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MA.B.BIOLOGY

BIOLOGY
B.1. The Chemistry of Life: Chemical elements form organic molecules that interact to perform the basic functions of life.
B.1.1. Recognize that biological organisms are composed primarily of very few elements. The six most common are C, H, N, O, P, S.
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Flip Charts Cell Energy
Flip Charts Cell Energy
Flip Charts Diffusion
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Cell processes
 
B.1.2. Describe the basic molecular structures and primary functions of the four major categories of organic molecules (carbohydrates, lipids, proteins, and nucleic acids).
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Flip Charts Cell Energy
Flip Charts Cell Energy
Flip Charts Diffusion
Flip Charts Fermentation
Flip Charts Passive Transport
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Cell processes
 
B.2. Cell Biology: Cells have specific structures and functions that make them distinctive. Processes in a cell can be classified broadly as growth, maintenance, and reproduction.
B.2.1. Relate cell parts/organelles (plasma membrane, nuclear envelope, nucleus, nucleolus, cytoplasm, mitochondrion, endoplasmic reticulum, Golgi apparatus, lysosome, ribosome, vacuole, cell wall, chloroplast, cytoskeleton, centriole, cilium, flagellum, pseudopod) to their functions. Explain the role of cell membranes as a highly selective barrier (diffusion, osmosis, facilitated diffusion, and active transport).
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Flip Charts Cell Energy
Flip Charts Cell Energy
Flip Charts Diffusion
Flip Charts Fermentation
Flip Charts Passive Transport
Flip Charts Specialized Cells
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Cell processes
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Cell structure and function
 
B.2.4. Identify the reactants, products, and basic purposes of photosynthesis and cellular respiration. Explain the interrelated nature of photosynthesis and cellular respiration in the cells of photosynthetic organisms.
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Flip Charts Cell Energy
Flip Charts Cell Energy
Flip Charts Diffusion
Flip Charts Fermentation
Flip Charts Passive Transport
Flip Charts Photosynthesis
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Cell processes
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Photosynthesis and respiration
 
B.2.6. Describe the cell cycle and the process of mitosis. Explain the role of mitosis in the formation of new cells, and its importance in maintaining chromosome number during asexual reproduction.
Flip Charts Cell Cycle
Flip Charts Mitosis Overview
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Cell Reproduction
 
B.2.7. Describe how the process of meiosis results in the formation of haploid cells. Explain the importance of this process in sexual reproduction, and how gametes form diploid zygotes in the process of fertilization.
Flip Charts Cell Cycle
Flip Charts Mitosis Overview
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Cell Reproduction
 
B.2.8. Compare and contrast a virus and a cell in terms of genetic material and reproduction.
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Flip Charts Euglena
Flip Charts Paramecium
Flip Charts Protista
Flip Charts Spirogyra
Flip Charts Volvox
Flip Charts What is a Protist?
Vocabulary Terms Microorganisms I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Microorganisms I
 
B.3. Genetics: Genes allow for the storage and transmission of genetic information. They are a set of instructions encoded in the nucleotide sequence of each organism. Genes code for the specific sequences of amino acids that comprise the proteins that are characteristic of that organism.
B.3.1. Describe the basic structure (double helix, sugar/phosphate backbone, linked by complementary nucleotide pairs) of DNA, and describe its function in genetic inheritance.
Flip Charts Cell Cycle
Flip Charts Mitosis Overview
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Cell Reproduction
 
B.3.2. Describe the basic process of DNA replication and how it relates to the transmission and conservation of the genetic code. Explain the basic processes of transcription and translation, and how they result in the expression of genes. Distinguish among the end products of replication, transcription, and translation.
Flip Charts Cell Cycle
Flip Charts Mitosis Overview
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Cell Reproduction
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Nucleic acids and protein synthesis
 
B.3.3. Explain how mutations in the DNA sequence of a gene may or may not result in phenotypic change in an organism. Explain how mutations in gametes may result in phenotypic changes in offspring.
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B.4. Anatomy and Physiology: There is a relationship between the organization of cells into tissues, and tissues into organs. The structure and function of organs determine their relationships within body systems of an organism. Homeostasis allows the body to perform its normal functions.
B.4.1. Explain generally how the digestive system (mouth, pharynx, esophagus, stomach, small and large intestines, rectum) converts macromolecules from food into smaller molecules that can be used by cells for energy and for repair and growth.
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Flip Charts Body Organization
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Flip Charts Homeostasis
Flip Charts Inflammation
Flip Charts Joints
Flip Charts Lung Disease
Flip Charts The Senses
Flip Charts Types of Nutrients
Vocabulary Terms Human biology I
Vocabulary Terms Human biology II
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Human biology II
 
