### HS-PS1: Matter and Its Interactions

#### HS-PS1-8: Develop a model to illustrate the energy released or absorbed during the processes of fission, fusion, and radioactive decay.

Average Atomic Mass

Half-life

Isotopes

Nuclear Decay

Nuclear Reactions

### HS-PS2: Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions

#### HS-PS2-1: Analyze data to support the claim that Newton’s second law of motion is a mathematical model describing change in motion (the acceleration) of objects when acted on by a net force.

Atwood Machine

Crumple Zones

Fan Cart Physics

#### HS-PS2-2: Use mathematical representations to show that the total momentum of a system of interacting objects is conserved when there is no net force on the system.

2D Collisions

Air Track

#### HS-PS2-3: Apply scientific principles of motion and momentum to design, evaluate, and refine a device that minimizes the force on a macroscopic object during a collision.

Crumple Zones

#### HS-PS2-4: Use mathematical representations of Newton’s Law of gravitation and Coulomb’s law to both qualitatively and quantitatively describe and predict the effects of gravitational and electrostatic forces between objects.

Coulomb Force (Static)

Gravitational Force

Pith Ball Lab

#### HS-PS2-5: Provide evidence that an electric current can produce a magnetic field and that a changing magnetic field can produce an electric current.

Electromagnetic Induction

Magnetic Induction

#### HS-PS2-9(MA): Evaluate simple series and parallel circuits to predict changes to voltage, current, or resistance when simple changes are made to a circuit.

Circuit Builder

#### HS-PS2-10(MA): Use free-body force diagrams, algebraic expressions, and Newton’s laws of motion to predict changes to velocity and acceleration for an object moving in one dimension in various situations.

Atwood Machine

Fan Cart Physics

### HS-PS3: Energy

#### HS-PS3-1: Use algebraic expressions and the principle of energy conservation to calculate the change in energy of one component of a system when the change in energy of the other component(s) of the system, as well as the total energy of the system including any energy entering or leaving the system, is known. Identify any transformations from one form of energy to another, including thermal, kinetic, gravitational, magnetic, or electrical energy, in the system.

Energy Conversion in a System

Energy of a Pendulum

Inclined Plane - Rolling Objects

Inclined Plane - Simple Machine

Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

#### HS-PS3-2: Develop and use a model to illustrate that energy at the macroscopic scale can be accounted for as either motions of particles and objects or energy stored in fields.

Boyle's Law and Charles's Law

Energy Conversion in a System

Energy of a Pendulum

Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

Potential Energy on Shelves

#### HS-PS3-3: Design and evaluate a device that works within given constraints to convert one form of energy into another form of energy.

Feel the Heat

Trebuchet

#### HS-PS3-4a: Provide evidence that when two objects of different temperature are in thermal contact within a closed system, the transfer of thermal energy from higher-temperature objects to lower-temperature objects results in thermal equilibrium, or a more uniform energy distribution among the objects and that temperature changes necessary to achieve thermal equilibrium depend on the specific heat values of the two substances.

Calorimetry Lab

Conduction and Convection

Heat Transfer by Conduction

#### HS-PS3-5: Develop and use a model of magnetic or electric fields to illustrate the forces and changes in energy between two magnetically or electrically charged objects changing relative position in a magnetic or electric field, respectively.

Charge Launcher

Electromagnetic Induction

Magnetic Induction

Magnetism

Pith Ball Lab

Polarity and Intermolecular Forces

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

#### HS-PS4-1: Use mathematical representations to support a claim regarding relationships among the frequency, wavelength, and speed of waves traveling within various media. Recognize that electromagnetic waves can travel through empty space (without a medium) as compared to mechanical waves that require a medium.

Earthquakes 1 - Recording Station

Refraction

Ripple Tank

Waves

#### HS-PS4-3: Evaluate the claims, evidence, and reasoning behind the idea that electromagnetic radiation can be described either by a wave model or a particle model, and that for some situations involving resonance, interference, diffraction, refraction, or the photoelectric effect, one model is more useful than the other.

Basic Prism

Photoelectric Effect

#### HS-PS4-5: Communicate technical information about how some technological devices use the principles of wave behavior and wave interactions with matter to transmit and capture information and energy.

Phased Array

Correlation last revised: 9/16/2020