9 th Grade Physical Science Springfield Local Schools Common Course Syllabi. Course Description

Save this PDF as:
 WORD  PNG  TXT  JPG

Size: px
Start display at page:

Download "9 th Grade Physical Science Springfield Local Schools Common Course Syllabi. Course Description"

Transcription

1 9 th Grade Physical Science Springfield Local Schools Common Course Syllabi Course Description The purpose of the Physical Science course is to satisfy the Ohio Core science graduation requirement. The big idea of the Physical Science course is that Physical Science comprises the systematic study of the physical world, as related to chemistry, physics, and space science. The topics studied in the course include the study of matter, energy and waves, forces and motion, and the universe. This course fits into an overall program of science studies with a rigorous academic core and concentration as the introductory level required science course. This course introduces students to key concepts and theories that will provide a foundation for further study in other sciences and advanced science disciplines. Pre- requisite Courses There are no prerequisites for this course. All students assigned to the ninth grade after middle school are required to take this course. Instructional Philosophy This course is important to students future success in further learning and in the workplace because it introduces students to key concepts and theories that provide a foundation for further study in science and increase students scientific literacy and problem- solving skills. The kind of learning activities in which students will engage can be described as cooperative group investigations designed to help students understand and explain the behavior of nature in a variety of inquiry and design scenarios, incorporating scientific reasoning, analysis, communication skills, and real- world applications. Students will learn and apply the principles of physics while employing 21 st Century Skills, including creativity/innovation, communication, collaboration, critical thinking, problem solving, and decision- making. Students will conduct hands- on activities and have laboratory experiences. Students will participate in class discussions with open- ended problem solving, and will conduct project- based learning. Students will conduct computer- assisted research and/or assignments. Students may use computer word processing to complete some assignments and projects. Students may also use collaborative tools (wiki, blogs, etc.) to help them achieve course goals, and may create multi- media presentations to demonstrate mastery of course goals.

2 Study of Matter Course Goals Elaboration for Instruction Building upon observation, exploration and analytical skills developed at the elementary levels and foundational knowledge about matter (its basic particle composition and behavior under various conditions), an extensive understanding of matter, its composition and the changes it undergoes are further constructed. Substances within a closed system interact with one another in a variety of ways; however, the total mass and energy of the system remains the same. Instructional concepts include: Matter can be classified in different ways depending upon characteristics that are observable and characteristics that can be observed with magnification. Particulate nature of matter is represented by models because it is too small to see with the naked eye or with traditional visible- light microscopes. Atomic structure determines the properties of an element and how the atom (of the element) will interact with other atoms. Neutrons have little effect on how an atom interacts with other atoms, but they do affect the mass and stability of the nucleus. When elements are listed in order of increasing number of protons, the same sequence of properties appears over and over again. At times the masses do not correspond with periodic order, but the atomic number always does. Bonding describes how atoms are arranged in molecules and rearrange in chemical reactions. Atoms may be bonded together by losing, gaining or sharing electrons. Matter is conserved in all chemical/non- chemical analysis of mixtures. In a chemical reaction, the number, type of atoms and total mass are the same before and after the reaction. Radioactive substances are unstable nuclei that undergo spontaneous nuclear decay emitting particles and/or high- energy wave- like radiation. Nuclear fission involves the decay of large nuclei into smaller nuclei. Nuclear fusion is the joining of nuclei into a larger nucleus accompanied by the release of large quantities of energy. Nuclear fusion in the stars creates all the elements in the universe beyond helium.

3 Forces, Motion and Energy Elaboration for Instruction Building upon the knowledge that energy is transformed and transferred all the while being conserved, an understanding of the relative strength of the forces within an atom, the nature of motion and forces and how motion is affected by forces, and wave behavior, including the Doppler effect and its applications to understanding the movement of galaxies in the universe is developed. Mathematics, including graphing, should be used when describing these phenomena, moving from qualitative understanding to one that is more quantitative. Instructional concepts include: Motion of an object is a measurable quantity that depends on the observer s frame of reference and is described in terms of position, speed, velocity, acceleration and time. An object does not accelerate (remains at rest or maintains a constant speed and direction of motion) unless an unbalanced net force acts on it. The rate at which motion changes (speed or direction) is proportional to applied force and inversely proportional to the mass. A force is an interaction between two objects; both objects in the interaction experience an equal amount of force, but in opposite directions. Waves can be refracted, reflected, absorbed and superposed on one another. As waves enter a different medium, they can be reflected back into the original medium, absorbed by the new medium as energy. The waves may also be transmitted into the new medium which may result in bending the waves. The wavelength of a wave depends upon the relative motion of the source and the observer. If either is moving toward the other, the wavelength is shorter; if either is moving away, the wavelength is longer. The Universe Elaboration for Instruction Building a unified understanding of the universe from elementary and middle school science, insights from history, and mathematical ways of thinking, provides a basis for knowing the nature of the universe. Concepts from the previous section, Forces, Motion and Energy, are also used as foundational knowledge. The role of gravity in forming and maintaining the organization of the universe becomes clearer at this level, as well as the scale of billions and speed of light used to express relative distances. Instructional content includes: The stars differ from each other in size, temperature and age. Stars transform matter into energy in nuclear reactions. These and other processes in stars have led to the formation of all elements. The process of star

