HS-PS4-5: Waves and Information Technology
Communicate technical information about about how some technological devices use the principles of wave behavior and wave interactions with matter to transmit and capture information and energy. (Cause and Effect)
Clarification Statement: Examples could include solar cells capturing light and converting it to electricity; medical imaging; and communications technology.
Assessment Boundary: Assessments are limited to qualitative information. Assessments do not include band theory.
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Device (e.g. solar cell, medical imaging, communication technology)
Wave behavior and interactions
Information and energy
Cause and Effect
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