C-PS1: Matter and Its Interactions

C-PS1-1: Use the periodic table as a model to predict the relative properties of elements based on the patterns of electrons in the outermost energy level of atoms.

Electron Configuration
Element Builder
Ionic Bonds
Periodic Trends

C-PS1-2: Construct and revise an explanation for the outcome of a simple chemical reaction based on the outermost electron states of atoms, trends in the periodic table, and knowledge of the patterns of chemical properties.

Covalent Bonds
Ionic Bonds
Periodic Trends
Electrons and Chemical Reactions

C-PS1-3: Plan and conduct an investigation to gather evidence to compare the structure of substances at a bulk scale to infer the strength of various forces between particles.

Melting Points
Polarity and Intermolecular Forces
Sticky Molecules

C-PS1-4: Develop a model to illustrate that the release or absorption of energy from a chemical reaction system depends upon the changes in total bond energy.

Feel the Heat
Reaction Energy

C-PS1-5: Apply scientific principles and evidence to provide an explanation about the effects of changing the temperature or concentration of the reacting particles on the rate at which a reaction occurs.

Collision Theory

C-PS1-6: Refine the design of a chemical system by specifying a change in conditions that would produce increased amounts of products at equilibrium.

Equilibrium and Concentration
Equilibrium and Pressure
Ocean Carbon Equilibrium

C-PS1-7: Use mathematical representations to support the claim that atoms, and therefore mass, are conserved during a chemical reaction.

Balancing Chemical Equations
Chemical Changes
Chemical Equations

C-PS1-8: 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.

Nuclear Decay
Nuclear Reactions

C-PS2: Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions

C-PS2-6: Communicate scientific and technical information about why the molecular structure determines the functioning of designed materials.

Feel the Heat

C-PS3: Energy

C-PS3-4: Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence that the transfer of thermal energy when two components of different temperatures 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
Energy Conversion in a System
Heat Transfer by Conduction

C-PS4-4: Evaluate the validity and reliability of claims in published materials of the effects that different frequencies of electromagnetic radiation have when absorbed by matter.

Herschel Experiment
Herschel Experiment - Metric
Photoelectric Effect

C-PS4-5: Communicate technical information about how some technological devices use the principles of the electromagnetic spectrum to cause matter to transmit and capture information and energy.

Phased Array

Correlation last revised: 2/8/2022

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