Academic Standards

HS.PS.1: Matter and Its Interactions

HS.PS.1.8: Develop models to illustrate the changes in the composition of the nucleus of the atom and the energy released during the processes of fission, fusion, and radioactive decay.

Average Atomic Mass

Half-life

Isotopes

Nuclear Decay

Nuclear Reactions

HS.PS.2: Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions

HS.PS.2.1: Analyze data to support the claim that Newton?s second law of motion describes the mathematical relationship among the net force on a macroscopic object, its mass, and its acceleration.

Atwood Machine

Crumple Zones

Fan Cart Physics

HS.PS.2.2: Use mathematical representations to support the claim that the total momentum of a system of objects is conserved when there is no net force on the system.

HS.PS.2.3: Apply scientific and engineering ideas to design, evaluate, and refine a device that minimizes the force on a macroscopic object during a collision.

HS.PS.2.4: Use mathematical representations of Newton?s Law of Gravitation and Coulomb?s Law to describe and predict the gravitational and electrostatic forces between objects.

Coulomb Force (Static)

Gravitational Force

Pith Ball Lab

HS.PS.2.5: Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence that an electric current can produce a magnetic field and that a changing magnetic field can produce an electric current.

Electromagnetic Induction

Magnetic Induction

HS.PS.3: Energy

HS.PS.3.1: Create a computational model to calculate the change in the energy of one component in a system when the change in energy of the other component(s) and energy flows in and out of the system are known.

Energy Conversion in a System

Energy of a Pendulum

Inclined Plane - Rolling Objects

Inclined Plane - Simple Machine

Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

HS.PS.3.2: Develop and use models to illustrate that energy at the macroscopic scale can be accounted for as either motions of particles or energy stored in fields.

Boyle's Law and Charles's Law

Energy Conversion in a System

Energy of a Pendulum

Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

Potential Energy on Shelves

HS.PS.3.3: Design, build, and refine a device that works within given constraints to convert one form of energy into another form of energy.

HS.PS.3.4: Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence that the transfer of thermal energy when two components of different temperature are combined within a closed system results in a more uniform energy distribution among the components in the system (second law of thermodynamics).

Calorimetry Lab

Conduction and Convection

Heat Transfer by Conduction

HS.PS.3.5: Develop and use a model of two objects interacting through electric or magnetic fields to illustrate the forces between objects and the changes in energy of the objects due to the interaction.

Charge Launcher

Electromagnetic Induction

Magnetic Induction

Magnetism

Pith Ball Lab

Polarity and Intermolecular Forces

HS.PS.4: Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer

HS.PS.4.1: Use mathematical representations to support a claim regarding relationships among the frequency, wavelength, and speed of waves traveling in various media.

Earthquakes 1 - Recording Station

Refraction

Ripple Tank

Waves

HS.PS.4.3: Evaluate the claims, evidence, and reasoning behind the idea that electromagnetic radiation can be described either by a wave model or a particle model, and that for some situations one model is more useful than the other.

Basic Prism

Photoelectric Effect

HS.PS.4.4: Evaluate the validity and reliability of claims in published materials of the effects that different frequencies of electromagnetic radiation have when absorbed by matter.

Heat Absorption

Herschel Experiment - Metric

Photoelectric Effect

Radiation

HS.PS.4.5: Communicate technical information about how some technological devices use the principles of wave behavior and wave interactions with matter to transmit and capture information and energy.

Correlation last revised: 9/16/2020

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