Unit 9

Unit Title: Careers in Science
Unit Time Frame: 1-2 Weeks

Unit Overview
Students will learn how people from ancient times
to the present have investigated the world, answered
scientific questions, and made discoveries.


Essential Learning
How have technological advances over time caused
changes in science careers?

How have the contributions of past scientific thinkers
affected the advancements in science?


Key Concepts
Investigate careers, scientists, and historical
breakthroughs related to natural resources,
alternative resources, electricity, and magnetism.

Investigate scientists, careers, and historical
breakthroughs related to elements, mixtures,
and compounds.

Investigate careers, scientists, and historical
breakthroughs related to laws of motion.

Investigate careers, scientists, and historical
breakthroughs related to life systems.

Investigate careers, scientists, and historical
breakthroughs related to reproduction.

Investigate careers, scientists, and historical
breakthroughs related to atmosphere and weather.

Investigate careers, scientists, and historical
breakthroughs related to rotations and revolutions
of bodies in space.


Unit Standards
Teacher Resources
Standards Scoring Matrix
Vocabulary
NGSS
Science/Engineering Practices
NGSS
Cross-Cutting Concepts

NGSS
Nature of Science
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