Montana Content Standards for High School Physics

Atomic and Nuclear Physics
FreeWorksheets: 4
Electric Circuits
Worksheets: 4
Forces - Set I
Worksheets: 4
Forces - Set II
Worksheets: 3
Forces and Motion
Motion is the process of an object changing place or position. Position refers to an object's location. The position of an object all depends on how a person is looking at the object and what it us being compared to, which is known as an object's relative position. Read more...iWorksheets: 3Vocabulary Sets: 2
Lab Investigations
Worksheets: 3
Light and Optics
Worksheets: 4Vocabulary Sets: 3
Magnetism
Worksheets: 3
Measurements and Calculations
Worksheets: 3
Mechanics
Worksheets: 3
Modern Electronics
Worksheets: 3
Optics
Worksheets: 3
Properties of Matter
Worksheets: 4
Sound
Worksheets: 3
The Science of Physics
Worksheets: 4
Vibrations and Waves
Vibration 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

MT.9-12.PS. PHYSICAL SCIENCE content standards for ninth through twelfth grades are that each student will:

9-12.PS.1. Use the periodic table as a model to predict the relative properties of elements based on the patterns of electrons in the outermost energy level of atoms

Elements - Set I
Worksheets :3
Elements - Set II
Worksheets :3

9-12.PS.2. Plan and conduct an investigation to gather evidence to compare the structure of substances at the bulk scale to infer the strength of electrical forces between particles

9-12.PS.5. Construct and revise an explanation for outcomes of simple chemical reactions based on outer electron states of atoms, trends in the periodic table, and patterns of chemical properties

Chemical Equations
Worksheets :3
Chemical Reactions
Worksheets :3

9-12.PS.6. Develop a model to illustrate that the release or absorption of energy from chemical reactions is dependent upon changes in total bond energy

Kinetics and Equilibrium
Worksheets :3
Thermodynamics
Worksheets :4

9-12.PS.7. Apply scientific principles and evidence to provide an explanation about the effects of changing the temperature or concentration of the reacting particles on the rate at which a reaction occurs

Chemical Reactions
Worksheets :3

9-12.PS.8. Refine the design of a chemical system by specifying changes in conditions that would alter the amount of products at equilibrium

9-12.PS.9. Use mathematical representations to support the claim that atoms, and therefore mass, are conserved during a chemical reaction

Chemical Equations
Worksheets :3

9-12.PS.12. Apply scientific and engineering ideas to design, evaluate, and refine a device that minimizes forces on an object during collisions

9-12.PS.15. Create a computational model to calculate the change in the energy of one component in a system when the change in energy of the other component and energy flows in and out of the system are known

Heat
Worksheets :3
Thermodynamics
Worksheets :4

9-12.PS.16. Develop and use models to illustrate that energy at the macroscopic scale can be accounted for as a combination of energy associated with the motions of particles and energy associated with the relative position of particles

9-12.PS.17. Design, build, and refine a device that works within given constraints to convert one form of energy into another form of energy

States of Matter
Worksheets :3
Electromagnetism
The production of a magnetic field around an electrical current is called electromagnetism. Read more...iWorksheets :3

9-12.PS.18. Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence that the transfer of thermal energy when two components of different temperature are combined within a closed system results in a more uniform energy distribution among the components in the system

Thermodynamics
Worksheets :4

9-12.PS.20. Use mathematical representations to support a claim regarding relationships among the frequency, amplitude, wavelength, and speed of waves traveling in various media

Light
Worksheets :3

9-12.PS.21. Evaluate the claims, evidence, and reasoning behind the idea that electromagnetic radiation can be described either by a wave model or a particle model, and that for some situations one model is more useful than the other

Light
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MT.9-12.LS. LIFE SCIENCE content standards for ninth through twelfth grades are that each student will:

9-12.LS.1. Construct an explanation based on evidence for how the structure of DNA determines the structure of proteins which carry out the essential functions of life through systems of specialized cells

Cell Reproduction
The 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
Nucleic acids and protein synthesis
The 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

9-12.LS.2. Develop and use a model to illustrate the organizational structure of interacting systems that provide specific functions within multicellular organisms

Human biology I
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :7
Human biology II
Worksheets :3Vocabulary :7

9-12.LS.3. Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence that feedback mechanisms maintain homeostasis

Human biology I
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :7
Human biology II
Worksheets :3Vocabulary :7

9-12.LS.4. Use a model to illustrate how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy

Photosynthesis and respiration
Photosynthesis 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

