Type:

Manual

Description:

<p>This four minute animation describes the properties of water that support life.</p>

Subjects:

  • Science > General
  • Science > Biology
  • Science > Life Sciences

Education Levels:

  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

solvency cohesion and adhesion high surface temperature high heat capacity high heat of vaporization and varying density.

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial

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SCI.9-12.1.1.a: Science

Gather, analyze and interpret data and create graphs regarding position, velocity and acceleration of moving objects

SCI.9-12.1.1.b: Science

Develop, communicate and justify an evidence-based analysis of the forces acting on an object and the resultant acceleration produced by a net force

SCI.9-12.1.1.c: Science

Develop, communicate and justify an evidence-based scientific prediction regarding the effects of the action-reaction force pairs on the motion of two interacting objects

SCI.9-12.1.1.d: Science

Examine the effect of changing masses and distance when applying Newton's law of universal gravitation to a system of two bodies

SCI.9-12.1.1.e: Science

Identify the limitations of Newton's laws in extreme situations

SCI.9-12.1.2.a: Science

Develop, communicate, and justify an evidence-based scientific explanation supporting the current model of an atom

SCI.9-12.1.2.b: Science

Gather, analyze and interpret data on chemical and physical properties of elements such as density, melting point, boiling point, and conductivity

SCI.9-12.1.2.c: Science

Use characteristic physical and chemical properties to develop predictions and supporting claims about elements' positions on the periodic table

SCI.9-12.1.2.d: Science

Develop a model that differentiates atoms and molecules, elements and compounds, and pure substances and mixtures

SCI.9-12.1.3.a: Science

Recognize, analyze, interpret, and balance chemical equations (synthesis, decomposition, combustion, and replacement) or nuclear equations (fusion and fission)

SCI.9-12.1.3.b: Science

Predict reactants and products for different types of chemical and nuclear reactions

SCI.9-12.1.3.c: Science

Predict and calculate the amount of products produced in a chemical reaction based on the amount of reactants

SCI.9-12.1.3.d: Science

Examine, evaluate, question, and ethically use information from a variety of sources and media to investigate the conservation of mass and energy

SCI.9-12.1.4.a: Science

Develop, communicate, and justify an evidence-based scientific explanation supporting the current models of chemical bonding

SCI.9-12.1.4.b: Science

Gather, analyze, and interpret data on chemical and physical properties of different compounds such as density, melting point, boiling point, pH, and conductivity

SCI.9-12.1.4.c: Science

Use characteristic physical and chemical properties to develop predictions and supporting claims about compounds' classification as ionic, polar or covalent

SCI.9-12.1.4.d: Science

Describe the role electrons play in atomic bonding

SCI.9-12.1.4.e: Science

Predict the type of bonding that will occur among elements based on their position in the periodic table

SCI.9-12.1.5.a: Science

Develop, communicate, and justify an evidence-based scientific explanation regarding the potential and kinetic nature of mechanical energy

SCI.9-12.1.5.b: Science

Use appropriate measurements, equations and graphs to gather, analyze, and interpret data on the quantity of energy in a system or an object

SCI.9-12.1.5.c: Science

Use direct and indirect evidence to develop predictions of the types of energy associated with objects

SCI.9-12.1.5.d: Science

Identify different energy forms, and calculate their amounts by measuring their defining characteristics

SCI.9-12.1.6.a: Science

Use direct and indirect evidence to develop and support claims about the conservation of energy in a variety of systems, including transformations to heat

SCI.9-12.1.6.b: Science

Evaluate the energy conversion efficiency of a variety of energy transformations

SCI.9-12.1.6.c: Science

Describe energy transformations both quantitatively and qualitatively

SCI.9-12.1.6.d: Science

Differentiate among the characteristics of mechanical and electromagnetic waves that determine their energy

SCI.9-12.1.6.e: Science

Examine, evaluate, question, and ethically use information from a variety of sources and media to investigate energy conservation and loss

SCI.9-12.2.1.a: Science

Analyze how energy flows through trophic levels

SCI.9-12.2.1.b: Science

Evaluate the potential ecological impacts of a plant-based or meat-based diet

SCI.9-12.2.1.c: Science

Analyze and interpret data from experiments on ecosystems where matter such as fertilizer has been added or withdrawn such as through drought

SCI.9-12.2.1.d: Science

Develop, communicate, and justify an evidence-based scientific explanation showing how ecosystems follow the laws of conservation of matter and energy

SCI.9-12.2.1.e: Science

Define and distinguish between matter and energy, and how they are cycled or lost through life processes

SCI.9-12.2.1.f: Science

Describe how carbon, nitrogen, phosphorus, and water cycles work

SCI.9-12.2.1.g: Science

Use computer simulations to analyze how energy flows through trophic levels

SCI.9-12.2.2.a: Science

Analyze and interpret data about the impact of removing keystone species from an ecosystem or introducing non-native species into an ecosystem

SCI.9-12.2.2.b: Science

Describe or evaluate communities in terms of primary and secondary succession as they progress over time

