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Alabama

Alabama Course of Study

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • The Atom
  • Physical Properties of Matter
  • Reactions
  • Force and Motion
  • Energy and Matter

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Alaska

Alaska Standards

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Cells and Body Systems
  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Light and Optics
  • Mechanics
  • Fluids
  • Force
  • Motion
  • Structures of Matter
  • The Solar System
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Periodic Table and Physical Properties of Matter
  • Density and Buoyancy

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Arizona

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Life Science
  • Physical Science: Matter
  • Physical Science: Motion and Forces

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Arkansas

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Cells and Body Systems
  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Light and Optics
  • Mechanics
  • Fluids
  • Force
  • Motion
  • Structures of Matter
  • The Solar System
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Periodic Table and Physical Properties of Matter
  • Density and Buoyancy

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California

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Motion
  • Force
  • Structures of Matter
  • Earth in the Solar System
  • Reactions
  • Periodic Table
  • Density and Buoyancy

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Colorado

Colorado State Standards

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • The Solar System
  • Climate and Weather
  • Motion and Forces
  • Energy
  • Matter
  • Living Systems

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Connecticut

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Motion and Forces
  • Life Science
  • Space Science

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Delaware

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Cells and Body Systems
  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Light and Optics
  • Mechanics
  • Fluids
  • Force
  • Motion
  • Structures of Matter
  • The Solar System
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Periodic Table and Physical Properties of Matter
  • Density and Buoyancy

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Florida

Florida Standards

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Earth and Space
  • Properties of Matter
  • Matter and Energy Transformation and Change

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Georgia

 Georgia Performance Standards (GPS)

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Nature of Matter
  • Energy
  • Force and Motion
  • Waves, Electricity and Magnetism

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Hawaii

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Cells and Body Systems
  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Light and Optics
  • Mechanics
  • Fluids
  • Force
  • Motion
  • Structures of Matter
  • The Solar System
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Periodic Table and Physical Properties of Matter
  • Density and Buoyancy

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Idaho

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Cells and Body Systems
  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Light and Optics
  • Mechanics
  • Fluids
  • Force
  • Motion
  • Structures of Matter
  • The Solar System
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Periodic Table and Physical Properties of Matter
  • Density and Buoyancy

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Illinois

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Cells and Body Systems
  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Light and Optics
  • Mechanics
  • Fluids
  • Force
  • Motion
  • Structures of Matter
  • The Solar System
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Periodic Table and Physical Properties of Matter
  • Density and Buoyancy

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Indiana

Indiana Academic Standards

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Climate and Weather
  • Effect of Humans on the Biosphere
  • Chemical and physical properties of matter
  • Reproduction, Heredity, and Evolution

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Iowa

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Cells and Body Systems
  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Light and Optics
  • Mechanics
  • Fluids
  • Force
  • Motion
  • Structures of Matter
  • The Solar System
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Periodic Table and Physical Properties of Matter
  • Density and Buoyancy

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Kansas

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Cells and Body Systems
  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Light and Optics
  • Mechanics
  • Fluids
  • Force
  • Motion
  • Structures of Matter
  • The Solar System
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Periodic Table and Physical Properties of Matter
  • Density and Buoyancy

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Kentucky

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Structure and Transformation of Matter
  • Force and Motion
  • Earth Systems
  • Living Organisms
  • Energy
  • Ecosystems

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Louisiana

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Physical Sciences
  • Weather and Climate
  • Geology
  • Space Sciences

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Maine

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Cells and Body Systems
  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Light and Optics
  • Mechanics
  • Fluids
  • Force
  • Motion
  • Structures of Matter
  • The Solar System
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Periodic Table and Physical Properties of Matter
  • Density and Buoyancy

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Maryland

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Earth and Space Science
  • Life Science
  • Matter
  • Mechanics and Energy

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Massachusetts

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Earth Science
  • Space Science
  • Life Science
  • Physical Science

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Minnesota

Minnesota Academic Standards

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Matter
  • The Structure of Earth
  • The Dynamic Earth
  • Earth in the Universe

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Mississippi

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Cells and Body Systems
  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Light and Optics
  • Mechanics
  • Fluids
  • Force
  • Motion
  • Structures of Matter
  • The Solar System
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Periodic Table and Physical Properties of Matter
  • Density and Buoyancy

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Missouri

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Matter and Energy
  • Living Organisms
  • Earth Systems

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Montana

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Cells and Body Systems
  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Light and Optics
  • Mechanics
  • Fluids
  • Force
  • Motion
  • Structures of Matter
  • The Solar System
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Periodic Table and Physical Properties of Matter
  • Density and Buoyancy

