Table of Contents # of Pages Select Periodic Table/Useful Information Tables 2

Lab 1 Scientific Basics: Measurements and Calculations 16

Lab 1 Intro Material 5

Lab 1 Pre-Lab Questions 2

Lab 1 Part A: Measuring the Period of Swing of a Pendulum 1

Lab 1 Part B: Measuring the Time Interval for a Ball Drop 2

Lab 1 Part C: Measuring the Volume of a Book 1

Lab 1 Part D: Calculating the Density of a Metal Sample 1

Lab 1 Data Sheet 8

Lab 2 Scientific Tools: Instruments and Conversions 14

Lab 2 Intro Material 2

Lab 2 Pre-Lab Questions 2

Lab 2 Part A: Measuring Distance and Calculating the Volume of a Room 2

Lab 2 Part B: Calculating the Pressure under Your Feet 1

Lab 2 Part C: Calculating the Energy in a Container of Water 1

Lab 2 Part D: Calculating the Speed of a Pitched Baseball 1

Lab 2 Data Sheet 8

Lab 3 Motion: Distance and Time 10

Lab 3 Intro Material 2

Lab 3 Pre-Lab Questions 1

Lab 3 Part A: Preparing a Ramp and Table 1

Lab 3 Part B: Calculating the Constant Speed of a Stationary Cart 1

Lab 3 Part C: Calculating the Constant Speed of a Moving Cart 2

Lab 3 Part D: Calculating the Acceleration of a Cart Changing Speed 1

Lab 3 Computer Tips 1

Lab 3 Data Sheet 6

Lab 4 Newton’s Second Law: Mass and Acceleration 12

Lab 4 Intro Material 2

Lab 4 Pre-Lab Questions 2

Lab 4 Part A: Measuring the Acceleration of a Cart 2

Lab 4 Part B: Measuring the Acceleration after Increasing Mass 1

Lab 4 Part C: Measuring the Acceleration after Increasing Force 1

Lab 4 Part D: Measuring the Acceleration after Changing Force and Mass 1

Lab 4 Computer Tips 1

Lab 4 Data Sheet 6

Lab 5 Gravity: Intertial and Gravitational Mass 10

Lab 5 Intro Material 1

Lab 5 Pre-Lab Questions 1

Lab 5 Part A: Measuring Your Object's Mass and Weight 2

Lab 5 Part B: Measuring Your Object's Inertial Mass 2

Lab 5 Part C: Mathematically Comparing Inertial with Gravitational Mass 1

Lab 5 Part D: Physically Comparing Inertial with Gravitational Mass 1

Lab 5 Data Sheet 6

Lab 6 Projectile Motion: Trajectories of Ballistic Objects 12

Lab 6 Intro Material 2

Lab 6 Pre-Lab Questions 2

Lab 6 Part A: Measuring the Tabletop 2

Lab 6 Part B: Measuring the Speed of a Rolling Marble 1

Lab 6 Part C: Predicting the Landing Spot of the Marble 2

Lab 6 Part D: Taking Flight 1

Lab 6 Data Sheet 6

Lab 7 Momentum and Impulse: Understanding Motion 12

Lab 7 Intro Material 2

Lab 7 Pre-Lab Questions 3

Lab 7 Part A: Setting up a Cart on an Inclined Ramp and Measuring Its Force 1

Lab 7 Part B: Measuring a Cart's Impulse and Momentum 1

Lab 7 Part C: Measuring a More Massive Cart's Force, Impulse, and Momentum 1

Lab 7 Part D: Measuring a Cart's Force, Impulse, and Momentum with the Angle of the Ramp Changed 1

