Correlation of GEMS to the
State of Nevada
Science Content Standards
Grade 8



To view details on any of the GEMS titles listed below visit the GEMS Teacher's Guides page.

Grade 2 Grade 3 Grade 5

Grade Strand # Strand Content Standard # Benchmark # GEMS Guide
8 1 Physical Science 1 01.08.02 Moons of Jupiter
8 1   1 01.08.04 Discovering Density
8 1   2 02.08.02 Chemical Reactions
8 1   3 03.08.01 Convection: A Current Event
8 1   3 03.08.02 Chemical Reactions
8 1   3 03.08.05 Hot Water and Warm Homes, Convection, Only One Ocean
8 1   4 04.08.01 Chemical Reactions
8 1   4 04.08.02 Chemical Reactions
8 1   4 04.08.03 Chemical Reactions, Hot Water and Warm Homes
8 1   5 05.08.01 More Than Magnifiers
8 1   5 05.08.04 Convection, Hot Water and Warm Homes
8 2 Life Science 6 06.08.02 Earthworms
8 2   6 06.08.04 Microscopic Explorations
8 2   6 06.08.05 Acid Rain
8 2   7 07.08.01 Animals In Action
8 2   7 07.08.02 Animals In Action
8 2   7 07.08.03 Mapping Animal Movements, Mapping Fish Habitats, Earthworms Earthworms, Environmental Dectives
8 2   8 08.08.02 Only One Ocean, Earthworms, Environmental Dectives
8 2   8 08.08.06 Only One Ocean, Earthworms, Environmental Dectives
8 2   9 09.08.01 Only One Ocean, Earthworms, Environmental Dectives
8 2   9 09.08.02 Only One Ocean, Earthworms, Environmental Dectives
8 2   9 09.08.03 Only One Ocean, Earthworms, Environmental Dectives
8 2   9 09.08.04 Only One Ocean, Earthworms, Environmental Dectives
8 2   9 09.08.05 Environmental Detectives, Only One Ocean
8 3 Earth and Space Science 10 10.08.01 Stories In Stone
8 3   10 10.08.02 River Cutters, Plate Tectonics, Stores In Stone
8 3   10 10.08.03 River Cutters, Stories In Stone, Plate Tectonics
8 3   10 10.08.04 Only One Ocean, Stories In Stone, Environmental Dectives, Microscopic Explorations
8 3   10 10.08.05 Environmental Detectives, Acid Rain, Only One Ocean, Convection, Global Warming
8 3   10 10.08.06 River Cutters, Stories In Stone, Plate Tectonics
8 3   11 11.08.03 Mapping Animal Movements, Environmental Detectives, Acid Rain, River Cutters, Mapping Fish Habitats, Only One Ocean, Plate Tectonics, Stores In Stone
8 3   11 11.08.04 The Real Reason For the Seasons
8 3   12 12.08.01 River Cutters, Stories In Stone, Only One Ocean, Plate Tectonics
8 3   12 12.08.02 River Cutters, Stories In Stone
8 3   12 12.08.03 River Cutters, Stories In Stone, Plate Tectonics
8 3   13 13.08.01 Only One Ocean, Convection: A Current Event, The Real Reason For Seasons, Global Warming
8 3   13 13.08.02 Convection: A Current Event,The Real Reason For Seasons, Global Warming
8 3   13 13.08.03 Only One Ocean, The Real Reason For Seasons, Global Warming, Convection: A Current Event
8 3   13 13.08.04 Only One Ocean, The Real Reason For Seasons, Global Warming, Convection: A Current Event, Hot Water and Warm Homes
8 3   13 13.08.05 Only One Ocean
8 3   13 13.08.07 Convection: A Current Event, Plate Tectonics
8 3   13 13.08.08 Stories In Stone, Convection, Plate Tectonics
8 3   14 14.08.01 Earth Moon and Stars, Messages From Space, Moons of Jupiter
8 3   14 14.08.02 Earth Moon and Stars, Moons of Jupiter
8 3   14 14.08.03 Messages From Space, Moons of Jupiter
8 3   14 14.08.05 Earth Moon and Stars, Messages From Space, Moons of Jupiter
8 3   14 14.08.06 Earth Moon and Stars, Messages From Space, Moons of Jupiter, Experimenting w/ Model Rockets
8 4 Environmental Science 15 15.08.01 Mapping Animal Movements, Mapping Aquatic Habitats, Only One Ocean, Environmental Detectives
8 4   15 15.08.02 Only One Ocean, Global Warming, Mapping Animal Movements, Mapping Fish Habitats, Environmental Detectives, Acid Rain
8 4   15 15.08.03 Only One Ocean, Global Warming, Convection: A Current Event
8 4   15 15.08.04 Only One Ocean, Convection: A Current Event, Acid Rain, Mapping Animal Movements, Mapping Fish Habitats, Global Warming, Environmental Detectives
