National Standards Grades 9-12
Heat & Temperature
National Science Education Standards for Grades 9-12
CONTENT STANDARD A: Science as Inquiry
Understandings about Scientific Inquiry
- Scientists rely on technology to enhance the gathering and manipulation of data.
- Mathematics is essential in scientific inquiry.
CONTENT STANDARD B: Physical Science
- Matter is made of minute particles called atoms.
Conservation of Energy and the Increase in Disorder
- Heat consists of random motion and the vibrations of atoms, molecules, and
ions. The higher the temperature, the greater the atomic or molecular motion.
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