#### P.SP1: Students will analyze the relationships between force, mass, gravity, and the motion of objects.

P.SP1.c: Compare graphically and algebraically the relationships among position, velocity, acceleration, and time.

Distance-Time Graphs

Free-Fall Laboratory

Golf Range

Shoot the Monkey

P.SP1.e: Measure and calculate the magnitude of gravitational forces.

Pith Ball Lab

P.SP1.f: Measure and calculate two-dimensional motion (projectile and circular) by using component vectors.

Golf Range

Shoot the Monkey

Uniform Circular Motion

P.SP1.g: Measure and calculate centripetal force.

Uniform Circular Motion

#### P.SP2: Students will evaluate the significance of energy in understanding the structure of matter and the universe.

P.SP2.b: Explain how the instability of radioactive isotopes results in spontaneous nuclear reactions.

Nuclear Decay

#### P.SP3: Students will evaluate the forms and transformations of energy.

P.SP3.a: Analyze, evaluate, and apply the principle of conservation of energy and measure the components of work-energy theorem by

P.SP3.a.1: describing total energy in a closed system.

Air Track

Energy Conversion in a System

Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

P.SP3.a.2: identifying different types of potential energy.

Energy Conversion in a System

Energy of a Pendulum

Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

Roller Coaster Physics

P.SP3.a.3: calculating kinetic energy given mass and velocity.

Air Track

Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

P.SP3.a.4: relating transformations between potential and kinetic energy.

Energy Conversion in a System

Energy of a Pendulum

Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

Roller Coaster Physics

P.SP3.d: Compare and contrast elastic and inelastic collisions.

2D Collisions

Air Track

#### P.SP4: Students will analyze the properties and applications of waves.

P.SP4.b: Experimentally determine the behavior of waves in various media in terms of reflection, refraction, and diffraction of waves.

Basic Prism

Longitudinal Waves

Refraction

Ripple Tank

P.SP4.c: Explain the relationship between the phenomena of interference and the principle of superposition.

Ripple Tank

Sound Beats and Sine Waves

P.SP4.d: Demonstrate the transfer of energy through different mediums by mechanical waves.

Longitudinal Waves

#### P.SP5: Students will evaluate relationships between electrical and magnetic forces.

P.SP5.b: Determine the relationship among potential difference, current, and resistance in a direct current circuit.

Advanced Circuits

Circuit Builder

Circuits

P.SP5.c: Determine equivalent resistances in series and parallel circuits.

Advanced Circuits

Circuit Builder

Circuits

P.SP5.d: Determine the relationship between moving electric charges and magnetic fields.

Electromagnetic Induction

Magnetic Induction

Correlation last revised: 5/10/2018