9-12.LS.5. Construct an explanation based on evidence from multiple sources for how carbon, hydrogen, nitrogen, oxygen, phosphorus, and sulfur may combine with other elements to form organic macromolecules with different structures and functions

Cell Reproduction
The 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

9-12.LS.6. Use a model to illustrate that cellular respiration is a chemical process whereby the bonds of food molecules and oxygen molecules are broken and the bonds in new compounds are formed resulting in a net transfer of energy

Cell processes
FreeCellular 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

9-12.LS.7. Construct and revise an explanation based on evidence for the cycling of matter and flow of energy in aerobic and anaerobic conditions

Ecology I
Match 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 II
Match 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

9-12.LS.8. Use mathematical representations to support claims for the cycling of matter and flow of energy among organisms in an ecosystem

Ecology I
Match 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 II
Match 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

9-12.LS.9. Use mathematical or computational representations to support arguments about environmental factors that affect carrying capacity, biodiversity, and populations in ecosystems

Vertebrates II
Worksheets :3Vocabulary :3
Oceans
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :3

9-12.LS.10. Evaluate the claims, evidence, and reasoning that the complex interactions in ecosystems maintain relatively consistent numbers and types of organisms in stable conditions, but changing conditions may result in a new ecosystem

Ecology I
Match 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 II
Match 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

9-12.LS.12. Construct an explanation using evidence from multiple sources to describe the role of cellular division and differentiation in producing and maintaining complex organisms

Cell Reproduction
The 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

9-12.LS.13. Make and defend a claim based on evidence from multiple sources that inheritable genetic variations may result from:

9-12.LS.13.1. New genetic combinations through meiosis
Cell Reproduction
The 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
9-12.LS.13.2. Viable errors occurring during replication
Cell Reproduction
The 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
Nucleic acids and protein synthesis
The 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

9-12.LS.14. Apply concepts of statistics and probability to explain the variation and distribution of expressed traits in a population

Genetics and heredity I
How 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

9-12.LS.16. Construct an explanation based on evidence that the process of evolution by natural selection primarily results from four factors:

9-12.LS.16.2. The heritable genetic variation of individuals in a species due to mutation and sexual reproduction
Evolution and classification
Categorize 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
9-12.LS.16.3. Competition for limited resources
Evolution and classification
Categorize 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

9-12.LS.18. Construct an explanation based on evidence for how natural selection leads to adaptation of populations over time

Evolution and classification
Categorize 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

9-12.LS.19. Evaluate the evidence supporting claims that changes in environmental conditions may result in:

9-12.LS.19.1. Changes in the number of individuals of some species
Evolution and classification
Categorize 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

MT.9-12.ESS. EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE content standards for ninth through twelfth grades are that students will:

9-12.ESS.1. Develop a model based on evidence to illustrate the life span of the sun and the role of nuclear fusion in the sun's core to release energy that eventually reaches Earth in the form of radiation

9-12.ESS.2. Construct an explanation of the Big Bang theory based on astronomical evidence of light spectra, motion of distant galaxies, and composition of matter in the universe

9-12.ESS.4. Use mathematical or computational representations to predict the motion of orbiting objects in the solar system

9-12.ESS.5. Evaluate evidence of the past and current movements of continental and oceanic crust and the theory of plate tectonics to explain the ages of crustal rocks

Fossils I
Worksheets :4
Fossils II
Worksheets :3

9-12.ESS.6. Apply scientific reasoning and evidence from ancient Earth materials, meteorites, and other planetary surfaces to construct an account of Earth's formation and early history

The History of Earth
Worksheets :3
Fossils I
Worksheets :4
Fossils II
Worksheets :3

9-12.ESS.7. Develop a model to illustrate how earth's internal and surface processes operate at different spatial and time scales to form continental and ocean-floor features

The Rock Cycle
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :3
Weathering and Erosion
Worksheets :3Vocabulary :3

9-12.ESS.8. Analyze geoscience data to make the claim that one change to Earth's surface can create feedbacks that cause changes to other earth systems

Oceans
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :3

9-12.ESS.9. Develop a model based on evidence of Earth's interior to describe the cycling of matter by thermal convection

9-12.ESS.10. Plan and conduct an investigation of the properties of water and its effects on earth materials and surface processes

Weathering and Erosion
Worksheets :3Vocabulary :3

9-12.ESS.12. Construct an argument based on evidence about the simultaneous coevolution of Earth's systems and life on Earth

9-12.ESS.13. Use a model to describe how variations in the flow of energy into and out of Earth's systems result in changes in climate

Oceans
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :3

9-12.ESS.14. Analyze geoscience data and the results from global climate models to make an evidence-based forecast of the current rate of global or regional climate change and associated future impacts to Earth systems

