MT.S2. Students, through the inquiry process, demonstrate knowledge of properties, forms, changes and interactions of physical and chemical systems.
S2.3. Describe energy and compare and contrast the energy transformations and the characteristics of light, heat, motion, magnetism, electricity, sound and mechanical waves
S2.3.gr6-8.J. Explain the relationship between energy and motion
S2.5. Describe and explain the motion of an object in terms of its position, direction, and speed as well as the forces acting upon it
S2.5.gr6-8.A. Describe the basic characteristics of motion (position, direction, speed, reference point
S2.5.gr6-8.B. Identify variables that affect the motion of an object
S2.5.gr6-8.C. Define force
S2.5.gr6-8.E. Explain Newton's laws of motion