Finer grained standards that are part of this one
Recognize that atoms of a given element are all alike but atoms of other elements have different atomic structures.
Distinguish physical properties of matter (e.g., melting points, boiling points, solubility) as it relates to changes in states.
Investigate and describe the effects of forces acting on objects.
Investigate the mechanical and chemical forms of energy and demonstrate the transformations from one form to another.
Apply the laws of reflection and refraction to explain everyday phenomena.
Develop a logical argument to explain how the forces which affect the motion of objects has real-world applications including (but not limited to) examples of Mississippi’s contributions as follows:
Predict and explain factors that affect the flow of heat in solids, liquids, and gases.