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Science Level 07 Capacity Matrices

Level 07 (Life Science)

Measurement Topic: SC.07.621 Changes in environmental conditions can affect the survival of individual organisms, populations, and entire species Capacity Matrix SC.07.621

SC.07.621.01.03 Interpret and analyze data about changes in environmental conditions - such as climate change - and populations that support a claim describing why a specific population might be increasing or decreasing (CAS: 6.2.1.a)

SC.07.621.02.03 Develop, communicate, and justify an evidence-based explanation about how ecosystems interact with and impact the global environment (CAS: 6.2.1.b)

SC.07.621.03.03 Model equilibrium in an ecosystem, including basic inputs and outputs, to predict how a change to that ecosystem such as climate change might impact the organisms, populations, and species within it such as the removal of a top predator or introduction of a new species (CAS: 6.2.1.c)

SC.07.621.04.03 Examine, evaluate, question, and ethically use information from a variety of sources and media to investigate how environmental conditions affect the survival of individual organisms (CAS: 6.2.1.d)

Measurement Topic: SC.07.622 Organisms interact with each other and their environment in various ways that create a flow of energy and cycling of matter in an ecosystem Capacity Matrix SC.07.622

SC.07.622.01.03 Develop, communicate, and justify an evidence-based explanation about why there generally are more producers than consumers in an ecosystem (CAS: 6.2.2.a)

SC.07.622.02.03 Design a food web diagram to show the flow of energy through an ecosystem (CAS: 6.2.2.b)

SC.07.622.03.03 Compare and contrast the flow of energy with the cycling of matter in ecosystems (CAS: 6.2.2.c)

Measurement Topic: SC.07.721 Individual organisms with certain traits are more likely than others to survive and have offspring in a specific environment Capacity Matrix SC.07.721

SC.07.721.01.03 Develop, communicate, and justify an evidence-based explanation for why a given organism with specific traits will or will not survive to have offspring in a given environment (CAS: 7.2.1.a)

SC.07.721.02.03 Analyze and interpret data about specific adaptations to provide evidence and develop claims about differential survival and reproductive success (CAS: 7.2.1.b)

SC.07.721.03.03 Use information and communication technology tools to gather information from credible sources, analyze findings, and draw conclusions to create and justify an evidence-based scientific explanation (CAS: 7.2.1.c)

SC.07.721.04.03 Use computer simulations to model differential survival and reproductive success associated with specific traits in a given environment (CAS: 7.2.1.d)

Measurement Topic: SC.07.722 The human body is composed of atoms, molecules, cells, tissues, organs, and organ systems that have specific functions and interactions Capacity Matrix SC.07.722

SC.07.722.01.03 Develop and design a scientific investigation about human body systems (CAS: 7.2.2.a)

SC.07.722.02.03 Develop, communicate, and justify an evidence-based scientific explanation regarding the functions and interactions of the human body (CAS: 7.2.2.b)

SC.07.722.03.03 Gather, analyze, and interpret data and models on the functions and interactions of the human body (CAS: 7.2.2.c)

Measurement Topic: SC.07.723 Cells are the smallest unit of life that can function independently and perform all the necessary functions of life Capacity Matrix SC.07.723

SC.07.723.01.03 Gather, analyze, and interpret data and models on the different types of cells, their structures, components and functions (CAS: 7.2.3.a)

SC.07.723.02.03 Develop, communicate, and justify an evidence-based scientific explanation regarding cell structures, components, and their specific functions (CAS: 7.2.3.b)

SC.07.723.03.03 Compare and contrast the basic structures and functions of plant cells, animal cells, and single-celled organisms (CAS: 7.2.3.c)

SC.07.723.04.03 Employ tools to gather, view, analyze, and report results for the scientific investigations of cells (CAS: 7.2.3.d)

Measurement Topic: SC.07.724 Photosynthesis and cellular respiration are important processes by which energy is acquired and utilized by organisms Capacity Matrix SC.07.724

SC.07.724.01.03 Gather, analyze, and interpret data regarding the basic functions of photosynthesis and cellular respiration (CAS: 7.2.4.a)

SC.07.724.02.03 Use direct and indirect evidence to describe the relationship between photosynthesis and cellular respiration within plants - and between plants and animals (CAS: 7.2.4.b)

SC.07.724.03.03 Use computer simulations to model the relationship between photosynthesis and cellular respiration within plants - and between plants and animals (CAS: 7.2.4.c)

Measurement Topic: SC.07.821 Human activities can deliberately or inadvertently alter ecosystems and their resiliency Capacity Matrix SC.07.821

SC.07.821.01.03 Develop, communicate, and justify an evidence-based scientific example of how humans can alter ecosystems (CAS: 8.2.1.a)

SC.07.821.02.03 Analyze and interpret data about human impact on local ecosystems (CAS: 8.2.1.b)

SC.07.821.03.03 Recognize and infer bias in print and digital resources while researching an environmental issue (CAS: 8.2.1.c)

SC.07.821.04.03 Use technology resources such as online encyclopedias, online databases, and credible websites to locate, organize, analyze, evaluate, and synthesize information about human impact on local ecosystems (CAS: 8.2.1.d)

SC.07.821.05.03 Examine, evaluate, question, and ethically use information from a variety of sources and media to investigate an environmental issue (CAS: 8.2.1.e)

Measurement Topic: SC.07.822 Organisms reproduce and transmit genetic information (genes) to offspring, which influences individuals' traits in the next generation Capacity Matrix SC.07.822

SC.07.822.01.03 Develop, communicate, and justify an evidence-based scientific explanation for how genetic information is passed to the next generation (CAS: 8.2.2.a)

SC.07.822.02.03 Use direct and indirect observations, evidence, and data to support claims about genetic reproduction and traits of individuals (CAS: 8.2.2.b)

SC.07.822.03.03 Gather, analyze, and interpret data on transmitting genetic information (CAS:8.2.2.c)

SC.07.822.04.03 Use models and diagrams to predict the phenotype and genotype of offspring based on the genotype of the parents (CAS: 8.2.2.d)

SC.07.822.05.03 Use computer simulations to model and predict phenotype and genotype of offspring based on the genotype of the parents (CAS: 8.2.2.e)

Measurement Topic: SC.07.741 Nature of Science Capacity Matrix SC.07.741

SC.07.741.01.03 Analyze and interpret a scientific investigation that includes: developing a testable question, researching scientific literature, stating a hypothesis, identifying the independent and the dependent variables, designing a written procedure for a controlled experiment, using an appropriate observation/measurement technique for data collection, and keeping all other conditions constant


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