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Nebraska

Nebraska Standards

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Cells and Body Systems
  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Light and Optics
  • Mechanics
  • Fluids
  • Force
  • Motion
  • Structures of Matter
  • The Solar System
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Periodic Table and Physical Properties of Matter
  • Density and Buoyancy

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Nevada

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Cells and Body Systems
  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Light and Optics
  • Mechanics
  • Fluids
  • Force
  • Motion
  • Structures of Matter
  • The Solar System
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Periodic Table and Physical Properties of Matter
  • Density and Buoyancy

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New Hampshire

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Cells and Body Systems
  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Light and Optics
  • Mechanics
  • Fluids
  • Force
  • Motion
  • Structures of Matter
  • The Solar System
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Periodic Table and Physical Properties of Matter
  • Density and Buoyancy

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New Jersey

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Chemistry
  • Energy and Motion
  • Cells and Organisms
  • Ecology and Population
  • Species Adaption and Survival
  • The Earth, Moon and Sun
  • Earth Science
  • Weather and Climate

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New Mexico

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Cells and Body Systems
  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Light and Optics
  • Mechanics
  • Fluids
  • Force
  • Motion
  • Structures of Matter
  • The Solar System
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Periodic Table and Physical Properties of Matter
  • Density and Buoyancy

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New York

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Organisms and Ecosystems
  • Reproduction and Evolution
  • Physical Science
  • Earth Science

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North Carolina

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Water and the Hydrosphere
  • Chemistry
  • Cell Theory and Microbiology
  • Evolution of Life
  • Geologic Evolution

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North Dakota

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Cells and Body Systems
  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Light and Optics
  • Mechanics
  • Fluids
  • Force
  • Motion
  • Structures of Matter
  • The Solar System
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Periodic Table and Physical Properties of Matter
  • Density and Buoyancy

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Ohio

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Space Science
  • Earth Science
  • Life Science
  • Physical Science

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Oklahoma

Oklahoma Academic Standards

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Chemistry
  • Force and Motion
  • Life Science
  • Earth Science

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Oregon

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Matter and Energy
  • Living Things
  • The Dynamic Earth
  • Earth in the Solar System

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Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania Common Core Standards

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Life Science
  • Physical Science
  • Earth and Space Science

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Rhode Island

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Cells and Body Systems
  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Light and Optics
  • Mechanics
  • Fluids
  • Force
  • Motion
  • Structures of Matter
  • The Solar System
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Periodic Table and Physical Properties of Matter
  • Density and Buoyancy

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South Carolina

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Earth Science
  • Space Science
  • Forces
  • Living Systems

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South Dakota

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Cells and Body Systems
  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Light and Optics
  • Mechanics
  • Fluids
  • Force
  • Motion
  • Structures of Matter
  • The Solar System
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Periodic Table and Physical Properties of Matter
  • Density and Buoyancy

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Tennessee

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Biodiversity and Change
  • Matter
  • Forces in Nature

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Texas

Texas Essential Skills and Knowledge

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Matter and Energy
  • Force, Motion, and Energy
  • Earth and Space
  • Organisms and Environments

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Utah

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Matter
  • Living Systems
  • Geology
  • Forces and Energy

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Vermont

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Cells and Body Systems
  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Light and Optics
  • Mechanics
  • Fluids
  • Force
  • Motion
  • Structures of Matter
  • The Solar System
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Periodic Table and Physical Properties of Matter
  • Density and Buoyancy

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Virginia

Virginia Standards of Learning

Physical Science

Units Covered:

  • Matter
  • Motion, Forces, and Energy
  • Electricity and Magnetism
  • Waves

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Washington

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Force and Motion
  • Properties of Matter
  • Energy
  • Space Science
  • Earth's Systems
  • Dynamic Earth
  • Living Organisms
  • Ecosystems
  • Biological Evolution

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West Virginia

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Cells and Body Systems
  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Light and Optics
  • Mechanics
  • Fluids
  • Force
  • Motion
  • Structures of Matter
  • The Solar System
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Periodic Table and Physical Properties of Matter
  • Density and Buoyancy

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Wisconsin

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Physical Science
  • Earth and Space Science
  • Life Science

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Wyoming

Science 8

Units Covered:

  • Cells and Body Systems
  • Aquatic Ecology
  • Light and Optics
  • Mechanics
  • Fluids
  • Force
  • Motion
  • Structures of Matter
  • The Solar System
  • Chemical Reactions
  • Periodic Table and Physical Properties of Matter
  • Density and Buoyancy

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