Georgia Science Standards

The STANDARDS CORRELATION chart suggests which Georgia Science Standards you can cover using PASSPORT TO ANTARCTICA in your classroom. We hope you will discover additional standards you can use. These are the ones our Instructional Materials Development team felt most directly related to the activities contained in PASSPORT TO ANTARCTICA.

For additional Georgia Science Standards you can cover see the STANDARDS CORRELATION chart for the following PASSPORT TO KNOWLEDGE projects:

PASSPORT TO THE RAINFOREST

PASSPORT TO THE SOLAR SYSTEM

PASSPORT TO WEATHER AND CLIMATE

LIVE FROM MARS 2001/2002

PASSPORT TO THE UNIVERSE

Kindergarten,   First Grade,   Second Grade,   Third Grade,   Fourth Grade,   Fifth Grade,   Sixth Grade,   Seventh Grade,   Eighth Grade,   Physical Science,   Biology,   Chemistry,   Physics,  

Kindergarten

Laboratory Safety in the Georgia QCC

Laboratory Safety

 

Identifies and practices safety procedures.

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Life Science in the Georgia QCC

General Life Science (Biology)

 

Describes differences between living and nonliving things.

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Compares common needs between a plant and animal (such as sunshine, air, food, and water).

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Describes the conditions affecting survival of species.

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Recognizes and describes basic life processes.

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Explains the significance of biology.

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The Cell

 

Distinguishes between living and non-living things.

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Physics in the Georgia QCC

Process Skills

 

Asks questions.

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Makes and keeps simple records of observations.

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Sorts objects.

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Communicates with others.

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Makes predictions.

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Uses estimations and measurement.

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Research and Reference Skills in the Georgia QCC

Reference Skills/Research

 

Uses books and other media to obtain information.

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Activities/Tools

 

Engages in learning via hands-on/minds-on activities/experiences.

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First Grade

Laboratory Safety in the Georgia QCC

Laboratory Safety

 

Identifies and practices safety procedures.

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Life Science in the Georgia QCC

Zoology

 

Compares and describes different animals in the ways they look, grow, move, etc.

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Compares young animals with their parents and other types of young animals.

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Physics in the Georgia QCC

Process Skills

 

Asks questions.

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Makes and keeps simple records of observations.

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Communicates with others.

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Uses estimations and measurement.

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Classifies objects.

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Makes sketches/diagrams to explain ideas.

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Research and Reference Skills in the Georgia QCC

Reference Skills/Research

 

Uses books and other media to obtain information.

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Activities/Tools

 

Engages in learning via hands-on/minds-on activities/experiences.

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Second Grade

Laboratory Safety in the Georgia QCC

Laboratory Safety

 

Identifies and practices safety procedures.

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Life Science in the Georgia QCC

Ecology

 

Identifies and describes habitats and their characteristics.

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Matches various animals and plants to their habitat.

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Identifies the many feeding relationships possible among various plants and animals.

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Recognizes how plants and animals interact and depend on one another.

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Matches various animals and plants to their habitat.

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Identifies the many feeding relationships possible among various plants and animals.

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Recognizes how plants and animals interact and depend on one another.

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Physics in the Georgia QCC

Process Skills

 

Asks questions.

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Communicates with others.

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Makes predictions.

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Makes sketches/diagrams to explain ideas.

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Makes inferences.

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Uses evidence to construct explanations.

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Research and Reference Skills in the Georgia QCC

Reference Skills/Research

 

Uses books and other media to obtain information.

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Activities/Tools

 

Engages in learning via hands-on/minds-on activities/experiences.

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Third Grade

Laboratory Safety in the Georgia QCC

Laboratory Safety

 

Identifies and practices safety procedures.

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Physics in the Georgia QCC

Process Skills

 

Asks questions.

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Communicates with others.

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Makes predictions.

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Makes sketches/diagrams to explain ideas.

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Makes inferences.

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Uses evidence to construct explanations.

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Classifies events.

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Organizes data into tables and charts.

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Uses charts/tables to interpret/formulate simple hypotheses.