B.4.2. Explain how the circulatory system (heart, arteries, veins, capillaries, red blood cells) transports nutrients and oxygen to cells and removes cell wastes. Describe how the kidneys and the liver are closely associated with the circulatory system as they perform the excretory function of removing waste from the blood. Recognize that kidneys remove nitrogenous wastes, and the liver removes many toxic compounds from blood.
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Flip Charts Body Organization
Flip Charts Food and Nutrients
Flip Charts Homeostasis
Flip Charts Inflammation
Flip Charts Joints
Flip Charts Lung Disease
Flip Charts The Senses
Flip Charts Types of Nutrients
Vocabulary Terms Human biology I
Vocabulary Terms Human biology II
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Human biology II
 
B.4.3. Explain how the respiratory system (nose, pharynx, larynx, trachea, lungs, alveoli) provides exchange of oxygen and carbon dioxide.
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Flip Charts Body Organization
Flip Charts Food and Nutrients
Flip Charts Homeostasis
Flip Charts Inflammation
Flip Charts Joints
Flip Charts Lung Disease
Flip Charts The Senses
Flip Charts Types of Nutrients
Vocabulary Terms Human biology I
Vocabulary Terms Human biology II
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Human biology II
 
B.4.4. Explain how the nervous system (brain, spinal cord, sensory neurons, motor neurons) mediates communication between different parts of the body and the body's interactions with the environment. Identify the basic unit of the nervous system, the neuron, and explain generally how it works.
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Flip Charts Homeostasis
Flip Charts Inflammation
Flip Charts Joints
Flip Charts Lung Disease
Flip Charts The Senses
Flip Charts Types of Nutrients
Vocabulary Terms Human biology I
Vocabulary Terms Human biology II
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Human biology II
 
B.4.5. Explain how the muscular/skeletal system (skeletal, smooth and cardiac muscle, bones, cartilage, ligaments, tendons) works with other systems to support and allow for movement. Recognize that bones produce both red and white blood cells.
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Flip Charts Body Organization
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Flip Charts Homeostasis
Flip Charts Inflammation
Flip Charts Joints
Flip Charts Lung Disease
Flip Charts The Senses
Flip Charts Types of Nutrients
Vocabulary Terms Human biology I
Vocabulary Terms Human biology II
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Human biology II
 
B.4.6. Recognize that the sexual reproductive system allows organisms to produce offspring that receive half of their genetic information from their mother and half from their father and that sexually produced offspring resemble, but are not identical to, either of their parents.
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Flip Charts Body Organization
Flip Charts Food and Nutrients
Flip Charts Homeostasis
Flip Charts Inflammation
Flip Charts Joints
Flip Charts Lung Disease
Flip Charts The Senses
Flip Charts Types of Nutrients
Vocabulary Terms Human biology I
Vocabulary Terms Human biology II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Human biology I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Human biology II
 
B.4.7. Recognize that communication between cells is required for coordination of body functions. The nerves communicate with electrochemical signals, hormones circulate through the blood, and some cells produce signals to communicate only with nearby cells.
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Flip Charts Body Organization
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Flip Charts Homeostasis
Flip Charts Inflammation
Flip Charts Joints
Flip Charts Lung Disease
Flip Charts The Senses
Flip Charts Types of Nutrients
Vocabulary Terms Human biology I
Vocabulary Terms Human biology II
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Human biology II
 
B.4.8. Recognize that the body's systems interact to maintain homeostasis. Describe the basic function of a physiological feedback loop.
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Flip Charts Body Organization
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Flip Charts Homeostasis
Flip Charts Inflammation
Flip Charts Joints
Flip Charts Lung Disease
Flip Charts The Senses
Flip Charts Types of Nutrients
Vocabulary Terms Human biology I
Vocabulary Terms Human biology II
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Human biology II
 
B.5. Evolution and Biodiversity: Evolution is the result of genetic changes that occur in constantly changing environments. Over many generations, changes in the genetic make-up of populations may affect biodiversity through speciation and extinction.
B.5.1. Explain how evolution is demonstrated by evidence from the fossil record, comparative anatomy, genetics, molecular biology, and examples of natural selection.
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Flip Charts Fungi
Flip Charts The Six Kingdoms
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Evolution and classification
 