4 formation and destruction continues. Early in the history of the universe, gravitational attraction caused matter to clump together to form countless trillions of stars and billions of galaxies. The red shift provides evidence that the universe is and has been expanding. Data from measurements of this expansion have been used in calculations that estimate the age of the universe to be over ten billion years old. Major Assignments / Projects To determine that students are achieving course goals at a proficient level, students are required to produce work at a proficient or advanced level. Students will demonstrate their proficiency by applying the principles of Physical Science to solve problems after analyzing the data. Students will then synthesize data into different formats. Each unit will include formative assessments in the form of quizzes and the summative assessment will be a unit test. PLACEHOLDER \* MERGEFORMAT Students will complete a weekly literacy assignment. Students will read a science article from a current periodical. They will write a summary of the key points presented in the article. Students will complete a semester literacy assignment. Students will be given a scientific topic to research each semester. They will write a 5- page research paper and produce and present a poster presentation on their research topic. Course Assessment / Grading Plan Description of Assignment Types and Weighting Assignment Type Description Weight Tests and quizzes These are individual 45% assessments of student mastery of course goals administered during class time. Projects Student-produced products 25% that reinforce course goals. These individual and/or group assignments are done primarily outside of class time. There is one project per grading period. Unit Workbook, Classwork, Unit worksheet packets are 25% and Homework problem sets intended to help the student master course goals. These are completed primarily during class time

5 working cooperatively with other students and with teacher guidance available. Other assignments done during class time and homework assignments are also included in this category. Participation Based on teacher's observation of the student s participation during class, the student s behavior, and the student s apparent attitude toward learning. Description of Grading and Quality Work Grade Scale Description of work A % Consistently demonstrates an advanced level of quality. Thorough, extensive, and complete. Shows mastery in evaluating, synthesizing, and applying principles of Physical Science. B 85-92% Consistently demonstrates a proficient level of quality. Characterized by analysis and application of the principles of Physical Science. C 77-84% Demonstrates a basic level of quality. Shows a recognition and comprehension of the principals of Physical Science. All components of the work are complete. D 70-76% The work is below basic with limited understanding or comprehension of Physical Science principles. Some components of the work may be incomplete or poor quality. 5%

6 F Below 70% The work is below basic with little understanding or comprehension of Physical Science principles. Work is of poor quality or incomplete. Re- Do Policy A student who earns a failing grade on an assignment is indicating that he or she has failed to master the course goals. These students may be permitted to re- do the assignment or complete an alternate assignment to further attempt to gain mastery of course goals. Late or Missing Work Policy Work that is late or missing may be turned in and receive partial credit. Students with a verified excused absence are allowed time to make up work without penalty in accordance with the school policy published in the student handbook. Extra- Help Extra help is available after school during study tables on Tuesdays and Thursdays in Lab B. Extra help may also be available with the teacher by appointment before or after school or at another time. Students are encouraged to seek out extra help whenever they are concerned about their understanding of course material or they are not able to demonstrate successful achievement of course goals.

Indiana's Academic Standards 2010 ICP Indiana's Academic Standards 2016 ICP. map) that describe the relationship acceleration, velocity and distance.

Indiana's Academic Standards 2010 ICP Indiana's Academic Standards 2016 ICP. map) that describe the relationship acceleration, velocity and distance. .1.1 Measure the motion of objects to understand.1.1 Develop graphical, the relationships among distance, velocity and mathematical, and pictorial acceleration. Develop deeper understanding through representations

More information

One Stop Shop For Teachers

One Stop Shop For Teachers Physical Science Curriculum The Georgia Performance Standards are designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills for proficiency in science. The Project 2061 s Benchmarks for Science Literacy

More information

The content is based on the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) standards and is aligned with state standards.

The content is based on the National Science Teachers Association (NSTA) standards and is aligned with state standards. Literacy Advantage Physical Science Physical Science Literacy Advantage offers a tightly focused curriculum designed to address fundamental concepts such as the nature and structure of matter, the characteristics

More information

Science Standard Articulated by Grade Level Strand 5: Physical Science

Science Standard Articulated by Grade Level Strand 5: Physical Science Concept 1: Properties of Objects and Materials Classify objects and materials by their observable properties. Kindergarten Grade 1 Grade 2 Grade 3 Grade 4 PO 1. Identify the following observable properties

More information

7th Grade Science Curriculum Overview

7th Grade Science Curriculum Overview 7th Grade Science Curriculum Overview Philosophy and Common Beliefs Science Curriculum Philosophy Statement Northbrook/Glenview District 30 utilizes a rigorous science curriculum built on essential questions,

More information

Science Standard 3 Energy and Its Effects Grade Level Expectations

Science Standard 3 Energy and Its Effects Grade Level Expectations Science Standard 3 Energy and Its Effects Grade Level Expectations Science Standard 3 Energy and Its Effects The flow of energy drives processes of change in all biological, chemical, physical, and geological

More information

Semester 2. Final Exam Review

Semester 2. Final Exam Review Semester 2 Final Exam Review Motion and Force Vocab Motion object changes position relative to a reference point. Speed distance traveled in a period of time. Velocity speed in a direction. Acceleration

More information

COMPETENCY GOAL 1: The learner will develop abilities necessary to do and understand scientific inquiry.

