Forces and Interactions | eTAP Lesson |
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Analyze data to support the claim that Newton’s Second Law of Motion describes the mathematical relationship among the net force on a macroscopic object, its mass, and its acceleration.
NY.PS2.1 |
One Dimensional Motion Problems (Newton's Second Law)Newton's First LawCircular MotionCircular Motion Problems |

Use mathematical representations to support the claim that the total momentum of a system of objects is conserved when there is no net force on the system.
NY.PS2.2 |
MomentumMomentum CalculationsMomentum ConservationUnbalanced Forces and Momentum |

Apply scientific and engineering ideas to design, evaluate, and refine adevice that minimizes the force on a macroscopic object during a collision.
NY.PS2.3 |
Two Dimensional Problems Involving Balanced ForcesApplying Forces to an Object (Newton's 3rd Law)Elastic and Inelastic Collisions |

Use mathematical representations of Newton’s Law of Gravitation and Coulomb’s Law to describe and predict the gravitational and electrostatic forces between objects.
NY.PS2.4 |
Universal Law of GravitationProblems With Coulomb's Law |

Plan and conductan investigation to provide evidence that an electric currentc an produce a magnetic field and that a changing magnetic field can produce an electric current.
NY.PS2.5 |
Electric FieldsMagnetic Materials and Electric Currents |

Energy | eTAP Lesson |

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).
NY.PS3.2 |
Kinetic Energy CalculationsGravitational Potential Energy CalculationsInternal EnergyEntropy |

Design, build, and refine a device that works within given constraints to convert one form of energy into another form of energy.
NY.PS3.3 |
Conservation of Energy ProblemsProblems with Various Sources of Potential Energy |

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).
NY.PS3.4 |
Second Law of ThermodynamicsProblems Involving Heat Flow, Work, and Efficiency in a Heat EngineFirst Law of Thermodynamics |

Analyze data to support the claim that Ohm’s Law describes the mathematical relationship among the potential difference, current, and resistance of an electric circuit.
NY.PS3.6 |
Predict the Voltage of CurrentOhm's Law ProblemsKirchhoff's First Law |

Waves and Electromagnetic Radiation | eTAP Lesson |

Use mathematical representations to support a claim regarding relationships among the period, frequency, wavelength ,and speed of waves traveling and transferring energy (amplitude, frequency) invarious media.
NY.PS4.1 |
Waves and EnergyTransverse and Longitudinal WavesWave Properties |

Evaluate questions about the advantages of using a digital transmission and storage of information.
NY.PS4.2 |
Wavelength, Frequency, and Wave Speed ProblemsSound Waves, Radio Waves, Light, and X-rays |

Evaluate the claims, evidence, and reasoning behind the idea that electromagnetic radiation can be described either by a wave model or a particle model (quantum theory), and that for some situations one model is more useful than the other.
NY.PS4.3 |
Plasma Vector Force Fields of Electric and Magnetic FieldsForce on a Charged Particle |

Communicate technical information about how some technological devices use the principles of wave behavior and wave interactions with matter to transmit and capture information and energy.
NY.PS4.5 |
Electric Field CalculationsStatic Electric FieldsMagnitude of Force |

Use mathematical models to determine relationships among the size and location of images, size and location of objects, and focal lengths of lenses and mirrors.
NY.PS4.6 |
Lenses and Reflections |

Structure and Properties of Matter | eTAP Lesson |
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Develop models to illustrate the changes in the composition of the nucleus of the atom and the energy released during the processes of fission, fusion, and radioactive decay.
NY.PS1.8 |
Nuclear ForcesEnergy Release in Nuclear FusionThree Common Forms of Radioactive DecayThompson's ModelRutherford's ModelQuantum Theory - Bohr's Model |

Energy | eTAP Lesson |

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.
NY.PS3.1 |
Heat Flow and Molecule (Atomic) MotionExothermic and Endothermic ReactionsProblems Involving Heat Flow |

Develop and use a model of two objects interacting through electric or magnetic fields to illustrate the forces between objects and the changes in energy of the objects due to the interaction.
NY.PS3.5 |
Electrical and Gravitational Potential Energy ProblemsGibbs Free Energy EquationNaturally Occurring Isotopes |

Space Systems | eTAP Lesson |
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Construct an explanation of the Big Bang theory based on astronomical evidence of light spectra, motion of distant galaxies, and composition of matter in the universe.
NY.ESS1.2 |
The Big Bang ModelThe Solar Nebula/Earth's Formation from the Nebula |

Engineering Design | eTAP Lesson |

Analyze a major global challenge to specify qualitative and quantitative criteria and constraints for solutions that account for societal needs and wants.
NY.ETS1.1 |
Principal Natural Hazards |

Design a solution to a complex real-world problem by breaking it down into smaller, more manageable problems that can be solved through engineering.
NY.ETS1.2 |
Tools and TechnologyBalanced ForcesTransistorsTwo Dimensional Trajectory ProblemsTwo Dimensional Vectors |

Evaluate a solution to a complex real-world problem based on prioritized criteria and trade-offs that account for a range of constraints, including cost, safety, reliability, and aesthetics, as well as possible social, cultural, and environmental impacts.
NY.ETS1.3 |
Water SupplySolving Constant Speed and Average Speed Problems |

Use a computer simulation to model the impactof proposed solutions to a complex real-world problem with numerous criteria and constraints on interactions within and between systems relevant to the problem.
NY.ETS1.4 |
Computer Models to Study Greenhouse EffectHeat Flow and Work |