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Use mathematical representations to support a claim regarding relationships among the frequency, wavelength, and speed of waves traveling in various media.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
High School (9-12)
Evaluate questions about the advantages of using digital transmission and storage of information.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
High School (9-12)
Evaluate the claims, evidence, and reasoning behind the idea that electromagnetic radiation can be described either by a wave model or a particle model, and that for some situations one model is more useful than the other.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
High School (9-12)
Evaluate the validity and reliability of claims in published materials of the effects that different frequencies of electromagnetic radiation have when absorbed by matter.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
High School (9-12)
Communicate technical information about how some technological devices use the principles of wave behavior and wave interactions with matter to transmit and capture information and energy.*

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
High School (9-12)
Construct an explanation based on evidence for how the structure of DNA determines the structure of proteins which carry out the essential functions of life through systems of specialized cells.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
High School (9-12)
Develop and use a model to illustrate the hierarchical organization of interacting systems that provide specific functions within multicellular organisms.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
High School (9-12)
Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence that feedback mechanisms maintain homeostasis.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
High School (9-12)
Use a model to illustrate the role of cellular division (mitosis) and differentiation in producing and maintaining complex organisms.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
High School (9-12)
Use a model to illustrate how photosynthesis transforms light energy into stored chemical energy.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
High School (9-12)