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: 1/20/2017

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