Physical Science Performance Standards D Grade 12



By the end of grade twelve, students will:

STRUCTURE OF ATOMS AND MATTER

D.12.1 Describe* atomic structure and the properties of atoms, molecules, and matter during physical and chemical interactions*

D12.2 Explain* the forces that hold the atom together and illustrate* how nuclear interactions* change the atom

D.12.3 Explain* exchanges of energy* in chemical interactions* and exchange of mass and energy in atomic/nuclear reactions

CHEMICAL REACTIONS

D.12.4 Explain* how substances, both simple and complex, interact* with one another to produce new substances

D.12.5 Identify* patterns in chemical and physical properties and use them to predict* likely chemical and physical changes and interactions

D.12.6 Through investigations*, identify* the types of chemical interactions*, including endothermic, exothermic, oxidation, photosynthesis, and acid/base reactions

MOTIONS AND FORCES

D.12.7 Qualitatively and quantitatively analyze* changes in the motion of objects and the forces that act on them and represent analytical data both algebraically and graphically

D.12.8 Understand* the forces of gravitation, the electromagnetic force, intermolecular force, and explain* their impact on the universal system

D.12.9 Describe* models* of light, heat, and sound and through investigations* describe* similarities and differences in the way these energy* forms behave

CONSERVATION OF ENERGY AND THE INCREASE IN DISORDER

D.12.10 Using the science themes*, illustrate* the law of conservation of energy* during chemical and nuclear reactions

INTERACTIONS OF MATTER AND ENERGY

D.12.11 Using the science themes*, explain* common occurrences in the physical world

D.12.12 Using the science themes* and knowledge of chemical, physical, atomic, and nuclear interactions*, explain* changes in materials, living things, earth's features, and stars

Content Standard D

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