Measuring Static and Kinetic Friction
Objective: To measure to coefficients of static and kinetic friction between an object and some
A few coins
1. Place one of the coins on
Equations of Motion
Objective: To observe the many different relationships that relate to the equations of motions,
observing acceleration, distance, speed, and time.
1. Lower the cars acceleration down to 0
Objective: To determine the appearance of 7up, dry raisins, and soaked raisins and how they
interact with each other.
100ml of 7up
100ml tap water
Objective: To measure two different objects and to become familiar with the SI system of
measurement, while using significant digits.
Advanced Ruler or Meter Stick
College Physics textbook
1. Create two tables like
Tick Tock, Tick Tock
Objective: To investigate the motion of a swinging pendulum.
String (1 Meter)
1. Use the pendulum equation to predict the length needed for a period of 1.0 s.
2. Use a piece of string and a steel nut to
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Twin Valley High School
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Dual Enrollment Principles of Physics I & II
Rocket Film Canisters
Objective: To build and launch a rocket built from film canisters and see how it relates to
Building and Testing a Car Powered by a Salt-Water Fuel Cell
Objective: To construct a salt-water fuel cell powered car and determine if the concentration of
salt and water effects would affect how long and fast the car runs.
Describe what happens during a chemical change
Identify four possible clues that a chemical change has taken place
Apply the law of conservation of mass to chemical reactions
Chapter 4.2 Structure of the Nuclear Atom
What are three kinds of subatomic particles?
Much of Daltons atomic theory is accepted today.
One important change, however, is that atoms are now known to be divisible.
They can be broken do
Construct conversion factors from equivalent measurements
Apply the techniques of dimensional analysis to a variety of conversion problems
Solve problems by breaking the solution into steps
Chapter 2.4 Chemical Reactions
What always happens during a chemical change?
Words such as burn, rot, rust, decompose, ferment, explode, and corrode usually signify a _ change.
The ability of a substance to under
Lauren Hagood 5th Period
Chapter 3.1 Using and Expressing Measurements
Chemistry requires making accurate and often very small measurements.
How do you write numbers in scientific notation?
A measurement is a quantity that has both a n
Chapter 4.3 Atomic Structure
Atomic Number and Mass Number
What makes one element different from another?
Elements are different because they contain different numbers of protons.
An elements atomic number is the number of protons in the nu
Chapter 2.3 Elements and Compounds
Distinguishing Elements and Compounds
How are elements and compounds different?
Substances can be classified as elements or compounds.
An _ is the simplest form of matter that has a unique set of
ELEMENTS AND COMPOUNDS
Explain the difference between an element and a compound
Distinguish between a substance and a mixture
Identify the chemical symbols of elements, and name elements, given their symbols
MEASUREMENTS AND THEIR
Convert measurements to scientific notation
Distinguish among the accuracy, precision, and error of a measurement
Identify the number of significant figures in a measurement a
THE INTERNATIONAL SYSTEM OF
List SI units of measurement and common SI prefixes
Distinguish between the mass and weight of an object
Convert between Celsius and Kelvin temperature scales
DEFINING THE ATOM
Describe Democrituss ideas about atoms
Explain Daltons atomic theory
Describe the size of an atom
Daltons atomic theory
Part A Completion
Use this completion exercise to chec
PHYSICS AND THE QUANTUM
Describe the relationship between the wavelength and frequency of light
Explain how the frequencies of light are related to changes in electron energies
3.2 Units of Measurement
Measurements are fundamental to the experimental sciences.
Using SI Units Scientists use an internationally recognized system of units to
communicate their findings.
The SI un
STRUCTURE OF THE NUCLEAR ATOM
Identify three types of subatomic particles
Describe the structure of atoms according to the Rutherford model
Part A C
Calculate the density of a material from experimental data
Describe how density varies with temperature
Part A Completion
Use this completion exercise to
Name _ Date _ Class _
Classify a sample of matter as a substance or a mixture
Distinguish between homogeneous and heterogeneous samples of matter
Describe two ways that components of mixtures can be separated
MODELS OF THE ATOM
Identify inadequacies in the Rutherford atomic model
Identify the new assumption in the Bohr model of the atom
Describe the energies and positions of electrons according to the quantum mechan
Chapter 5.3 Atomic Emission Spectra and the Quantum Mechanical Model
The Nature of Light
By the year 1900, there was enough experimental evidence to convince scientists that light
consisted of waves.
The amplitude of a wave is the waves height from zero
DISTINGUISHING BETWEEN ATOMS
Explain how isotopes differ from one another
Use the atomic number and mass number of an element to find the numbers of protons, electrons, and neutrons
Calculate the atomic mass of
Chapter 4.1 Defining the Atom
Early Models of the Atom
How did the concept of the atom change from the time of Democritus to the time of John Dalton?
An atom is the smallest particle of an element that retains its identity in a chemical reaction.
3.1 Using and Expressing Measurements
In science, measurements must be accurate, precise, and written
to the correct number of significant figures.
ELECTRON ARRANGEMENT IN ATOMS
Describe how to write the electron configuration for an atom
Explain why the actual electron configurations for some elements differ from those predicted by the Aufbau
Use with Section 3.2
Use Figure 1 to answer the following questions.
1. Cylinder A is used to measure liquids up to 4 mL. To what number of significant figures could liquids be measured
using cylinder A?