Curriculum Map for Accelerated Science

Curriculum Map for Accelerated Science
Syllabus

 

Columbia County Curriculum Timeline

 

HS physical science (8

th grade) Science GPS Curriculum Timeline

 

Eight Grade

 

 

1st Nine Weeks

 

 

2nd Nine Week

 

 

3rd Nine Weeks

 

 

4th Nine Weeks

 

 

Structure of Matter/Chemistry

 

 

Structure of Matter/Chemistry

 

 

Motion and Forces

 

 

Energy, electricity, magnetism, waves

 

 

9 weeks

 

 

9 weeks

 

 

9 weeks

 

 

9 weeks

 

 

SPS1, SPS4, SPS2,b-d

 

 

SPS2e, SPS3, SPS5, SPS6, SPS7b,d

 

 

SPS 8

 

 

SPS7a,c SPS9, SPS10

 

 

Concept – Bonding

Atomic structure (SPS1)

 Electrons

 Trends in the periodic table due to valance electrons (SPS4a)

 Ions formed (SPS4a)

Electron Movement – bonding – forces (SPS1b)

Covalent and Ionic Compounds (SPS2b-c)

 Atomic Structure (SPS1a)

Isotope – atomic number – Periodic Table (SPS1a)

Law of Conservation of matter (SPS2d.)

 

 Chemical Reactions (SPS2e)

Molecular Motion (SPS5a)(SPS7b)

 Phases of Matter (SPS7d)

Relationship between pressure, temperature, and volume of gases to molecular motion (SPS5b)

 Properties of Matter

Density(SPS2a)

Solubility(SPS6)

Acid/Base(SPS6)

Conductivity (SPS6a)

 Atomic Structure

 Types of nuclear reactions(SPS3a,b)

Half-life(SPS3c)

 

 Motion

 Force

Calculate Velocity and Acceleration(8a)

Newton’s 3 Laws (8b)

Falling objects and gravitational force(8c)

Difference between mass and weight(8d)

Work, mechanical advantage(8e)

Simple machines(8e)

 

 Transfer

Radiation, convection, and conduction(SPS7a)

Difference pf Potential Energy(SPS10a-b)

Current (resistance and voltage)

 Conductor

 Induction

Chemical Cell (Conductivity through solutions)

Induce Magnetic Fields(SPS10c)

 Energy transformation

Motors, permanent magnets, electromagnets

 Waves

Frequency, wavelength(SPS9a-c)

Reflection, refraction, interference, diffraction(SPS9d)

Sound (speed through a medium)(SPS9)

All units will include maintained skills and Characteristics of Science

 

 

Note: Science standards are interwoven and should be addressed throughout the year in as many different units and activities as possible in order to stress the natural connections that exist among scientific concepts.