Lab 7 Computer Tips 1

Lab 7 Data Sheet 6

Lab 8 Power: Working for Some Time 10

Lab 8 Intro Material 2

Lab 8 Pre-Lab Questions 1

Lab 8 Part A Determining the Power of a Falling Mass 1

Lab 8 Part B Calculating Human Power 1

Lab 8 Computer Tips 1

Lab 8 Data Sheet 6

Lab 9 Centripetal Motion: Traveling in Circles 14

Lab 9 Intro Material 2

Lab 9 Pre-Lab Questions 1

Lab 9 Part A: Measuring the Centripetal Force on an Orbiting Object 1

Lab 9 Part B: Determining the Force on an Orbiting Mass 1

Lab 9 Part C: Determining the Radius of an Orbit for Multiple Stoppers 1

Lab 9 Part D: Determining Centripetal Acceleration Relationships 1

Lab 9 Part E: Determining the Equation for Centripetal Acceleration 1

Lab 9 Data Sheet 8

Lab 10 Energy Conservation: Kinetic Energy, Potential Energy, and Heat 10

Lab 10 Intro Material 1

Lab 10 Pre-Lab Questions 1

Lab 10 Part A: Measuring the Potential Energy in a Stretched Rubber Tube 2

Lab 10 Part B: Measuring Frictional Forces in a Sliding Block 1

Lab 10 Part C: Calculating Distances 1

Lab 10 Part D: Launching the Block 1

Lab 10 Computer Tips 1

Lab 10 Data Sheet 6

Lab 11 Gases: Basic Laws and Buoyancy 16

Lab 11 Intro Material 3

Lab 11 Pre-Lab Questions 2

Lab 11 Part A: Determining Boyle's Law 2

Lab 11 Part B: Determining Gay-Lussac's Law 1

Lab 11 Part C: Determining the Density of a Gas 1

Lab 11 Data Sheet 8

Lab 12 Heat Energy: Specific Heat Capacities 12

Lab 12 Intro Material 2

Lab 12 Pre-Lab Questions 2

Lab 12 Part A: Preparing the Metal 2

Lab 12 Part B: Preparing the Calorimeter 1

Lab 12 Part C: Observing the Transfer of Heat 2

Lab 12 Part D: Calculating the Specific Heat of the Metal 2

Lab 12 Computer Tips 1

Lab 12 Data Sheet 6

Lab 13 Phase Changes: Melting and Boiling 18

Lab 13 Intro Material 4

Lab 13 Pre-Lab Questions 1

Lab 13 Part A: Determining Melting Point 1

Lab 13 Part B: Determining Boiling Point 1

Lab 13 Part C: Determining Water's Heat of Fusion 2

Lab 13 Part D: Drawing and Examining the Phase Diagram for Water 1

Lab 13 Data Sheet 10

Lab 14 Electricity: Static Charges 14

Lab 14 Intro Material 2

Lab 14 Pre-Lab Questions 1

Lab 14 Part A: Observing Static Electricity in Common Objects 1

Lab 14 Part B: Observing Static Electricity Using an Electroscope 2

Lab 14 Part C: Calculating the Charge on an Object 2

Lab 14 Data Sheet 8

Lab 15 Electricity in Motion: Series and Parallel Circuits 14

Lab 15 Intro Material 5

Lab 15 Pre-Lab Questions 2

Lab 15 Part A: Using a Digital Multimeter 2

Lab 15 Part B: Designing a Parallel Circuit 2

Lab 15 Part C: Designing a Series Circuit 1

Lab 15 Data Sheet 6

Lab 16 Magnetism: Currents and Motors 12

Lab 16 Intro Material 3

Lab 16 Pre-Lab Questions 1

Lab 16 Part A: Viewing a Magnetic Field 1

Lab 16 Part B: Viewing Interacting Magnetic Fields 1

Lab 16 Part C: Using a Magnetic Compass 1

Lab 16 Part D: Using Permanent Magnets 1

Lab 16 Part E: Investigating Magnetic Fields and Electric Currents 1

Lab 16 Part F: Making an Electric Motor 1

Lab 16 Data Sheet 6

Lab 17 Waves: Motions in Gases, Liquids, and Solids 12

Lab 17 Intro Material 2

Lab 17 Pre-Lab Questions 1

Lab 17 Part A: Generating and Observing Waves 1

Lab 17 Part B: Measuring the Speed of Waves 1

Lab 17 Part C: Characterizing Standing Waves 2

Lab 17 Part D: Calculating Wave Speeds 1

Lab 17 Part E: Discussing Other Wave Generators 1

Lab 17 Part F: Observing the Tacoma Narrows Bridge Collapse 1

Lab 17 Data Sheet 6

Lab 18 Sound: Hearing Our Surroundings 14

Lab 18 Intro Material 3

Lab 18 Pre-Lab Questions 2

Lab 18 Part A: Recording a Hearing Test 1

Lab 18 Part B: Measuring the Speed of Sound 2

Lab 18 Part C: Describing the Quality of Sounds 1

Lab 18 Data Sheet 8

Lab 19 Light: Investigations of its Speed and Properties 14

Lab 19 Intro Material 2

Lab 19 Pre-Lab Questions 1

Lab 19 Part A: Approximating the Speed of Light 1

