MS-PS: Physical Science

MS-PS1: Matter and Its Interactions

MS-PS1-1: Develop models to describe the atomic composition of simple molecules and extended structures.

 Covalent Bonds
 Dehydration Synthesis
 Ionic Bonds

MS-PS1-2: Analyze and interpret data on the properties of substances before and after the substances interact to determine if a chemical reaction has occurred.

 Chemical Changes

MS-PS1-4: Develop a model that predicts and describes changes in particle motion, temperature, and state of a pure substance when thermal energy is added or removed.

 Phase Changes
 Phases of Water
 Temperature and Particle Motion

MS-PS1-5: Develop and use a model to describe how the total number of atoms does not change in a chemical reaction and thus mass is conserved.

 Balancing Chemical Equations
 Chemical Changes
 Chemical Equations

MS-PS2: Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions

MS-PS2-1: Apply Newton’s Third Law to design a solution to a problem involving the motion of two colliding objects.

 Air Track
 Sled Wars

MS-PS2-2: Plan an investigation to provide evidence that the change in an object’s motion depends on the sum of the forces on the object and the mass of the object.

 Fan Cart Physics
 Force and Fan Carts
 Free-Fall Laboratory
 Gravity Pitch
 Shoot the Monkey

MS-PS2-3: Ask questions about data to determine the factors that affect the strength of electric and magnetic forces.

 Charge Launcher
 Coulomb Force (Static)
 Magnetic Induction
 Magnetism
 Pith Ball Lab

MS-PS2-4: Construct and present arguments using evidence to support the claim that gravitational interactions are attractive and depend on the masses of interacting objects.

 Gravitational Force
 Gravity Pitch

MS-PS2-5: Conduct an investigation and evaluate the experimental design to provide evidence that fields exist between objects exerting forces on each other even though the objects are not in contact.

 Charge Launcher
 Coulomb Force (Static)
 Magnetic Induction
 Magnetism
 Pith Ball Lab

MS-PS3: Energy

MS-PS3-1: Construct and interpret graphical displays of data to describe the relationships of kinetic energy to the mass of an object and to the speed of an object.

 Air Track
 Energy of a Pendulum
 Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
 Roller Coaster Physics
 Sled Wars
 Trebuchet

MS-PS3-2: Develop a model to describe that when the arrangement of objects interacting at a distance changes, different amounts of potential energy are stored in the system.

 Energy Conversion in a System
 Energy of a Pendulum
 Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
 Potential Energy on Shelves
 Roller Coaster Physics
 Trebuchet

MS-PS3-4: Plan an investigation to determine the relationships among the energy transferred, the type of matter, the mass, and the change in the average kinetic energy of the particles as measured by the temperature of the sample.

 Calorimetry Lab
 Energy Conversion in a System
 Heat Transfer by Conduction
 Phase Changes

MS-PS3-5: Construct, use, and present arguments to support the claim that when the kinetic energy of an object changes, energy is transferred to or from the object.

 Air Track
 Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
 Sled Wars

MS-PS4: Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer

MS-PS4-1: Use mathematical representations to describe a simple model for waves that includes how the amplitude of a wave is related to the energy in a wave.

 Waves

MS-PS4-2: Develop and use a model to describe that waves are reflected, absorbed, or transmitted through various materials.

 Basic Prism
 Color Absorption
 Earthquakes 1 - Recording Station
 Heat Absorption
 Laser Reflection
 Longitudinal Waves
 Radiation
 Refraction
 Ripple Tank
 Waves

Correlation last revised: 1/19/2017

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