# IIT High School Transformation Project

IIT High School Transformation Project

Alignment to Standards/Physics Model Lessons

(2009-10)

STATE GOAL 11: Understand the processes of scientific inquiry and technological design to investigate questions, conduct experiments and solve problems.
1. Know and apply the concepts, principles and processes of scientific inquiry.
STATE GOAL 12: Understand the fundamental concepts, principles and interconnections of the life, physical and earth/space sciences.
C. Know and apply concepts that describe properties of matter and energy and the interactions between them.
D. Know and apply concepts that describe force and motion and the principles that explain them.
E. Know and apply concepts that describe the features and processes of the Earth and its resources.
F. Know and apply concepts that explain the composition and structure of the universe and Earth’s place
In it.
STATE GOAL 13: Understand the relationships among science, technology and society in historical and contemporary contexts.
1. Know and apply the accepted practices of science.

Unit / Chapter/Model Lesson Title & Extension / State Goal 11 / State Goal 12 / State Goal 13
Unit 1
Introduction NOS, Mechanics / Ch. 1 About Science
Coordinate Axes
Twirlies
Flow Rate Lab / 11.A.5a-e / 12.C.3a
12.D.3a
12.D.3b
12.D.4a
12.D.4b
Ch. 4 Linear Motion
Following Motion
The Field Museum Extensions – Following Motion
Yellow Light Problems / 12.D.3a
12.D.4a
Ch. 6 Newton’s Second Law of Motion
Newton’s 2nd Law with Pasco Carts
Field Museum Model Lesson—Applying Force and Pressure / 11.A.4a-c
11.A.4e / 12.D.3a
12.D.4a / 13.A.5a
Ch. 5 Projectile Motion
Velocity Vectors
Projectile Motion / 11.A.4a-c
11.A.4e / 12.D.4a / 13.A.5a
Ch. 8 Momentum
Matchbox Momentum Lab / 11.A.4c
11A.5b / 12.D.4a
Ch. 9 Energy
Getting Speed
The Field Museum Extensions – Getting Speed
The Field Museum Model Lesson—Simple Machines
Energy Flow
The Field Museum Extensions – Energy Flow / 11.A.4a-c
11.A.4e / 12.C.3a
12.D.5a
12.E.3a
Ch. 10 Circular Motion
Circular Motion Activity / 12.D.3a
Ch. 11 Rotational Equilibrium
Balancing Act
The Field Museum Extensions – Balancing Act / 11.A.4d / 12.D.4a
Astronomy—Chapter 3: Our Solar System
Classification and Qualitative Descriptions / 11.A.4c
Astronomy—Chapter 4: Stars, Galaxies, and the Universe
Classification and Qualitative Descriptions
A Star is Born
Galaxy Zoo
Observational Astronomy
The Field Museum Extensions – Observational Astronomy / 11.A.4c
11.A.4f / 12.D4a
12.D.5a-b
12.F.3c
End of Semester 1
Unit 5
Electricity and
Magnetism / Ch. 34 Electric Current
Ohm’s Law—Biotech
Energy and Power / 11.A.4a-c
11.A.4e / 12.A.4b
12.C.3a
12.D.5b / 13.A.5a
Ch. 35 Electric Circuits
Light Bulb Lab
Ohm, Ohm on the Range / 11.A.4a-c / 12.C.2a
12.C.3a
12.D.3a / 13.A.5a
Unit 4
Sound and Light / Ch. 25 Vibrations and Waves
Pendulum Activity
The Field Museum Extensions – Pendulum Activity/Lab
Doppler Effect / 11.A.4a-c
11.A.4e
11.B.4b / 12.D.2a
12.D.4a / 13.A.5a
Ch. 26 Sound
Interference
The Field Museum Model Lesson—The Physics of Sound / 11.A.4a-c
11.A.4e / 12.D.2a
12.D.3a
12.D.5a
Ch. 29 Reflection and Refraction
Mirror, Mirror / 11.A.4b
11.A.4f
Ch. 30 Lenses
Bending Light
The Field Museum Extensions – Bending Light / 11.A.4b-c / 12.C.4a
Ch. 31 Diffraction and Interference
Diffraction—Biotech / 11.A.4a-c
11.A.4e / 12.C.4a
12.D.2a / 13.A.5a
Unit 6
Atomic and Nuclear Physics / Ch. 38
Atomic Physics—Biotech
Plank’s Law and Fluorescence / 11.A.4a-c / 12.C.2a
12.C.4a
Ch. 39
The Field Museum Model Lesson – Radioactive Decay / 11.A.4c / 12.E.4b

Alignment to the Standards/Physics Model Lesson Chart