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Research and Reference Skills in the Georgia QCC

Reference Skills/Research

 

Uses encyclo., refer. magazines, books, and other media to obtain information.

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Activities/Tools

 

Engages in learning via hands-on/minds-on activities/experiences.

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Fourth Grade

Laboratory Safety in the Georgia QCC

Laboratory Safety

 

Identifies and practices safety procedures.

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Physics in the Georgia QCC

Process Skills

 

Makes predictions.

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Makes sketches/diagrams to explain ideas.

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Makes inferences.

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Uses evidence to construct explanations.

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Organizes data into tables and charts.

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Uses charts/tables to interpret/formulate simple hypotheses.

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Reads/interprets various types of graphs.

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Controls a limited number of variables.

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Designs a simple experiment.

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Research and Reference Skills in the Georgia QCC

Reference Skills/Research

 

Uses encyclo., refer. magazines, books, and other media to obtain information.

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Activities/Tools

 

Engages in learning via hands-on/minds-on activities/experiences.

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Fifth Grade

Laboratory Safety in the Georgia QCC

Laboratory Safety

 

Identifies and practices safety procedures.

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Life Science in the Georgia QCC

Zoology

 

Compares different kinds of animals and their protective adaptations.

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Compares similarities and differences in animals.

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Physics in the Georgia QCC

Process Skills

 

Makes and keeps simple records of observations.

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Communicates with others.

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Makes predictions.

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Uses estimations and measurement.

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Classifies objects.

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Makes sketches/diagrams to explain ideas.

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Makes inferences.

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Uses evidence to construct explanations.

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Classifies events.

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Organizes data into tables and charts.

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Uses charts/tables to interpret/formulate simple hypotheses.

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Reads/interprets various types of graphs.

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Controls a limited number of variables.

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Designs a simple experiment.

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Research and Reference Skills in the Georgia QCC

Reference Skills/Research

 

Uses encyclo., refer. magazines, books, and other media to obtain information.

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Activities/Tools

 

Engages in learning via hands-on/minds-on activities/experiences.

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Sixth Grade

Laboratory Safety in the Georgia QCC

Laboratory Safety

 

Understands/applies lab safety rules/practices.

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Physics in the Georgia QCC

Process Skills

 

Makes and keeps simple records of observations.

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Communicates with others.

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Makes predictions.

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Uses estimations and measurement.

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Classifies objects.

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Makes inferences.

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Organizes data into tables and charts.

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Uses charts/tables to interpret/formulate simple hypotheses.

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Controls a limited number of variables.

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Designs a simple experiment.

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Analyses data.

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Operationally defines.

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Formulates models.

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Draws conclusions.

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Measurement

 

Defines/identifies standards of measurement.

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Names prefixes used in SI.

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Identifies SI units: length, volume, mass, density, time, and temp.

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Converts measurement among related SI units.

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Utilizes tools for measuring (mass, volume, etc).

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Research and Reference Skills in the Georgia QCC

Reference Skills/Research

 

Selects/uses multiple types of print and non-print sources for information.

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Seventh Grade

Laboratory Safety in the Georgia QCC

Laboratory Safety

 

Understands/applies lab safety rules/practices.

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Life Science in the Georgia QCC

Botany (Vascular/Non-vascular Plants)

 

Describes how plants use water, nutrients and light to produce their own food (photosynthesis).

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Ecology

 

Explains the food web/food chain cycles in nature which affect living things.

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Describes the characteristics and locations of major biomes.

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Describes the organisms found within biomes.

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Defines and gives examples of adaptation for survival of the species.

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Explains the food web/food chain cycles in nature which affect living things.

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Describes the characteristics and locations of major biomes.

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Describes the organisms found within biomes.

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Defines and gives examples of adaptation for survival of the species.

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Physics in the Georgia QCC

Process Skills

 

Makes and keeps simple records of observations.

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Communicates with others.

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Makes predictions.

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Uses estimations and measurement.

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Classifies objects.

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Makes inferences.

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Organizes data into tables and charts.

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hands-on
online

Uses charts/tables to interpret/formulate simple hypotheses.

