Content Area: Science
Grade / Course: 7 Quarter: 1
The Benchmark Map is developed with the following premises:
• All benchmarks for the grade level/course will be achieved in a school year.
• Major understandings are the big generalizations for the topic/concept.
◊ Italicized benchmarks are taught and assessed in more than one quarter.
Big Idea(s) / Major Understanding(s): Students will understand that...
HCPS III Benchmarks:
◊ 7.1.1 Scientific Inquiry
Design and safely conduct a scientific investigation to answer a question or test a hypothesis
◊ 7.1.2 Scientific Inquiry
Explain the importance of replicable trials
◊ 7.1.3 Scientific Knowledge
Explain the need to revise conclusions and explanations based on new scientific evidence
◊ 7.2.1 Science, Technology, and Society
Explain the use of reliable print and electronic sources to provide scientific information and evidence