ME.A. Unifying Themes: Students apply the principles of systems, models, constancy and change, and scale in science and technology.
A.4. Scale: Students use mathematics to describe scale for man-made and natural things.
A.4.a. Measure things to compare sizes, speeds, times, distances, and weights.
ME.C. The Scientific and Technological Enterprise: Students understand the history and nature of scientific knowledge and technology, the processes of inquiry and technological design, and the impacts science and technology have on society and the environment.
C.3. Science, Technology, and Society: Students identify and describe the influences of science and technology on people and the environment.
C.3.c. Explain that natural resources are limited, and that reusing, recycling, and reducing materials and using renewable resources is important.
ME.D. The Physical Setting: Students understand the universal nature of matter, energy, force, and motion and identify how these relationships are exhibited in Earth Systems, in the solar system, and throughout the universe.
D.4. Force and Motion: Students summarize how various forces affect the motion of objects.
D.4.a. Predict the effect of a given force on the motion of an object.
D.4.b. Describe how fast things move by how long it takes them to go a certain distance.
D.4.d. Give examples of how gravity, magnets, and electrically charged materials push and pull objects.