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10% Energy RuleLife SciencesEcologyNew to BiologyB.12(C) B.12(D)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
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MS: MS-LS4-6
HS-LS4-3 HS-LS4-4Not seen in future grade levels
abioticLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
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4th:
5th:
6th: 6.12(E) 6.12(F)
7th: 7.10(A) 7.10(B) 7.10(C)
8th: 8.11(A)
B.12(C) B.12(D)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-ESS2-1
MS: MS-ESS2-5 MS-ESS2-6
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activation energyLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.9(B) B.9(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
active transportLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.4(A) B.4(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
adapt/adaptationLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityKinder:
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4th: 4.10(A)
5th: 5.10(A)
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7th: 7.12(A) 7.11(A) 7.11(B) 7.11(C) 7.10(A) 7.10(B) 7.10(C)
8th: 8.11(B)
B.7(C) B.7(D) B.7(E) B.7(F) B.12(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
aerobic cellular respirationLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.4(A) B.4(B) B.9(B) B.9(C) B.12(C) B.12(D)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
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4th:
5th: 5-ESS1-1
MS:
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alleleLife SciencesGeneticsKinder:
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7th: 7.11(A) 7.11(B) 7.11(C)
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B.6(F) B.6(G) B.6(C) B.6(D)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
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MS: MS-PS1-3 MS-PS1-2
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amino acidLife SciencesGeneticsNew to BiologyB.6(C) B.6(D) B.6(A) B.6(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
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MS: MS-LS4-2
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anaerobic cellular respirationLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.4(A) B.4(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
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MS: MS-ESS1-1
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anatomical homologyLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityNew to BiologyB.7(A) B.7(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
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MS: MS-ESS1-4
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ancestorLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityKinder:
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7th: 7.14(A) 7.14(B) 7.14(C)
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B.7(A) B.7(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
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MS: MS-ESS1-4
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animal cellLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.4(A) B.4(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
AnimaliaLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityKinder:
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6th: 6.12(A) 6.12(B) 6.12(C) 6.12(D)
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B.8(A) B.8(B) B.8(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
antibioticLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.4(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
anticodonLife SciencesGeneticsNew to BiologyB.6(E)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
aquaticLife SciencesEcologyNew to BiologyB.12(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd: 2-PS1-1 2-PS1-2
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-PS1-3
MS:
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Archaea/archaebacteriaLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityKinder:
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6th: 6.12(A) 6.12(B) 6.12(C) 6.12(D)
7th:
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B.8(A) B.8(B) B.8(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
artificial selectionLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityNew to BiologyB.7(C) B.7(D) B.7(E) B.7(F)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
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4th:
5th:
MS: MS-PS1-4 MS-LS1-6 MS-LS1-7 MS-ESS3-5
HS-LS1-5Not seen in future grade levels
asexual reproductionLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityKinder:
1st:
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4th:
5th:
6th: 6.12(A) 6.12(B) 6.12(C) 6.12(D)
7th: 7.14(A) 7.14(B) 7.14(C)
8th:
B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-PS1-1 5-LS2-1
MS: MS-PS1-4 MS-ESS3-5
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atmospheric nitrogenLife SciencesEcologyNew to BiologyB.12(C) B.12(D)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
atomChemical SciencesAtoms and CompoundsKinder:
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7th:
8th: 8.5(D) 8.5(A) 8.5(B)
B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Chem: C.5(A) C.5(C)
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4-PS3-1 4-PS3-2 4-PS3-3 4-PS3-4 4-ESS3-1
5th: 5-PS3-1
MS: MS-PS3-4 MS-PS3-5 MS-ESS3-1 MS-LS1-7 MS-LS1-6 MS-ESS3-4 MS-PS4-1
HS-LS2-4 HS-LS2-3Chem: HS-PS1-4 HS-PS1-5
Phys: HS-PS2-4 HS-PS2-5 HS-PS3-1 HS-PS3-4 HS-PS3-2 HS-PS3-3 HS-PS4-5 HS-PS4-4
ATPLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.9(B) B.9(C) B.4(A) B.4(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
autotrophLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityKinder:
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4th:
5th:
6th: 6.12(A) 6.12(B) 6.12(C) 6.12(D)
7th: 7.5(B)
8th:
B.12(C) B.12(D) B.8(A) B.8(B) B.8(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
bacteriaLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyKinder:
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5th:
6th: 6.12(A) 6.12(B) 6.12(C) 6.12(D)
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B.11(A) B.11(B) B.8(A) B.8(B) B.8(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3-LS4-4
4th:
5th: 5-ESS2-2
MS: MS-lS4-6 MS-ESS3-1 MS-ESS2-6
HS-LS3-2 HS-LS3-3 HS-LS4-3 HS-LS4-5Chem:
Phys: HS-PS3-4
bacteriophageLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.4(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
benignLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.5(A) B.5(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
biogeographyLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityNew to BiologyB.7(A) B.7(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
biomassEarth and Space SciencesNatural and Artificial ResourcesKinder:
1st:
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4th:
5th:
6th: 6.7(A)
7th:
8th:
B.11(A) B.11(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS: MS-LS4-2
HS-LS4-1Not seen in future grade levels
biomolecule/macromoleculeLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.9(A)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
bioticLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
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4th:
5th:
6th: 6.12(E) 6.12(F)
7th: 7.10(A) 7.10(B) 7.10(C)
8th: 8.11(A)
B.12(C) B.12(D)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd: 2-ESS2-3
3rd:
4th: 4-ESS2-2
5th: 5-ESS2-1 5-ESS2-2
MS: MS-LS2-5 MS-ESS2-4 MS-ESS3-1 MS-ESS2-6 MS-ESS2-5
HS-LS2-5Not seen in future grade levels
cancer/tumorLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.5(A) B.5(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
capsidLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.4(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
carbohydrateLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.9(A)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
carbonLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
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3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.5(A) 6.5(B)
7th:
8th:
B.9(A)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-ESS1-1
MS: MS-PS3-2
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carbon cycleLife SciencesEcologyNew to BiologyB.12(C) B.12(D)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
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4th:
5th:
MS: MS-ESS1-1
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carbon dioxideLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.9(A) 4.9(B)
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.9(A)
8th:
B.9(B) B.9(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4-ESS3-1
5th:
MS: MS-PS1-3 MS-ESS3-4
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carbon fixationLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.9(B) B.9(C) B.12(C) B.12(D)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
carnivoreLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.9(A) 4.9(B)
5th: 5.9(B)
6th:
7th:
8th: 8.11(A)
B.12(C) B.12(D)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
catalystLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.9(B) B.9(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
cellLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyKinder:
1st:
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3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.12(A) 6.12(B) 6.12(C) 6.12(D)
7th: 7.12(C) 7.12(D) 7.12(E) 7.12(F)
8th:
B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C) B.4(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4-ESS2-1
5th: 5-PS1-1 5-PS1-3
MS: MS-PS3-4
Chem: HS-PS1-3 HS-PS1-5
Phys: HS-PS3-2 HS-PS4-3
cell cycleLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.5(A) B.5(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
cell differentiationLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.5(A) B.5(C) B.5(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
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MS: MS-ESS1-3 MS-ESS2-2
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cell membraneLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyKinder:
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5th:
6th:
7th: 7.12(C) 7.12(D) 7.12(E) 7.12(F)
8th:
B.4(A) B.4(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd: 2-PS1-4
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-PS1-2 5-PS1-4
MS: MS-PS1-4 MS-PS1-2 MS-PS1-6
Chem: HS-PS1-3
Phys:
cell wallLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyKinder:
1st:
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4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.12(C) 7.12(D) 7.12(E) 7.12(F)
8th:
B.4(A) B.4(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-PS1-2
MS:
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centrioleLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.5(A) B.5(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
characteristicGeneralAnatomy and PhysiologyKinder: K.10(A) K.10(B)
1st: 1.10(A) 1.8(C)
2nd: 2.10(A) 2.10(B)
3rd: 3.9(A) 3.9(C)
4th:
5th: 5.8(D)
6th:
7th: 7.9(B)
8th:
B.8(A) B.8(B) B.8(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd: 2-PS1-1 2-PS1-2
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS:
Chem: HS-PS2-6
Phys:
chloroplastLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.5(A) 7.12(C) 7.12(D) 7.12(E) 7.12(F)
8th:
B.4(A) B.4(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-PS1-1
MS:
Not seen in future grade levels
chromatidLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.5(A) B.5(C) B.6(F) B.6(G)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
chromosomal mutationLife SciencesGeneticsNew to BiologyB.6(E)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
chromosomeLife SciencesGeneticsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.14(A) 7.14(B) 7.14(C)
8th:
B.5(A) B.5(C) B.6(A) B.6(B) B.6(E)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS: MS-PS1-1 MS-PS4-1
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circulatory systemLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.7(B) 7.12(B)
8th:
B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-PS1-3
MS:
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cladogramLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityNew to BiologyB.8(A) B.8(B) B.8(C) B.7(A) B.7(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
classify/classificationLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityKinder:
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4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.11(A) 7.11(B) 7.11(C
8th:
B.8(A) B.8(B) B.8(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
climax communityLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
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3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.10(A) 7.10(B) 7.10(C)
8th:
B.11(A) B.11(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
codominanceLife SciencesGeneticsNew to BiologyB.6(F) B.6(G)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
codonLife SciencesGeneticsNew to BiologyB.6(C) B.6(D) B.6(E)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
