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- HS-PS2-1Analyze data to support the claim that Newton's second law of motion describes the mathematical relationship among the net force on a macroscopic object, its mass, and its acceleration.
- HS-PS2-2Use mathematical representations to support the claim that the total momentum of a system of objects is conserved when there is no net force on the system.
- HS-PS2-3Apply scientific and engineering ideas to design, evaluate, and refine a device that minimizes the force on a macroscopic object during a collision.
- HS-PS2-4Use mathematical representations of Newton's Law of Gravitation and Coulomb's Law to describe and predict the gravitational and electrostatic forces between objects.
- HS-PS2-5Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence that an electric current can produce a magnetic field and that a changing magnetic field can produce an electric current.
- HS-PS2-6Communicate scientific and technical information about why the molecular-level structure is important in the functioning of designed materials.

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## HS-PS2-1

## Analyze data to support the claim that Newton's second law of motion describes the mathematical relationship among the net force on a macroscopic object, its mass, and its acceleration.

124 Lesson(s)

### Figuring out Friction

High School Physics »
Unit: Newton's Laws

High School Physics »
Unit: Newton's Laws

Big Idea:

#### Students figure out the quantitative definition of friction and then see it in action!

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### An Atwood's Machine Inquiry Lab

High School Physics »
Unit: Newton's Laws

High School Physics »
Unit: Newton's Laws

### Creating Velocity Graphs from Position Graphs

High School Physics »
Unit: Objects in Motion

High School Physics »
Unit: Objects in Motion

### Pushing the Pathfinder

High School Physics »
Unit: Forces in One Dimension

High School Physics »
Unit: Forces in One Dimension

### Nonlinear Position Graphs

High School Physics »
Unit: Objects in Motion

High School Physics »
Unit: Objects in Motion

### Free Fall on Planet Newtonia

High School Physics »
Unit: Uniform Acceleration Motion

High School Physics »
Unit: Uniform Acceleration Motion

Big Idea:

#### Students find the accelerations due to gravity for different planets.

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### Moving into Motion Graphs

High School Physics »
Unit: 1-D Kinematics

High School Physics »
Unit: 1-D Kinematics

Big Idea:

#### How can students relate kinematics graphs with descriptions? Today, we use a simulation to connect the dots of position, velocity, and time!

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### Modified Atwood Machine Lab

High School Physics »
Unit: Force and Acceleration

High School Physics »
Unit: Force and Acceleration

Big Idea:

#### A modified Atwood machine leads to equation creation.

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### Horizontal Kinematics

High School Physics »
Unit: 1-D Kinematics

High School Physics »
Unit: 1-D Kinematics

Big Idea:

#### Today we learn to love kinematic equations by using them to solve problems about horizontal motion.

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### Combining Newton's Second Law and Kinematics

High School Physics »
Unit: Forces in One Dimension

High School Physics »
Unit: Forces in One Dimension

### Amazing Acceleration

High School Physics »
Unit: 1-D Kinematics

High School Physics »
Unit: 1-D Kinematics

Big Idea:

#### Today we define acceleration and connect it to velocity.

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### The Pringle Package Project - Day 1

High School Physics »
Unit: Forces in Two Dimensions

High School Physics »
Unit: Forces in Two Dimensions

### Mapping Motion

High School Physics »
Unit: 1-D Kinematics

High School Physics »
Unit: 1-D Kinematics

Big Idea:

#### Students map out motion and then get introduced to the basic motion equations.

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Big Idea:

#### Students find out just how much they really know about forces.

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### Diving into Free Fall

High School Physics »
Unit: 1-D Kinematics

High School Physics »
Unit: 1-D Kinematics

Big Idea:

#### What happens when a skydiver's parachute won't open? Today, students dive right into the basics of free fall.

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