B.5.2. Describe species as reproductively distinct groups of organisms. Recognize that species are further classified into a hierarchical taxonomic system (kingdom, phylum, class, order, family, genus, species) based on morphological, behavioral, and molecular similarities. Describe the role that geographic isolation can play in speciation.
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Flip Charts Fungi
Flip Charts The Six Kingdoms
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Evolution and classification
 
B.5.3. Explain how evolution through natural selection can result in changes in biodiversity through the increase or decrease of genetic diversity from a population.
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Flip Charts Fungi
Flip Charts The Six Kingdoms
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Evolution and classification
 
B.6. Ecology: Ecology is the interaction among organisms and between organisms and their environment.
B.6.3. Use a food web to identify and distinguish producers, consumers, and decomposers, and explain the transfer of energy through trophic levels. Describe how relationships among organisms (predation, parasitism, competition, commensalism, and mutualism) add to the complexity of biological communities.
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Flip Charts Classification
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Flip Charts Energy Pyramid
Flip Charts Food Chains
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Flip Charts Fungi
Flip Charts Owl Food Web
Flip Charts Owl Pellets
Flip Charts The Six Kingdoms
Flip Charts Types of Consumers
Vocabulary Terms Ecology I
Vocabulary Terms Ecology II
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Ecology II
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B.6.4. Explain how water, carbon, and nitrogen cycle between abiotic resources and organic matter in an ecosystem and how oxygen cycles through photosynthesis and respiration.
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Flip Charts Types of Consumers
Vocabulary Terms Ecology I
Vocabulary Terms Ecology II
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Ecology II
 
B.MS. Mathematical Skills
B.MS4. Measure with accuracy and precision (e.g., length, volume, mass, temperature, time)
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Lab investigations/scientific method
 
B.SIS. Scientific Inquiry Skills Standards
B.SIS2. Design and conduct scientific investigations.
B.SIS2.2. Select required materials, equipment, and conditions for conducting an experiment.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game The science of biology
 
B.SIS2.5. Employ appropriate methods for accurately and consistently
B.SIS2.5.b. Making and recording measurements at appropriate levels of precision
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B.SIS2.6. Properly use instruments, equipment, and materials (e.g., scales, probeware, meter sticks, microscopes, computers) including set-up, calibration (if required), technique, maintenance, and storage.
Flip Charts Discovering Cells
Vocabulary Terms Introduction to cells
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Introduction to cells
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game The science of biology
 

MA.C.CHEMISTRY

CHEMISTRY
C.1. Properties of Matter: Physical and chemical properties reflect the nature of the interactions between molecules or atoms and can be used to classify and describe matter.
C.1.1. Identify and explain physical properties (such as density, melting point, boiling point, conductivity, and malleability) and chemical properties (such as the ability to form new substances). Distinguish between chemical and physical changes.
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Elements - Set II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Elements - Set I
 
C.1.2. Explain the difference between pure substances (elements and compounds) and mixtures. Differentiate between heterogeneous and homogeneous mixtures.
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C.1.3. Describe the three normal states of matter (solid, liquid, gas) in terms of energy, particle motion, and phase transitions.
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game States of Matter
 
C.2. Atomic Structure and Nuclear Chemistry: Atomic models are used to explain atoms and help us understand the interaction of elements and compounds observed on a macroscopic scale. Nuclear chemistry deals with radioactivity, nuclear processes, and nuclear properties. Nuclear reactions produce tremendous amounts of energy and the formation of the elements.
C.2.2. Describe Rutherford's 'gold foil' experiment that led to the discovery of the nuclear atom. Identify the major components (protons, neutrons, and electrons) of the nuclear atom and explain how they interact.
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Atomic Structure - Set II
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C.2.4. Write the electron configurations for the first twenty elements of the periodic table.
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C.3. Periodicity: Repeating (periodic) patterns of physical and chemical properties occur among elements that define families with similar properties. The periodic table displays this repeating pattern, which is related to an atom's outermost electrons.
C.3.1. Explain the relationship of an element's position on the periodic table to its atomic number. Identify families (groups) and periods on the periodic table.
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Elements - Set I
 
C.3.2. Use the periodic table to identify the three classes of elements: metals, nonmetals, and metalloids.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Elements - Set II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Elements - Set I
 