Lab 19 Part B: Observing Reflection 2

Lab 19 Part C: Observing Refraction 2

Lab 19 Part D: Observing Diffraction and Interference 1

Lab 19 Data Sheet 8

Lab 20 Optics: Telescopes that Bend and Reflect Light 10

Lab 20 Intro Material 4

Lab 20 Pre-Lab Questions 1

Lab 20 Part A: Measuring the Focal Length of a Lens 1

Lab 20 Part B: Measuring the Focal Length of a Mirror 1

Lab 20 Part C: Building a Refracting Telescope 2

Lab 20 Data Sheet 4

Lab 21 Color: The Spectrum of Light 14

Lab 21 Intro Material 4

Lab 21 Pre-Lab Questions 2

Lab 21 Part A: Observing Light Produced by a Hot Solid 1

Lab 21 Part B: Observing Light Produced by a Hot Gas 1

Lab 21 Part C: Observing Light Produced by Chemical Elements in a Flame 1

Lab 21 Part D: Subtracting Colors 1

Lab 21 Part E: Adding Colors 1

Lab 21 Data Sheet 8

Lab 22 Water: Tests to Determine Quality 14

Lab 22 Intro Material 4

Lab 22 Pre-Lab Questions 2

Lab 22 Part A: Checking for Water Quality 1

Lab 22 Part B: Determining the Electrical Conductivity of Water 2

Lab 22 Part C: Measuring the pH of a Water Sample 1

Lab 22 Part D: Testing for the Presence of Chloride Ion 3

Lab 22 Data Sheet 6

Lab 23 Elements: Descriptions of Atoms 14

Lab 23 Intro Material 4

Lab 23 Pre-Lab Questions 2

Lab 23 Part A: Using Atomic Theory 1

Lab 23 Part B: Determining the Physical Nature of Selected Elements 1

Lab 23 Part C: Observing Atomic Changes in Electron Energy 1

Lab 23 Part D: Observing a Chemical Reaction 1

Lab 23 Data Sheet 6

Lab 24 Covalent Compounds: Descriptions of Molecules 10

Lab 24 Intro Material 2

Lab 24 Pre-Lab Questions 2

Lab 24 Part A: Designing and Naming Covalent Compounds 2

Lab 24 Part B: Synthesizing a Molecular Compound 1

Lab 24 Data Sheet 6

Lab 25 Atomic Nuclei: Investigations of Radioactivity 14

Lab 25 Intro Material 4

Lab 25 Pre-Lab Questions 1

Lab 25 Part A: Using a Geiger Counter to Identify Radioactive Material 1

Lab 25 Part B: Investigating the Relationship of Radioactivity and Distance 1

Lab 25 Data Sheet 8

Lab 26 Nuclear Energy: Radioactive Half-Lives 12

Lab 26 Intro Material 3

Lab 26 Pre-Lab Questions 2

Lab 26 Part A: Shielding of Nuclear Radiation 2

Lab 26 Part B: Calculating the Half-Life of a Radionuclide 2

Lab 26 Data Sheet 6

Lab 27 Physical and Chemical Reactions: Noting the Difference 12

Lab 27 Intro Material 3

Lab 27 Pre-Lab Questions 1

Lab 27 Part A: Using Reference Materials to Find Physical Properties 1

Lab 27 Part B: Learning about Lab Safety and the SDS 1

Lab 27 Part C: Observing Physical Reactions 1

Lab 27 Part D: Observing Chemical Reactions 2

Lab 27 Data Sheet 6

Lab 28 Ionic Compounds: Nomenclature and Equations 14

Lab 28 Intro Material 5

Lab 28 Pre-Lab Questions 3

Lab 28 Part A: Recognizing and Naming Ionic Compounds 1

Lab 28 Part B: Synthesizing an Ionic Compound 2

Lab 28 Data Sheet 6

Lab 29 Chemical Measurements: Mass and Amount 14

Lab 29 Intro Material 3

Lab 29 Pre-Lab Questions 2

Lab 29 Part A: Calculating Molar Masses 1

Lab 29 Part B: Measuring the Mass and Calculating the Amount 1

Lab 29 Part C: Dispensing the Mass 1

Lab 29 Part D: Determining the Volume, Amount, and Mass of a Balloon 1

Lab 29 Data Sheet 8

Lab 30 Chemical Bonding: Molecular Geometry 14

Lab 30 Intro Material 6

Lab 30 Pre-Lab Questions 1

Lab 30 Part A: Drawing the Lewis Dot Structure of an Atom 1

Lab 30 Part B: Drawing the Lewis Dot Structure of a Molecule 1

Lab 30 Part C: Calculating the Bond Angle and Geometry of a Molecule 1

Lab 30 Part D: Drawing the Geometry of a Molecule 1

Lab 30 Data Sheet 6

Lab 31 Chemical Calculations: Balancing Equations 16

Lab 31 Intro Material 2

Lab 31 Pre-Lab Questions 2

Lab 31 Part A: Balancing Chemical Equations 2

Lab 31 Part B: Calculating the Amount of Product 2

Lab 31 Part C: Calculating the Chemical Formula of a Product 1

Lab 31 Data Sheet 10

Lab 32 Acids and Bases: Making and Using a pH Indicator 16

