Chapter 9: Special Topics

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Chapter 9: Special Topics

  • Subject(s): Science
  • Grade range: 9-12
  • Release date: 07-25-2017
  • Tags: temperature, absolute zero, Kelvin, specific heat, energy, conduction, convection, radiation, celsisus, pressure, atmosphere, Pascal, thermodynamics, entropy, internal energy, heat engine, thermal, thermal energy, optics, lens, mirror, lensmaker's equation, image, object, photoelectric, electron, quantum, Einstein, photon, duality, atomic, emission, nuclear, radioactive, fission, fusion

Description

In this chapter, we present several special topics that may arise in the study of physics. 

Standards

S.P.6.E, S.P.7.E, S.P.8.A, S.P.8.D, S.P.8.B, S.P.5.A, S.P.8.C

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Resource ID: SE111040 Grade Range: 9-12 By: Instructional Materials Subject: Science
In this video, we define temperature and specific heat, and explore their relationship to heat and energy. We also present several modes of heat transfer.
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Resource ID: SE111041 Grade Range: 9-12 By: Instructional Materials Subject: Science
In this video, we define pressure in the context of solids and liquids.
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Resource ID: SE111042 Grade Range: 9-12 By: Instructional Materials Subject: Science
In this video, we introduce the three laws of thermodynamics and discuss the concept of a heat engine.
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Resource ID: SE111043 Grade Range: 9-12 By: Instructional Materials Subject: Science
In this video, we discuss ray optics, the study of light, lenses, and mirrors.
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Resource ID: SE111044 Grade Range: 9-12 By: Instructional Materials Subject: Science
In this video, we discuss the photoelectric effect and its impact on the field of physics.
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Resource ID: SE111045 Grade Range: 9-12 By: Instructional Materials Subject: Science
In this video, we discuss atomic emission spectra and how they provide evidence for quantum mechanical phenomena.
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Resource ID: SE111046 Grade Range: 9-12 By: Instructional Materials Subject: Science
In this video, we discuss the basics of nuclear physics.