Nanuet Union Free School District
Area of Study: Science
Grade Level/Course: Chemistry
developed by: S. Romeo and K. Charles
Nanuet Learner Standard(s):
New York State Learning Standard(s):
MST Standard 1: Analysis, Inquiry, and Design (Commencement Level)
Students will use mathematical analysis, scientific inquiry, and engineering design, as appropriate, to pose questions, seek answers, and develop solutions.
MST Standard 2: Information Systems (Commencement Level)
Students will access, generate, process and transfer information using appropriate technologies.
Key Idea 1: Information technology is used to retrieve, process, and communicate information and as a tool to enhance learning.
MST Standard 4: Science Physical Setting (Commencement Level)Students will understand and apply scientific concepts, principles, principles, and theories pertaining to the physical setting and living environment and recognize the historical development of ideas in science.
Key Idea 3: Matter is made up of particles whose properties determines the observable characteristics of matter and its reactivity.
Nanuet Content Standard(s):
Science: Standard 1 (High School Level)
Students identify problems and are able to design, conduct, communicate about, and evaluate scientific investigations.
Instructional Technology Standard 3: Productivity (High School Level)
Students will use technology and its applications to maximize personal and professional productivity.
Benchmarks (New York State/Nanuet):
Context for the Task:
Matter and Energy
You will study the effects of heating and cooling a pure substance through a change of phase. Determine the freezing and melting point temperatures of a pure substance. Construct a graph in Microsoft Excel using the data for time, freezing and melting point temperature. Please refer to the Heating and Cooling Lab Manual for more detailed instructions.
Answer the following questions:
Time and Materials Required to Complete the Task:
Time: One Chemistry Lab session (two periods).
Materials: Access to a computer and MS Excel.