MD.5.0. Physics: Students will use scientific skills and processes to explain the interactions of matter and energy and the energy transformations that occur
5.A.4. Mechanics: Cite evidence that energy in various forms exists in mechanical systems.
5.A.4.a. Identify ways of storing energy (potential) in an object: Raising an object above the ground; Putting it on the end of a compressed or extended spring or rubber band.
5.A.4.b. Identify that an object has energy (kinetic) related to its motion: The greater the mass, the greater the energy; The greater the speed, the greater the energy.