8 4   16 16.08.01 Only One Ocean, Mapping Animal Movements, Mapping Fish Habitats, Global Warming, Environmental Detectives, Acid Rain
8 4   16 16.08.02 Only One Ocean, Global Warming, Environmental Detectives
8 4   16 16.08.03 Acid Rain, Mapping Animal Movements, Mapping Fish Habitats, Global Warming, Environmental Detectives, Acid Rain
8 4   16 16.08.04 Only One Ocean, Acid Rain, Mapping Animal Movements, Mapping Fish Habitats, Global Warming, Environmental Detectives, Acid Rain
8 4   16 16.08.05 Only One Ocean, Global Warming, Environmental Detectives, Acid Rain
8 4   17 17.08.01 Acid Rain, Mapping Animal Movements, Mapping Fish Habitats, Global Warming, Environmental Detectives, Acid Rain
8 4   17 17.08.02 Only One Ocean, Global Warming, Environmental Detectives, Acid Rain, Mapping Animal Movements, Mapping Fish Habitats
8 4   17 17.08.03 Only One Ocean, Global Warming, Environmental Detectives, Acid Rain, Mapping Animal Movements, Mapping Fish Habitats
8 4   17 17.08.04 Acid Rain, Global Warming, River Cutters, Only One Ocean, Environmental Dectives, Investigating Artifacts
8 5 The History and Nature of Science 18 18.08.01 Paper Towel Testing, Dry Ice Investigations, Learning About Learning, All Guides
8 5   18 18.08.02 Paper Towel Testing, Dry Ice Investigations, Learning About Learning, All Guides
8 5   18 18.08.03 Moons of Jupiter, Messages From Space, Investigating Artifacts, Learning About Learning
8 5   18 18.08.04 All Guides
8 5   18 18.08.05 All Guides
8 5   18 18.08.06 All Guides
8 5   18 18.08.07 Paper Towel Testing, Dry Ice Investigations, Global Warming, Environmental Detectives, all Upper Guides
8 5   19 19.08.01 Paper Towel Testing, Dry Ice Investigations, Global Warming, Environmental Detectives, All Upper Guides
8 5   19 19.08.02 Acid Rain, Global Warming, Environmental Detectives, Only One Ocean, River Cutters, Environmental Detectives, Acid Rain, Moons of Jupiter, Messages from Space, Investigating Artifacts
8 5   19 19.08.03 All Upper Units
8 5   19 19.08.04 Dry Ice Investigations, Paper Towel Testing, Only One Ocean, Earth Moon and Stars, Environmental Detectives, Acid Rain, Messages from Space, Stores In Stone, Moon’s of Jupiter, Global Warming, Mystery Festival
8 5   20 20.08.01 Only One Ocean, Earth Moon and Stars, River Cutters, Environmental Detectives, Acid Rain, Messages from Space, River Cutters, Stores In Stone, Moons of Jupiter, Messages from Space, Convection: A Current Event, Global Warming
8 5   20 20.08.02 Only One Ocean, Earth Moon and Stars, River Cutters, Environmental Detectives, Acid Rain, Messages from Space, River Cutters, Stores In Stone, Moons of Jupiter, Messages from Space, Convection: A Current Event, Global Warming
8 5   20 20.08.03 Only One Ocean, Earth Moon and Stars, River Cutters, Environmental Detectives, Acid Rain, Messages from Space, River Cutters, Stores In Stone, Moons of Jupiter, Messages from Space, Convection: A Current Event, Global Warming
8 5   20 20.08.04 All Upper Guides
8 5   20 20.08.05 All Upper Guides
8 6 Science Inquiry: Processes and Skills 21 21.08.01 All 4-9 guides
8 6   21 21.08.02 All 4-9 guides
8 6   21 21.08.03 All 4-9 guides
8 6   22 22.08.01 All 4-9 guides
8 6   22 22.08.02 Dry Ice Investigations, Paper Towel Testing, All 4-9 guides
8 6   22 22.08.03 All 4-9 guides
8 6   23 23.08.01 All 4-9 guides
8 6   23 23.08.02 All 4-9 guides, Learning about Learning, Math Around the World
8 6   23 23.08.03 All 4-9 guides
8 6   23 23.08.04 All 4-9 guides
8 6   23 23.08.05 All 4-9 guides
8 6   23 23.08.06 All 4-9 guides
8 6   24 24.08.01 All Guides
8 6   24 24.08.02 All Guides
8 6   24 24.08.03 All Guides
8 6   24 24.08.04 All Guides
8 6   24 24.08.05 All Guides
8 6   24 24.08.06 Dry Ice Investigations, Paper Towel Testing, Cabbages and Chemistry, Mapping Animal Movements, Environmental Detectives, Acid Rain, Experimenting w/ Model Rockets, Messages from Space, River Cutters, Mapping Fish Habitats

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