New Mexico Standards
NM.II. Content of Science: Physical Science: Understand the structure and properties of matter, the characteristics of energy, and the interactions between matter and energy.
II-C. Describe and explain forces that produce motion in objects.
II-C.1a. Understand how the rate of change of position is the velocity of an object in motion.
II-C.4a. Understand that when a force (e.g., gravity, friction) acts on an object, the object speeds up, slows down, or goes in a different direction.
II-C.5a. Identify simple machines and describe how they give advantage to users (e.g., levers, pulleys, wheels and axles, inclined planes, screws, wedges).