New Jersey Standards
NJ.5.2.2. Physical Science: Physical science principles, including fundamental ideas about matter, energy, and motion, are powerful conceptual tools for making sense of phenomena in physical, living, and Earth systems science.
5.2.2.C. Forms of Energy: Knowing the characteristics of familiar forms of energy, including potential and kinetic energy, is useful in coming to the understanding that, for the most part, the natural world can be explained and is predictable.
An object can be seen when light strikes it and is reflected to a viewer's eye. If there is no light, objects cannot be seen.
5.2.2.C.2. Apply a variety of strategies to collect evidence that validates the principle that if there is no light, objects cannot be seen.