PS.M: Study of Matter

PS.M.1: Classification of matter

PS.M.1.b: Properties of matter

Density
Density Experiment: Slice and Dice
Density Laboratory
Density via Comparison
Determining Density via Water Displacement

PS.M.1.c: States of matter and its changes

Colligative Properties
Freezing Point of Salt Water
Melting Points
Phase Changes
Phases of Water

PS.M.2: Atoms

PS.M.2.a: Models of the atom (components)

Bohr Model of Hydrogen
Bohr Model: Introduction
Element Builder

PS.M.2.b: Ions (cations and anions)

Element Builder
Ionic Bonds

PS.M.2.c: Isotopes

Element Builder

PS.M.3: Periodic trends of the elements

PS.M.3.a: Periodic law

Electron Configuration

PS.M.3.b: Representative groups

Electron Configuration
Ionic Bonds

PS.M.4: Bonding and compounds

PS.M.4.a: Bonding (ionic and covalent)

Covalent Bonds
Ionic Bonds

PS.M.5: Reactions of matter

PS.M.5.a: Chemical reactions

Balancing Chemical Equations
Chemical Changes
Chemical Equations
Collision Theory
Equilibrium and Concentration
Equilibrium and Pressure
Limiting Reactants
Reaction Energy
Stoichiometry
Titration

PS.M.5.b: Nuclear reactions

Half-life
Nuclear Decay
Nuclear Reactions

PS.EW: Energy and Waves

PS.EW.1: Conservation of energy

PS.EW.1.a: Quantifying kinetic energy

Air Track
Energy Conversion in a System
Energy of a Pendulum
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
Roller Coaster Physics
Sled Wars

PS.EW.1.b: Quantifying gravitational potential energy

Air Track
Energy Conversion in a System
Energy of a Pendulum
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
Potential Energy on Shelves
Roller Coaster Physics
Sled Wars

PS.EW.2: Transfer and transformation of energy (including work)

2D Collisions
Air Track
Energy Conversion in a System
Energy of a Pendulum
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
Pulley Lab
Roller Coaster Physics
Sled Wars

PS.EW.3: Waves

PS.EW.3.a: Refraction, reflection, diffraction, absorption, superposition

Basic Prism
Color Absorption
Herschel Experiment - Metric
Laser Reflection
Longitudinal Waves
Phased Array
Refraction
Ripple Tank
Sound Beats and Sine Waves
Waves

PS.EW.3.b: Radiant energy and the electromagnetic spectrum

Basic Prism
Bohr Model of Hydrogen
Bohr Model: Introduction
Herschel Experiment
Radiation
Star Spectra

PS.EW.3.c: Doppler shift

Doppler Shift
Doppler Shift Advanced

PS.EW.4: Thermal energy

Calorimetry Lab
Energy Conversion in a System
Heat Absorption
Heat Transfer by Conduction
Herschel Experiment
Radiation
Temperature and Particle Motion

PS.EW.5: Electricity

PS.EW.5.a: Movement of electrons

Electromagnetic Induction

PS.EW.5.b: Current

Advanced Circuits
Circuit Builder
Circuits
Electromagnetic Induction

PS.EW.5.c: Electric potential (voltage)

Advanced Circuits
Circuit Builder
Circuits
Electromagnetic Induction

PS.EW.5.d: Resistors and transfer of energy

Advanced Circuits
Circuit Builder
Circuits

PS.FM: Forces and Motion

PS.FM.1: Motion

PS.FM.1.a: Introduction to one-dimensional vectors

Atwood Machine
Free-Fall Laboratory

PS.FM.1.b: Displacement, velocity (constant, average and instantaneous) and acceleration

Distance-Time Graphs - Metric
Distance-Time and Velocity-Time Graphs
Distance-Time and Velocity-Time Graphs - Metric
Fan Cart Physics
Free-Fall Laboratory
Golf Range
Shoot the Monkey

PS.FM.1.c: Interpreting position vs. time and velocity vs. time graphs

Distance-Time Graphs
Distance-Time Graphs - Metric
Distance-Time and Velocity-Time Graphs
Distance-Time and Velocity-Time Graphs - Metric
Fan Cart Physics
Free-Fall Laboratory

PS.FM.2: Forces

PS.FM.2.a: Force diagrams

Atwood Machine
Free-Fall Laboratory
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
Pith Ball Lab

PS.FM.2.b: Types of forces (gravity, friction, normal, tension)

Atwood Machine
Coulomb Force (Static)
Free-Fall Laboratory
Gravitational Force
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects
Pith Ball Lab

PS.FM.2.c: Field model for forces at a distance

Coulomb Force (Static)
Gravitational Force
Magnetism
Pith Ball Lab

PS.FM.3: Dynamics (how forces affect motion)

PS.FM.3.a: Objects at rest

Atwood Machine
Fan Cart Physics
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

PS.FM.3.b: Objects moving with constant velocity

Atwood Machine
Fan Cart Physics
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

PS.FM.3.c: Accelerating objects

Atwood Machine
Fan Cart Physics
Free-Fall Laboratory
Inclined Plane - Sliding Objects

PS.U: The Universe

PS.U.1: History of the universe

Big Bang Theory - Hubble's Law

PS.U.2: Galaxies

Big Bang Theory - Hubble's Law

PS.U.3: Stars

PS.U.3.a: Formation: stages of evolution

H-R Diagram
Star Spectra

PS.U.3.b: Fusion in stars

Nuclear Reactions

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