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Conduct scientific investigations that include testable questions, verifiable hypotheses, and appropriate variables to explore new phenomena or verify the experimental results of others. Inq.2

Use a variety of notations appropriately (e.g. exponential, functional, square root). Math.1

Select and apply an appropriate method (e.g., mental mathematics, paper and pencil, or technology) for computing with real numbers, and evaluate the reasonableness of results. Math.2

Apply and interpret rates of change from graphical and numerical data. Math.3

Analyze graphs to describe the behavior of functions. Math.4

Interpret results of algebraic procedures. Math.5

Model real-world phenomena using functions and graphs. Math.6

Articulate and apply algebraic properties in symbolic manipulation. Math.7

Apply geometric properties, formulas, and relationships to solve real-world problems. Math.8

Make decisions about units, scales, and measurement tools that are appropriate for problem situations involving measurement. Math.9

Collect, represent, and describe linear and nonlinear data sets developed from the real world. Math.10

Make predictions from a linear data set using a line of best fit. Math.11

1nterpret a data set using appropriate measures of central tendency. Math.12

Choose, construct, and analyze appropriate graphical representations for a data set. Math.13

Use real numbers to represent real-world applications (e.g., slope, rate of change, probability, and proportionality). SPI Math.1

Perform operations on algebraic expressions and informally justify the procedures chosen. SPI Math.2

Interpret graphs that depict real-world phenomena. SPI Math.3

Apply right triangle relationships including the Pythagorean Theorem and the distance formula. SPI Math.4

Use concepts of length, area, and volume to estimate and solve real-world problems. SPI Math.5

Demonstrate an understanding of rates and other derived and indirect measurements (e.g., velocity, miles per hour, revolutions per minute, cost per unit). SPI Math.6

Distinguish among solids, liquids, gases, and plasmas. 1.1

Describe and illustrate the physical differences among solids, liquids, and gases in terms of their mass, volume, density, shape, and particle arrangement. 1.2

Use appropriate units to measure or calculate the mass and volume ofsubstances. 1.3

Calculate the density of substances or objects. 1.4

Construct and interpret a density column. 1.5

Identify substances as homogeneous or heterogeneous mixtures. 1.6

Construct an experiment to separate the components of a mixture. 1.7

List the three major subatomic particles and distinguish among their location, charges, and relative masses. 1.8

Distinguish between atomic number and atomic mass. 1.9

Define an isotope and describe the use of common isotopes. 1.10

Identify the number of protons, neutrons, and electrons in an atom of an isotope based on its atomic number and atomic mass. 1.11

Know the chemical symbols for the common elements. 1.12

Use the periodic table to determine the number of protons, neutrons, and electrons in an isotope of an element. 1.13

Use the periodic table to identify the characteristics and properties of metals, non-metals, and metalloids. 1.14

Label a periodic table with oxidation numbers of main group elements, identify elements likely to form ions and use information to construct formulas for compounds. 1.15

Classify a substance as an element or compound based on its chemical formula or symbol. 1.16

Explain ionic and covalent bonding based on the oxidation numbers of the elements in a compound. 1.17

Investigate physical and chemical changes in a laboratory setting. 1.18

Balance simple chemical equations, identifying the reactants, products, and proper coefficients. 1.19

Predict the products of common chemical reactions. 1.20

Use models to represent chemical reactions as synthesis, decomposition, single-replacement, and double-replacement. 1.21

Describe synthesis, decomposition, single-replacement, and double-replacement reactions using equations. 1.22

Describe how chemical symbols and balanced chemical equations illustrate the Law of Conservation of Mass/Energy. 1.23

Observe and measure temperature changes to distinguish between endothermic and exothermic reactions. 1.24

Conduct, analyze, and communicate the results of an experiment that demonstrates the relationship between pressure and volume of a gas. 1.25

Conduct, analyze, and communicate the results of an experiment that demonstrates the relationship between temperature and volume of a gas. 1.26

Apply indicators and instruments to classify a material as acidic, basic, or neutral. 1.27

Conduct research on issues associated with acid rain. 1.28

Relate inertia, force, or action-reaction forces to Newton’s three laws of motion. SPI 3.2

Distinguish among the concepts inherent in Newton’s three laws of motion. SPI 3.3

Interpret a position-time graph for velocity or a velocity-time graph for acceleration. SPI 3.4

Solve application problems related to velocity, acceleration, force, work, and power using appropriate units of measurement (v=d/t, a=Δv/t, F=ma, W=Fd, and P=W/t). SPI 3.5

Choose a correct representation of the Law of Conservation of Momentum. SPI 3.6

Distinguish between mass and weight using SI units. SPI 4.1

Identify the effects of gravitational force on a falling body or satellite. SPI 4.2

Identify various types of simple machines. SPI 4.3

Recognize the simple machines found in a compound machine. SPI 4.4

Solve application problems related to mechanical advantage and the efficiency of simple machines, given appropriate equations (MA=FO/FI and Eff=WO/WI). SPI 4.5