Correlation of GEMS to the
State of Utah Science Standards

Grades 6–8

Please note that while many of the titles listed here can be used in grades other than 6–8, ONLY standards for those grades are correlated on this page. Correlations to standards for other grade ranges can be accessed by returning to the Utah Science Standards Correlation Page.

Where a "+" is shown, the title provides comprehensive coverage of the standard.


Sixth Grade

TOPIC: Heat, Light, and Sound

STANDARD: 3060 - 01
Students will compare the production of heat, light, and sound.
OBJECTIVES:
3060-0102

STANDARD: 3060 - 02
Students will describe the characteristics and movement of heat, light, and sound.
OBJECTIVES:
+ 3060-0202

Mystery Festival (2–8)

Eighth Grade

TOPIC: Chemical Changes and Physical Changes

STANDARD: 3240 - 01
Students will observe and describe chemical and physical change.
OBJECTIVES:
3240-0101

Crime Lab Chemistry (4–8)

Eighth Grade

TOPIC: Chemical Changes and Physical Changes

STANDARD: 3240 - 01
Students will observe and describe chemical and physical change.
OBJECTIVES:
3240-0101

Fingerprinting (4–8)

Seventh Grade

TOPIC: Structure and Classification

STANDARD: 3200 - 05
Students will create, use, and understand the applications of classification schemes.
OBJECTIVES:
3200-0503

Hot Water and Warm Homes From Sunlight (4-9)

Sixth Grade

TOPIC: Heat, Light, and Sound

STANDARD: 3060 - 01
Students will compare the production of heat, light, and sound.
OBJECTIVES:
+ 3060-0101
3060-0104

STANDARD: 3060 - 02
Students will describe the characteristics and movement of heat, light, and sound.
OBJECTIVES:
+ 3060-0201
3060-0202

Microscopic Explorations (4-8)

Sixth Grade

TOPIC: Heat, Light, and Sound

STANDARD: 3060 - 02
Students will describe the characteristics and movement of heat, light, and sound.
OBJECTIVES:
3060-0202

TOPIC: Microorganisms

STANDARD: 3060 - 06
Students will explain how technology enhances vision and adds to knowledge of the living world.
OBJECTIVES:
3060-0601
3060-0603

Seventh Grade

TOPIC: Structure of Organisms

STANDARD: 3200 - 04
Students will understand reproduction and heredity of organisms.
OBJECTIVES:
3200-0401

Of Cabbages and Chemistry (4-8)

Eighth Grade

TOPIC: Chemical Changes and Physical Changes

STANDARD: 3240 - 01
Students will observe and describe chemical and physical change.
OBJECTIVES:
3240-0101
+ 3240-0102

Oobleck (4–8)

Sixth Grade

TOPIC: Astronomy

STANDARD: 3060 - 03
Students will observe relationships between Earth, moon, and sun.
OBJECTIVES:
3060-0302

STANDARD: 3060 - 04
Students will describe and compare the components of the solar system.
OBJECTIVES:
3060-0402

STANDARD: 3060 - 05
Students will begin to investigate the nature of the universe.
OBJECTIVES:
3060-0502

Seventh Grade

TOPIC: Structure of Matter

STANDARD: 3200 - 01
Students will evaluate the particulate nature of matter.
OBJECTIVES:
3200-0101

STANDARD: 3200 - 05
Students will create, use, and understand the applications of classification schemes.
OBJECTIVES:
3200-0501

Eighth Grade

TOPIC: Changes in Force, Motion, and Energy

STANDARD: 3240 - 03
Students will relate forces and energy to motion.
OBJECTIVES:
3240-0301

Moons of Jupiter (4–9)

Sixth Grade

TOPIC: Astronomy

STANDARD: 3060 - 03
Students will observe relationships between Earth, moon, and sun.
OBJECTIVES:
3060-0302

STANDARD: 3060 - 04
Students will describe and compare the components of the solar system.
OBJECTIVES:
+ 3060-0401
+ 3060-0402

STANDARD: 3060 - 05
Students will begin to investigate the nature of the universe.
OBJECTIVES:
3060-0501
+ 3060-0502

Stories in Stone (4–9)

Seventh Grade

TOPIC: Structure of Matter

STANDARD: 3200 - 02
Students will compare and contrast the structure of Earth's crust and interior.
OBJECTIVES:
3200-0201

Eighth Grade

TOPIC: Earth Changes

STANDARD: 3240 - 05
Students will investigate changes in Earth's crust and climate.
OBJECTIVES:
3240-0501
+ 3240-0503

Bubble-ology (5–9)

Sixth Grade

TOPIC: Heat, Light, and Sound

STANDARD: 3060 - 02
Students will describe the characteristics and movement of heat, light, and sound.
OBJECTIVES:
3060-0202

Eighth Grade

TOPIC: Chemical Changes and Physical Changes

STANDARD: 3240 - 01
Students will observe and describe chemical and physical change.
OBJECTIVES:
3240-0102

Color Analyzers (5–9)

Sixth Grade

TOPIC: Heat, Light, and Sound

STANDARD: 3060 - 01
Students will compare the production of heat, light, and sound.
OBJECTIVES:
+ 3060-0102

STANDARD: 3060 - 02
Students will describe the characteristics and movement of heat, light, and sound.
OBJECTIVES:
+ 3060-0202

TOPIC: Astronomy

STANDARD: 3060 - 05
Students will begin to investigate the nature of the universe.
OBJECTIVES:
3060-0502

Earth, Moon and Stars (5–9)