commensalismLife SciencesEcologyNew to BiologyB.12(A)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
communityLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3.9(A) 3.9(C) 3.9(B)
4th: 4.9(A) 4.9(B)
5th: 5.9(A) 5.9(C) 5.9(D)
6th: 6.12(E) 6.12(F)
7th:
8th:
B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3-LS4-2
4th:
5th:
MS:
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compete/competitionLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5.9(A) 5.9(C) 5.9(D)
6th:
7th:
8th: 8.11(A)
B.12(A) B.7(C) B.7(D) B.7(E) B.7(F)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-ESS2-2
MS:
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concentration gradientLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.4(A) B.4(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
consumerLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd: 2.9(B) 2.9(C)
3rd: 3.9(B)
4th: 4.9(A) 4.9(B)
5th: 5.9(A) 5.9(B) 5.9(C) 5.9(D)
6th:
7th: 7.5(B)
8th:
B.12(C) B.12(D)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-ESS3-1
MS:
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crossing overLife SciencesGeneticsNew to BiologyB.6(F) B.6(G)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-ESS1-2
MS:
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cuticleLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyNew to BiologyB.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
cytoplasmLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyKinder:
1st:
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4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.12(C) 7.12(D) 7.12(E) 7.12(F)
8th:
B.4(A) B.4(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
daughter cellLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.5(A) B.5(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-PS2-1
MS: MS-ESS1-3
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decomposer/detritivoreLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3.9(B)
4th: 4.9(A) 4.9(B)
5th: 5.9(B)
6th:
7th: 7.5(B)
8th:
B.12(C) B.12(D)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3-LS1-1
4th:
5th:
MS:
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defenseLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.10(A)
5th:
6th:
7th:
8th:
B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd: 2-PS1-3
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS:
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dehydration synthesisLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.9(A)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
deoxyribose sugarLife SciencesGeneticsNew to BiologyB.9(A)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
descend/descendantLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.14(A) 7.14(B) 7.14(C)
8th:
B.7(A) B.7(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS: MS-PS1-5 MS-PS2-2 MS-PS2-4 MS-PS3-1 MS-PS3-4
Chem: HS-PS1-7
Phys: HS-PS2-1 HS-PS2-2 HS-PS3-1
developmental homologyLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityNew to BiologyB.7(A) B.7(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS: MS-ESS1-4 MS-ESS3-2
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dichotomous key/identification keyLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.11(A) 7.11(B) 7.11(C)
8th:
B.8(A) B.8(B) B.8(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
diffusionLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.4(A) B.4(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
digestive systemLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.6(A) 7.12(B)
8th:
B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-PS1-3
MS:
Not seen in future grade levels
dihybrid crossLife SciencesGeneticsNew to BiologyB.6(F) B.6(G)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
diploidLife SciencesGeneticsNew to BiologyB.5(A) B.5(C) B.6(F) B.6(G)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
diversity/diverseLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.14(A) 7.14(B) 7.14(C)
8th:
B.7(C) B.7(D) B.7(E) B.7(F)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st: 1-LS1-1
2nd: 2-LS2-2
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS:
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DNA (deoxyribonucleic acid)Life SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.14(A) 7.14(B) 7.14(C)
8th:
B.5(A) B.5(C) B.6(E) B.5(B) B.6(C) B.6(D) B.6(A) B.6(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS: MS-LS4-5 MS-LS4-4
HS-LS4-6 HS-LS3-2 HS-LS3-3 HS-LS4-1 HS-LS4-2 HS-LS4-3Not seen in future grade levels
DNA replicationLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.5(A) B.5(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-ESS1-2
MS: MS-ESS1-4
Not seen in future grade levels
DNA virusLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.4(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
dominantLife SciencesGeneticsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.14(A) 7.14(B) 7.14(C)
8th:
B.6(F) B.6(G)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
double helixLife SciencesGeneticsNew to BiologyB.6(A) B.6(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
dynamic equilibriumLife SciencesEcologyNew to BiologyB.12(E)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
ecological successionLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.10(A) 7.10(B) 7.10(C)
8th:
B.11(A) B.11(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
ecosystemLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3.9(A) 3.9(C) 3.9(B)
4th: 4.9(A) 4.9(B)
5th: 5.10(A) 5.9(B) 5.9(A) 5.9(C) 5.9(D)
6th: 6.12(E) 6.12(F)
7th: 7.8(A) 7.8(B) 7.5(B) 7.10(A) 7.10(B) 7.10(C)
8th: 8.11(A) 8.11(B)
B.12(E) B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3-LS1-1
4th:
5th:
MS:
Not seen in future grade levels
endocrine systemLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.12(B)
8th:
B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS: MS-LS4-1 MS-ESS1-4 MS-ESS3-3
HS-LS2-7 HS-LS4-6 HS-LS4-5Not seen in future grade levels
endoplasmic reticulum (ER)Life SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.4(A) B.4(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
energy conversion/transformationPhysical SciencesEnergyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.9(C)
7th: 7.7(A)
8th:
B.4(A) B.4(B)Chem:
Phys: P.6(B)
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS: MS-LS4-1
Not seen in future grade levels
energy pyramidLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.5(B)
8th:
B.12(C) B.12(D)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
environmentLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd: 2.9(B) 2.9(C)
3rd: 3.10(A) 3.9(A) 3.9(C)
4th: 4.10(A)