COMPETENCY GOAL 1: The learner will develop abilities necessary to do and understand scientific inquiry. North Carolina Standard Course of Study and Grade Level Competencies, Physics I Revised 2004 139 Physics PHYSICS - Grades 9-12 Strands: The strands are: Nature of Science, Science as Inquiry, Science and

More information

Prerequisites: CHEM 1311 and CHEM 1111, or CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I (Lecture and Laboratory)

Prerequisites: CHEM 1311 and CHEM 1111, or CHEM 1411 General Chemistry I (Lecture and Laboratory) Course Syllabus CHEM 1412 General Chemistry II Revision Date: 8/21/2014 Catalog Description: Chemical equilibrium; phase diagrams and spectrometry; acid-base concepts; thermodynamics; kinetics; electrochemistry;

More information

CPO Science and the NGSS

CPO Science and the NGSS CPO Science and the NGSS It is no coincidence that the performance expectations in the Next Generation Science Standards (NGSS) are all action-based. The NGSS champion the idea that science content cannot

More information

Please use the guidance provided in addition to this template to develop components of the SLO and populate each component in the space below.

Please use the guidance provided in addition to this template to develop components of the SLO and populate each component in the space below. Student Learning Objective (SLO) Template This template should be completed while referring to the SLO Template Checklist Document. Teacher Name: Special education teacher in resource classroom Content

More information

INSPIRE GK12 Lesson Plan. The Chemistry of Climate Change Length of Lesson

INSPIRE GK12 Lesson Plan. The Chemistry of Climate Change Length of Lesson Lesson Title The Chemistry of Climate Change Length of Lesson 180 min Created By David Wilson Subject Physical Science / Chemistry / Organic Chemistry Grade Level 8-12 State Standards 2c, 4d / 2a, 4d /

More information

Chapter 18: The Structure of the Atom

Chapter 18: The Structure of the Atom Chapter 18: The Structure of the Atom 1. For most elements, an atom has A. no neutrons in the nucleus. B. more protons than electrons. C. less neutrons than electrons. D. just as many electrons as protons.

More information

2015 High School Summer School Elementary & Middle School Intervention

2015 High School Summer School Elementary & Middle School Intervention 2015 High School Summer School Elementary & Middle School Intervention Building on Success - One Individual at a Time! June 15 July 23, 2015 Four days a week Monday-Thursday at North Ridgeville Middle

More information

ARIZONA Science Standards High School Chemistry: Matter and Change 2005

ARIZONA Science Standards High School Chemistry: Matter and Change 2005 ARIZONA Science Standards High School Chemistry: Matter and Change 2005 OBJECTIVES Strand 1: Inquiry Process Concept 1: Observations, Questions, and Hypotheses Formulate predictions, questions, or hypotheses

More information

Indiana Content Standards for Educators

Indiana Content Standards for Educators Indiana Content for Educators SCIENCE PHYSICAL SCIENCE teachers are expected to have a broad understanding of the knowledge and skills needed for this educator license, and to use that knowledge to help

More information

Introduction to Chemistry. Course Description

Introduction to Chemistry. Course Description CHM 1025 & CHM 1025L Introduction to Chemistry Course Description CHM 1025 Introduction to Chemistry (3) P CHM 1025L Introduction to Chemistry Laboratory (1) P This introductory course is intended to introduce

More information

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY CANTON, NEW YORK COURSE OUTLINE CHEM 150 - COLLEGE CHEMISTRY I

STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY CANTON, NEW YORK COURSE OUTLINE CHEM 150 - COLLEGE CHEMISTRY I STATE UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY CANTON, NEW YORK COURSE OUTLINE CHEM 150 - COLLEGE CHEMISTRY I PREPARED BY: NICOLE HELDT SCHOOL OF SCIENCE, HEALTH, AND PROFESSIONAL STUDIES SCIENCE DEPARTMENT

More information

Current Staff Course Unit/ Length. Basic Outline/ Structure. Unit Objectives/ Big Ideas. Properties of Waves A simple wave has a PH: Sound and Light

Current Staff Course Unit/ Length. Basic Outline/ Structure. Unit Objectives/ Big Ideas. Properties of Waves A simple wave has a PH: Sound and Light Current Staff Course Unit/ Length August August September September October Unit Objectives/ Big Ideas Basic Outline/ Structure PS4- Types of Waves Because light can travel through space, it cannot be

More information

AZ State Standards. Concept 3: Conservation of Energy and Increase in Disorder Understand ways that energy is conserved, stored, and transferred.

AZ State Standards. Concept 3: Conservation of Energy and Increase in Disorder Understand ways that energy is conserved, stored, and transferred. Forms of Energy AZ State Standards Concept 3: Conservation of Energy and Increase in Disorder Understand ways that energy is conserved, stored, and transferred. PO 1. Describe the following ways in which

More information

High School Science Course Correlations between Ohio s 2010 Course Syllabi and the First Draft of the High School NGSS

High School Science Course Correlations between Ohio s 2010 Course Syllabi and the First Draft of the High School NGSS High School Science Course Correlations between Ohio s 2010 Course Syllabi and the First Draft of the High School NGSS This document correlates the content in Ohio s course syllabi with the performance

More information

PHYS 1624 University Physics I. PHYS 2644 University Physics II

PHYS 1624 University Physics I. PHYS 2644 University Physics II PHYS 1624 Physics I An introduction to mechanics, heat, and wave motion. This is a calculus- based course for Scientists and Engineers. 4 hours (3 lecture/3 lab) Prerequisites: Credit for MATH 2413 (Calculus

More information

Energy comes in many flavors!

