This zip file contains many different activities (52 pages of student handouts and 1 PowerPoint with a total of 59 slides) which can be used to compose a unit for chemistry students involving the Physical Behavior of Matter. Topics in this unit include temperature conversions, phases of matter, changes of state, specific heat, heat of fusion, heat of vaporization and computations involving these topics. Additional topics include the Gas Laws and computations involving these (Boyle's Law, Charles' Law, the Combined Gas Law), Dalton's Law of Partial Pressure, kinetic-molecular theory and characteristics of an ideal gas. While these lessons were originally designed to correlate to the performance indicators of the New York State Chemistry - Physical Setting curriculum, the components of this lesson may be easily used in other chemistry or physical science courses as well. The components this unit addresses in the NGSS Standards and Common Core Standards are indicated at the end of this description.
The components of this lesson package can easily be displayed to students using and LCD projector and may be readily modified into formats facilitating smartboard technology.
Many documents are included in both word docx as well as pdf format to allow editing for specific teacher needs.
The specific contents of the learning package includes the following items (the page count for these items are actual student handouts as answer key page counts are not included):
-- Marzano self assessment scale including learning goals and Common Core Reading/Writing and Mathematics Standards for students specific to this unit (3 pages)
-- Cloze notes handout for students with learning goals and Common Core Standards to accompany lesson PowerPoint (11 pages)
-- 59 slide PowerPoint to accompany the cloze notes
-- Specific Heat and Temperature Conversions Worksheet with answer key in PowerPoint format (4 pages/22 questions)
-- Phase Change worksheet with answer key (1 page/8 questions)
-- Heating Curve Worksheet with with answer key (1 page/8 questions)
-- Heating Curve quiz with answer key (1 page/4 questions)
-- Phase Changes and Gas Laws worksheet with answer key (4 pages/44 questions)
-- Partial Pressures and Gas Laws worksheet (answer key at the end of worksheet) (3 pages/18 questions)
-- Phase Change and Gas Law calculations quiz with answer key (2 pages/6 questions)
-- Review sheet for the Physical Behavior of Matter with answer key (3 pages/18 questions)
-- Specific Heat of a Metal Lab (1 page)
-- Common Core Lab: Heating Curve of Water with answer key (11 pages) (The lab includes reading, a hands-on component, 19 written questions or problems, data collection and a graphing experience.)
-- Physical Behavior of Matter Exam with answer key (8 pages/30 questions)
Students who demonstrate understanding can:
HS-PS3-1. Create a computational model to calculate the change in the energy of one component in a system when the change in energy of the other component(s) and energy flows in and out of the system are known.
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).
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.
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).
Common Core State Standards Connections:
RST.11-12.1 Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts, attending to important distinctions the author makes and to any gaps or inconsistencies in the account.
WHST.9-12.9 Draw evidence from informational texts to support analysis, reflection, and research.
MP.2 Reason abstractly and quantitatively.
MP.4 Model with mathematics.
HSN-Q.A.1 Use units as a way to understand problems and to guide the solution of multi-step problems; choose and interpret units consistently in formulas; choose and interpret the scale and the origin in graphs and data displays.
HSN-Q.A.2 Define appropriate quantities for the purpose of descriptive modeling.
HSN-Q.A.3 Choose a level of accuracy appropriate to limitations on measurement when reporting quantities.
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