5th: 5.10(A) 5.9(A) 5.9(C) 5.9(D)
6th:
7th: 7.8(A) 7.8(B) 7.10(A) 7.10(B) 7.10(C)
8th: 8.11(B)
B.7(C) B.7(D) B.7(E) B.7(F)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd: 2-PS1-2 2-PS1-1 2-PS1-3
3rd: 3-PS2-3 3-PS2-4
4th:
5th: 5-PS1-3 5-PS1-4
MS: MS-ESS1-3
Not seen in future grade levels
environmental factorLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.5(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-ESS1-2
MS: MS-ESS1-1
Not seen in future grade levels
enzymeLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.9(A) B.9(B) B.9(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
enzyme inhibitorLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.9(B) B.9(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
EubacteriaLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.12(A) 6.12(B) 6.12(C) 6.12(D)
7th:
8th:
B.8(A) B.8(B) B.8(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
eukaryoteLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.12(A) 6.12(B) 6.12(C) 6.12(D)
7th:
8th:
B.4(A) B.4(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
evolutionLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityNew to BiologyB.7(A) B.7(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS: MS-PS1-4 MS-ESS2-5
Chem: HS-PS1-3
Phys:
excretory systemLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.12(B)
8th:
B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-PS1-3
MS:
Not seen in future grade levels
fatty acidLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.9(A)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
feedback loop/mechanismLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.13(A) 7.13(B)
8th:
B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS: MS-LS4-2
HS-LS2-8 HS-LS4-1 HS-LS4-2 HS-LS4-4 HS-LS4-5Not seen in future grade levels
flow of energyLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st: 1.9(B) 1.9(C)
2nd: 2.9(B) 2.9(C)
3rd:
4th: 4.9(A) 4.9(B)
5th: 5.9(B)
6th:
7th: 7.5(B)
8th:
B.12(C) B.12(D)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-LS2-1
MS:
HS-LS2-5Not seen in future grade levels
flow of matterLife SciencesEcologyNew to BiologyB.12(C) B.12(D)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-ESS2-1
MS: MS-ESS3-1 MS-ESS3-3
HS-LS2-5Not seen in future grade levels
food chainLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st: 1.9(B) 1.9(C)
2nd: 2.9(B) 2.9(C)
3rd: 3.9(B)
4th:
5th: 5.9(B)
6th:
7th: 7.5(B)
8th:
B.12(C) B.12(D)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-LS2-1
MS: MS-ESS2-2
Not seen in future grade levels
food webLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.9(A) 4.9(B)
5th: 5.9(B)
6th:
7th: 7.5(B)
8th:
B.12(C) B.12(D)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-ESS2-2
MS: MS-ESS3-1
Not seen in future grade levels
fossilLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5.9(A) 5.9(C) 5.9(D)
6th:
7th:
8th: 8.9(A) 8.9(B)
B.7(A) B.7(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd: 2-PS1-1
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-PS1-3
MS:
Not seen in future grade levels
FungiLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.12(A) 6.12(B) 6.12(C) 6.12(D)
7th:
8th:
B.11(A) B.11(B) B.8(A) B.8(B) B.8(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3-LS2-1
4th:
5th:
MS:
Not seen in future grade levels
gamete/sex cellLife SciencesGeneticsNew to BiologyB.6(F) B.6(G) B.6(E)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
geneLife SciencesGeneticsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.14(A) 7.14(B) 7.14(C)
8th:
B.5(B) B.6(F) B.6(G)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS: MS-PS1-1 MS-LS1-7 MS-LS1-6
HS-LS1-1 HS-LS1-5 HS-LS2-4 HS-LS1-7 HS-LS3-1Chem: HS-PS1-3 HS-PS2-6 HS-PS1-4 HS-PS1-5 HS-PS1-6
Phys:
gene expressionLife SciencesGeneticsNew to BiologyB.6(C) B.6(D)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS: MS-ESS1-3 MS-ESS2-2
Not seen in future grade levels
gene flowLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityNew to BiologyB.7(C) B.7(D) B.7(E) B.7(F)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
gene frequencyLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityNew to BiologyB.7(C) B.7(D) B.7(E) B.7(F)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS: MS-ESS2-2
Not seen in future grade levels
genetic codeLife SciencesGeneticsNew to BiologyB.6(A) B.6(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
genetic driftLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityNew to BiologyB.7(C) B.7(D) B.7(E) B.7(F)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
genetic materialLife SciencesGeneticsNew to BiologyB.6(A) B.6(B) B.4(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS: MS-PS1-4 MS-PS1-6 MS-PS3-3
Chem:
Phys: HS-PS3-1 HS-PS3-2 HS-PS3-3 HS-PS3-4 HS-PS4-4
genomeLife SciencesGeneticsNew to BiologyB.4(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
genotypeLife SciencesGeneticsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.14(A) 7.14(B) 7.14(C)
8th:
B.6(F) B.6(G)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
genusLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityNew to BiologyB.8(A) B.8(B) B.8(C) B.7(A) B.7(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
geotropismLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.7(B) 7.11(A) 7.11(B) 7.11(C) 7.13(A) 7.13(B)
8th:
B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
glucoseLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.5(A)
8th:
B.9(B) B.9(C) B.9(A)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4-ESS2-1
5th: 5-ESS2-1
MS: MS-LS4-1 MS-ESS2-1 MS-ESS3-1
Not seen in future grade levels
Golgi body/apparatusLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.4(A) B.4(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
guard cellLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyNew to BiologyB.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
habitatLife SciencesEcologyKinder: K.10(A) K.10(B)
1st: 1.10(A) 1.9(B) 1.9(C)
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.9(A) 4.9(B)
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.11(A) 7.11(B) 7.11(C)
8th:
B.7(C) B.7(D) B.7(E) B.7(F)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st: 1-LS1-2
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4-LS1-1
5th:
MS: MS-LS1-8 MS-LS1-4
HS-LS4-2 HS-LS4-3 HS-LS4-4Chem:
Phys: HS-PS4-5
haploidLife SciencesGeneticsNew to BiologyB.6(F) B.6(G)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
herbivoreLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.9(A) 4.9(B)
5th: 5.9(B)
6th:
7th:
8th: 8.11(A)
B.12(C) B.12(D)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
heterotrophLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.12(A) 6.12(B) 6.12(C) 6.12(D)
7th: 7.5(B)
8th:
B.12(C) B.12(D) B.8(A) B.8(B) B.8(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
heterozygousLife SciencesGeneticsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.14(A) 7.14(B) 7.14(C)
8th:
B.6(F) B.6(G)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
homeostasisLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.13(A) 7.13(B)
8th:
B.4(A) B.4(B) B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C) B.11(A) B.11(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS: MS-LS4-3
HS-LS4-1Not seen in future grade levels
homologous chromosomeLife SciencesGeneticsNew to BiologyB.5(A) B.5(C) B.6(F) B.6(G)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
homologyLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityNew to BiologyB.6(A) B.6(B) B.7(A) B.7(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS: MS-ESS2-3 MS-ESS2-2
Not seen in future grade levels
homozygousLife SciencesGeneticsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.14(A) 7.14(B) 7.14(C)
8th:
B.6(F) B.6(G)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
hostLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th:
8th: 8.11(A)
B.4(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
hydrogen bondLife SciencesGeneticsNew to BiologyB.6(A) B.6(B)Chem: C.10(A) C.10(B) C.10(C) C.10(D) C.10(E)
Phys:
New to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
hydrophilicLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.4(A) B.4(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
hydrophobicLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.4(A) B.4(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
immune cellsLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyNew to BiologyB.4(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
immune systemLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyNew to BiologyB.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C) B.4(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS: MS-LS3-2
HS-LS1-4Not seen in future grade levels
impactLife SciencesEcologyNew to BiologyB.12(E)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder: K-ESS2-2
1st: 1-LS1-1
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS:
HS-LS1-3Not seen in future grade levels
incomplete dominanceLife SciencesGeneticsNew to BiologyB.6(F) B.6(G)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
infectLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.4(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
inherited traitLife SciencesGeneticsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.10(B)
5th: 5.10(B)
6th:
7th:
8th:
B.6(F) B.6(G) B.6(A) B.6(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
integumentary systemLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.12(B)
8th:
B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS: MS-LS3-1
Not seen in future grade levels
interactionLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5.9(A) 5.9(C) 5.9(D)
6th:
7th:
8th:
B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4-ESS1-1
5th:
MS:
Not seen in future grade levels
interphaseLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.5(A) B.5(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
invasive speciesLife SciencesEcologyNew to BiologyB.12(E)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS: MS-ESS1-2 MS-ESS1-3
Not seen in future grade levels
isolationLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityNew to BiologyB.7(C) B.7(D) B.7(E) B.7(F)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
law of independent assortmentLife SciencesGeneticsNew to BiologyB.6(F) B.6(G)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
law of segregationLife SciencesGeneticsNew to BiologyB.6(F) B.6(G)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
lipidLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.9(A)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
lysogenic cycleLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.4(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
lysosomeLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.4(A) B.4(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
lytic cycleLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.4(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
malignantLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.5(A) B.5(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
meiosisLife SciencesGeneticsNew to BiologyB.6(F) B.6(G)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS: MS-ESS1-3
Not seen in future grade levels
mesophyll cellLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyNew to BiologyB.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
microorganismLife SciencesEcologyNew to BiologyB.11(A) B.11(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-ESS2-2
MS:
Not seen in future grade levels
mimicryLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.10(A)
5th: 5.10(B)
6th:
7th:
8th:
B.7(E) B.12(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
mitochondria/mitochondrionLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.12(C) 7.12(D) 7.12(E) 7.12(F)
8th:
B.4(A) B.4(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-PS1-2 5-PS1-4
MS:
Not seen in future grade levels
mitosisLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.5(A) B.5(C) B.4(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS: MS-ESS1-2
Not seen in future grade levels
molecular homologyLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityNew to BiologyB.7(A) B.7(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS: MS-ESS1-4
Not seen in future grade levels
moleculeLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.5(A)
8th: 8.5(D)
B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4-PS3-2 4-PS3-3 4-PS3-4
5th:
MS: MS-PS2-3
Chem:
Phys: HS-PS2-4 HS-PS2-5
monohybrid crossLife SciencesGeneticsNew to BiologyB.6(F) B.6(G)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
monomerLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.9(A)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
mortality rateLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityNew to BiologyB.7(C) B.7(D) B.7(E) B.7(F)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
mRNALife SciencesGeneticsNew to BiologyB.4(A) B.4(B) B.6(C) B.6(D)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
muscular systemLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.12(B)
8th:
B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-PS3-1
MS: MS-ESS2-6 MS-ESS3-5
HS-LS2-5Not seen in future grade levels
