North Carolina Science Standard Course of Study & The GLOBE Program, Grades 6-8

 

Grade Level

Competency Goal 1

Competency Goal 2

Competency Goal 3

Competency Goal 4

6th

The learner will build an understanding of the lithosphere.

 

The learner will investigate the characteristics of matter and energy flow through an ecosystem.

The learner will build an understanding of the Solar System.

The learner will investigate the characteristics of energy transfer.

GLOBE

Soils

Biology/land cover, Atmosphere

Atmosphere

Atmosphere

7th

The learner will build an understanding of the atmosphere.

 

The learner will build an understanding of cell theory.

The learner will build an understanding of heredity and genetics.

The learner will build an understanding of the general properties and interactions of matter.

GLOBE

Atmosphere

   

Hydrology, Soils

8th

The learner will build an understanding of the hydrosphere.

 

The learner will build an understanding of population dynamics.

The learner will build an understanding of evidence of change or constancy in organisms and landforms over time.

The learner will build an understanding of motion and forces.

GLOBE

Hydrology

 

Soils