PS2A: Forces and Motion

Plan an investigation to provide evidence that the change in an object’s motion depends on the sum of the forces on the object and the mass of the object.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
Middle School (6-8)
Apply Newton’s Third Law to design a solution to a problem involving the motion of two colliding objects.*

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
Middle School (6-8)
Make observations and/or measurements of an object’s motion to provide evidence that a pattern can be used to predict future motion.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
3-5
3
Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence of the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces on the motion of an object.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
3-5
3
Analyze data to determine if a design solution works as intended to change the speed or direction of an object with a push or a pull.*

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
K-2
K
Plan and conduct an investigation to compare the effects of different strengths or different directions of pushes and pulls on the motion of an object.

Performance Expectation

Grade: 
K-2
K

Topic Arrangements

Grade: 
K-2
K

DCI Arrangements

Grade: 
High School (9-12)

DCI Arrangements

Grade: 
Middle School (6-8)