mutationLife SciencesGeneticsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.11(A) 7.11(B) 7.11(C) 7.14(A) 7.14(B) 7.14(C)
8th:
B.6(E) B.7(C) B.7(D) B.7(E) B.7(F)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4-LS1-1 4-ESS2-2
5th:
MS: MS-PS1-1 MS-ESS3-4 MS-LS4-2 MS-LS4-1 MS-LS3-1 MS-LS1-4 MS-LS1-2
HS-LS1-1 HS-LS1-2 HS-LS2-4 HS-LS3-1Chem: HS-PS1-1 HS-PS1-3 HS-PS2-6
Phys:
mutualismLife SciencesEcologyNew to BiologyB.12(A)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
nativeLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityNew to BiologyB.7(A) B.7(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
natural disasterLife SciencesEcologyNew to BiologyB.11(A) B.11(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
natural selectionLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.11(A) 7.11(B) 7.11(C)
8th:
B.7(C) B.7(D) B.7(E) B.7(F)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-PS1-2
MS: MS-PS1-3 MS-PS1-2 MS-PS1-5 MS-PS1-6 MS-LS1-7 MS-LS1-6 MS-ESS2-2
HS-LS1-7Chem: HS-PS1-1 HS-PS1-2 HS-PS1-7 HS-PS1-4 HS-PS1-5 HS-PS1-6
Phys:
nervous systemLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.12(B)
8th:
B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-LS2-1
MS:
Not seen in future grade levels
nitrogen cycleLife SciencesEcologyNew to BiologyB.12(C) B.12(D)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
nitrogen fixationLife SciencesEcologyNew to BiologyB.12(C) B.12(D)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
nitrogenous baseLife SciencesGeneticsNew to BiologyB.6(C) B.6(D) B.9(A) B.6(A) B.6(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
nondisjunctionLife SciencesGeneticsNew to BiologyB.6(E)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
non‐MendelianLife SciencesGeneticsNew to BiologyB.6(F) B.6(G)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
non‐random matingLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityNew to BiologyB.7(C) B.7(D) B.7(E) B.7(F)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
nucleic acidLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.4(A) B.4(B) B.9(A)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
nucleotideLife SciencesGeneticsNew to BiologyB.5(A) B.5(C) B.9(A) B.6(A) B.6(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
nucleus (cellular)Life SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.12(A) 6.12(B) 6.12(C) 6.12(D)
7th: 7.14(A) 7.14(B) 7.14(C) 7.12(C) 7.12(D) 7.12(E) 7.12(F)
8th:
B.5(A) B.5(C) B.4(A) B.4(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-PS1-1 5-PS1-3
MS: MS-ESS2-4
Not seen in future grade levels
nutrient absorptionLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyNew to BiologyB.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
offspringLife SciencesGeneticsKinder: K.9(A) K.9(B)
1st: 1.9(A)
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.10(B)
5th: 5.10(B)
6th:
7th: 7.14(A) 7.14(B) 7.14(C) 7.11(A) 7.11(B) 7.11(C)
8th:
B.7(A) B.7(B) B.6(F) B.6(G) B.7(C) B.7(D) B.7(E) B.7(F)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder: K-ESS3-2
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS:
Not seen in future grade levels
omnivoreLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.9(A) 4.9(B)
5th: 5.9(B)
6th:
7th:
8th: 8.11(A)
B.12(C) B.12(D)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
organLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.12(C) 7.12(D) 7.12(E) 7.12(F)
8th:
B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-PS1-2
MS:
Not seen in future grade levels
organ systemLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.12(C) 7.12(D) 7.12(E) 7.12(F)
8th:
B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
organelleLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.12(C) 7.12(D) 7.12(E) 7.12(F)
8th:
B.5(A) B.5(C) B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C) B.4(A) B.4(B) B.4(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
organismLife SciencesEcologyKinder: K.9(A) K.9(B)
1st: 1.9(B) 1.9(C) 1.9(A)
2nd: 2.9(B) 2.9(C)
3rd:
4th: 4.10(A) 4.9(A) 4.9(B)
5th: 5.10(A) 5.9(B) 5.9(C) 5.9(D)
6th: 6.12(E) 6.12(F)
7th: 7.12(A) 7.7(A) 7.11(A) 7.11(B) 7.11(C) 7.10(A) 7.10(B) 7.10(C)
8th: 8.11(A)
B.12(E) B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd: 2-PS1-1 2-PS1-2
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS:
Not seen in future grade levels
osmosisLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.4(A) B.4(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
oxygenLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.9(A)
8th:
B.9(B) B.9(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-ESS2-2
MS: MS-ESS3-4
Not seen in future grade levels
parasitism/parasiteLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th:
8th: 8.11(A)
B.12(A)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
passive transportLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.4(A) B.4(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
pathogenLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyNew to BiologyB.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
phaseGeneralOuter SpaceKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th:
8th: 8.7(B)
B.5(A) B.5(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3-LS4-4
4th:
5th:
MS:
Not seen in future grade levels
phenotypeLife SciencesGeneticsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.14(A) 7.14(B) 7.14(C)
8th:
B.6(F) B.6(G)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
phloemLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.12(A)
8th:
B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
phosphateLife SciencesGeneticsNew to BiologyB.6(A) B.6(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
phospholipidLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.4(A) B.4(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
photosynthesisLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.9(A) 4.9(B)
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.5(A)
8th: 8.11(A)
B.4(A) B.4(B) B.9(B) B.9C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-LS2-1 5-ESS2-1
MS: MS-LS2-1 MS-LS2-3 MS-LS2-4 MS-LS2-2 MS-LS2-5
HS-LS2-4 HS-LS2-1 HS-LS2-2 HS-LS2-6 HS-LS2-7 HS-LS4-6 HS-LS4-4Not seen in future grade levels
phototropismLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.7(B) 7.11(A) 7.11(B) 7.11(C) 7.13(A) 7.13(B)
8th:
B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
phylogeneticLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityNew to BiologyB.7(A) B.7(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
plant cellLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.4(A) B.4(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
PlantaeLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.12(A) 6.12(B) 6.12(C) 6.12(D)