9-12.ESS.15. 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

Oceans
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :3
Weather II
Worksheets :3Vocabulary :3

9-12.ESS.16. Evaluate competing design solutions for developing, managing, and utilizing energy and mineral resources based on cost-benefit ratios

Minerals II
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :2
Oceans
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :3

9-12.ESS.17. Create a computational simulation to illustrate the relationships among management of natural resources, the sustainability of human populations, biodiversity, and investigate and explain how some American Indian tribes use scientific knowledge and practices in managing natural resources

Oceans
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :3

9-12.ESS.18. Evaluate or refine a technological solution that reduces impacts of human activities on natural systems

Oceans
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :3

MT.RST.9-10. Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects

Craft and Structure

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.

Integration of Knowledge

RST.9-10.7. Translate quantitative or technical information expressed in words in a text into visual form (e.g., a table or chart) and translate information expressed visually or mathematically (e.g., in an equation) into words.
Chemical Reactions
Worksheets :3
Thermodynamics
Worksheets :4

MT.9-12.PS. PHYSICAL SCIENCE content standards for ninth through twelfth grades are that each student will:

9-12.PS.16. Develop and use models to illustrate that energy at the macroscopic scale can be accounted for as a combination of energy associated with the motions of particles and energy associated with the relative position of particles

MT.9-12.LS. LIFE SCIENCE content standards for ninth through twelfth grades are that each student will:

9-12.LS.9. Use mathematical or computational representations to support arguments about environmental factors that affect carrying capacity, biodiversity, and populations in ecosystems

Oceans
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :3

MT.9-12.ESS. EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE content standards for ninth through twelfth grades are that students will:

9-12.ESS.1. Develop a model based on evidence to illustrate the life span of the sun and the role of nuclear fusion in the sun's core to release energy that eventually reaches Earth in the form of radiation

9-12.ESS.2. Construct an explanation of the Big Bang theory based on astronomical evidence of light spectra, motion of distant galaxies, and composition of matter in the universe

9-12.ESS.4. Use mathematical or computational representations to predict the motion of orbiting objects in the solar system

9-12.ESS.5. Evaluate evidence of the past and current movements of continental and oceanic crust and the theory of plate tectonics to explain the ages of crustal rocks

Fossils I
Worksheets :4
Fossils II
Worksheets :3

9-12.ESS.6. Apply scientific reasoning and evidence from ancient Earth materials, meteorites, and other planetary surfaces to construct an account of Earth's formation and early history

The History of Earth
Worksheets :3
Fossils I
Worksheets :4
Fossils II
Worksheets :3

9-12.ESS.7. Develop a model to illustrate how earth's internal and surface processes operate at different spatial and time scales to form continental and ocean-floor features

The Rock Cycle
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :3
Weathering and Erosion
Worksheets :3Vocabulary :3

9-12.ESS.8. Analyze geoscience data to make the claim that one change to Earth's surface can create feedbacks that cause changes to other earth systems

Oceans
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :3

9-12.ESS.9. Develop a model based on evidence of Earth's interior to describe the cycling of matter by thermal convection

9-12.ESS.10. Plan and conduct an investigation of the properties of water and its effects on earth materials and surface processes

Weathering and Erosion
Worksheets :3Vocabulary :3

9-12.ESS.12. Construct an argument based on evidence about the simultaneous coevolution of Earth's systems and life on Earth

9-12.ESS.13. Use a model to describe how variations in the flow of energy into and out of Earth's systems result in changes in climate

Oceans
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :3

9-12.ESS.14. Analyze geoscience data and the results from global climate models to make an evidence-based forecast of the current rate of global or regional climate change and associated future impacts to Earth systems

9-12.ESS.15. 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

Oceans
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :3
Weather II
Worksheets :3Vocabulary :3

9-12.ESS.16. Evaluate competing design solutions for developing, managing, and utilizing energy and mineral resources based on cost-benefit ratios

Minerals II
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :2
Oceans
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :3

9-12.ESS.17. Create a computational simulation to illustrate the relationships among management of natural resources, the sustainability of human populations, biodiversity, and investigate and explain how some American Indian tribes use scientific knowledge and practices in managing natural resources

Oceans
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :3

9-12.ESS.18. Evaluate or refine a technological solution that reduces impacts of human activities on natural systems

Oceans
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :3

MT.9-12.PS. PHYSICAL SCIENCE content standards for ninth through twelfth grades are that each student will:

9-12.PS.2. Plan and conduct an investigation to gather evidence to compare the structure of substances at the bulk scale to infer the strength of electrical forces between particles