Sixth Grade

TOPIC: Astronomy

STANDARD: 3060 - 03
Students will observe relationships between Earth, moon, and sun.
OBJECTIVES:
+ 3060-0301
3060-0302

STANDARD: 3060 - 04
Students will describe and compare the components of the solar system.
OBJECTIVES:
3060-0402

STANDARD: 3060 - 05
Students will begin to investigate the nature of the universe.
OBJECTIVES:
3060-0502

 

Dry Ice Investigations (6–8)

Seventh Grade

TOPIC: Structure of Matter

STANDARD: 3200 - 01
Students will evaluate the particulate nature of matter.
OBJECTIVES:
+ 3200-0101
+ 3200-0102

TOPIC: Structure and Classification

STANDARD: 3200 - 05
Students will create, use, and understand the applications of classification schemes.
OBJECTIVES:
3200-0501

Eighth Grade

TOPIC: Chemical Changes and Physical Changes

STANDARD: 3240 - 01
Students will observe and describe chemical and physical change.
OBJECTIVES:
3240-0101
3240-0102

Learning About Learning (6–8)

Seventh Grade

TOPIC: Structure of Organisms

STANDARD: 3200 - 03
Students will understand structure and function of cells and organisms.
OBJECTIVES:
3200-0303

Messages from Space (6–8)

Sixth Grade

TOPIC: Heat, Light, and Sound

STANDARD: 3060 - 01
Students will compare the production of heat, light, and sound.
OBJECTIVES:
3060-0101

STANDARD: 3060 - 02
Students will describe the characteristics and movement of heat, light, and sound.
OBJECTIVES:
3060-0201

TOPIC: Astronomy

STANDARD: 3060 - 03
Students will observe relationships between Earth, moon, and sun.
OBJECTIVES:
+ 3060-0302

STANDARD: 3060 - 04
Students will describe and compare the components of the solar system.
OBJECTIVES:
+ 3060-0401
3060-0402

STANDARD: 3060 - 05
Students will begin to investigate the nature of the universe.
OBJECTIVES:
+ 3060-0501
3060-0502

Convection (6–8)

Sixth Grade

TOPIC: Heat, Light, and Sound

STANDARD: 3060 - 01
Students will compare the production of heat, light, and sound.
OBJECTIVES:
3060-0101

STANDARD: 3060 - 02
Students will describe the characteristics and movement of heat, light, and sound.
OBJECTIVES:
3060-0201

Eighth Grade

TOPIC: Changes in Force, Motion, and Energy

STANDARD: 3240 - 03
Students will relate forces and energy to motion.
OBJECTIVES:
3240-0302
3240-0304

TOPIC: Earth Changes

STANDARD: 3240 - 05
Students will investigate changes in Earth's crust and climate.
OBJECTIVES:
3240-0501

More Than Magnifiers (6–8)

Sixth Grade

TOPIC: Heat, Light, and Sound

STANDARD: 3060 - 01
Students will compare the production of heat, light, and sound.
OBJECTIVES:
3060-0102
3060-0104

STANDARD: 3060 - 02
Students will describe the characteristics and movement of heat, light, and sound.
OBJECTIVES:
+ 3060-0202

TOPIC: Microorganisms

STANDARD: 3060 - 06
Students will explain how technology enhances vision and adds to knowledge of the living world.
OBJECTIVES:
+ 3060-0601

River Cutters (6–8)

Seventh Grade

TOPIC: Structure of Matter

STANDARD: 3200 - 02
Students will compare and contrast the structure of Earth's crust and interior.
OBJECTIVES:
3200-0202

TOPIC: Earth Changes

STANDARD: 3240 - 05
Students will investigate changes in Earth's crust and climate.
OBJECTIVES:
+ 3240-0501
3240-0502
3240-0504

Acid Rain (6–8)

Eighth Grade

TOPIC: Chemical Changes and Physical Changes

STANDARD: 3240 - 01
Students will observe and describe chemical and physical change.
OBJECTIVES:
3240-0101
3240-0102

Chemical Reactions (6–8)

Seventh Grade

TOPIC: Structure and Classification

STANDARD: 3200 - 05
Students will create, use, and understand the applications of classification schemes.
OBJECTIVES:
3200-0501

Eighth Grade

TOPIC: Chemical Changes and Physical Changes

STANDARD: 3240 - 01
Students will observe and describe chemical and physical change.
OBJECTIVES:
+ 3240-0101
+ 3240-0102

Discovering Density (6–8)

Seventh Grade

TOPIC: Structure and Classification

STANDARD: 3200 - 05
Students will create, use, and understand the applications of classification schemes.
OBJECTIVES:
3200-0501

Experimenting With Model Rockets (6–8)

Eighth Grade

TOPIC: Changes in Force, Motion, and Energy

STANDARD: 3240 - 03
Students will relate forces and energy to motion.
OBJECTIVES:
+ 3240-0301

Global Warming (7–8)

Sixth Grade

TOPIC: Heat, Light, and Sound

STANDARD: 3060 - 01
Students will compare the production of heat, light, and sound.
OBJECTIVES:
3060-0101

STANDARD: 3060 - 02
Students will describe the characteristics and movement of heat, light, and sound.
OBJECTIVES:
+ 3060-0201

Eighth Grade

TOPIC: Chemical Changes and Physical Changes

STANDARD: 3240 - 01
Students will observe and describe chemical and physical change.
OBJECTIVES:
3240-0101
3240-0102

TOPIC: Earth Changes

STANDARD: 3240 - 05
Students will investigate changes in Earth's crust and climate.
OBJECTIVES:
+ 3240-0502

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