Energy comes in many flavors! Forms of Energy Energy is Fun! Energy comes in many flavors! Kinetic Energy Potential Energy Thermal/heat Energy Chemical Energy Electrical Energy Electrochemical Energy Electromagnetic Radiation Energy

More information

Science Tutorial TEK 6.9C: Energy Forms & Conversions

Science Tutorial TEK 6.9C: Energy Forms & Conversions Name: Teacher: Pd. Date: Science Tutorial TEK 6.9C: Energy Forms & Conversions TEK 6.9C: Demonstrate energy transformations such as energy in a flashlight battery changes from chemical energy to electrical

More information

Unit 2 Lesson 1 Introduction to Energy. Copyright Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company

Unit 2 Lesson 1 Introduction to Energy. Copyright Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishing Company Get Energized! What are two types of energy? Energy is the ability to cause change. Energy takes many different forms and causes many different effects. There are two general types of energy: kinetic energy

More information

Light as a Wave. The Nature of Light. EM Radiation Spectrum. EM Radiation Spectrum. Electromagnetic Radiation

Light as a Wave. The Nature of Light. EM Radiation Spectrum. EM Radiation Spectrum. Electromagnetic Radiation The Nature of Light Light and other forms of radiation carry information to us from distance astronomical objects Visible light is a subset of a huge spectrum of electromagnetic radiation Maxwell pioneered

More information

University of Maryland, College Park. SIE General Chemistry Syllabus. Chemistry 131, Section SES1 Chemistry Building (CHM), Room 1402, College Park

University of Maryland, College Park. SIE General Chemistry Syllabus. Chemistry 131, Section SES1 Chemistry Building (CHM), Room 1402, College Park University of Maryland, College Park SIE General Chemistry Syllabus Chemistry 131, Section SES1 Chemistry Building (CHM), Room 1402, College Park Spring, 2011 Class Schedule: Lectures - Mondays 6:30 to

More information

Solar Energy Production

Solar Energy Production Solar Energy Production We re now ready to address the very important question: What makes the Sun shine? Why is this such an important topic in astronomy? As humans, we see in the visible part of the

More information

CHEMISTRY STANDARDS BASED RUBRIC ATOMIC STRUCTURE AND BONDING

CHEMISTRY STANDARDS BASED RUBRIC ATOMIC STRUCTURE AND BONDING CHEMISTRY STANDARDS BASED RUBRIC ATOMIC STRUCTURE AND BONDING Essential Standard: STUDENTS WILL UNDERSTAND THAT THE PROPERTIES OF MATTER AND THEIR INTERACTIONS ARE A CONSEQUENCE OF THE STRUCTURE OF MATTER,

More information

Main properties of atoms and nucleus

Main properties of atoms and nucleus Main properties of atoms and nucleus. Atom Structure.... Structure of Nuclei... 3. Definition of Isotopes... 4. Energy Characteristics of Nuclei... 5. Laws of Radioactive Nuclei Transformation... 3. Atom

More information

Prentice Hall. Chemistry (Wilbraham) 2008, National Student Edition - South Carolina Teacher s Edition. High School. High School

Prentice Hall. Chemistry (Wilbraham) 2008, National Student Edition - South Carolina Teacher s Edition. High School. High School Prentice Hall Chemistry (Wilbraham) 2008, National Student Edition - South Carolina Teacher s Edition High School C O R R E L A T E D T O High School C-1.1 Apply established rules for significant digits,

More information

Chemistry & The Next Generation Science Standards

Chemistry & The Next Generation Science Standards Chemistry & The Next Generation Science Standards Joy Barnes-Johnson * Linda Cody * Janine Giammanco Princeton High School Princeton (NJ) Public Schools Goals of this session 1. Describe the Next Generation

More information

Build Your Own Universe

Build Your Own Universe Build Your Own Universe You will need: At least 10,000,000,000,000,00 0,000,000,000,000,000,000,00 0,000,000,000,000,000,000,00 0,000,000,000,000,000,000,00 0,000 x Down quarks At least 10,000,000,000,000,000,

More information

Objectives. PAM1014 Introduction to Radiation Physics. Constituents of Atoms. Atoms. Atoms. Atoms. Basic Atomic Theory

Objectives. PAM1014 Introduction to Radiation Physics. Constituents of Atoms. Atoms. Atoms. Atoms. Basic Atomic Theory PAM1014 Introduction to Radiation Physics Basic Atomic Theory Objectives Introduce and Molecules The periodic Table Electronic Energy Levels Atomic excitation & de-excitation Ionisation Molecules Constituents

More information

APS Science Curriculum Unit Planner

APS Science Curriculum Unit Planner APS Science Curriculum Unit Planner Grade Level/Subject Chemistry Stage 1: Desired Results Enduring Understanding Topic 1: Elements and the Periodic Table: The placement of elements on the periodic table

More information

Introductory Chemistry (Allied Health Emphasis)- Chem 1406 Course Syllabus: Summer 2015

Introductory Chemistry (Allied Health Emphasis)- Chem 1406 Course Syllabus: Summer 2015 Introductory Chemistry (Allied Health Emphasis)- Chem 1406 Course Syllabus: Summer 2015 Northeast Texas Community College exists to provide responsible, exemplary learning opportunities. Bryan Trickey

More information

Curriculum for Excellence. Higher Physics. Success Guide

Curriculum for Excellence. Higher Physics. Success Guide Curriculum for Excellence Higher Physics Success Guide Electricity Our Dynamic Universe Particles and Waves Electricity Key Area Monitoring and Measuring A.C. Monitoring alternating current signals with