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hands-on
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Controls a limited number of variables.

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Designs a simple experiment.

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Analyses data.

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Operationally defines.

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Formulates models.

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Draws conclusions.

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Measurement

 

Defines/identifies standards of measurement.

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Names prefixes used in SI.

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hands-on
online

Identifies SI units: length, volume, mass, density, time, and temp.

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hands-on
online

Converts measurement among related SI units.

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hands-on
online

Utilizes tools for measuring (mass, volume, etc).

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hands-on
online


Research and Reference Skills in the Georgia QCC

Reference Skills/Research

 

Selects/uses multiple types of print and non-print sources for information.

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Eighth Grade

Laboratory Safety in the Georgia QCC

Laboratory Safety

 

Understands/applies lab safety rules/practices.

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hands-on
online


Physics in the Georgia QCC

Process Skills

 

Makes and keeps simple records of observations.

video
hands-on
online

Communicates with others.

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hands-on
online

Makes predictions.

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hands-on
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Uses estimations and measurement.

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hands-on
online

Classifies objects.

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hands-on
online

Makes inferences.

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hands-on
online

Organizes data into tables and charts.

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hands-on
online

Uses charts/tables to interpret/formulate simple hypotheses.

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hands-on
online

Controls a limited number of variables.

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hands-on
online

Designs a simple experiment.

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hands-on
online

Analyses data.

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hands-on
online

Operationally defines.

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hands-on
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Formulates models.

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hands-on
online

Draws conclusions.

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hands-on
online

Measurement

 

Defines/identifies standards of measurement.

video
hands-on
online

Names prefixes used in SI.

video
hands-on
online

Identifies SI units: length, volume, mass, density, time, and temp.

video
hands-on
online

Converts measurement among related SI units.

video
hands-on
online

Utilizes tools for measuring (mass, volume, etc).

video
hands-on
online


Research and Reference Skills in the Georgia QCC

Reference Skills/Research

 

Selects/uses multiple types of print and non-print sources for information.

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hands-on
online


Biology

Laboratory Safety in the Georgia QCC

Laboratory Safety

 

Uses lab equipment to conduct safe/accurate work. Learns/uses safety practices for lab/field investigations.

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Life Science in the Georgia QCC

Ecology

 

Recognizes how plants and animals interact and depend on one another.

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hands-on
online

Explains the food web/food chain cycles in nature which affect living things.

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hands-on
online

Describes the characteristics and locations of major biomes.

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Explains the structure of an ecosystem.

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Identifies and explains the interactions of biotic and abiotic factors in an ecosystem/major biomes.

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Explains the components of a community, i.e., populations, species, niche, habitat, etc.

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Traces the flow of matter and energy through a food chain and food webs.

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Describes changes that occur in an ecosystem, i.e., ecological succession.

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Utilizes the principles of populations growth to describe how a population changes.

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Assesses the impact of manís activities on the environment.

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Analyzes the possible causes of certain ecological problems, i.e., acid rain, pollution, etc.

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Explores ways to help solve ecological problems.

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Explores ways to help solve ecological problems.

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Physics in the Georgia QCC

Process Skills

 

Makes and keeps simple records of observations.

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hands-on
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Communicates with others.

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hands-on
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Makes predictions.

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hands-on
online

Classifies objects.

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hands-on
online

Makes inferences.

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hands-on
online

Organizes data into tables and charts.

video
hands-on
online

Uses charts/tables to interpret/formulate simple hypotheses.

video
hands-on
online

Reads/interprets various types of graphs.

video
hands-on
online

Controls a limited number of variables.

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hands-on
online

Designs a simple experiment.

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hands-on
online

Analyses data.

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online

Operationally defines.

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Draws conclusions.

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Utilizes terms/processes in scientific research.

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Identifies variables.

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Produces written reports of lab/field activities.

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Demonstrates proper care of microscope.

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Prepares microscope slide.

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Research and Reference Skills in the Georgia QCC

Reference Skills/Research

 

Selects/uses multiple types of print and non-print sources for information.

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Demonstrates appropriate use of reference sources.

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Updated September 2001