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Chapter 6

Severe Weather


Section
Number
Benchmark
Florida Next Generation Sunshine State Standards
Section 1 SC.912.N.1.6 Describe how scientific inferences are drawn from scientific observations and provide examples from the content being studied.

SC.912.E.7.5 Predict future weather conditions based on present observations and conceptual models and recognize limitations and uncertainties of such predictions.

SC.912.P.10.4 Describe heat as the energy transferred by convection, conduction, and radiation, and explain the connection of heat to change in temperature or states of matter.

MA.912.S.1.2 Determine appropriate and consistent standards of measurement for the data to be collected in a survey or experiment.
Section 2 SC.912.N.1.6 Describe how scientific inferences are drawn from scientific observations and provide examples from the content being studied.

SC.912.N.3.5 Describe the function of models in science, and identify the wide range of models used in science.

SC.912.E.7.3 Differentiate and describe the various interactions among Earth systems, including: atmosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere, geosphere, and biosphere.

SC.912.E.7.5 Predict future weather conditions based on present observations and conceptual models and recognize limitations and uncertainties of such predictions.
Section 3 SC.912.N.1.6 Describe how scientific inferences are drawn from scientific observations and provide examples from the content being studied.

SC.912.E.7.5 Predict future weather conditions based on present observations and conceptual models and recognize limitations and uncertainties of such predictions.
Section 4 SC.912.N.4.1 Explain how scientific knowledge and reasoning provide an empirically based perspective to inform society’s decision making.

SC.912.E.7.6 Relate the formation of severe weather to the various physical factors.
Section 5 SC.912.N.1.7 Recognize the role of creativity in constructing scientific questions, methods and explanations.

SC.912.N.4.1 Explain how scientific knowledge and reasoning provide an empirically based perspective to inform society’s decision making.

SC.912.E.7.6 Relate the formation of severe weather to the various physical factors.

MA.912.S.1.2 Determine appropriate and consistent standards of measurement for the data to be collected in a survey or experiment.
Section 6 SC.912.N.1.4 Identify sources of information and assess their reliability according to the strict standards of scientific investigation.

SC.912.N.3.5 Describe the function of models in science, and identify the wide range of models used in science.

SC.912.N.4.1 Explain how scientific knowledge and reasoning provide an empirically based perspective to inform society’s decision making.

SC.912.E.7.6 Relate the formation of severe weather to the various physical factors.

LA.910.4.2.2 The student will record information and ideas from primary and/or secondary sources accurately and coherently, noting the validity and reliability of these sources and attributing sources of information.
Section 7 SC.912.E.7.3 Differentiate and describe the various interactions among Earth systems, including: atmosphere, hydrosphere, cryosphere, geosphere, and biosphere.

SC.912.E.7.6 Relate the formation of severe weather to the various physical factors.

SC.912.E.7.8 Explain how various atmospheric, oceanic, and hydrologic conditions in Florida have influenced and can influence human behavior, both individually and collectively.

MA.912.S.1.2 Determine appropriate and consistent standards of measurement for the data to be collected in a survey or experiment.

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