Theories, Laws, and Hypotheses

by: Jennifer Maeng and Randy Bell

Teaching overarching science concepts through gas laws and kinetic molecular theory.


Acid base reactions Analyzing data Asking questions Catalysts CCC1: Patterns CCC2: Cause and Effect: Mechanism and Explanation CCC3: Scale, Proportion, and Quantity CCC4: Systems and System Models CCC5: Energy and Matter: Flows, Cycles, and Conservation CCC6: Structure and Function CCC7: Stability and Change Chemical reactions Classifying Collecting data Combustion Communicating Conservation of mass Crosscutting Concepts Disciplinary Core Ideas Disciplinary Core Ideas in Physical Science ENCdl Experimenting Forces and motion Hypothesizing Interpreting data Ionic reactions Measuring Modeling Newton’s laws of motion Observing Oxidation reduction reactions Physical Science Predicting PS1.B: Chemical Reactions PS1.C: Nuclear Processes PS1: Matter and Interactions PS2.A: Forces and Motion PS2.B: Types of Interactions PS2.C: Stability and Instability in Physical Systems PS2: Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions Reaction rates Science and Engineering Practices Science as Inquiry Science Focus Science process skills Scientific habits of mind SEP1: Asking Questions and Defining Problems SEP2: Developing and Using Models SEP3: Planning and Carrying Out Investigations SEP4: Analyzing and Interpreting Data SEP5: Using Mathematics and Computational Thinking SEP6: Constructing Explanations and Designing Solutions SEP7: Engaging in Argument from Evidence SEP8: Obtaining, Evaluating, and Communicating Information Stoichiometry Three Dimensions of the Framework and/or NGSS Using mathematics Using scientific equipment Using technology


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 10/1/2013Stock # tst13_080_07_38Volume 080Issue 07

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