Standards of Learning

PS.1.b: length, mass, volume, density, temperature, weight, and force are accurately measured;

Beam to Moon (Ratios and Proportions)

Density Laboratory

Measuring Trees

Measuring Volume

Triple Beam Balance

PS.1.c: conversions are made among metric units, applying appropriate prefixes;

Unit Conversions 2 - Scientific Notation and Significant Digits

PS.1.d: triple beam and electronic balances, thermometers, metric rulers, graduated cylinders, probeware, and spring scales are used to gather data;

PS.1.f: independent and dependent variables, constants, controls, and repeated trials are identified;

Diffusion

Effect of Environment on New Life Form

Pendulum Clock

PS.1.g: data tables showing the independent and dependent variables, derived quantities, and the number of trials are constructed and interpreted;

Diffusion

Pendulum Clock

Temperature and Sex Determination - Metric

PS.1.h: data tables for descriptive statistics showing specific measures of central tendency, the range of the data set, and the number of repeated trials are constructed and interpreted;

Diffusion

Seed Germination

Temperature and Sex Determination - Metric

PS.1.i: frequency distributions, scatterplots, line plots, and histograms are constructed and interpreted;

Disease Spread

Distance-Time Graphs

Graphing Skills

Seasons Around the World

Temperature and Sex Determination - Metric

PS.1.k: research methods are used to investigate practical problems and questions;

Crumple Zones

Diffusion

Effect of Environment on New Life Form

Hearing: Frequency and Volume

Pendulum Clock

Sight vs. Sound Reactions

PS.1.l: experimental results are presented in appropriate written form;

PS.2.b: elements, compounds, mixtures, acids, bases, and salts;

Mineral Identification

pH Analysis

pH Analysis: Quad Color Indicator

PS.2.d: physical properties;

Density Experiment: Slice and Dice

Density Laboratory

Mineral Identification

PS.2.f: characteristics of types of matter based on physical and chemical properties.

Density Experiment: Slice and Dice

Mineral Identification

PS.3.b: the modern model of atomic structure.

PS.4.a: symbols, atomic numbers, atomic mass, chemical families (groups), and periods;

PS.4.c: formation of compounds through ionic and covalent bonding.

PS.5.a: physical changes;

Chemical Changes

Energy Conversion in a System

PS.5.b: chemical changes; and

Chemical Changes

Chemical Equations

PS.6.a: potential and kinetic energy; and

Energy of a Pendulum

Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

Potential Energy on Shelves

Roller Coaster Physics

Sled Wars

Trebuchet

PS.6.b: mechanical, chemical, electrical, thermal, radiant, and nuclear energy.

2D Collisions

Energy Conversion in a System

Energy of a Pendulum

Heat Absorption

Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

Radiation

Roller Coaster Physics

PS.7.b: phase change, freezing point, melting point, boiling point, vaporization, and condensation;

Melting Points

Phase Changes

Phases of Water

PS.7.c: conduction, convection, and radiation; and

Conduction and Convection

Heat Absorption

Heat Transfer by Conduction

Herschel Experiment - Metric

Radiation

PS.7.d: applications of thermal energy transfer.

PS.8.a: wavelength, frequency, speed, amplitude, rarefaction, and compression;

PS.8.b: resonance;

PS.8.c: the nature of compression waves; and

Longitudinal Waves

Ripple Tank

Sound Beats and Sine Waves

PS.9.a: wavelength, frequency, speed, amplitude, crest, and trough;

PS.9.b: the wave behavior of light;

PS.9.c: images formed by lenses and mirrors;

Ray Tracing (Lenses)

Ray Tracing (Mirrors)

PS.10.a: speed, velocity, and acceleration;

Crumple Zones

Distance-Time Graphs

Distance-Time and Velocity-Time Graphs

Distance-Time and Velocity-Time Graphs - Metric

Free Fall Tower

Free-Fall Laboratory

Measuring Motion

PS.10.b: Newton?s laws of motion;

Crumple Zones

Fan Cart Physics

Force and Fan Carts

PS.10.c: work, force, mechanical advantage, efficiency, and power; and

Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

Pulley Lab

PS.10.d: technological applications of work, force, and motion.

PS.11.a: static electricity, current electricity, and circuits;

Advanced Circuits

Circuit Builder

Circuits

Electromagnetic Induction

PS.11.b: relationship between a magnetic field and an electric current;

PS.11.c: electromagnets, motors, and generators and their uses; and

PS.11.d: conductors, semiconductors, and insulators.

Circuit Builder

Electromagnetic Induction

Correlation last revised: 1/22/2020

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