C.3.3. Relate the position of an element on the periodic table to its electron configuration and compare its reactivity with other elements in the table.
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C.4. Chemical Bonding: Atoms bond with each other by transferring or sharing valence electrons to form compounds.
C.4.1. Explain how atoms combine to form compounds through both ionic and covalent bonding. Predict chemical formulas based on the number of valence electrons.
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Measurements and Calculations
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Elements - Set II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Elements - Set I
 
C.4.6. Name and write the chemical formulas for simple ionic and molecular compounds, including those that contain the polyatomic ions: ammonium, carbonate, hydroxide, nitrate, phosphate, and sulfate.
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Chemical Compounds - Set II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Chemical Formulas and Bonding
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Measurements and Calculations
 
C.5. Chemical Reactions and Stoichiometry: In a chemical reaction, one or more reactants are transformed into one or more new products. Chemical equations represent the reaction and must be balanced. The conservation of atoms in a chemical reaction leads to the ability to calculate the amount of products formed and reactants used (stoichiometry).
C.5.1. Balance chemical equations by applying the laws of conservation of mass and constant composition (definite proportions).
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Chemical Reactions
 
C.5.2. Classify chemical reactions as synthesis (combination), decomposition, single displacement, double displacement, and combustion.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Chemical Reactions
 
C.5.3. Use the mole concept to determine the number of particles and the molar mass of elements and compounds.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game The Mole
 
C.5.4. Determine percent compositions, empirical formulas, and molecular formulas.
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Measurements and Calculations
 
C.6. States of Matter, Kinetic Molecular Theory, and Thermochemistry: Gas particles move independently of each other and are far apart. Their behavior can be modeled by the kinetic molecular theory. In liquids and solids, unlike gases, the particles are close to each other. The driving forces of chemical reactions are energy and entropy. The reorganization of atoms in chemical reactions results in the release or absorption of heat energy.
C.6.1. Using the kinetic molecular theory, explain the behavior of gases and the relationship between pressure and volume (Boyle's law), volume and temperature (Charles's law), pressure and temperature (Gay-Lussac's law), and the number of particles in a gas sample (Avogadro's hypothesis). Use the combined gas law to determine changes in pressure, volume, and temperature.
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game The Mole
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Thermodynamics
 
C.6.2. Perform calculations using the ideal gas law. Understand the molar volume at 273K and 1 atmosphere (STP).
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C.6.3. Using the kinetic molecular theory, describe and contrast the properties of gases, liquids, and solids. Explain, at the molecular level, the behavior of matter as it undergoes phase transitions.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game States of Matter
 
C.6.4. Describe the law of conservation of energy. Explain the difference between an endothermic process and an exothermic process.
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Thermodynamics
 
C.6.5. Recognize that there is a natural tendency for systems to move in a direction of disorder or randomness (entropy).
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C.7. Solutions, Rates of Reaction, and Equilibrium: Solids, liquids, and gases dissolve to form solutions. Rates of reaction and chemical equilibrium are dynamic processes that are significant in many systems (biological, ecological, and geological).
C.7.1. Describe the process by which solutes dissolve in solvents.
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C.7.2. Calculate concentration in terms of molarity. Use molarity to perform solution dilution and solution stoichiometry.
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C.7.5. Identify the factors that affect the rate of a chemical reaction (temperature, mixing, concentration, particle size, surface area, and catalyst).
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C.7.6. Predict the shift in equilibrium when the system is subjected to a stress (LeChatelier's principle) and identify the factors that can cause a shift in equilibrium (concentration, pressure, volume, temperature).
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C.8. Acids and Bases and Oxidation-Reduction Reactions: Acids and bases are important in numerous chemical processes that occur around us, from industrial procedures to biological ones, from the laboratory to the environment. Oxidation-reduction reactions occur when one substance transfers electrons to another substance and constitutes a major class of chemical reactions.
C.8.1. Define the Arrhenius theory of acids and bases in terms of the presence of hydronium and hydroxide ions in water and the Bronsted-Lowry theory of acids and bases in terms of proton donor and acceptor.
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C.8.4. Describe oxidation and reduction reactions and give some every day examples, such as, fuel burning, corrosion. Assign oxidation numbers in a reaction.
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Elements - Set II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Elements - Set I
 
