2: Develop an understanding of concepts related to forces and motion.

2.b: Analyze, describe, and solve problems by creating and utilizing graphs of one-dimensional motion (e.g., position, distance, displacement, time, speed, velocity, acceleration, the special case of freefall).

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

2.d: Apply the effects of the universal gravitation law to graph and interpret the force between two masses, acceleration due to gravity, and planetary motion.

2.d.1: Situations where g is constant (falling bodies)

 Free-Fall Laboratory

2.d.2: Concept of centripetal acceleration undergoing uniform circular motion

 Uniform Circular Motion

2.d.3: Kepler?s third law

 Orbital Motion - Kepler's Laws

2.d.4: Oscillatory motion and the mechanics of waves

 Longitudinal Waves
 Ripple Tank

3: Develop an understanding of concepts related to work and energy.

3.a: Explain and apply the conservation of energy and momentum.

3.a.1: Concept of work and applications

 Pulley Lab

3.a.2: Concept of kinetic energy, using the elementary work-energy theorem

 Inclined Plane - Simple Machine
 Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

3.a.3: Concept of conservation of energy with simple examples

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

3.a.4: Concepts of energy, work, and power (qualitatively and quantitatively)

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

3.a.5: Principles of impulse in inelastic and elastic collisions

 2D Collisions
 Air Track

3.c: Apply the principles of impulse and compare conservation of momentum and conservation of kinetic energy in perfectly inelastic and elastic collisions.

 Air Track

3.d: Investigate and summarize the principles of thermodynamics.

3.d.2: Temperature and thermal energy as related to molecular motion and states of matter

 Phase Changes

3.d.3: Problems involving specific heat and heat capacity

 Calorimetry Lab
 Energy Conversion in a System

3.d.4: First and second laws of thermodynamics as related to heat engines, refrigerators, and thermal efficiency

 Energy Conversion in a System

3.e: Develop the kinetic theory of ideal gases and explain the concept of Carnot efficiency.

 Temperature and Particle Motion

4: Discuss the characteristics and properties of light and sound.

4.a: Describe and model the characteristics and properties of mechanical waves.

4.a.2: Relationships among wave characteristics such as velocity, period, frequency, amplitude, phase, and wavelength

 Ripple Tank

4.a.4: Standing waves and waves in specific media (e.g., stretched string, water surface, air, etc.)

 Longitudinal Waves
 Refraction
 Ripple Tank

4.b: Differentiate and explain the Doppler effect as it relates to a moving source and to a moving observer.

 Doppler Shift
 Doppler Shift Advanced

4.c: Explain the laws of reflection and refraction and apply Snell?s law to describe the relationship between the angles of incidence and refraction.

 Refraction

4.d: Use ray tracing and the thin lens equation to solve real-world problems involving object distance from lenses.

 Ray Tracing (Lenses)

4.e: Investigate and draw conclusions about the characteristics and properties of electromagnetic waves.

 Ripple Tank

5: Apply an understanding of magnetism, electric fields, and electricity.

5.a: Analyze and explain the relationship between electricity and magnetism.

5.a.2: Electric field, electric potential, current, voltage, and resistance as related to Ohm?s Law

 Advanced Circuits
 Circuits

5.a.3: Magnetic poles, magnetic flux and field, Ampère?s law and Faraday?s law

 Electromagnetic Induction
 Magnetic Induction

5.a.4: Coulomb?s Law

 Coulomb Force (Static)
 Pith Ball Lab

5.b: Use schematic diagrams to analyze the current flow in series and parallel electric circuits, given the component resistances and the imposed electric potential.

 Advanced Circuits
 Circuit Builder
 Circuits

5.c: Analyze and explain the relationship between magnetic fields and electrical current by induction, generators, and electric motors.

 Electromagnetic Induction
 Magnetic Induction

6: Analyze and explain concepts of nuclear physics.

6.a: Analyze and explain the principles of nuclear physics.

6.a.1: The mass number and atomic number of the nucleus of an isotope of a given chemical element

 Element Builder

6.a.3: Nuclear decay

 Nuclear Decay

6.b: Defend the wave-particle duality model of light, using observational evidence.

6.b.1: Quantum energy and emission spectra

 Star Spectra

6.b.2: Photoelectric and Compton effects

 Photoelectric Effect

Correlation last revised: 4/4/2018

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