More information

Curriculum and Instruction Office of Science Physical Science

Curriculum and Instruction Office of Science Physical Science Introduction In 2014, the Shelby County Schools Board of Education adopted a set of ambitious, yet attainable goals for school and student performance. The District is committed to these goals, as further

More information

Online Courses for High School Students 1-888-972-6237

Online Courses for High School Students 1-888-972-6237 Online Courses for High School Students 1-888-972-6237 PHYSICS Course Description: This course provides a comprehensive survey of all key areas: physical systems, measurement, kinematics, dynamics, momentum,

More information

DISTANCE DEGREE PROGRAM CURRICULUM NOTE:

DISTANCE DEGREE PROGRAM CURRICULUM NOTE: Bachelor of Science in Electrical Engineering DISTANCE DEGREE PROGRAM CURRICULUM NOTE: Some Courses May Not Be Offered At A Distance Every Semester. Chem 121C General Chemistry I 3 Credits Online Fall

More information

This Performance Standards include four major components. They are

This Performance Standards include four major components. They are Eighth Grade Science Curriculum Approved July 12, 2004 The Georgia Performance Standards are designed to provide students with the knowledge and skills for proficiency in science at the eighth grade level.

More information

Nuclear Physics. Nuclear Physics comprises the study of:

Nuclear Physics. Nuclear Physics comprises the study of: Nuclear Physics Nuclear Physics comprises the study of: The general properties of nuclei The particles contained in the nucleus The interaction between these particles Radioactivity and nuclear reactions

More information

Preview of Period 2: Forms of Energy

Preview of Period 2: Forms of Energy Preview of Period 2: Forms of Energy 2.1 Forms of Energy How are forms of energy defined? 2.2 Energy Conversions What happens when energy is converted from one form into another form? 2.3 Efficiency of

More information

Forensic Science Standards and Benchmarks

Forensic Science Standards and Benchmarks Forensic Science Standards and Standard 1: Understands and applies principles of scientific inquiry Power : Identifies questions and concepts that guide science investigations Uses technology and mathematics

More information

Chapter Test B. Chapter: Measurements and Calculations

Chapter Test B. Chapter: Measurements and Calculations Assessment Chapter Test B Chapter: Measurements and Calculations PART I In the space provided, write the letter of the term or phrase that best completes each statement or best answers each question. 1.

More information

From lowest energy to highest energy, which of the following correctly orders the different categories of electromagnetic radiation?

From lowest energy to highest energy, which of the following correctly orders the different categories of electromagnetic radiation? From lowest energy to highest energy, which of the following correctly orders the different categories of electromagnetic radiation? From lowest energy to highest energy, which of the following correctly

More information

Grade Level Expectations for the Sunshine State Standards

Grade Level Expectations for the Sunshine State Standards for the Sunshine State Standards FLORIDA DEPARTMENT OF EDUCATION http://www.myfloridaeducation.com/ The seventh grade student: The Nature of Matter uses a variety of measurements to describe the physical

More information

CRT Science Review #1 Physical Science: Matter

CRT Science Review #1 Physical Science: Matter CRT Science Review #1 Physical Science: Matter Standard: Matter Matter has various states with unique properties that can be used as the basis for organization. The relationship between the properties

More information

CHM 111 - General Chemistry I Lecture Fall 2014

CHM 111 - General Chemistry I Lecture Fall 2014 CHM 111 - General Chemistry I Lecture Fall 2014 Dr. Stuart T. Gentry Holroyd 329 215-951-1259 gentry@lasalle.edu Class Postings, Lecture Notes, and PowerPoint Slides Available on Canvas and at www.lasalle.edu/~gentry

More information

Southeastern Louisiana University Dual Enrollment Program--Chemistry

Southeastern Louisiana University Dual Enrollment Program--Chemistry Southeastern Louisiana University Dual Enrollment Program--Chemistry The Southeastern Dual Enrollment Chemistry Program is a program whereby high school students are given the opportunity to take college

More information

Using Learning Progressions to Inform Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Design

Using Learning Progressions to Inform Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Design Using Learning Progressions to Inform Curriculum, Instruction and Assessment Design Namsoo Shin 1, Shawn Y. Stevens 1, César Delgado 1, Joseph Krajcik 1 & James Pellegrino 3. Paper submitted to the annual

More information

Salem Community College Course Syllabus. Course Title: Physics I. Course Code: PHY 101. Lecture Hours: 2 Laboratory Hours: 4 Credits: 4

Salem Community College Course Syllabus. Course Title: Physics I. Course Code: PHY 101. Lecture Hours: 2 Laboratory Hours: 4 Credits: 4 Salem Community College Course Syllabus Course Title: Physics I Course Code: PHY 101 Lecture Hours: 2 Laboratory Hours: 4 Credits: 4 Course Description: The basic principles of classical physics are explored

More information

Antoine Henri Becquerel was born in Paris on December 15, 1852

Antoine Henri Becquerel was born in Paris on December 15, 1852 Discovery Antoine Henri Becquerel was born in Paris on December 15, 1852 Summit Environmental Technologies, Inc. Analytical Laboratories 3310 Win Street Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio 44223 Fax: 1-330-253-4489 Call

More information

Science Standard 4 Earth in Space Grade Level Expectations

Science Standard 4 Earth in Space Grade Level Expectations Science Standard 4 Earth in Space Grade Level Expectations Science Standard 4 Earth in Space Our Solar System is a collection of gravitationally interacting bodies that include Earth and the Moon. Universal

More information

The Universe Inside of You: Where do the atoms in your body come from?

