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Grade Level Eight

Standards

Physical Science - Motion

1.0  The velocity of an object is the rate of change of its position. As a basis for understanding this concept:

Physical Science - Forces

2.0  Unbalanced forces cause change in velocity. As a basis for understanding this concept:

Physical Science - Structure of Matter

3.0  Each of the more than 100 elements of matter has distinct properties and a distinct atomic structure. All forms are composed of one or more of the elements. As a basis for understanding this concept:

Earth Sciences - Reactions

5.0  Chemical reactions are processes in which atoms are rearranged into different combinations of molecules. As a basis for understanding this concept:

Life Science - Chemistry of Living Systems

6.0  Principles of chemistry underlie the functioning of biological systems. As a basis for understanding this concept:

History - Social Science - “United States History and Geography: Growth and Conflict”

Language Arts

1.0  Listening and Speaking Strategies - Students deliver focused, coherent presentations that convey ideas clearly and relate to the background and interests of the audience. They evaluate the content of oral communication.

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