New York Standards
NY.6. Interconnectedness: Common Themes: Students will understand the relationships and common themes that connect mathematics, science, and technology and apply the themes to these and other areas of learning.
6.5: Identifying patterns of change is necessary for making predictions about future behavior and conditions.
6.5.1. Use simple linear equations to represent how a parameter changes with time.
NY.P4. The Physical Setting: Students will understand and apply scientific concepts, principles, and theories pertaining to the physical setting and living environment and recognize the historical development of ideas in science.
P4.5: Energy and matter interact through forces that result in changes in motion.
4.5.1. Describe different patterns of motion of objects.
4.5.2. Observe, describe, and compare effects of forces (gravity, electric current, and magnetism) on the motion of objects.