The Universe Inside of You: Where do the atoms in your body come from? The Universe Inside of You: Where do the atoms in your body come from? Matthew Mumpower University of Notre Dame Thursday June 27th 2013 Nucleosynthesis nu cle o syn the sis The formation of new atomic

More information

Homework #4 Solutions ASTR100: Introduction to Astronomy Fall 2009: Dr. Stacy McGaugh

Homework #4 Solutions ASTR100: Introduction to Astronomy Fall 2009: Dr. Stacy McGaugh Homework #4 Solutions ASTR100: Introduction to Astronomy Fall 2009: Dr. Stacy McGaugh Chapter 5: #50 Hotter Sun: Suppose the surface temperature of the Sun were about 12,000K, rather than 6000K. a. How

More information

Atomic Calculations. 2.1 Composition of the Atom. number of protons + number of neutrons = mass number

Atomic Calculations. 2.1 Composition of the Atom. number of protons + number of neutrons = mass number 2.1 Composition of the Atom Atomic Calculations number of protons + number of neutrons = mass number number of neutrons = mass number - number of protons number of protons = number of electrons IF positive

More information

H. S. Physical Science Curriculum Map

H. S. Physical Science Curriculum Map H. S. Physical Science Curriculum Map Revised 8/2011 Table of Contents 1. Preface 3 4 2. How to read the Benchmark, Big Ideas Key, Differentiated Instruction Strategies 5 3. Big Ideas by Grade Level K

More information

Energy and Energy Transformations Test Review

Energy and Energy Transformations Test Review Energy and Energy Transformations Test Review Completion: 1. Mass 13. Kinetic 2. Four 14. thermal 3. Kinetic 15. Thermal energy (heat) 4. Electromagnetic/Radiant 16. Thermal energy (heat) 5. Thermal 17.

More information

Physics 1104 Midterm 2 Review: Solutions

Physics 1104 Midterm 2 Review: Solutions Physics 114 Midterm 2 Review: Solutions These review sheets cover only selected topics from the chemical and nuclear energy chapters and are not meant to be a comprehensive review. Topics covered in these

More information

The Sun and Solar Energy

The Sun and Solar Energy I The Sun and Solar Energy One of the most important forces behind global change on Earth is over 90 million miles distant from the planet. The Sun is the ultimate, original source of the energy that drives

More information

Whitnall School District Report Card Content Area Domains

Whitnall School District Report Card Content Area Domains Whitnall School District Report Card Content Area Domains In order to align curricula kindergarten through twelfth grade, Whitnall teachers have designed a system of reporting to reflect a seamless K 12

More information

Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question.

Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. Test 2 f14 Multiple Choice Identify the choice that best completes the statement or answers the question. 1. Carbon cycles through the Earth system. During photosynthesis, carbon is a. released from wood

More information

Physics 9e/Cutnell. correlated to the. College Board AP Physics 1 Course Objectives

Physics 9e/Cutnell. correlated to the. College Board AP Physics 1 Course Objectives Physics 9e/Cutnell correlated to the College Board AP Physics 1 Course Objectives Big Idea 1: Objects and systems have properties such as mass and charge. Systems may have internal structure. Enduring

More information

MS. Structure and Properties of Matter

MS. Structure and Properties of Matter MIDDLE SCHOOL PHYSICAL SCIENCE Alignment with National Science Standards Use the chart below to find Science A-Z units that best support the Next Generation Science Standards* for Middle School Physical

More information

College Credit Plus Dual Enrollment

College Credit Plus Dual Enrollment Plus Dual Enrollment Plus Dual Enrollment is a program that gives high school students an opportunity to be enrolled in both high school and college course work at the same time. Students who qualify academically

More information

Undergraduate Degree Programs in the Department of Physics and Astronomy

Undergraduate Degree Programs in the Department of Physics and Astronomy UNIVERSITY OF PITTSBURGH DIETRICH SCHOOL OF ARTS AND SCIENCES DEPARTMENT OF PHYSICS AND ASTRONOMY Undergraduate Degree Programs in the Department of Physics and Astronomy Updated 8/17/2015 This document

More information

Energy. Mechanical Energy

Energy. Mechanical Energy Principles of Imaging Science I (RAD119) Electromagnetic Radiation Energy Definition of energy Ability to do work Physicist s definition of work Work = force x distance Force acting upon object over distance

More information

PROPOSED SCIENCE OFFERINGS FOR

PROPOSED SCIENCE OFFERINGS FOR PROPOSED SCIENCE OFFERINGS FOR 2014-2015 LEESVILLE ROAD HIGH SCHOOL The following courses are the courses that we are recommending being offered for the following school year. The science teachers recommend

More information

Just want the standards alone? You can find the standards alone at http://dpi.state.nc.us/acre/standards/new-standards/#science.

Just want the standards alone? You can find the standards alone at http://dpi.state.nc.us/acre/standards/new-standards/#science. This document is designed to help North Carolina educators teach the Essential Standards (Standard Course of Study). NCDPI staff are continually updating and improving these tools to better serve teachers.

