Rhode Island Standards
RI.PS3. Physical Science: The motion of an object is affected by forces.
PS3 (5-8) INQ+ POC-8. Use data to determine or predict the overall (net effect of multiple forces (e.g., friction, gravitational, magnetic) on the position, speed, and direction of motion of objects.
PS3 (5-6)-8. Students demonstrate an understanding of motion by...
8b. Recognizing that a force is a push or a pull.
8c. Explaining that changes in speed or direction of motion are caused by forces.