MS.SPM: Structure and Properties of Matter

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

Covalent Bonds
Dehydration Synthesis
Element Builder
Ionic Bonds

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

Phase Changes
Phases of Water
Temperature and Particle Motion

MS.CR: Chemical Reactions

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.

Element Builder

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.FI: 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

MS-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
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 and the distance between them.

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.E: 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

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

MS-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 of matter.

2D Collisions
Calorimetry Lab
Diffusion
Energy Conversion in a System
Heat Absorption
Heat Transfer by Conduction
Phase Changes

MS-PS3-5: Construct, use, and present an argument to support the claim that when work is done on or by a system, the energy of the system changes as energy is transferred to or from the system.

Air Track
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

MS.WER: Waves and Electromagnetic Radiation

MS-PS4-1: Develop a model and use mathematical representations to describe waves that includes frequency, wavelength, and how the amplitude of a wave is related to the energy in a wave.

Ripple Tank
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: 4/4/2018

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