PH: Physics Core

PH.1: Explain linear, uniform circular, and projectile motions using one- and two-dimensional vectors.

PH.1.1: Explaining the significance of slope and area under a curve when graphing distance-time or velocity-time data

Distance-Time Graphs
Distance-Time and Velocity-Time Graphs

PH.1.2: Describing forces that act on an object

Free-Fall Laboratory
Uniform Circular Motion

PH.2: Define the law of conservation of momentum.

PH.2.1: Calculating the momentum of a single object

2D Collisions
Air Track

PH.2.2: Calculating momenta of two objects before and after collision in one-dimensional motion

Air Track

PH.3: Explain planetary motion and navigation in space in terms of Kepler's and Newton's laws.

Orbital Motion - Kepler's Laws

PH.4: Describe quantitative relationships for velocity, acceleration, force, work, power, potential energy, and kinetic energy.

Energy of a Pendulum

PH.6: Describe wave behavior in terms of reflection, refraction, diffraction, constructive and destructive wave interference, and Doppler effect.

PH.6.1: Explaining reasons for differences in speed, frequency, and wavelength of a propagating wave in varying materials

Ripple Tank

PH.6.3: Demonstrating particle and wave duality

Photoelectric Effect

PH.6.4: Describing change of wave speed in different media

Longitudinal Waves
Ripple Tank

PH.7: Describe properties of reflection, refraction, and diffraction.

PH.7.2: Demonstrating the path of light through mirrors, lenses, and prisms

Basic Prism
Ray Tracing (Lenses)
Ray Tracing (Mirrors)

PH.8: Summarize similarities in the calculation of electrical, magnetic, and gravitational forces between objects.

PH.8.1: Determining the force on charged particles using Coulomb's law

Coulomb Force (Static)
Pith Ball Lab

PH.9: Describe quantitative relationships among charge, current, electrical potential energy, potential difference, resistance, and electrical power for simple series, parallel, or combination direct current (DC) circuits.

Circuit Builder

Correlation last revised: 1/20/2017

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