7th:
8th:
B.8(A) B.8(B) B.8(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
polymerLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.9(A)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
polypeptideLife SciencesGeneticsNew to BiologyB.6(A) B.6(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
populationLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3.9(A) 3.9(C 3.9(B)
4th: 4.9(A) 4.9(B)
5th: 5.9(A) 5.9(C) 5.9(D)
6th: 6.12(E) 6.12(F)
7th:
8th: 8.11(A) 8.11(B)
B.11(A) B.11(B) B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C) B.7(C) B.7(D) B.7(E) B.7(F)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-ESS2-1
MS:
HS-LS2-5Not seen in future grade levels
predationLife SciencesEcologyNew to BiologyB.12(A)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS: MS-ESS1-2
Not seen in future grade levels
predator/preyLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.10(A) 4.9(A) 4.9(B)
5th: 5.9(A) 5.9(C) 5.9(D)
6th:
7th:
8th: 8.11(A)
B.7(C) B.7(D) B.7(E) B.7(F)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
primary consumerLife SciencesEcologyNew to BiologyB.12(C) B.12(D)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
primary successionLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.10(A) 7.10(B) 7.10(C)
8th:
B.11(A) B.11(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
probabilityLife SciencesGeneticsNew to BiologyB.6(F) B.6(G)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS: MS-ESS1-4
Not seen in future grade levels
producerLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd: 2.9(B) 2.9(C)
3rd: 3.9(B)
4th: 4.9(A) 4.9(B)
5th: 5.9(A) 5.9(C) 5.9(D) 5.9(B)
6th:
7th: 7.5(B)
8th:
B.12(C) B.12(D)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-ESS2-2
MS:
Not seen in future grade levels
productGeneralNatural and Artificial ResourcesKinder:
1st: 1.7(C)
2nd: 2.7(C)
3rd: 3.7(C)
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th:
8th: 8.5(E)
B.9(B) B.9(C)Chem: C.8(E) C.8(F) C.8(G) C.8(H)
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS: MS-LS2-3
Not seen in future grade levels
prokaryoteLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.12(A) 6.12(B) 6.12(C) 6.12(D)
7th:
8th:
B.4(A) B.4(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
proteinLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.6(A) B.6(B) B.6(C) B.6(D)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS: MS-PS1-3
Not seen in future grade levels
protist/ProtistaLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.12(A) 6.12(B) 6.12(C) 6.12(D)
7th:
8th:
B.11(A) B.11(B) B.8(A) B.8(B) B.8(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
radiant/solar energyEarth and Space SciencesWeatherKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.8(B)
5th: 5.8(B)
6th:
7th: 7.5(A)
8th: 8.10(A) 8.10(B)
B.9(B) B.9(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
reactantChemical SciencesChemical ReactionsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th:
8th: 8.5(E)
B.9(B) B.9(C)Chem: C.8(E) C.8(F) C.8(G) C.8(H)
Phys:
Kinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS: MS-LS2-3
HS-LS2-4Not seen in future grade levels
recessiveLife SciencesGeneticsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.14(A) 7.14(B) 7.14(C)
8th:
B.6(F) B.6(G)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
recombinationLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityNew to BiologyB.7(C) B.7(D) B.7(E) B.7(F)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
regulationLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyNew to BiologyB.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS: MS-ESS1-3
Not seen in future grade levels
reproduce/reproductionLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyKinder:
1st: 1.9(A)
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th:
8th:
B.7(C) B.7(D) B.7(E) B.7(F)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd: 2-PS1-4
3rd:
4th: 4-PS3-2 4-PS3-4 4-ESS2-1 4-PS3-3
5th: 5-PS1-2
MS: MS-PS1-4 MS-ESS2-6
HS-LS2-4Not seen in future grade levels
reproductive successLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityNew to BiologyB.7(C) B.7(D) B.7(E) B.7(F)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
reproductive systemLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.12(B)
8th:
B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS: MS-LS4-1 MS-LS4-2 MS-LS4-3
Not seen in future grade levels
resistance (biological)Life SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.4(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
resourceEarth and Space SciencesNatural and Artificial ResourcesKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th: 6.7(A)
7th:
8th: 8.11(C)
B.7(C) B.7(D) B.7(E) B.7(F)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st: 1-LS1-1
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS:
Not seen in future grade levels
respiratory systemLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.12(B)
8th:
B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-PS3-1
MS:
Not seen in future grade levels
responseLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.13(A) 7.13(B)
8th:
B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st: 1-PS4-1
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS:
Not seen in future grade levels
ribosomeLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.4(A) B.4(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
RNA (ribonucleic acid)Life SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.5(B) B.6(C) B.6(D)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
RNA virus/retrovirusLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.4(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
root/rootsLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyKinder: K.10(A) K.10(B)
1st: 1.10(B)
2nd: 2.10(A) 2.10(B)
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th:
8th:
B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder: K-LS1-1
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS:
Not seen in future grade levels
secondary consumerLife SciencesEcologyNew to BiologyB.12(C) B.12(D)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
secondary successionLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.10(A) 7.10(B) 7.10(C)
8th:
B.11(A) B.11(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
semi‐permeableLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.4(A) B.4(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
sequenceLife SciencesGeneticsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th: 4.8(C)
5th:
6th:
7th:
8th: 8.7(B)
B.6(E) B.7(A) B.7(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS: MS-ESS2-3