More information

COURSE SYLLABUS. Luis Hernandez Chemical & Environmental Building J TBA. luis.hernandez@harlingen.tstc.edu

COURSE SYLLABUS. Luis Hernandez Chemical & Environmental Building J TBA. luis.hernandez@harlingen.tstc.edu COURSE SYLLABUS COURSE NUMBER AND TITLE: CHEM 1311 General Chemistry I COURSE (CATALOG) DESCRIPTION: Fundamental principles of chemistry for majors in the sciences, health sciences, and engineering; topics

More information

Earth & Space Voyage Content Unit Report. Grades: 8 States: Nevada Content Standards

Earth & Space Voyage Content Unit Report. Grades: 8 States: Nevada Content Standards Earth & Space Voyage Content Unit Report Grades: 8 States: Unit 1: Exploring the Earth- Teacher's Guide pages 5B-18B: CONTENT STANDARD NV.N.8.A. Scientific Inquiry (Nature of Unifying graphs. opinion.

More information

In science, energy is the ability to do work. Work is done when a force causes an

In science, energy is the ability to do work. Work is done when a force causes an What is energy? In science, energy is the ability to do work. Work is done when a force causes an object to move in the direction of the force. Energy is expressed in units of joules (J). A joule is calculated

More information

LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK NATURAL SCIENCES DEPARTMENT

LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK NATURAL SCIENCES DEPARTMENT LAGUARDIA COMMUNITY COLLEGE CITY UNIVERSITY OF NEW YORK NATURAL SCIENCES DEPARTMENT SCC 110: Foundations of Chemistry Course Coordinator: Dr. Nalband S. Hussain Office: M 210 E-mail: nhussain@lagcc.cuny.edu

More information

Objectives 404 CHAPTER 9 RADIATION

Objectives 404 CHAPTER 9 RADIATION Objectives Explain the difference between isotopes of the same element. Describe the force that holds nucleons together. Explain the relationship between mass and energy according to Einstein s theory

More information

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Career Cluster

Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Career Cluster Science, Technology, Engineering & Mathematics Career Cluster 1. Apply engineering skills in a project that requires project management, process control and quality assurance. ST 1.1: Apply the skills

More information

SYLLABUS FORM WESTCHESTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE Valhalla, NY l0595. l. Course #:PHYSC 151 2. NAME OF ORIGINATOR /REVISOR: PAUL ROBINSON

SYLLABUS FORM WESTCHESTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE Valhalla, NY l0595. l. Course #:PHYSC 151 2. NAME OF ORIGINATOR /REVISOR: PAUL ROBINSON SYLLABUS FORM WESTCHESTER COMMUNITY COLLEGE Valhalla, NY l0595 l. Course #:PHYSC 151 2. NAME OF ORIGINATOR /REVISOR: PAUL ROBINSON NAME OF COURSE: ASTRONOMY 3. CURRENT DATE: OCTOBER 26, 2011. Please indicate

More information

A n = 2 to n = 1. B n = 3 to n = 1. C n = 4 to n = 2. D n = 5 to n = 2

A n = 2 to n = 1. B n = 3 to n = 1. C n = 4 to n = 2. D n = 5 to n = 2 North arolina Testing Program EO hemistry Sample Items Goal 4 1. onsider the spectrum for the hydrogen atom. In which situation will light be produced? 3. Which color of light would a hydrogen atom emit

More information

Size and Scale of the Universe

Size and Scale of the Universe Size and Scale of the Universe (Teacher Guide) Overview: The Universe is very, very big. But just how big it is and how we fit into the grand scheme can be quite difficult for a person to grasp. The distances

More information

Illinois School for the Deaf Course Curriculum. Craft and Structure RL.6.4. RL.6.5. RL.6.6. Integration of Knowledge and Ideas RL.6.7. RL.6.8. RL.6.9.

Illinois School for the Deaf Course Curriculum. Craft and Structure RL.6.4. RL.6.5. RL.6.6. Integration of Knowledge and Ideas RL.6.7. RL.6.8. RL.6.9. Illinois School for the Deaf Course Curriculum Course Title: Science Grades 6-8 Cycle: Year 3 (Physical Science) Course Agenda: Topic Length of Unit Characteristics of Matter 3 weeks MS-PS1-1., MS-PS1-3.,

More information

Where is Fundamental Physics Heading? Nathan Seiberg IAS Apr. 30, 2014

Where is Fundamental Physics Heading? Nathan Seiberg IAS Apr. 30, 2014 Where is Fundamental Physics Heading? Nathan Seiberg IAS Apr. 30, 2014 Disclaimer We do not know what will be discovered. This is the reason we perform experiments. This is the reason scientific research

More information

Chemistry Course Descriptions

Chemistry Course Descriptions Chemistry Course Descriptions Please note: Course numbers and descriptions are given based on the UCF course offerings, if available. Courses Offered UCF BCC CFCC DBCC LSCC SCC VCC CHM 1015 (Pre-College

More information

Advanced Aviation Science: Private Pilot

Advanced Aviation Science: Private Pilot Correlation of AeroScholars Science: Private to National Science Teachers Association s Standards: Grades 9-12 Correlations report produced by Pitsco, Inc., Leaders in Education May 2005 Introduction This

More information

Chapter 2: Forms of Energy

Chapter 2: Forms of Energy Chapter 2: Forms of Energy Goals of Period 2 Section 2.1: To describe the forms of energy Section 2.2: To illustrate conversions from one form of energy to another Section 2.3: To define the efficiency

More information

Chapter 2: Forms of Energy

Chapter 2: Forms of Energy Chapter 2: Forms of Energy Goals of Period 2 Section 2.1: To describe the forms of energy Section 2.2: To illustrate conversions from one form of energy to another Section 2.3 To describe energy storage

More information

The rate of change of velocity with respect to time. The average rate of change of distance/displacement with respect to time.

