ICP.1: Motion and Energy of Macroscopic Objects

ICP.1.1: Measure the motion of objects to understand the relationships among distance, velocity and acceleration. Develop deeper understanding through graphical analysis of the time dependence of acceleration, velocity and distance.

Distance-Time and Velocity-Time Graphs
Free-Fall Laboratory

ICP.1.2: Describe and apply NewtonÂ?s three laws of motion. By experimentation, determine the relationships among the variables in NewtonÂ?s laws and how all three laws relate mass, acceleration and force as a triad of proportional variables, leading to the definitions of momentum and energy.

2D Collisions
Air Track
Atwood Machine
Fan Cart Physics

ICP.2: Mechanical Energy and Propagation of Energy by Waves

ICP.2.1: Identify properties of objects that vibrate by using NewtonÂ?s laws to understand the motion. Understand that vibrating objects can give rise to mechanical waves.

Longitudinal Waves

ICP.2.2: Identify properties of waves (e.g., frequency, wavelength, amplitude, energy and wave speed).

Longitudinal Waves
Ripple Tank

ICP.2.4: Apply the properties of waves to wave phenomena like reflection, refraction, transmission of energy and loss of energy.

Basic Prism
Longitudinal Waves
Ripple Tank

ICP.3: Properties of Matter: Macroscopic as a Model for Microscopic

ICP.3.1: Describe how we use macroscopic properties of matter to model microscopic processes.

Temperature and Particle Motion

ICP.3.2: Study the characteristics of solids, liquids and gases and their changes of state. Interpret them in terms of a molecular model which describes their energies and motions.

Phase Changes
Temperature and Particle Motion

ICP.3.3: Understand how thermal energy (the microscopic motions of the atoms, molecules or both) is related to the macroscopic concept of temperature. Examine the differences in these concepts by measuring the temperature changes and determining specific heat capacity of water as it is heated or cooled.

Calorimetry Lab
Temperature and Particle Motion

ICP.4: Energy Transport

ICP.4.1: Using conservation of energy, calculate the thermal energy released or absorbed by an object and distinguish between exothermic and endothermic changes.

Chemical Changes

ICP.4.2: Differentiate among conduction, convection and radiation and identify them as types of energy transfer.

Herschel Experiment

ICP.4.3: Explain that electrons can absorb energy and can release energy and that electrons in atoms do this at specific energies.

Bohr Model of Hydrogen
Bohr Model: Introduction
Star Spectra

ICP.4.4: Describe the relationships among velocity, frequency, wavelength and energy in electromagnetic waves. Describe the regions of the electromagnetic spectrum.

Ripple Tank

ICP.5: Chemical Energy, Reactions, and Bonding

ICP.5.2: Use the periodic table to understand important patterns in properties of elements. Recognize that the pattern of properties of the elements correlates most closely with the configuration of the electrons in each element.

Electron Configuration

ICP.5.3: Understand that the atomic number is unique to each element and is the number of protons in the nucleus of the element.

Element Builder

ICP.5.5: Using conservation principles, write and balance chemical equations.

Balancing Chemical Equations
Chemical Equations

ICP.5.6: Identify key indicators of a chemical change and classify simple types of chemical reactions. Differentiate among covalent, ionic, hydrogen and Van der Waals bonding. Write formulas for and name compounds of each type.

Balancing Chemical Equations
Chemical Changes
Chemical Equations
Covalent Bonds
Dehydration Synthesis
Equilibrium and Concentration
Identifying Nutrients
Ionic Bonds

ICP.6: Electrical Energy Propagation and Magnetism

ICP.6.1: Explain that objects that carry a net charge will exert an electric force (attractive or repulsive) on other objects.

Coulomb Force (Static)
Pith Ball Lab

ICP.6.4: Define and describe the relationships among voltage, current resistance and power in open and closed electrical circuits.

Circuit Builder

ICP.6.5: Describe the current-flow differences in parallel and series circuits.

Advanced Circuits
Circuit Builder

ICP.7: Nuclear Energy (fission and fusion)

ICP.7.2: Differentiate among protons, neutrons and electrons and determine the number of these subatomic particles in each atom.

Element Builder

ICP.7.7: Describe the various forms of emission that are typical of radioactive decay.

Nuclear Decay

Correlation last revised: 5/11/2018

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