SC.HSP.3: Structure and Properties of Matter

SC.HSP.3.1: Gather, analyze, and communicate evidence of the structure, properties, and interactions of matter.

SC.HSP.3.1.A: Use the periodic table as a model to predict the relative properties of elements based on the patterns of electrons in the outermost energy level of atoms.

Electron Configuration
Element Builder
Periodic Trends

SC.HSP.3.1.B: Plan and conduct an investigation to gather evidence to compare the structure of substances at the macro scale to infer the strength of electrical forces between particles.

Melting Points

SC.HSP.3.1.C: Develop and use models to predict and explain forces that are in and between molecules.

Covalent Bonds
Ionic Bonds

SC.HSP.3.3.D: Evaluate a solution to a complex, real-world problem based on prioritized criteria and tradeoffs that account for a range of constraints, including cost, safety, reliability, and aesthetics, as well as possible social, cultural, and environmental impacts.

GMOs and the Environment

SC.HSP.3.3.E: 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
Nuclear Reactions

SC.HSP.4: Energy: Chemistry

SC.HSP.4.2: Gather, analyze, and communicate evidence of the interactions of energy.

SC.HSP.4.2.B: Plan and conduct an investigation to gather evidence of how the Kinetic Molecular Theory and gas laws are related.


SC.HSP.4.2.C: Analyze and interpret data to explain changes in energy within a system and/or energy flows in and out of a system.

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

SC.HSP.4.2.D: Analyze a major global challenge to specify qualitative and quantitative criteria and constraints for solutions that account for societal needs and wants.

GMOs and the Environment

SC.HSP.5: Chemical Reactions

SC.HSP.5.3: Gather, analyze, and communicate evidence of chemical reactions.

SC.HSP.5.3.A: Plan and conduct an investigation to generate evidence that answers scientific questions related to changes in solution chemistry.

Equilibrium and Concentration
Equilibrium and Pressure

SC.HSP.5.3.C: Use mathematical and/or computational representations to predict and explain relationships within chemical systems.

Equilibrium and Concentration
Limiting Reactants

SC.HSP.5.3.E: Plan and conduct an investigation to predict the outcome of a chemical reaction based on patterns of chemical properties.

Equilibrium and Concentration

SC.HSP.5.3.F: Construct and revise an explanation for the outcome of a simple chemical reaction based on the outermost electron states of atoms, trends in the periodic table, and knowledge of the patterns of chemical properties.

Covalent Bonds
Equilibrium and Concentration
Ionic Bonds
Periodic Trends

Correlation last revised: 5/20/2019

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