### PSCI.PS1: Matter and Its Interactions

#### PSCI.PS1.1: Using the kinetic molecular theory and heat flow considerations, explain the changes of state for solids, liquids, gases, and plasma.

Phase Changes

#### PSCI.PS1.2: Graphically represent and discuss the results of an investigation involving pressure, volume, and temperature of a gas.

Boyle's Law and Charles's Law

#### PSCI.PS1.4: Apply scientific principles and evidence to provide explanations about physical and chemical changes.

Chemical Changes

#### PSCI.PS1.5: Trace the development of the modern atomic theory to describe atomic particle properties and position.

Bohr Model of Hydrogen

Bohr Model: Introduction

#### PSCI.PS1.6: Characterize the difference between atoms of different isotopes of an element.

Element Builder

#### PSCI.PS1.8: Using the patterns of electrons in the outermost energy level, predict how elements may combine.

Covalent Bonds

Electron Configuration

Ionic Bonds

#### PSCI.PS1.9: Use the periodic table as a model to predict the formulas of binary ionic compounds. Explain and use the naming conventions for binary ionic and molecular compounds.

Ionic Bonds

#### PSCI.PS1.10: Develop a model to illustrate the claim that atoms and mass are conserved during a chemical reaction (i.e., balancing chemical equations).

Balancing Chemical Equations

Chemical Equations

#### PSCI.PS1.11: Use models to identify chemical reactions as synthesis, decomposition, single-replacement, and double-replacement. Given the reactants, use these models to predict the products of those chemical reactions.

Balancing Chemical Equations

Chemical Equations

Equilibrium and Concentration

#### PSCI.PS1.12: Classify a substance as acidic, basic, or neutral by using pH tools and appropriate indicators.

Mystery Powder Analysis

pH Analysis

pH Analysis: Quad Color Indicator

#### PSCI.PS1.14: Develop models to illustrate the changes in the composition of the nucleus of the atom and the energy released during the processes of fission, fusion, and radioactive decay.

Nuclear Decay

### PSCI.PS2: Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions

#### PSCI.PS2.1: Use mathematical representations to show how various factors (e.g., position, time, direction of force) affect one-dimensional kinematics parameters (distance, displacement, speed, velocity, acceleration). Determine graphically the relationships among those one-dimensional kinematics parameters.

Distance-Time and Velocity-Time Graphs

Free-Fall Laboratory

#### PSCI.PS2.3: Use free-body diagrams to illustrate the contact and non-contact forces acting on an object.

Coulomb Force (Static)

Inclined Plane - Simple Machine

Pith Ball Lab

#### PSCI.PS2.4: Plan and conduct an investigation to gather evidence and provide a mathematical explanation about the relationship between force, mass, and acceleration. Solve related problems using F=ma.

Atwood Machine

Fan Cart Physics

Free-Fall Laboratory

#### PSCI.PS2.5: Use mathematical representations to support the claim that the total momentum of a system of objects is conserved when there is no net force on the system.

Air Track

#### PSCI.PS2.7: Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence that an electric current can produce a magnetic field.

Magnetic Induction

### PSCI.PS3: Energy

#### PSCI.PS3.1: Identify and give examples of the various forms of energy (kinetic, gravitational potential, elastic potential) and solve mathematical problems regarding the work-energy theorem and power.

Inclined Plane - Simple Machine

Pulley Lab

#### PSCI.PS3.2: Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence that thermal energy will move as heat between objects of two different temperatures, resulting in a more uniform energy distribution (temperature) among the objects.

Calorimetry Lab

Heat Transfer by Conduction

#### PSCI.PS3.5: Investigate the relationships among kinetic, potential, and total energy within a closed system (the law of conservation of energy).

Energy Conversion in a System

Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

Roller Coaster Physics

Sled Wars

#### PSCI.PS3.6: Determine the mathematical relationships among heat, mass, specific heat capacity, and temperature change using the equation Q = mCp?T.

Calorimetry Lab

Energy Conversion in a System

#### PSCI.PS3.7: Demonstrate Ohm's Law through the design and construction of simple series and parallel circuits.

Advanced Circuits

Circuits

#### PSCI.PS3.8: Plan and conduct an experiment using a controlled chemical reaction to transfer thermal energy and/or do mechanical work.

Reaction Energy

### PSCI.PS4: Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer

#### PSCI.PS4.1: Use scientific reasoning to compare and contrast the properties of transverse and longitudinal waves and give examples of each type.

Longitudinal Waves

Ripple Tank

Waves

#### PSCI.PS4.2: Design/conduct an investigation and interpret gathered data to explain how mechanical waves transmit energy through a medium.

Waves

#### PSCI.PS4.3: Develop and use mathematical models to represent the properties of waves including frequency, amplitude, wavelength, and speed.

Ripple Tank

Waves

Correlation last revised: 1/22/2020