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Science (2005)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Physics
All Resources: 42
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 10
Podcasts: 2
Web Resources: 30
1.) Explain linear, uniform circular, and projectile motions using one- and two-dimensional vectors.

•  Explaining the significance of slope and area under a curve when graphing distance-time or velocity-time data
Example: slope and area of a velocity-time curve giving acceleration and distance traveled

•  Describing forces that act on an object
Example: drawing a free-body diagram showing all forces acting on an object and resultant effects of friction, gravity, and normal force on an object sliding down an inclined plane

Science (2005)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Physics
All Resources: 7
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 2
Podcasts: 2
Web Resources: 3
2.) Define the law of conservation of momentum.

•  Calculating the momentum of a single object
•  Calculating momenta of two objects before and after collision in one-dimensional motion
Science (2005)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Physics
All Resources: 10
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 4
Podcasts: 2
Web Resources: 4
3.) Explain planetary motion and navigation in space in terms of Kepler's and Newton's laws.

Science (2005)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Physics
All Resources: 36
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 9
Podcasts: 8
Web Resources: 19
4.) Describe quantitative relationships for velocity, acceleration, force, work, power, potential energy, and kinetic energy.

Science (2005)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Physics
All Resources: 1
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 0
5.) Explain the concept of entropy as it relates to heating and cooling, using the laws of thermodynamics.

•  Using qualitative and quantitative methods to show the relationship between changes in heat energy and changes in temperature
Science (2005)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Physics
All Resources: 12
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 10
Podcasts: 2
Web Resources: 0
6.) Describe wave behavior in terms of reflection, refraction, diffraction, constructive and destructive wave interference, and the Doppler effect.

•  Explaining reasons for differences in speed, frequency, and wavelength of a propagating wave in varying materials
•  Describing uses of different components of the electromagnetic spectrum, including radio waves, microwaves, infrared radiation, visible light, ultraviolet radiation, X rays, and gamma radiation
•  Demonstrating particle and wave duality
•  Describing the change of wave speed in different media
Science (2005)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Physics
All Resources: 11
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 8
Podcasts: 2
Web Resources: 1
7.) Describe properties of reflection, refraction, and diffraction.

Examples: tracing the path of a reflected light ray, predicting the formation of reflected images through tracing of rays

•  Demonstrating the path of light through mirrors, lenses, and prisms
Example: tracing the path of a refracted light ray through prisms using Snell's law

•  Describing the effect of filters and polarization on the transmission of light
Science (2005)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Physics
All Resources: 5
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 1
Podcasts: 3
Web Resources: 1
8.) Summarize similarities in the calculation of electrical, magnetic, and gravitational forces between objects.

•  Determining the force on charged particles using Coulomb's law
Science (2005)
Grade(s): 9 - 12
Physics
All Resources: 2
Learning Assets: 0
Lesson Plans: 0
Podcasts: 0
Web Resources: 2
9.) Describe quantitative relationships among charge, current, electrical potential energy, potential difference, resistance, and electrical power for simple series, parallel, or combination direct current (DC) circuits.

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