Grade 8
Forces and Motion
The
student will investigate the effects of force on the movement of
objects. |
D |
Determine the speed of an object based on the distance and
amount of time traveled.
Lesson Make A Crater
The
Marble Ball |
D |
Differentiate between speed and velocity.
Speed and Velocity |
A |
Recognize that forces cause changes in speed and/or
direction of motion.
Lesson Downhill Race |
A |
Solve problems pertaining to distance, speed, velocity, and
time given illustrations, diagrams, graphs, or scenarios.
Forces |
D |
Describe how
Newton’s three laws of
motion explain the movement of objects.
Newton's First Law
Newton's Second Law
Newton's Third Law |
A |
Recognize the relationship between mass, force, and
acceleration.
Physics Glossary
Roller Coaster Physics
Acceleration |
A |
Identify
Newton’s three laws of
motion and relate the first two laws to the concepts of inertia and
momentum.
Newton’s 1^{st} Law
Newton’s 2^{nd} Law
Newton’s 3^{rd} Law
Isaac Newton’s Three Laws of Motion |
D |
Distinguish between mass and weight.
Create your own rollercoaster |
D |
Describe the relationship among distance, size, mass, and
gravitational force of objects.
Funderstanding Roller Coasters |
A |
Identify the relationship between the mass of objects, the
distance between them, and the amount of gravitational attraction.
Design A Roller Coaster |
D |
Differentiate among the six types of simple machines and
their applications. |
A |
Identify simple machines.
Find the Simple Machine |
A |
Choose the most appropriate simple machine to use for a
specific task.
Simple Machine Quiz |