Hawaii - Science: Physics

  • Content Standards     Adopted: 2005

This correlation lists the recommended Gizmos for this state's curriculum standards. Click any Gizmo title below to go to the Gizmo Details page.

SC.PH.3: Understand the nature of momentum and energy transformations

SC.PH.3.1: Measure or determine physical quantities such as density and mass of samples

Density Experiment: Slice and Dice
Density Laboratory

SC.PH.3.3: Differentiate between energy and momentum both quantitatively and conceptually, and recognize that both are conserved

2D Collisions
Air Track
Roller Coaster Physics

SC.PH.3.4: Describe ways that energy can be transformed from one form to another (e.g., potential energy to kinetic energy)

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

SC.PH.3.5: Use the equations for changes in kinetic energy (KE = ½ mv²) and gravitational potential energy (PE = mgh) to calculate changes in energy

Potential Energy on Shelves

SC.PH.3.6: Differentiate between different energy manifestations (e.g., kinetic [KE = ½ mv²], gravitational potential [PE = mgh], thermal, chemical, nuclear, electromagnetic, or mechanical)

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

SC.PH.3.8: Use the conservation of energy and momentum laws to predict both quantitatively and qualitatively the results of interactions of objects within simple systems

2D Collisions
Air Track

SC.PH.3.9: Describe circumstances under which each conservation law (i.e., energy, momentum, mass) may be used

2D Collisions
Air Track
Chemical Equations

SC.PH.4: Understand the relationship between force, mass, and motion of objects

SC.PH.4.1: Solve problems using the universal law of gravity

Gravitational Force
Pith Ball Lab

SC.PH.4.2: Solve two-dimensional trajectory problems

Golf Range
Shoot the Monkey

SC.PH.4.4: Analyze motion in terms of position, time, velocity and acceleration, both quantitatively and qualitatively

Free-Fall Laboratory
Golf Range
Shoot the Monkey

SC.PH.4.5: Describe the nature of centripetal force and centripetal acceleration (e.g., the formula a = v²/r), and use these ideas to predict the motion of an object

Uniform Circular Motion

SC.PH.4.6: Use Newton's Laws (e.g., F = ma) together with the kinematic equations to predict the motion of an object

Atwood Machine
Fan Cart Physics

SC.PH.5: Understand the laws of thermodynamics, and their applications

SC.PH.5.1: Explain that heat flow and work are two forms of energy transfer between systems

Pulley Lab

SC.PH.5.2: Differentiate between heat, specific heat, and temperature

Calorimetry Lab

SC.PH.6: Understand the nature of waves, including the characteristic properties of the electromagnetic spectrum, optics, and sound waves

SC.PH.6.1: Analyze transverse and longitudinal waves in mechanical (e.g., springs, wave tanks) and non-mechanical media (e.g., seismic waves, sound waves)

Longitudinal Waves

SC.PH.6.2: Solve problems involving wavelength, frequency, amplitude, speed, absorption, reflection, and refraction

Refraction

SC.PH.7: Understand the nature and applications of electricity and magnetism

SC.PH.7.1: Describe the relationships among charged particles, electrical current, electrical potential, electric fields, and magnetic fields

Element Builder

SC.PH.7.2: Demonstrate and explain how to determine the direction of a magnetic field produced by a current flowing in a straight wire or in a coil

Magnetic Induction

SC.PH.7.3: Explain how currents are induced in conductors by changing magnetic fields

Electromagnetic Induction

SC.PH.7.7: Analyze simple arrangements of components (e.g., resistors, capacitors, transistors) in series or parallel circuits, both quantitatively and qualitatively

Advanced Circuits
Circuit Builder
Circuits

SC.PH.7.8: Predict the current, voltage, and power in simple direct current electric circuits

Advanced Circuits
Circuit Builder
Circuits

SC.PH.7.9: Solve problems involving the forces between two electric charges (Coulomb's Law)

Coulomb Force (Static)
Pith Ball Lab

Content correlation last revised: 2/27/2010