary rocks.
The Rock CycleWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
Rocks IWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3
Rocks IIWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3
2.4.2. The student will explain how the transfer of energy drives the rock cycle.
The Rock CycleWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
2.4.3. The student will explain changes in Earth's surface using plate tectonics.

2.5. The student will investigate methods that geologists use to determine the history of Earth.

2.5.1. The student will apply geologic principles used to date Earth's geologic and biologic events.
Fossils IWorksheets :4
Fossils IIWorksheets :3
2.5.2. The student will compare events in Earth's history that have been grouped according to similarities.

MD.5. Concepts Of Physics: The student will demonstrate the ability to use scientific skills and processes (Core Learning Goal 1) to explain and predict the outcome of certain interactions which occur between matter and energy.

5.1. The student will know and apply the laws of mechanics to explain the behavior of the physical world.

5.1.2. The student will use algebraic and geometric concepts to qualitatively and quantitatively describe an object's motion.
5.1.3. The student will analyze and explain how Newton's Laws describe changes in an object's motion.
Forces - Set IWorksheets :4
5.1.4. The student will analyze the behavior of forces.

5.4. The student will explain and demonstrate how vibrations and waves provide a model for our understanding of various physical phenomena.

5.4.2. The student will describe wave characteristics using both diagrams and calculations.
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

MD.6. Environmental Science: The student will demonstrate the ability to use the scientific skills and processes (Core Learning Goal 1) and major environmental science concepts to understand interrelationships of the natural world and to analyze environmental issues and their solutions.

6.1. The student will explain how matter and energy move through the biosphere (lithosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere and organisms).

6.1.1. The student will demonstrate that matter cycles through and between living systems and the physical environment constantly being recombined in different ways (At least - nitrogen cycle; carbon cycle; phosphorus cycle (rock/mineral); hydrologic cycle).
Weather IWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3
6.1.2. The student will analyze how the transfer of energy between atmosphere, land masses and oceans results in areas of different temperatures and densities that produce weather patterns and establish climate zones around the earth (At least - differential heating and cooling; oceanic and atmospheric circulation patterns; climates and microclimates; biomes).
OceansWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3

6.3. The student will analyze the relationships between humans and the earth's resources.

6.3.1. The student will evaluate the interrelationship between humans and air quality (At least - ozone; greenhouse gases; volatile organic compounds (smog); acid rain; indoor air; human health).
The AtmosphereWorksheets :3Vocabulary :3
6.3.2. The student will evaluate the interrelationship between humans and water quality and quantity (At least - fresh water supply; point source/nonpoint source pollution; waste water treatment; thermal pollution; Chesapeake Bay and its watershed; eutrophication; human health).
OceansWorksheets :4Vocabulary :3

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