On-Going Classroom Routines: Scientific Investigation & Measurement (PS.1 a-n) should be incorporated into each unit as appropriate.

Quarter 1

Quarter 2

Quarter 3

Quarter 4

Unit 1 – The Nature of Science
(6 days)
6.1 - Science Investigation & Measurement
PS.1 - Scientific Investigation & Measurement

Unit 2 – Classification of Matter
(6 days)
PS.2 b, d-f - Classification of Matter

Unit 3 – Solids, Liquids, & Gases
(5 days)
6.5 a-b - Properties of Water
6.6 a - Properties of Air
PS.2 a, c - Particle Theory
PS.7 b - Phases Changes

Unit 4 – Properties of Atoms, The Periodic Table, & Elements
(15 days)
6.4 a-c, g - Atoms, Elements, & Compounds
PS.2 d-f - Properties of Matter
PS.3 - Atomic Structure
PS.4 a-b - Periodic Table

Unit 5 – Chemical Bonds
(6 days)
6.4 d-e - Bonding & Formulas
PS.4 c - Bonding

Unit 6 – Chemical Reactions
(6 days)
6.4 f - Chemical Equations
PS.4 c - Bonding
PS.5 - Changes in Matter
BENCHMARK ASSESSMENT CUTOFF

Unit 7 – Solutions
(5 days)
PS.2 b, d-e - Elements, Compounds, & Properties

Unit 8 – Acids, Bases, & Salts
(6 days)
PS.2 b, d-e - Elements, Compounds, & Properties

Unit 9 – Air & Earth’s Atmosphere
(6 days)
6.3 c-e - Thermal Energy
6.8 - The Solar System

Unit 10 – Motion
(6 days)
PS.10 - Work, Force, & Motion

Unit 11 – Work & Mechanics
(6 days)
PS.10 c-d - Work, Force, & Power

Unit 12 – Forces
(6 days)
PS.10 b, d - Newton's Laws

Unit 13 – Energy
(9 days)
6.3 a-b, e - Energy, Radiation, Convection, & Thermal Energy
PS.5 a - Matter & Energy Relationships
PS.6 - Types of Energy

Unit 14 – Energy Sources
(9 days)
6.2 - Sources of Energy
6.9 - Public Policy & the Environment

Unit 15 – Thermal Energy
(9 days)
PS.6 b - Types of Energy
PS.7 a, c-d - Thermal Energy
BENCHMARK ASSESSMENT CUTOFF

Unit 16 – Electricity
(9 days)
PS.11 a - Electricity

Unit 17 – Magnetism
(9 days)
PS.11 b-d - Magnetism

Unit 18 – Waves
(8 days)
PS.8 a-c - Waves

Unit 19 – Electromagnetic Waves
(5 days)
PS.6 b - Types of Energy
PS.9 d - Electromagnetic Spectrum

Unit 20 – Sound
(7 days)
PS.6 b - Types of Energy
PS.8 b, d - Resonance

Unit 21 – Light
(7 days)
PS.6 b - Types of Energy
PS.9 a-b - Wave Characteristics

Unit 22 – Mirrors & Lenses
(7 days)
PS.9 c, e - Lenses & Mirrors

SOL REVIEW & ASSESSMENTS

44 Days 35 Days 58 Days 43 Days
ELL 6-12 Standards