Behaviors and characteristics of matter, from the microscopic to the cosmic levels, are manifestations of its atomic structure. The macroscopic characteristics of matter, such as electrical and optical properties, are the result of microscopic interactions.
Students will understand and apply scientific concepts, principles, and theories pertaining to the physical setting and living environment and recognize the historical development of ideas in science.
Energy and matter interact through forces that result in changes in motion.
Students can compare energy relationships within an atom's nucleus to those outside the nucleus. Major Understandings: