HS-PS4-5 Evidence Statement

Physical Science: Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer – Evidence Statement 5 HS-PS4-5: Communicate technical information about how some technological devices use the principles of wave behavior and wave interactions with matter to transmit and capture information and energy.* [Clarification Statement: Examples could include solar cells capturing light and converting it to […]

HS-PS4-4 Evidence Statement

Physical Science: Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer – Evidence Statement 4 HS-PS4-4: Evaluate the validity and reliability of claims in published materials of the effects that different frequencies of electromagnetic radiation have when absorbed by matter. [Clarification Statement: Emphasis is on the idea that photons associated with different frequencies of light […]

HS-PS4-3 Evidence Statement

Physical Science: Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer – Evidence Statement 3 HS-PS4-3: Evaluate the claims, evidence, and reasoning behind the idea that electromagnetic radiation can be described either by a wave model or a particle model, and that for some situations one model is more useful than the other. [Clarification Statement: […]

HS-PS4-2 Evidence Statement

Physical Science: Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer – Evidence Statement 2 HS-PS4-2: Evaluate questions about the advantages of using a digital transmission and storage of information. [Clarification Statement: Examples of advantages could include that digital information is stable because it can be stored reliably in computer memory, transferred easily, and copied […]

HS-PS4-1 Evidence Statement

Physical Science: Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer – Evidence Statement 1 HS-PS4-1: Use mathematical representations to support a claim regarding relationships among the frequency, wavelength, and speed of waves traveling in various media. [Clarification Statement: Examples of data could include electromagnetic radiation traveling in a vacuum and glass, sound waves traveling […]

HS-PS3-5 Evidence Statement

Physical Science: Energy – Evidence Statement 5 HS-PS3-5. Develop and use a model of two objects interacting through electric or magnetic fields to illustrate the forces between objects and the changes in energy of the objects due to the interaction. [Clarification Statement: Examples of models could include drawings, diagrams, and texts, such as drawings of […]

HS-PS3-4 Evidence Statement

Physical Science: Energy – Evidence Statement 4 HS-PS3-4: Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence that the transfer of thermal energy when two components of different temperature are combined within a closed system results in a more uniform energy distribution among the components in the system (second law of thermodynamics). [Clarification Statement: Emphasis is […]

HS-PS3-3 Evidence Statement

Physical Science: Energy – Evidence Statement 3 HS-PS3-3: Design, build, and refine a device that works within given constraints to convert one form of energy into another form of energy.* [Clarification Statement: Emphasis is on both qualitative and quantitative evaluations of devices. Examples of devices could include Rube Goldberg devices, wind turbines, solar cells, solar […]

HS-PS3-2 Evidence Statement

Physical Science: Energy – Evidence Statement 2 HS-PS3-2. Develop and use models to illustrate that energy at the macroscopic scale can be accounted for as a combination of energy associated with the motions of particles (objects) and energy associated with the relative position of particles (objects). [Clarification Statement: Examples of phenomena at the macroscopic scale […]