C.MS. Mathematical Skills
C.MS11. Use appropriate metric/standard international (SI) units of measurement for mass (g); length (cm); and time (s).
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C.MS4. Measure with accuracy and precision (e.g., length, volume, mass, temperature, time)
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C.SIS. Scientific Inquiry Skills Standards
C.SIS2. Design and conduct scientific investigations.
C.SIS2.5. Employ appropriate methods for accurately and consistently
C.SIS2.5.b. Making and recording measurements at appropriate levels of precision
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C.SIS2.7. Follow safety guidelines.
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C.SIS3. Analyze and interpret results of scientific investigations.
C.SIS3.4. Use mathematical operations to analyze and interpret data results.
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MA.CC.RST.11-12.Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects

Reading Standards for Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects
Craft and Structure
RST.11-12.4. Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or technical context relevant to grades 11-12 texts and topics.
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Flip Charts Energy Flow
Flip Charts Energy Pyramid
Flip Charts Food Chains
Flip Charts Food Web Balance
Flip Charts Food Webs
Flip Charts Owl Food Web
Flip Charts Owl Pellets
Flip Charts Types of Consumers
Vocabulary Terms Ecology I
Vocabulary Terms Ecology II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Chemical Formulas and Bonding
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Chemical Reactions
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Ecology I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Ecology II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Measurements and Calculations
 

MA.ES.EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE

EARTH AND SPACE SCIENCE
ES.1. Matter and Energy in the Earth System: The entire Earth system and its various cycles are driven by energy. Earth has both internal and external sources of energy. Two fundamental energy concepts included in the Earth system are gravity and electromagnetism.
ES.1.1. Identify Earth's principal sources of internal and external energy, such as, radioactive decay, gravity, and solar energy.
Flip Charts Continental Drift
Flip Charts Earth’s Interior
Vocabulary Terms Plate Tectonics
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ES.1.3. Explain how the transfer of energy through radiation, conduction, and convection contributes to global atmospheric processes, such as, storms, winds, and currents.
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Flip Charts Precipitation
Flip Charts Predicting Weather
Flip Charts Severe Weather
Flip Charts Weather
Vocabulary Terms Weather I
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ES.1.6. Describe the various conditions associated with frontal boundaries and cyclonic storms (such as, thunderstorms, winter storms [nor'easters], hurricanes, and tornadoes) and their impact on human affairs, including storm preparations.
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Flip Charts Precipitation
Flip Charts Predicting Weather
Flip Charts Severe Weather
Flip Charts Weather
Vocabulary Terms Weather II
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ES.1.7. Explain the dynamics of oceanic currents, including upwelling, deep-water currents, the Labrador Current and the Gulf Stream, and their relationship to global circulation within the marine environment and climate.
Vocabulary Terms Oceans
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ES.1.8. Read, interpret, and analyze a combination of ground-based observations, satellite data, and computer models to demonstrate Earth systems and their interconnections.
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Flip Charts Seismic Waves
Flip Charts The Richter Scale
Vocabulary Terms Earthquakes
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ES.3. Earth Processes and Cycles: Earth is a dynamic interconnected system. The evolution of Earth has been driven by interactions between the lithosphere, hydrosphere, atmosphere, and biosphere. Over geologic time the internal motions of Earth have continuously altered the topography and geography of the continents and ocean basins by both constructive and destructive processes.
ES.3.1. Explain how physical and chemical weathering leads to erosion and the formation of soils and sediments, and creates the various types of landscapes. Give examples that show the effects of physical and chemical weathering on the environment.
Flip Charts Soil
Vocabulary Terms The Rock Cycle
Vocabulary Terms Weathering and Erosion
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Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Weathering and Erosion
 
ES.3.10. Relate earthquakes, volcanic activity, tsunamis, mountain building and tectonic uplift to plate movements.
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Flip Charts Seismic Waves
Flip Charts The Richter Scale
Vocabulary Terms Earthquakes
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ES.3.11. Explain how seismic data are used to reveal Earth's interior structure and to locate earthquake epicenters.
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Flip Charts Seismic Waves
Flip Charts The Richter Scale
Vocabulary Terms Earths Crust
Vocabulary Terms Earthquakes
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ES.3.12. Describe the Richter scale of earthquake magnitude and the relative damage that is incurred by earthquakes of a given magnitude.
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Flip Charts Seismic Waves
Flip Charts The Richter Scale
Vocabulary Terms Earthquakes
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Earthquakes
 