Not seen in future grade levels
shoot systemLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyNew to BiologyB.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
skeletal systemLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.12(B)
8th:
B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS: MS-LS3-2
HS-LS3-2Not seen in future grade levels
somatic cellLife SciencesGeneticsNew to BiologyB.6(F) B.6(G) B.6(E)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
speciesLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3.9(A) 3.9(C)
4th:
5th: 5.10(A) 5.9(A) 5.9(C) 5.9(D)
6th: 6.12(E) 6.12(F)
7th: 7.11(A) 7.11(B) 7.11(C) 7.10(A) 7.10(B) 7.10(C)
8th: 8.11(A)
B.12(B) B.11(A) B.11(B) B.7(A) B.7(B) B.7(C) B.7(D) B.7(E) B.7(F) B.8(A) B.8(B) B.8(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd: 2-LS2-2
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS: MS-LS1-4
Not seen in future grade levels
spindle fiberLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.5(A) B.5(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
stability/stableLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.13(A) 7.13(B)
8th:
B.12(E)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3-LS1-1 3-LS4-2
4th: 4-LS1-1
5th:
MS: MS-LS2-1 MS-LS1-4 MS-LS4-4
HS-LS2-8 HS-LS4-2 HS-LS4-3 HS-LS4-4 HS-LS4-5Not seen in future grade levels
stasisLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityNew to BiologyB.7(A) B.7(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
stemLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyKinder: K.10(A) K.10(B)
1st: 1.10(B)
2nd: 2.10(A) 2.10(B)
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th:
8th:
B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder: K-LS1-1
1st: 1-PS4-2 1-PS4-3
2nd: 2-LS2-1
3rd:
4th: 4-PS3-2 4-PS3-4 4-PS4-2 4-PS3-3
5th:
MS:
HS-LS4-4Chem:
Phys: HS-PS3-2 HS-PS3-3 HS-PS4-5
stimulus/stimuliLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.13(A) 7.13(B)
8th:
B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-LS2-1
MS:
Not seen in future grade levels
stoma/stomataLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyNew to BiologyB.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3-LS3-2
4th:
5th:
MS: MS-LS4-3
Not seen in future grade levels
substrateLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.9(B) B.9(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
survive/survivalLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyKinder: K.10(A) K.10(B)
1st:
2nd:
3rd: 3.10(A)
4th: 4.10(A)
5th: 5.9(A) 5.9(C) 5.9(D) 5.10(A)
6th:
7th:
8th:
B.7(C) B.7(D) B.7(E) B.7(F)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder: K-ESS2-1
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS:
Not seen in future grade levels
symbiosis/symbiotic relationshipLife SciencesEcologyNew to BiologyB.11(A) B.11(B) B.12(A)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
synthesisLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.4(A) B.4(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
taxon/taxa/taxonomic groupLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityNew to BiologyB.7(A) B.7(B) B.8(A) B.8(B) B.8(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
terrestrialLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.9(B)
8th:
B.12(B)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-PS2-1
MS: MS-PS2-4 MS-PS2-5 MS-ESS1-3
Chem:
Phys: HS-PS2-4
tertiary consumerLife SciencesEcologyNew to BiologyB.12(C) B.12(D)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
thigmotropismLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.11(A) 7.11(B) 7.11(C)
8th:
B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
tissueLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.12(C) 7.12(D) 7.12(E) 7.12(F)
8th:
B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th: 5-PS1-2
MS: MS-PS1-5 MS-LS2-3
HS-LS2-4Chem: HS-PS1-2 HS-PS1-7 HS-PS1-4
Phys: HS-PS2-2
traitLife SciencesGeneticsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.11(A) 7.11(B) 7.11(C) 7.14(A) 7.14(B) 7.14(C)
8th: 8.11(B)
B.6(A) B.6(B) B.6(C) B.6(D)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder: K-ESS2-1
1st:
2nd: 2-PS1-4 2-PS1-1
3rd: 3-LS4-4 3-ESS2-1
4th:
5th:
MS: MS-PS1-4 MS-PS3-4 MS-PS3-5 MS-ESS2-5 MS-ESS2-6 MS-ESS3-5
HS-LS1-3 HS-LS4-4Chem: HS-PS1-5
Phys: HS-PS3-4
transcriptionLife SciencesGeneticsNew to BiologyB.6(E) B.5(A) B.5(C) B.6(C) B.6(D)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
translationLife SciencesGeneticsNew to BiologyB.6(E) B.6(C) B.6(D)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
transpirationLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyNew to BiologyB.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS: MS-PS4-3
Chem:
Phys: HS-PS4-3
transportLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyNew to BiologyB.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
tRNALife SciencesGeneticsNew to BiologyB.6(C) B.6(D)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
trophic levelLife SciencesEcologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.5(B)
8th:
B.12(C) B.12(D)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS: MS-LS4-6
HS-LS4-2 HS-LS4-3 HS-LS4-4Not seen in future grade levels
uracilLife SciencesGeneticsNew to BiologyB.6(E)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
vaccineLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyNew to BiologyB.4(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
vacuoleLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.12(C) 7.12(D) 7.12(E) 7.12(F)
8th:
B.4(A) B.4(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
variationLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.10(A) 7.10(B) 7.10(C) 7.11(A) 7.11(B) 7.11(C) 7.14(A) 7.14(B) 7.14(C)
8th:
B.6(F) B.6(G) B.7(C) B.7(D) B.7(E) B.7(F)Not seen in future grade levelsKinder:
1st:
2nd: 2-LS2-2
3rd:
4th:
5th:
MS:
Not seen in future grade levels
vasculatureLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyNew to BiologyB.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
vesicleLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.4(A) B.4(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
vestigial structureLife SciencesEvolution and DiversityNew to BiologyB.7(A) B.7(B)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
virusLife SciencesCell and Molecular BiologyNew to BiologyB.4(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels
xylemLife SciencesAnatomy and PhysiologyKinder:
1st:
2nd:
3rd:
4th:
5th:
6th:
7th: 7.12(A)
8th:
B.10(A) B.10(B) B.10(C)Not seen in future grade levelsNew to BiologyNot seen in future grade levels

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