6-8-PS1: Matter and Its Interactions

6-8-PS1.A: Structure and Properties of Matter

6-8-PS1-1: Develop models to describe the atomic composition of simple molecules and extended structures.

Dehydration Synthesis

6-8-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

6-8-PS1-4: Develop a model that describes changes in particle motion, temperature, and state of a pure substance when thermal energy is added or removed.

Melting Points
Phase Changes
Phases of Water
Temperature and Particle Motion

6-8-PS1.B: Chemical Reactions

6-8-PS1-5: Develop and use a model to describe how the total number of atoms remains the same during a chemical reaction and thus mass is conserved.

Balancing Chemical Equations
Chemical Changes
Chemical Equations

6-8-PS1-6: Construct, test, and modify a device that either releases or absorbs thermal energy by chemical processes.

Feel the Heat

6-8-PS2: Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions

6-8-PS2.A: Forces and Motion

6-8-PS2-2: Plan and conduct 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

6-8-PS2.B: Types of Interaction

6-8-PS2-3: Analyze diagrams and collect data to determine the factors that affect the strength of electric and magnetic forces.

Charge Launcher
Magnetic Induction
Pith Ball Lab

6-8-PS2-4: Create and analyze a graph to use as evidence to support the claim that gravitational interactions depend on the mass of interacting objects.

Gravitational Force
Gravity Pitch
Weight and Mass

6-8-PS2-5: Conduct an investigation and evaluate the experimental design to provide evidence that electric and magnetic 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

6-8-PS3: Energy

6-8-PS3.A: Definitions of Energy

6-8-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

6-8-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

6-8-PS3-3: Apply scientific principles to design, construct, and test a device that either minimizes or maximizes thermal energy transfer.

Feel the Heat

6-8-PS3-4: Plan and conduct an investigation to determine the relationships among the energy transferred, the type of matter, the mass, and the change in the temperature of the sample.

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

6-8-PS3.B: Conservation of Energy and Energy Transfer

6-8-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
Energy Conversion in a System
Sled Wars

6-8-PS4: Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer

6-8-PS4.A: Wave Properties

6-8-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

6-8-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: 9/24/2019

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