9-12.PS.16. Develop and use models to illustrate that energy at the macroscopic scale can be accounted for as a combination of energy associated with the motions of particles and energy associated with the relative position of particles

MT.9-12.LS. LIFE SCIENCE content standards for ninth through twelfth grades are that each student will:

9-12.LS.9. Use mathematical or computational representations to support arguments about environmental factors that affect carrying capacity, biodiversity, and populations in ecosystems

Oceans
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :3

MT.9-12.ESS. EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE content standards for ninth through twelfth grades are that students will:

9-12.ESS.1. Develop a model based on evidence to illustrate the life span of the sun and the role of nuclear fusion in the sun's core to release energy that eventually reaches Earth in the form of radiation

9-12.ESS.2. Construct an explanation of the Big Bang theory based on astronomical evidence of light spectra, motion of distant galaxies, and composition of matter in the universe

9-12.ESS.4. Use mathematical or computational representations to predict the motion of orbiting objects in the solar system

9-12.ESS.5. Evaluate evidence of the past and current movements of continental and oceanic crust and the theory of plate tectonics to explain the ages of crustal rocks

Fossils I
Worksheets :4
Fossils II
Worksheets :3

9-12.ESS.6. Apply scientific reasoning and evidence from ancient Earth materials, meteorites, and other planetary surfaces to construct an account of Earth's formation and early history

The History of Earth
Worksheets :3
Fossils I
Worksheets :4
Fossils II
Worksheets :3

9-12.ESS.7. Develop a model to illustrate how earth's internal and surface processes operate at different spatial and time scales to form continental and ocean-floor features

The Rock Cycle
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :3
Weathering and Erosion
Worksheets :3Vocabulary :3

9-12.ESS.8. Analyze geoscience data to make the claim that one change to Earth's surface can create feedbacks that cause changes to other earth systems

Oceans
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :3

9-12.ESS.9. Develop a model based on evidence of Earth's interior to describe the cycling of matter by thermal convection

9-12.ESS.10. Plan and conduct an investigation of the properties of water and its effects on earth materials and surface processes

Weathering and Erosion
Worksheets :3Vocabulary :3

9-12.ESS.12. Construct an argument based on evidence about the simultaneous coevolution of Earth's systems and life on Earth

9-12.ESS.13. Use a model to describe how variations in the flow of energy into and out of Earth's systems result in changes in climate

Oceans
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :3

9-12.ESS.14. Analyze geoscience data and the results from global climate models to make an evidence-based forecast of the current rate of global or regional climate change and associated future impacts to Earth systems

9-12.ESS.15. 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

Oceans
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :3
Weather II
Worksheets :3Vocabulary :3

9-12.ESS.16. Evaluate competing design solutions for developing, managing, and utilizing energy and mineral resources based on cost-benefit ratios

Minerals II
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :2
Oceans
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :3

9-12.ESS.17. Create a computational simulation to illustrate the relationships among management of natural resources, the sustainability of human populations, biodiversity, and investigate and explain how some American Indian tribes use scientific knowledge and practices in managing natural resources

Oceans
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :3

9-12.ESS.18. Evaluate or refine a technological solution that reduces impacts of human activities on natural systems

Oceans
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :3

MT.RST.11-12. Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects

Craft and Structure

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.

Integration of Knowledge and Ideas

RST.11-12.7. Integrate and evaluate multiple sources of information presented in diverse formats and media (e.g., quantitative data, video, multimedia, Montana tribal resources) in order to address a question or solve a problem.
Thermodynamics
Worksheets :4

MT.9-12.PS. PHYSICAL SCIENCE content standards for ninth through twelfth grades are that each student will:

9-12.PS.16. Develop and use models to illustrate that energy at the macroscopic scale can be accounted for as a combination of energy associated with the motions of particles and energy associated with the relative position of particles

MT.9-12.LS. LIFE SCIENCE content standards for ninth through twelfth grades are that each student will:

9-12.LS.9. Use mathematical or computational representations to support arguments about environmental factors that affect carrying capacity, biodiversity, and populations in ecosystems

Oceans
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :3

MT.9-12.ESS. EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE content standards for ninth through twelfth grades are that students will:

9-12.ESS.1. Develop a model based on evidence to illustrate the life span of the sun and the role of nuclear fusion in the sun's core to release energy that eventually reaches Earth in the form of radiation

9-12.ESS.2. Construct an explanation of the Big Bang theory based on astronomical evidence of light spectra, motion of distant galaxies, and composition of matter in the universe

9-12.ESS.4. Use mathematical or computational representations to predict the motion of orbiting objects in the solar system

