NCES.PSc.1.1.1: Explain motion in terms of frame of reference, distance, and displacement.
NCES.PSc.1.1.2: Compare speed, velocity, acceleration and momentum using investigations, graphing, scalar quantities and vector quantities.
NCES.PSc.1.2.1: Explain how gravitational force affects the weight of an object and the velocity of an object in freefall.
NCES.PSc.1.2.2: Classify frictional forces into one of four types: static, sliding, rolling, and fluid.
NCES.PSc.1.2.3: Explain forces using Newton’s three laws of motion.
NCES.PSc.2.1.2: Explain the phases of matter and the physical changes that matter undergoes.
NCES.PSc.2.1.3: Compare physical and chemical properties of various types of matter.
NCES.PSc.2.2.4: Exemplify the law of conservation of mass by balancing chemical equations.
NCES.PSc.2.2.6: Summarize the characteristics and interactions of acids and bases.
NCES.PSc.2.3.1: Compare nuclear reactions including alpha decay, beta decay and gamma decay; nuclear fusion and nuclear fission.
NCES.PSc.2.3.2: Exemplify the radioactive decay of unstable nuclei using the concept of half-life.
NCES.PSc.3.1.1: Explain thermal energy and its transfer.
NCES.PSc.3.1.2: Explain the law of conservation of energy in a mechanical system in terms of kinetic energy, potential energy and heat.
NCES.PSc.3.1.3: Explain work in terms of the relationship among the applied force to an object, the resulting displacement of the object and the energy transferred to an object.
NCES.PSc.3.2.2: Compare waves (mechanical, electromagnetic, and surface) using their characteristics.
NCES.PSc.3.2.4: Illustrate the wave interactions of reflection, refraction, diffraction, and interference.
NCES.PSc.3.3.1: Summarize static and current electricity.
NCES.PSc.3.3.2: Explain simple series and parallel DC circuits in terms of Ohm’s law.
NCES.PSc.3.3.4: Explain magnetism in terms of domains, interactions of poles, and magnetic fields.
Correlation last revised: 9/15/2020