1: Motion

P-PS1-2AR: Use mathematical representations of Newton’s Law of Gravitation and Coulomb’s Law to describe and predict the gravitational and electrostatic forces between objects.

 Coulomb Force (Static)
 Gravitational Force
 Pith Ball Lab

P-PS2-1: Analyze data to support the claim that Newton’s second law of motion describes the mathematical relationship among the net force on a macroscopic object, its mass, and its acceleration.

 Atwood Machine
 Fan Cart Physics
 Free-Fall Laboratory

P-ESS1-4: Use mathematical or computational representations to predict the motion of orbiting objects in the solar system.

 Orbital Motion - Kepler's Laws
 Solar System Explorer

P1-ETS1-2: Design a solution to a complex real-world problem by breaking it down into smaller, more manageable problems that can be solved through engineering.

 Trebuchet

2: Work and Energy

P-PS2-1AR: Develop computational and graphical models to calculate and illustrate the work done and changes in energy in a system.

 2D Collisions

P-PS2-4AR: Analyze data to demonstrate the relationship between rotational and linear motion, energy, and momentum.

 2D Collisions
 Air Track

P-PS2-6AR: Use mathematical representations to support the claim that the total impulse on a system of objects is equal to the change in momentum of the system.

 Air Track

3: Heat and Thermodynamics

P-PS3-1: Create a computational model to calculate the change in the energy of one component in a system when the change in energy of the other component(s) and energy flows in and out of the system are known.

 Energy Conversion in a System
 Energy of a Pendulum
 Inclined Plane - Rolling Objects
 Inclined Plane - Simple Machine
 Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

P-PS3-3: Design, build, and refine a device that works within given constraints to convert one form of energy into another form of energy.

 Trebuchet

P-PS3-4: Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence that the transfer of thermal energy when two components of different temperature are combined within a closed system results in a more uniform energy distribution among the components in the system (second law of thermodynamics).

 Calorimetry Lab
 Conduction and Convection
 Heat Transfer by Conduction

P3-ETS1-2: Design a solution to a complex real-world problem by breaking it down into smaller, more manageable problems that can be solved through engineering.

 Trebuchet

4: Waves, Sound, and Simple Harmonic Motion

P-PS4-1AR: Use mathematical representations to support a claim regarding relationships among the frequency, wavelength, speed, and energy of waves traveling in various media.

 Earthquakes 1 - Recording Station
 Refraction
 Ripple Tank
 Waves

5: Electricity

P-PS2-4: Use mathematical representations of Newton’s Law of Gravitation and Coulomb’s Law to describe and predict the gravitational and electrostatic forces between objects.

 Coulomb Force (Static)
 Gravitational Force
 Pith Ball Lab

P-PS2-5: Plan and conduct an investigation to 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

P-PS3-2: Develop and use models to illustrate that energy at the macroscopic scale can be accounted for as a combination of energy associated with the motions of particles (objects) and energy associated with the relative position of particles (objects).

 Energy Conversion in a System
 Energy of a Pendulum
 Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
 Potential Energy on Shelves

Correlation last revised: 9/8/2017

This correlation lists the recommended Gizmos for this state's curriculum standards. Click any Gizmo title below for more information.