ES.3.4. Explain how water flows into and through a watershed. Explain the role of aquifers, wells, porosity, permeability, water table, and runoff.
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ES.3.5. Describe the processes of the hydrologic cycle including evaporation, condensation, precipitation, surface runoff and groundwater percolation, infiltration, and transpiration.
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Flip Charts Precipitation
Flip Charts Predicting Weather
Flip Charts Severe Weather
Flip Charts Weather
Vocabulary Terms Weather I
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ES.3.6. Describe the rock cycle, and the processes that are responsible for the formation of igneous, sedimentary, and metamorphic rocks. Compare the physical properties of these rock types and the physical properties of common rock-forming minerals.
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Flip Charts Identifying Rocks
Flip Charts Igneous Rocks
Flip Charts Metamorphic Rocks
Flip Charts Sedimentary Rocks
Flip Charts The Rock Cycle
Flip Charts What is a Rock?
Vocabulary Terms Rocks - Set I
Vocabulary Terms Rocks - Set II
Vocabulary Terms The Rock Cycle
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Rocks - Set I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Rocks - Set II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game The Rock Cycle
 
ES.3.7. Describe the absolute and relative dating methods used to measure geologic time, such as, index fossils, radioactive dating, law of superposition, and crosscutting relationships.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Fossils I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Fossils II
 
ES.3.8. Trace the development of a lithospheric plate from its growth at a divergent boundary (mid-ocean ridge) to its destruction at a convergent boundary (subduction zone). Recognize that alternating magnetic polarity is recorded in rock at mid-ocean ridges.
Flip Charts Continental Drift
Flip Charts Earth’s Interior
Vocabulary Terms Plate Tectonics
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Plate Tectonics
 
ES.3.9. Explain the relationship between convection currents in Earth's mantle and the motion of the lithospheric plates.
Flip Charts Continental Drift
Flip Charts Earth’s Interior
Vocabulary Terms Plate Tectonics
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Plate Tectonics
 
ES.4. The Origin and Evolution of the Universe: The origin of the universe, between 14 and 15 billion years ago, still remains one of the greatest questions in science. Gravity influences the formation and life cycles of galaxies, including our own Milky Way Galaxy, stars, planetary systems, and residual material left from the creation of the solar system.
ES.4.1. Explain the Big Bang Theory and discuss the evidence that supports it, such as, background radiation, and relativistic Doppler effect ~ 'red shift'.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe
 
ES.4.2. Describe the influence of gravity and inertia on the rotation and revolution of orbiting bodies. Explain the sun-Earth-moon relationships, such as, day, year, solar/lunar eclipses and tides.
Flip Charts Earth’s Moon
Flip Charts Eclipses
Flip Charts Gravity and Motion
Flip Charts Phases of the Moon
Flip Charts Seasons on Earth
Flip Charts Tides
Vocabulary Terms The Sun-Earth-Moon System
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Rotational Motion/Universal Gravitation
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game The Sun-Earth-Moon System
 
ES.4.3. Explain how the sun, Earth, and solar system formed from a nebula of dust and gas in a spiral arm of the Milky Way Galaxy about a billion years ago.
Flip Charts The Inner Planets
Flip Charts The Outer Planets
Flip Charts The Sun
Vocabulary Terms Our Solar System
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Our Solar System
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game The History of Earth
 
ES.MS. Mathematical Skills
ES.MS4. Measure with accuracy and precision (e.g., length, volume, mass, temperature, time)
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Lab investigations
 
ES.SIS. Scientific Inquiry Skills Standards
ES.SIS2. Design and conduct scientific investigations.
ES.SIS2.2. Select required materials, equipment, and conditions for conducting an experiment.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Lab investigations
 
ES.SIS2.5. Employ appropriate methods for accurately and consistently
ES.SIS2.5.b. Making and recording measurements at appropriate levels of precision
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Lab investigations
 
ES.SIS2.6. Properly use instruments, equipment, and materials (e.g., scales, probeware, meter sticks, microscopes, computers) including set-up, calibration (if required), technique, maintenance, and storage.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Lab investigations
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Lab Investigations
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Lab investigations/scientific method
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Lab Investigations/Scientific Method
 
ES.SIS2.7. Follow safety guidelines.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Lab investigations
 

MA.P.PHYSICS

PHYSICS
P.1. Motion and Forces: Newton's laws of motion and gravitation describe and predict the motion of most objects.
P.1.1. Compare and contrast vector quantities (such as, displacement, velocity, acceleration, force, and linear momentum) and scalar quantities (such as, distance, speed, energy, mass, and work).
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Laws of Motion - Set I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Laws of Motion - Set II
 