SCI.9-12.2.2.c: Science

Evaluate data and assumptions regarding different scenarios for future human population growth and their projected consequences

SCI.9-12.2.2.d: Science

Examine, evaluate, question, and ethically use information from a variety of sources and media to investigate ecosystem interactions

SCI.9-12.2.3.a: Science

Identify biomolecules and their precursors/building blocks

SCI.9-12.2.3.b: Science

Develop, communicate, and justify an evidence-based explanation that biomolecules follow the same rules of chemistry as any other molecule

SCI.9-12.2.3.c: Science

Develop, communicate, and justify an evidence-based explanation regarding the optimal conditions required for enzyme activity

SCI.9-12.2.3.d: Science

Infer the consequences to organisms of suboptimal enzyme function - such as altered blood pH or high fever - using direct and indirect evidence

SCI.9-12.2.3.e: Science

Analyze and interpret data on the body's utilization of carbohydrates, lipids, and proteins

SCI.9-12.2.4.a: Science

Develop, communicate, and justify an evidence-based scientific explanation the optimal environment for photosynthetic activity

SCI.9-12.2.4.b: Science

Discuss the interdependence of autotrophic and heterotrophic life forms such as depicting the flow of a carbon atom from the atmosphere, to a leaf, through the food chain, and back to the atmosphere

SCI.9-12.2.4.c: Science

Explain how carbon compounds are gradually oxidized to provide energy in the form of adenosine triphosphate (ATP), which drives many chemical reactions in the cell

SCI.9-12.2.5.a: Science

Analyze and interpret data to determine the energy requirements and/or rates of substance transport across cell membranes

SCI.9-12.2.5.b: Science

Compare organisms that live in freshwater and marine environments, and identify the challenges of osmotic regulation for these organisms

SCI.9-12.2.5.c: Science

Diagram the cell membrane schematically, and highlight receptor proteins as targets of hormones, neurotransmitters, or drugs that serve as active links between intra and extracellular environments

SCI.9-12.2.5.d: Science

Use tools to gather, view, analyze, and interpret data produced during scientific investigations that involve passive and active transport

SCI.9-12.2.5.e: Science

Use computer simulations and models to analyze cell transport mechanisms

SCI.9-12.2.6.a: Science

Discuss how two or more body systems interact to promote health for the whole organism

SCI.9-12.2.6.b: Science

Analyze and interpret data on homeostatic mechanisms using direct and indirect evidence to develop and support claims about the effectiveness of feedback loops to maintain homeostasis

SCI.9-12.2.6.c: Science

Distinguish between causation and correlation in epidemiological data, such as examining scientifically valid evidence regarding disrupted homeostasis in particular diseases

SCI.9-12.2.6.d: Science

Use computer simulations and models of homeostatic mechanisms

SCI.9-12.2.7.a: Science

Analyze and interpret data that genes are expressed portions of DNA

SCI.9-12.2.7.b: Science

Analyze and interpret data on the processes of DNA replication, transcription, translation, and gene regulation, and show how these processes are the same in all organisms

SCI.9-12.2.7.c: Science

Recognize that proteins carry out most cell activities and mediate the effect of genes on physical and behavioral traits in an organism

SCI.9-12.2.7.d: Science

Evaluate data showing that offspring are not clones of their parents or siblings due to the meiotic processes of independent assortment of chromosomes, crossing over, and mutations

SCI.9-12.2.7.e: Science

Explain using examples how genetic mutations can benefit, harm, or have neutral effects on an organism

SCI.9-12.2.8.a: Science

Develop, communicate, and justify an evidence-based scientific explanation of how cells form specialized tissues due to the expression of some genes and not others

SCI.9-12.2.8.b: Science

Analyze and interpret data that show most eukaryotic deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) does not actively code for proteins within cells

SCI.9-12.2.8.c: Science

Develop, communicate, and justify an evidence-based scientific explanation for how a whole organism can be cloned from a differentiated - or adult - cell

SCI.9-12.2.8.d: Science

Analyze and interpret data on medical problems using direct and indirect evidence in developing and supporting claims that genetic mutations and cancer are brought about by exposure to environmental toxins, radiation, or smoking

SCI.9-12.2.9.a: Science

Develop, communicate, and justify an evidence-based scientific explanation for how Earth's diverse life forms today evolved from common ancestors

SCI.9-12.2.9.b: Science

Analyze and interpret multiple lines of evidence supporting the idea that all species are related by common ancestry such as molecular studies, comparative anatomy, biogeography, fossil record and embryology

SCI.9-12.2.9.c: Science

Analyze and interpret data suggesting that over geologic time, discrete bursts of rapid genetic changes and gradual changes have resulted in speciation

SCI.9-12.2.9.d: Science

Analyze and interpret data on how evolution can be driven by three key components of natural selection - heritability, genetic variation, and differential survival and reproduction

SCI.9-12.2.9.e: Science

Generate a model - an evolutionary tree - showing how a group of organisms is most likely diverged from common ancestry
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