Foundations of Physical Science Semester One
District Assessment Connection for South Dakota Core Standards
Indicator N-2: Apply the skills necessary to conduct scientific investigations.
|SCN2-01. Students are able to apply science process skills to design and conduct student investigations.
DDPH-01. Select and use appropriate instruments to extend observations and measurements.
5, 6, 7, 8, 9
Indicator P-1: Describe structures and properties of, and changes in, matter.
|SCP1-01. Students are able to use the Periodic Table to determine the atomic structure of elements, valence number, family relationships, and regions (metals, nonmetals, and metalloids).
DDPH-20. Explain structure of atoms and their isotopes and relationships that exist
DDPH-22. Analyze how placement of elements on the periodic table is a function of atomic structure (families, periods, metals, nonmetals, and metalloids).
|42,43,44,45,46,47,48, 49,50,51,52,53,55,56, 57,58,61,62,63,64
42, 43, 44, 45, 46, 47, 48
49, 50, 51, 52, 53, 55, 56, 57, 58, 61, 63, 64
|SCP1-02. Describe ways that atoms combine.
DDPH-18. Differentiate between mixtures, elements, and compounds based upon physical and chemical properties.
DDPH-21. Use the periodic table to determine chemical reactivity, to write formulas, to identify types of bonds formed, and to determine valence and oxidation number.
33, 34, 35, 36, 37, 38, 39, 62, 69
40, 41, 54, 59, 60
|SCP1-04. Balance chemical equations by applying the Law of Conservation of Matter.
DDPH-19. Analyze the number of atoms and molecules involved in chemical reactions (coefficients, subscripts, products, reactants).
65, 66, 67, 68
|SCP1-05. Distinguish among chemical, physical, and nuclear changes.
DDPH-14. Describe characteristics of the four states of matter, including gas laws.
DDPH-16. Differentiate between chemical and physical changes.
DDPH-17. Apply the understanding of energy transfer to phase changes.
14, 15, 20, 21, 22
17, 18, 19, 23
16, 24, 25, 26, 27
|DDPH-13. Read graphs and apply information to evaluate experimental data. Apply appropriate mathematical and graphical techniques in evaluating data.||1,2,3,4,10,11,12|
|DDPH-15. Differentiate between physical properties (mass, weight, volume, density, etc.) and chemical properties.||13,28,29,30,31,32|
TOTAL QUESTIONS = 69 questions