Lab 32 Intro Material 3

Lab 32 Pre-Lab Questions 1

Lab 32 Part A: Developing Accuracy in Volume Delivery 1

Lab 32 Part B: Making and Testing an Acid-Base Indicator 1

Lab 32 Part C: Comparing Household Acids and Bases 1

Lab 32 Part D: Determining the Concentration of an Acid 3

Lab 32 Data Sheet 8

Lab 33 Geosphere: Defining Rocks and Minerals 16

Lab 33 Intro Material 4

Lab 33 Pre-Lab Questions 1

Lab 33 Part A: Characterizing Physical Rock or Mineral Type 1

Lab 33 Part B: Characterizing Mineral Chemical Composition 1

Lab 33 Part C: Measuring the Density of Rocks, Minerals, and Ores 2

Lab 33 Part D: Identifying a Carbonate-Containing Rock or Mineral 1

Lab 33 Part E: Viewing and Drawing Rocks and Meteorites 1

Lab 33 Data Sheet 8

Lab 34 Dynamic Earth: Drivers of Plate Tectonics 16

Lab 34 Intro Material 4

Lab 34 Pre-Lab Questions 2

Lab 34 Part A: Forming Pangaea from Modern Continents 1

Lab 34 Part B: Observing Seismic Activity and Plate Boundaries 1

Lab 34 Part C: Observing Plate Boundary Interactions 1

Lab 34 Part D: Measuring the Density of Earth's Building Materials 3

Lab 34 Data Sheet 8

Lab 35 Hydrologic Cycle: Water and Heat in Motion 18

Lab 35 Intro Material 4

Lab 35 Pre-Lab Questions 2

Lab 35 Part A: Spatially Comparing Washington Geography with Rainfall 1

Lab 35 Part B: Modeling Rainfall versus Reservoir Storage 2

Lab 35 Part C: Distilling Fresh Water from Salt Water 2

Lab 35 Data Sheet 10

Lab 36 Erosion: Wind, Water, Ice, and the Inevitable Result 14

Lab 36 Intro Material 3

Lab 36 Pre-Lab Questions 1

Lab 36 Part A: Comparing Erosional Landforms 1

Lab 36 Part B: Observing the Force of Freezing Water 1

Lab 36 Part C: Comparing the Results of Rock Abrasion 1

Lab 36 Part D: Documenting Stream Erosion and Mitigation 2

Lab 36 Data Sheet 8

Lab 37 Weather: Station Model Data and Forecasting 22

Lab 37 Intro Material 8

Lab 37 Pre-Lab Questions 2

Lab 37 Part A: Measuring the Dew Point 1

Lab 37 Part B: Measuring the Relative Humidity 1

Lab 37 Part C: Modeling a Weather Station 1

Lab 37 Part D: Forecasting the Coming Weather 1

Lab 37 Data Sheet 10

Lab 38 The Cosmos: Beyond our Earth 14

Lab 38 Intro Material 3

Lab 38 Pre-Lab Questions 2

Lab 38 Part A: Learning the Night Sky Coordinate System 2

Lab 38 Part B: Constructing an Astrolabe to Measure Elevation Angle 1

Lab 38 Part C: Using a Magnetic Compass to Measure Azimuth 2

Lab 38 Part D: Recording the Positions of the Moon 1

Lab 38 Data Sheet 8

Lab 39 Connections: Sun, Earth, and Moon 16

Lab 39 Intro Material 4

Lab 39 Pre-Lab Questions 2

Lab 39 Part A: Learning about the Earth's Seasons 2

Lab 39 Part B: Measuring the Power Output of a Solar Panel 1

Lab 39 Part C: Observing the Phases of the Earth's Moon 2

Lab 39 Part D: Understanding Lunar and Solar Eclipses 1

Lab 39 Data Sheet 8

Lab 40 Solar System: The Sun’s Influence and Family 14

Lab 40 Intro Material 4

Lab 40 Pre-Lab Questions 2

Lab 40 Part A: Understanding the Scale of the Solar System 2

Lab 40 Part B: Comparing Planets in Our Solar System 1

Lab 40 Part C: Understanding Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion 1

Lab 40 Data Sheet 8

Lab 41 Stars: A Spectrum of Possibilities 12

Lab 41 Intro Material 2

Lab 41 Pre-Lab Questions 1

Lab 41 Part A: Collecting Star Data 1

Lab 41 Part B: Understanding the Hertzsprung-Russell (HR) Diagram 1

Lab 41 Data Sheet 8

Lab 42 Independent Research: Designing Your Own Experiment 12

Lab 42 Intro Material 2

Lab 42 Pre-Lab Questions 2

Lab 42 Part A: Brainstorming Potential Topics for Investigation 1

Lab 42 Part B: Researching and Focusing on a Project 1

Lab 42 Part C: Planning and Carrying Out the Project 1

Lab 42 Part D: Organizing Observations and Composing a Conclusion 1

Lab 42 Part E: Communicating Results Using a Poster or Oral Presentation 1

Lab 42 Data Sheet 8

Appendix: Graphing in Microsoft Excel 4

Index 6