WV--Next Generation Content Standards and Objectives

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.HS.P.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

Fan Cart Physics

Free-Fall Laboratory

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.HS.P.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.

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.HS.P.3: evaluate the conservation of energy and momentum and deduce solutions for elastic and inelastic collisions.

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.HS.P.4: apply scientific and engineering ideas to design, evaluate, and refine a device that minimizes the force on a macroscopic object during a collision.

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.HS.P.5: 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

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.HS.P.6: 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

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.HS.P.7: assess the magnitude of buoyant force on submerged and floating objects.

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.HS.P.11: 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 - Sliding Objects

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.HS.P.12: evaluate the conservation of energy and momentum and deduce solutions for elastic and inelastic collisions.

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.HS.P.13: develop and use models to illustrate that energy at the macroscopic scale can be accounted for as a combination of energy associated with the motions of particles (objects) and energy associated with the relative positions of particles (objects).

Energy of a Pendulum

Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

Potential Energy on Shelves

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.HS.P.14: design, build, and refine a device that works within given constraints to convert one form of energy into another form of energy.

Energy Conversion in a System

Trebuchet

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.HS.P.15: 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

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.HS.P.16: 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

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.HS.P.17: construct and analyze electrical circuits and calculate Ohm’s law problems for series and parallel circuits.

Advanced Circuits

Circuit Builder

Circuits

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.HS.P.19: 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

S.HS.P.21: 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

Bohr Model of Hydrogen

Bohr Model: Introduction

Photoelectric Effect

Ray Tracing (Lenses)

Ray Tracing (Mirrors)

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.HS.P.22: 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 - Metric

Radiation

WV.NGCSO.SCI.S.HS.P.24: apply ray optics diagrams to lenses and mirrors; use the lens/mirror equation and the magnification equation to solve optics problems; justify the image results obtained by diagramming the ray optics of lenses and mirrors and/or by deducing the image information from the lens/mirror equation.

Ray Tracing (Lenses)

Ray Tracing (Mirrors)

Correlation last revised: 5/20/2019

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