P.1.2. Distinguish between displacement, distance, velocity, speed, and acceleration. Solve problems involving displacement, distance, velocity, speed, and constant acceleration.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Forces - Set I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Forces - Set II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Laws of Motion - Set I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Laws of Motion - Set II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Mechanics
 
P.1.3. Create and interpret graphs of 1-dimensional motion, such as position vs. time, distance vs. time, speed vs. time, velocity vs. time, and acceleration vs. time where acceleration is constant.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Laws of Motion - Set I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Laws of Motion - Set II
 
P.1.4. Interpret and apply Newton's three laws of motion.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Forces - Set I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Forces - Set II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Laws of Motion - Set I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Laws of Motion - Set II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Momentum and Collisions
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Properties of Matter
 
P.1.6. Distinguish qualitatively between static and kinetic friction, and describe their effects on the motion of objects.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Forces - Set I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Forces - Set II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Mechanics
 
P.1.8. Describe conceptually the forces involved in circular motion.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Forces - Set I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Forces - Set II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Rotational Motion/Universal Gravitation
 
P.2. Conservation of Energy and Momentum: The laws of conservation of energy and momentum provide alternate approaches to predict and describe the movement of objects.
P.2.2. Interpret and provide examples of how energy can be converted from gravitational potential energy to kinetic energy and vice versa.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Forces - Set I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Forces - Set II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Rotational Motion/Universal Gravitation
 
P.2.3. Describe both qualitatively and quantitatively how work can be expressed as a change in mechanical energy.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Work and Energy
 
P.2.4. Describe both qualitatively and quantitatively the concept of power as work done per unit time.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Work and Energy
 
P.2.5. Interpret and provide examples that linear momentum is the product of mass and velocity and is always conserved (law of conservation of momentum). Calculate the momentum of an object.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Momentum and Collisions
 
P.3. Heat and Heat Transfer: Heat is energy that is transferred between objects or regions that are at different temperatures by the processes of convection, conduction, and radiation.
P.3.3. Describe the relationship between average molecular kinetic energy and temperature. Recognize that energy is absorbed when a substance changes from a solid to a liquid to a gas, and that energy is released when a substance changes from a gas to a liquid to a solid. Explain the relationships between evaporation, condensation, cooling, and warming.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Gases
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Heat
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Matter and Energy
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Properties of Matter
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game States of Matter
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Thermodynamics
 
P.3.4. Explain the relationship among temperature change in a substance for a given amount of heat transferred, the amount (mass) of the substance, and the specific heat of the substance.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Heat
 
P.4. Waves: Waves carry energy from place to place without the transfer of matter.
P.4.1. Describe the measurable properties of waves (velocity, frequency, wavelength, amplitude, and period) and explain the relationships among them. Recognize examples of simple harmonic motion.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Forces - Set I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Forces - Set II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Vibrations and Waves
 
P.4.2. Distinguish between mechanical and electromagnetic waves.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Magnetism
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Vibrations and Waves
 
P.4.3. Distinguish between the two types of mechanical waves, transverse and longitudinal.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Vibrations and Waves
 
P.4.4. Describe qualitatively the basic principles of reflection and refraction of waves.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Vibrations and Waves
 
P.4.6. Describe the apparent change in frequency of waves due to the motion of a source or a receiver (the Doppler effect).
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Sound
 
P.5. Electromagnetic Radiation: Oscillating electric or magnetic fields can generate electromagnetic waves over a wide spectrum.
P.6.1. Recognize that electromagnetic waves are transverse waves and travel at the speed of light through a vacuum.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Magnetism
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Vibrations and Waves
 
P.6.2. Describe the electromagnetic spectrum in terms of frequency and wavelength and identify the location of radio waves, microwaves, infrared radiation, visible light (red, orange, yellow, green, blue, indigo, and violet), ultraviolet rays, x-rays, and gamma rays on the spectrum.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Vibrations and Waves
 
P.5. Electromagnetism: Stationary and moving charged particles result in the phenomena known as electricity and magnetism.
P.5.1. Recognize that an electric charge tends to be static on insulators and can move on and in conductors, and explain that energy can produce a separation of charges.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Electricity and Electrical Energy - Set I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Electricity and Electrical Energy - Set II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Modern Electronics
 
P.5.2. Develop a qualitative and quantitative understanding of current, voltage, resistance, and the connection between them (Ohm's law).
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Electric Circuits
 