9-12.ESS.5. Evaluate evidence of the past and current movements of continental and oceanic crust and the theory of plate tectonics to explain the ages of crustal rocks

Fossils I
Worksheets :4
Fossils II
Worksheets :3

9-12.ESS.6. Apply scientific reasoning and evidence from ancient Earth materials, meteorites, and other planetary surfaces to construct an account of Earth's formation and early history

The History of Earth
Worksheets :3
Fossils I
Worksheets :4
Fossils II
Worksheets :3

9-12.ESS.7. Develop a model to illustrate how earth's internal and surface processes operate at different spatial and time scales to form continental and ocean-floor features

The Rock Cycle
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :3
Weathering and Erosion
Worksheets :3Vocabulary :3

9-12.ESS.8. Analyze geoscience data to make the claim that one change to Earth's surface can create feedbacks that cause changes to other earth systems

Oceans
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :3

9-12.ESS.9. Develop a model based on evidence of Earth's interior to describe the cycling of matter by thermal convection

9-12.ESS.10. Plan and conduct an investigation of the properties of water and its effects on earth materials and surface processes

Weathering and Erosion
Worksheets :3Vocabulary :3

9-12.ESS.12. Construct an argument based on evidence about the simultaneous coevolution of Earth's systems and life on Earth

9-12.ESS.13. Use a model to describe how variations in the flow of energy into and out of Earth's systems result in changes in climate

Oceans
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :3

9-12.ESS.14. Analyze geoscience data and the results from global climate models to make an evidence-based forecast of the current rate of global or regional climate change and associated future impacts to Earth systems

9-12.ESS.15. 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

Oceans
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :3
Weather II
Worksheets :3Vocabulary :3

9-12.ESS.16. Evaluate competing design solutions for developing, managing, and utilizing energy and mineral resources based on cost-benefit ratios

Minerals II
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :2
Oceans
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :3

9-12.ESS.17. Create a computational simulation to illustrate the relationships among management of natural resources, the sustainability of human populations, biodiversity, and investigate and explain how some American Indian tribes use scientific knowledge and practices in managing natural resources

Oceans
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :3

9-12.ESS.18. Evaluate or refine a technological solution that reduces impacts of human activities on natural systems

Oceans
Worksheets :4Vocabulary :3

MT.RST.11-12. Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects

Craft and Structure

RST.11-12.5. Analyze how the text structures information or ideas into categories or hierarchies, demonstrating understanding of the information or ideas.
Ecology I
Match 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 II
Match 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
Chemical Formulas and Bonding
Worksheets :3
Chemical Reactions
Worksheets :3
Measurements and Calculations
Worksheets :3
Standards

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Alabama Courses of StudyAlaska Content and Performance StandardsArizona's College and Career Ready StandardsArkansas Curriculum FrameworksCalifornia Content StandardsColorado Academic Standards (CAS)Common Core State StandardsConnecticut Core StandardsDelaware Standards and InstructionFlorida StandardsGeorgia Standards of ExcellenceHawaii Content and Performance StandardsIdaho Content StandardsIllinois Learning StandardsIndiana Academic StandardsIowa CoreKansas Academic StandardsKentucky Academic StandardsLouisiana Academic StandardsMaine Learning ResultsMaryland College and Career-Ready StandardsMaryland StandardsMassachusetts Curriculum FrameworksMichigan Academic StandardsMinnesota Academic StandardsMississippi College & Career Readiness StandardsMissouri Learning StandardsMontana Content StandardsNational STEM StandardsNebraska Core Academic Content StandardsNevada Academic Content StandardsNew Hampshire College and Career Ready StandardsNew Jersey Common Core StandardsNew Jersey Student Learning StandardsNew Mexico Content StandardsNew York State Learning Standards and Core CurriculumNext Generation Science Standards (NGSS Comprehensive)North Carolina Standard Course of StudyNorth Dakota Academic Content StandardsOhio Learning StandardsOklahoma Academic StandardsOregon Academic Content StandardsPennsylvania Core and Academic StandardsRhode Island World-Class StandardsSouth Carolina Standards & LearningSouth Dakota Content StandardsTennessee Academic StandardsTexas Assessments of Academic Readiness (STAAR)Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills (TEKS)U.S. National StandardsUtah Core StandardsVermont Framework of Standards and LearningVirgin Islands Common Core StandardsVirginia Standards of LearningWashington DC Academic StandardsWashington State K–12 Learning Standards and GuidelinesWest Virginia College and Career Readiness StandardsWisconsin Academic StandardsWyoming Content and Performance Standards