• I Can Objectives 7th Grade Science Standards

    I can identify questions that can be answered through scientific investigations.

    I can design and conduct scientific investigation

    I can use appropriate mathematics, tools and techniques to gather data and information.

    I can analyze and interpret data.

    I can develop descriptions, models, explanations and predictions.

    I can think critically and logically to connect evidence and explanations.

    I can recognize and analyze alternative explanations and predications.

    I can communicate scientific procedures and explanations.

    I can explain that the properties of matter are determined by the arrangement of atoms.

    I can describe and explain how energy can be transformed from one form to another or can be transferred from one location to another, but is never lost.

    I can communicate how energy can be transferred through a variety of ways.

    I can explain how the hydrologic cycle illustrates the changing states of water as it moves through the lithosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere and atmosphere.

    I can illustrate how thermal-energy transfers in the ocean and the atmosphere contribute to the formation of currents, which influence global climate patterns.

    I can describe and illustrate how the atmosphere has different properties at different elevations and contains a mixture of gases that cycle through the lithosphere, biosphere, hydrosphere and atmosphere.

    I can explain how the relative patterns of motion and positions of the Earth, moon and sun cause solar and lunar eclipses, tides and phases of the moon.

    I can describe how matter is transferred continuously between one organism to another and between organisms and their physical environments.

    I can explain, describe, and illustrate how in any particular biome, the number, growth and survival of organisms and populations depend on biotic and abiotic factors.


Last Modified on September 10, 2010