The rate of change of velocity with respect to time. The average rate of change of distance/displacement with respect to time. H2 PHYSICS DEFINITIONS LIST Scalar Vector Term Displacement, s Speed Velocity, v Acceleration, a Average speed/velocity Instantaneous Velocity Newton s First Law Newton s Second Law Newton s Third Law

More information

NOTES ON The Structure of the Atom

NOTES ON The Structure of the Atom NOTES ON The Structure of the Atom Chemistry is the study of matter and its properties. Those properties can be explained by examining the atoms that compose the matter. An atom is the smallest particle

More information

MILLERSVILLE UNIVERSITY. PHYS 231, Physics I with Calculus Fall Semester 2009

MILLERSVILLE UNIVERSITY. PHYS 231, Physics I with Calculus Fall Semester 2009 MILLERSVILLE UNIVERSITY PHYS 231, Physics I with Calculus Fall Semester 2009 Instructor: Dr. Mehmet I. Goksu Office: Caputo 241 Phone: 872-3770 Email: mehmet.goksu@millersville.edu Lecture Time and Location:

More information

Forms of Energy Explain

Forms of Energy Explain Forms of Energy Explain DIRECTIONS 1. For the Explain portion of the section, work through each slide 2. For each form there are three slides: 1. Introduce the form of energy 2. Give examples of the form

More information

Instructors Guide: Atoms and Their Isotopes

Instructors Guide: Atoms and Their Isotopes Instructors Guide: Atoms and Their Isotopes Standards Connections Connections to NSTA Standards for Science Teacher Preparation C.3.a.1 Fundamental structures of atoms and molecules. C.3.b.27 Applications

More information

Pretest Ch 20: Origins of the Universe

Pretest Ch 20: Origins of the Universe Name: _Answer key Pretest: _2_/ 58 Posttest: _58_/ 58 Pretest Ch 20: Origins of the Universe Vocab/Matching: Match the definition on the left with the term on the right by placing the letter of the term

More information

Heating & Cooling in Molecular Clouds

Heating & Cooling in Molecular Clouds Lecture 8: Cloud Stability Heating & Cooling in Molecular Clouds Balance of heating and cooling processes helps to set the temperature in the gas. This then sets the minimum internal pressure in a core

More information

CHEMISTRY. Real. Amazing. Program Goals and Learning Outcomes. Preparation for Graduate School. Requirements for the Chemistry Major (71-72 credits)

CHEMISTRY. Real. Amazing. Program Goals and Learning Outcomes. Preparation for Graduate School. Requirements for the Chemistry Major (71-72 credits) CHEMISTRY UW-PARKSIDE 2015-17 CATALOG Greenquist 344 262-595-2326 College: Natural and Health Sciences Degree and Programs Offered: Bachelor of Science Major - Chemistry Minor - Chemistry Certificate -

More information

Experiment #5: Qualitative Absorption Spectroscopy

Experiment #5: Qualitative Absorption Spectroscopy Experiment #5: Qualitative Absorption Spectroscopy One of the most important areas in the field of analytical chemistry is that of spectroscopy. In general terms, spectroscopy deals with the interactions

More information

Rhode Island Science Grade Span Expectations K-12 Physical Science About the Rhode Island K-12 Grade Span Expectations in Science

Rhode Island Science Grade Span Expectations K-12 Physical Science About the Rhode Island K-12 Grade Span Expectations in Science About the Rhode Island K-12 Grade Span Expectations in Science The document, the Rhode Island K-12 Grade Span Expectations in Science, has been developed as a means to identify the science concepts and

More information

Atomic structure. Resources and methods for learning about these subjects (list a few here, in preparation for your research):

Atomic structure. Resources and methods for learning about these subjects (list a few here, in preparation for your research): Atomic structure This worksheet and all related files are licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution License, version 1.0. To view a copy of this license, visit http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/1.0/,

More information

5. The Nature of Light. Does Light Travel Infinitely Fast? EMR Travels At Finite Speed. EMR: Electric & Magnetic Waves

5. The Nature of Light. Does Light Travel Infinitely Fast? EMR Travels At Finite Speed. EMR: Electric & Magnetic Waves 5. The Nature of Light Light travels in vacuum at 3.0. 10 8 m/s Light is one form of electromagnetic radiation Continuous radiation: Based on temperature Wien s Law & the Stefan-Boltzmann Law Light has

More information

Basics of Nuclear Physics and Fission

Basics of Nuclear Physics and Fission Basics of Nuclear Physics and Fission A basic background in nuclear physics for those who want to start at the beginning. Some of the terms used in this factsheet can be found in IEER s on-line glossary.

More information

Bergen Community College School of Mathematics, Science and Technology Department of Physical Sciences. Course Syllabus PHY 291 Physics III

Bergen Community College School of Mathematics, Science and Technology Department of Physical Sciences. Course Syllabus PHY 291 Physics III Semester and year: Course Number: Meeting Times and Locations: Instructor: Office Location: Phone: Office Hours: Email Address: Bergen Community College School of Mathematics, Science and Technology Department

More information

Kindergarten to Grade 4 Manitoba Foundations for Scientific Literacy

Kindergarten to Grade 4 Manitoba Foundations for Scientific Literacy Kindergarten to Grade 4 Manitoba Foundations for Scientific Literacy The Five Foundations Manitoba Foundations for Scientific Literacy To develop scientifically literate students, science learning experiences

More information