2: Students, through the inquiry process, demonstrate knowledge of properties, forms, changes and interactions of physical and chemical systems.

2.1: describe the structure of atoms, including knowledge of

2.1.a: subatomic particles and their relative masses, charges, and locations within the atom,

Element Builder

2.1.d: radioactive decay

Nuclear Decay

2.2: explain how the particulate-level structure and properties of matter affect its macroscopic properties, including the effect of

2.2.a: valence electrons on the chemical properties of elements and the resulting periodic trends in these properties,

Electron Configuration

2.2.b: chemical bonding,

Covalent Bonds
Ionic Bonds

2.2.d: kinetic molecular theory on phases of matter, and

Phase Changes

2.2.e: carbon-carbon atom bonding on biomolecules

Covalent Bonds
Ionic Bonds

2.3: describe the major features associated with chemical reactions, including

2.3.b: energy changes associated with chemical changes,

Chemical Changes

2.3.c: classes of chemical reactions,

Balancing Chemical Equations
Chemical Changes
Chemical Equations
Equilibrium and Concentration

2.3.d: rates of reactions, and

Collision Theory

2.3.e: the role of catalysts

Collision Theory

2.4: identify, measure, calculate, and analyze relationships associated with matter and energy transfer or transformations, and the associated conservation of mass

2D Collisions
Chemical Changes
Chemical Equations
Energy Conversion in a System
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

2.5: explain the interactions between motions and forces, including

2.5.a: the laws of motion and

Atwood Machine
Fan Cart Physics

2.5.b: an understanding of the gravitational and electromagnetic forces

Gravitational Force
Pith Ball Lab

2.6: explain how energy is stored, transferred, and transformed, including

2.6.a: the conservation of energy,

Air Track
Energy Conversion in a System
Energy of a Pendulum
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
Roller Coaster Physics

2.6.b: kinetic and potential energy and energy contained by a field,

Energy Conversion in a System
Energy of a Pendulum
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
Roller Coaster Physics

2.6.c: heat energy and atomic and molecular motion, and

Temperature and Particle Motion

2.6.d: energy tends to change from concentrated to diffuse

Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

3: Students, through the inquiry process, demonstrate knowledge of characteristics, structures and function of living things, the process and diversity of life, and how living organisms interact with each other and their environment.

3.1: investigate and use appropriate technology to demonstrate that cells have common features including differences that determine function and that they are composed of common building blocks (e.g., proteins, carbohydrates, nucleic acids, lipids)

Cell Structure
RNA and Protein Synthesis

4: Students, through the inquiry process, demonstrate knowledge of the composition, structures, processes and interactions of Earth's systems and other objects in space.

4.1: understand the theory of plate tectonics and how it explains the inter-relationship between earthquakes, volcanoes, and sea floor spreading

Earthquakes 1 - Recording Station
Plate Tectonics

4.2: identify and classify rocks and minerals based on physical and chemical properties and the utilization by humans (e.g., natural resources, building materials)

Rock Classification

4.4: collect and analyze local and regional weather data to make inferences and predictions about weather patterns; explain factors influencing global weather and climate; and describe the impact on earth of fluctuations in weather and climate (e.g., drought, surface and ground water, glacial instability)

Hurricane Motion
Weather Maps

4.6: describe the origin, location, and evolution of stars and their planetary systems in respect to the solar system, the milky way, the local galactic group, and the universe

H-R Diagram

Correlation last revised: 1/20/2017

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