New Jersey Standards
NJ.5.2.8. Physical Science: Physical science principles, including fundamental ideas about matter, energy, and motion, are powerful conceptual tools for making sense of phenomena in physical, living, and Earth systems science.
5.2.8.E. Forces and Motion: It takes energy to change the motion of objects. The energy change is understood in terms of forces.
An object is in motion when its position is changing. The speed of an object is defined by how far it travels divided by the amount of time it took to travel that far.
5.2.8.E.1. Calculate the speed of an object when given distance and time.