SC.O.PS.2: Students will demonstrate knowledge understanding and applications of scientific facts, concepts, principles, theories, and models delineated in the objectives. demonstrate an understanding of the interrelationships among physics, chemistry, biology, earth/environmental science, and astronomy; and apply knowledge, understanding and skills of science subject matter/concepts to daily life.

SC.O.PS.2.1: apply dimensional analysis and scientific notation in making metric calculations

 Stoichiometry

SC.O.PS.2.2: predict chemical and physical properties of an element using its position in the periodic table.

 Electron Configuration

SC.O.PS.2.4: relate molecular motion and the amount of kinetic energy to the temperature of a system.

 Boyle's Law and Charles' Law
 Collision Theory
 Energy Conversions
 Temperature and Particle Motion

SC.O.PS.2.5: characterize compounds as ionic, nonpolar covalent or polar covalent and distinguish the difference between molecular and ionic structures

 Electron Configuration
 Ionic Bonds

SC.O.PS.2.7: determine the coefficients and classify the reaction type of a chemical equation (e.g., synthesis or combination, decomposition, single replacement, or double replacement and combustion).

 Balancing Chemical Equations
 Chemical Equation Balancing
 Dehydration Synthesis

SC.O.PS.2.8: cite evidence for the occurrence of a chemical reaction from student generated experimental data (e.g., production of color, light, heat, sound, smell, gas, or precipitate).

 Radiation

SC.O.PS.2.9: qualitatively and quantitatively describe the law of conservation of mass/energy (e.g., mechanical, thermal, chemical, electrical and nuclear)

 Energy Conversion in a System
 Energy Conversions

SC.O.PS.2.10: compare the types of particles liberated in nuclear decay and interpret half-life graphs (e.g., radiometric dating, nuclear medicine and nuclear waste disposal)

 Distance-Time Graphs
 Element Builder
 Force and Fan Carts
 Half-life

SC.O.PS.2.11: experimentally demonstrate the relationship between heat and temperature (i.e., specific heat, melting point, latent heat)

 Calorimetry Lab
 Energy Conversion in a System
 Energy Conversions
 Phase Changes
 Temperature and Particle Motion

SC.O.PS.2.15: conduct experiments to verify the inverse square relationship between gravity, distance and intensity of light and sound

 Gravitational Force
 Gravity Pitch
 Longitudinal Waves
 Radiation
 Sound Beats and Sine Waves

SC.O.PS.2.16: experimentally obtain data and apply graphs, vectors and mathematical models to quantify Newton?s Laws of motion (i.e., velocity, acceleration, force, momentum, and time)

 2D Collisions
 Atwood Machine
 Charge Launcher
 Determining a Spring Constant
 Force and Fan Carts
 Inclined Plane - Simple Machine
 Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
 Roller Coaster Physics
 Uniform Circular Motion

SC.O.PS.2.17: conduct an experiment to calculate the mechanical advantages, work in/out and efficiencies of simple machines

 Ants on a Slant (Inclined Plane)
 Inclined Plane - Simple Machine
 Levers
 Pulley Lab
 Torque and Moment of Inertia
 Wheel and Axle

SC.O.PS.2.18: design, conduct and analyze experiments to determine variables affecting the period of pendulums.

 Simple Harmonic Motion

SC.O.PS.2.19: differentiate between transverse and longitudinal waves and model examples of each type and relate to water, light and sound waves

 Earthquake - Recording Station
 Longitudinal Waves

SC.O.PS.2.20: examine seismographic and geologic evidence to determine structure, composition and age of the Earth

 Earthquake - Determination of Epicenter
 Plate Tectonics

SC.O.PS.2.21: predict and present a weather forecast using a weather map and meteorological data

 Hurricane Motion
 Seasons Around the World
 Seasons in 3D
 Seasons: Earth, Moon, and Sun
 Seasons: Why do we have them?
 Weather Maps

SC.O.PS.2.23: research and organize evidence to support the theory and effects of plate tectonics including density, force, mountain building, fossil and/or magnetic evidence

 Charge Launcher
 Density Experiment: Slice and Dice
 Density Laboratory
 Density via Comparison
 Determining Density via Water Displacement
 Force and Fan Carts
 Human Evolution - Skull Analysis
 Plate Tectonics

SC.O.PS.2.24: apply fusion, heat transfer, gravity, and electromagnetism to the sun?s evolution and its impact on the solar system

 Calorimetry Lab
 Gravitational Force
 Gravity Pitch
 Orbital Motion - Kepler's Laws
 Tides

SC.O.PS.2.25: investigate theories for the origin and configuration of the solar system (e.g. nebular theory, Earth-Moon formation, heliocentric and geocentric models)

 Moon Phases
 Moonrise, Moonset, and Phases
 Solar System Explorer
 Tides

Correlation last revised: 3/29/2010

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