1: Properties and Principles of Matter and Energy

1.1: Changes in properties and states of matter provide evidence of the atomic theory of matter

1.1.A: Objects, and the materials they are made of, have properties that can be used to describe and classify them

1.1.A.a: Compare the densities of regular and irregular objects using their respective measures of volume and mass

 Density Experiment: Slice and Dice
 Density Laboratory

1.1.A.b: Identify pure substances by their physical and chemical properties (i.e., color, luster/reflectivity, hardness, conductivity, density, pH, melting point, boiling point, specific heat, solubility, phase at room temperature, chemical reactivity)

 Calorimetry Lab
 Circuit Builder

1.1.D: Physical changes in states of matter due to thermal changes in materials can be explained by the Kinetic Theory of Matter

1.1.D.a: Using the Kinetic Theory model, explain the changes that occur in the distance between atoms/molecules and temperature of a substance as energy is absorbed or released during a phase change

 Phase Changes

1.1.E: The atomic model describes the electrically neutral atom

1.1.E.b: Calculate the number of protons, neutrons, and electrons of an isotope, given its mass number and atomic number

 Element Builder

1.1.E.c: Describe the information provided by the atomic number and the mass number (i.e., electrical charge, chemical stability)

 Electron Configuration
 Element Builder

1.1.F: The periodic table organizes the elements according to their atomic structure and chemical reactivity

1.1.F.a: Explain the structure of the periodic table in terms of the elements with common properties (groups/families) and repeating properties (periods)

 Electron Configuration
 Ionic Bonds

1.1.F.c: Predict the chemical reactivity of elements, and the type of bonds that may result between them, using the Periodic Table

 Covalent Bonds
 Electron Configuration
 Ionic Bonds

1.1.G: Properties of objects and states of matter can change chemically and/or physically

1.1.G.a: Distinguish between physical and chemical changes in matter

 Chemical Changes

1.1.H: Chemical bonding is the combining of different pure substances (elements, compounds) to form new substances with different properties

1.1.H.a: Describe how the valence electron configuration determines how atoms interact and may bond

 Covalent Bonds
 Electron Configuration
 Ionic Bonds

1.1.H.c: Compare and contrast the types of chemical bonds (i.e., ionic, covalent)

 Ionic Bonds

1.1.H.d: Predict the products of an acid/base (neutralization), oxidation (rusting), and combustion (burning) reaction

 Equilibrium and Concentration

1.1.I: Mass is conserved during any physical or chemical change

1.1.I.a: Compare the mass of the reactants to the mass of the products in a chemical reaction or physical change as support for the Law of Conservation of Mass

 Chemical Equations

1.1.I.b: Recognize whether the number of atoms of the reactants and products in a chemical equation are balanced

 Balancing Chemical Equations
 Chemical Equations

1.2: Energy has a source, can be stored, and can be transferred but is conserved within a system

1.2.A: Forms of energy have a source, a means of transfer (work and heat), and a receiver

1.2.A.a: Differentiate between thermal energy (the total internal energy of a substance which is dependent upon mass), heat (thermal energy that transfers from one object or system to another due to a difference in temperature), and temperature (the measure of average kinetic energy of molecules or atoms in a substance)

 Calorimetry Lab

1.2.A.c: Describe sources and common uses of different forms of energy: chemical (the energy stored in the electrical fields between atoms in a compound), nuclear, thermal, mechanical, electromagnetic

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

1.2.D: Chemical reactions involve changes in the bonding of atoms with the release or absorption of energy

1.2.D.a: Describe evidence of energy transfer and transformations that occur during exothermic and endothermic chemical reactions

 Chemical Changes

1.2.E: Nuclear energy is a major source of energy throughout the universe

1.2.E.a: Describe how changes in the nucleus of an atom during a nuclear reaction (i.e., nuclear decay, fusion, fission) result in emission of radiation

 Nuclear Decay

1.2.F: Energy can be transferred within a system as the total amount of energy remains constant (i.e., Law of Conservation of Energy)

1.2.F.a: Classify the different ways to store energy (i.e., chemical, nuclear, thermal, mechanical, electromagnetic) and describe the transfer of energy as it changes from kinetic to potential, while the total amount of energy remains constant, within a system (e.g., using gasoline to move a car, photocell generating electricity, biochemical reaction, energy generated by nuclear reactor)

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

7: Scientific Inquiry

7.1: Science understanding is developed through the use of science process skills, scientific knowledge, scientific investigation, reasoning, and critical thinking

7.1.A: Scientific inquiry includes the ability of students to formulate a testable question and explanation, and to select appropriate investigative methods in order to obtain evidence relevant to the explanation

7.1.A.a: Formulate testable questions and hypotheses

 Pendulum Clock
 Sight vs. Sound Reactions

7.1.A.b: Analyzing an experiment, identify the components (i.e., independent variable, dependent variables, control of constants, multiple trials) and explain their importance to the design of a valid experiment

 Diffusion
 Effect of Environment on New Life Form
 Effect of Temperature on Gender
 Pendulum Clock
 Seed Germination

7.1.A.c: Design and conduct a valid experiment

 Coral Reefs 2 - Biotic Factors
 Diffusion
 Effect of Environment on New Life Form
 Effect of Temperature on Gender
 Pendulum Clock
 Real-Time Histogram
 Seed Germination

7.1.A.d: Recognize it is not always possible, for practical or ethical reasons, to control some conditions (e.g., when sampling or testing humans, when observing animal behaviors in nature)

 Diffusion
 Effect of Environment on New Life Form
 Pendulum Clock

7.1.A.f: Acknowledge there is no fixed procedure called Â?the scientific methodÂ?, but that some investigations involve systematic observations, carefully collected and relevant evidence, logical reasoning, and some imagination in developing hypotheses and other explanations

 Effect of Temperature on Gender
 Pendulum Clock
 Seed Germination

7.1.B: Scientific inquiry relies upon gathering evidence from qualitative and quantitative observations

7.1.B.c: Determine the appropriate tools and techniques to collect, analyze, and interpret data

 Triple Beam Balance

7.1.D: The nature of science relies upon communication of results and justification of explanations

7.1.D.a: Communicate the procedures and results of investigations and explanations through:

7.1.D.a.2: drawings and maps

 Ocean Mapping

7.1.D.a.3: data tables (allowing for the recording and analysis of data relevant to the experiment such as independent and dependent variables, multiple trials, beginning and ending times or temperatures, derived quantities)

 Identifying Nutrients

8: Impact of Science, Technology and Human Activity

8.3: Science and technology affect, and are affected by, society

8.3.B: Social, political, economic, ethical and environmental factors strongly influence, and are influenced by, the direction of progress of science and technology

8.3.B.a: Analyze the roles of science and society as they interact to determine the direction of scientific and technological progress (e.g., prioritization of and funding for new scientific research and technological development is determined on the basis of individual, political and social values and needs; understanding basic concepts and principles of science and technology influences debate about the economics, policies, politics, and ethics of various scientific and technological challenges)

 DNA Analysis

8.3.B.b: Identify and describe major scientific and technological challenges to society and their ramifications for public policy (e.g., global warming, limitations to fossil fuels, genetic engineering of plants, space and/or medical research)

 Human Karyotyping

Correlation last revised: 4/4/2018

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