P.5.3. Analyze simple arrangements of electrical components in both serial and parallel circuits. Recognize symbols and understand the functions of common circuit elements (battery, connecting wire, switch, fuse, and resistance) in a schematic diagram.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Electric Circuits
 
P.5.5. Explain how electric current is a flow of charge caused by a potential difference (voltage) and how power is equal to current multiplied by voltage.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Electric Circuits
 
P.5.6. Recognize that moving electric charges produce magnetic forces and moving magnets produce electric forces. Recognize that the interplay of electric and magnetic forces is the basis for electric motors, generators, and other technologies.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Electromagnetism
 
P.MS. Mathematical Skills
P.MS1. Construct and use tables and graphs to interpret data sets.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Laws of Motion - Set I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Laws of Motion - Set II
 
P.MS11. Use appropriate metric/standard international (SI) units of measurement for mass (kg); length (m); time (s); force (N); speed (m/s); acceleration (m/s^2); frequency (Hz); work and energy (J); power (W); momentum (kg-m/s); electric current (A); electric potential difference/voltage (V); and electric resistance (R).
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Electric Circuits
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Forces - Set I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Forces - Set II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Laws of Motion - Set I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Laws of Motion - Set II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Mechanics
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Momentum and Collisions
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Work and Energy
 
P.MS2. Solve simple algebraic expressions.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Laws of Motion - Set I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Laws of Motion - Set II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Momentum and Collisions
 
P.MS4. Measure with accuracy and precision (e.g., length, volume, mass, temperature, time)
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Lab Investigations
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Matter and Energy
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Measurements and Calculations
 
P.SIS. Scientific Inquiry Skills Standards
P.SIS2. Design and conduct scientific investigations.
P.SIS2.2. Select required materials, equipment, and conditions for conducting an experiment.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Lab Investigations
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game The Science of Chemistry
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game The Science of Physics
 
P.SIS2.5. Employ appropriate methods for accurately and consistently
P.SIS2.5.b. Making and recording measurements at appropriate levels of precision
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Matter and Energy
 
P.SIS2.6. Properly use instruments, equipment, and materials (e.g., scales, probeware, meter sticks, microscopes, computers) including set-up, calibration (if required), technique, maintenance, and storage.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Lab Investigations
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game The Science of Chemistry
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game The Science of Physics
 
P.SIS2.7. Follow safety guidelines.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Lab Investigations
 
P.SIS3. Analyze and interpret results of scientific investigations.
P.SIS3.1. Present relationships between and among variables in appropriate forms.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Laws of Motion - Set I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Laws of Motion - Set II
 
P.SIS3.2. Represent data and relationships between and among variables in charts and graphs.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Laws of Motion - Set I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Laws of Motion - Set II
 
P.SIS3.4. Use mathematical operations to analyze and interpret data results.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Laws of Motion - Set I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Laws of Motion - Set II
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Momentum and Collisions
 
P.SIS4. Communicate and apply the results of scientific investigations.
P.SIS4.3. Explain diagrams and charts that represent relationships of variables.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Laws of Motion - Set I
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Laws of Motion - Set II
 

MA.T/E.TECHNOLOGY/ENGINEERING

TECHNOLOGY/ENGINEERING
T/E.5. Energy and Power Technologies-Electrical Systems: Electrical systems generate, transfer, and distribute electricity. Students should demonstrate the ability to use the engineering design process to solve a problem or meet a challenge in electrical systems.
T/E.5.1. Explain how to measure and calculate voltage, current, resistance, and power consumption in a series circuit and in a parallel circuit. Identify the instruments used to measure voltage, current, power consumption, and resistance.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Electric Circuits
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Modern Electronics
 
T/E.5.2. Identify and explain the components of a circuit including sources, conductors, circuit breakers, fuses, controllers, and loads. Examples of some controllers are switches, relays, diodes, and variable resistors.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Electric Circuits
 
T/E.5.3. Explain the relationship between voltage, current, and resistance in a simple circuit using Ohm's law.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Electric Circuits
 
T/E.5.4. Recognize that resistance is affected by external factors, such as temperature.
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Electric Circuits
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Modern Electronics
 
T/E.MS. Mathematical Skills
T/E.MS12. Use appropriate metric/standard international (SI) units of measurement for mass (kg); length (m); time (s); power (W); electric current (A); electric potential difference/voltage (V); and electric resistance (R).
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Electric Circuits
Quiz, Flash Cards, Worksheet, Game Modern Electronics
 
 
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