State Performance Indicators

SPI.3231.1.3: Given Newton?s laws of motion, analyze scenarios related to inertia, force, and action-reaction.

Atwood Machine

Fan Cart Physics

SPI.3231.1.4: Solve motion and conceptual problems regarding velocity, acceleration, and displacement using displacement-time graphs and velocity-time graphs.

Distance-Time Graphs - Metric

Distance-Time and Velocity-Time Graphs - Metric

Free-Fall Laboratory

SPI.3231.1.5: Evaluate and describe the phenomena related to Archimedes? Principle, Pascal?s Principle, and Bernoulli?s Principle.

Archimedes' Principle

Determining Density via Water Displacement

SPI.3231.1.9: Given the mass, velocity and time it takes to stop an object in an inelastic collision, determine the momentum and impulse of the collision.

SPI.3231.1.10: Analyze and solve problems related to elastic and inelastic collisions related to change in momentum.

SPI.3231.1.11: Given a projectile launched at an angle, select the correct equation from a list for calculating: the maximum height of travel, time of flight and/or the maximum horizontal distance covered.

Feed the Monkey (Projectile Motion)

Golf Range

SPI.3231.1.12: Given a scenario where a projectile is being launched at an angle, answer the following conceptual questions.

SPI.3231.1.12.a: What is the velocity in the y direction when the projectile is at maximum height?

Feed the Monkey (Projectile Motion)

Golf Range

SPI.3231.1.12.b: What acceleration does the projectile have in the x direction after launched.

Feed the Monkey (Projectile Motion)

Golf Range

SPI.3231.1.13: Analyze and solve pendulum problems using the pendulum period formula: [T = 2pi (square root of (L/g)]

Pendulum Clock

Period of Mass on a Spring

Period of a Pendulum

Simple Harmonic Motion

SPI.3231.1.14: Relate the variables of work, power, kinetic energy, and potential energy to mechanical situations and solve for these variables.

SPI.3231.1.15: Calculate the gravitational attraction between two objects.

SPI.3231.1.17: Solve problems for centripetal force, and angular acceleration.

Torque and Moment of Inertia

Uniform Circular Motion

SPI.3231.1.18: Analyze and solve problems related to rotational motion and torque.

SPI.3231.2.2: Solve an applied problem of heat exchange with respect to specific heat.

SPI.3231.2.4: Describe all forms of heat exchange.

SPI.3231.3.1: Identify the components of standing waves; including nodes, antinodes, fundamental, numeric harmonics, and overtones.

SPI.3231.3.2: Distinguish between longitudinal and transverse waves and identify components of all mechanical waves including wavelength, frequency, period, crest, trough, and amplitude.

Longitudinal Waves

Ripple Tank

SPI.3231.3.3: Select the type of mechanical waves that apply to natural wave phenomena such as sound, water or earthquake.

Earthquakes 1 - Recording Station

Longitudinal Waves

Ripple Tank

SPI.3231.3.4: Differentiate among the wave interactions of reflection, refraction, diffraction, or interference (constructive and destructive interferences).

Ray Tracing (Lenses)

Ray Tracing (Mirrors)

Refraction

Ripple Tank

SPI.3231.3.6: Demonstrate a proficiency in solving problems related to wavelength, frequency, period, and speed of mechanical waves.

SPI.3231.4.3: Solve problems related to Snell?s law.

SPI.3231.4.4: Given a drawing of a laboratory optics bench with a singular lens; choose the measurements that will enable the calculation of focal length.

Ray Tracing (Lenses)

Ray Tracing (Mirrors)

SPI.3231.4.5: Identify the properties of light related to reflection, refraction, diffraction, and interference of light waves.

SPI.3231.4.6: Using light ray diagrams, identify the path of light using a convex lens, a concave lens, a plane mirror, a concave mirror and a convex mirror.

Ray Tracing (Lenses)

Ray Tracing (Mirrors)

SPI.3231.5.3: Explain the relationship between magnetism and current.

Electromagnetic Induction

Magnetic Induction

SPI.3231.5.4: Identify the equilibrium point between two spheres of differing charges.

SPI.3231.5.5: Find the equivalent resistance for a combination series and parallel circuit.

Advanced Circuits

Circuit Builder

Circuits

SPI.3231.5.6: Solve electricity problems related to voltage, current, and resistance using Ohm?s law.

SPI.3231.6.1: Solve half-life problems.

SPI.3231.6.2: Identify parts of an atom (protons, electrons, neutrons, nucleus, and electron cloud).

SPI.3231.6.3: Describe and identify the three basic forms of radioactivity (alpha particles, beta particles, and gamma rays).

SPI.3231.6.4: Identify nuclear reactions given descriptions of the reactions.

Correlation last revised: 9/16/2020

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