HS-PS2-4

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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-PS2-4

## Use mathematical representations of Newton's Law of Gravitation and Coulomb's Law to describe and predict the gravitational and electrostatic forces between objects.

37 Lesson(s)

### Going Full Circle on Gravity and Orbits - Day 1

High School Physics »
Unit: Forces in Two Dimensions

High School Physics »
Unit: Forces in Two Dimensions

### The First Universal Law: Gravity

High School Physics »
Unit: Forces in Two Dimensions

High School Physics »
Unit: Forces in Two Dimensions

Big Idea:

#### Newton's law of universal gravitation states that any two bodies in the universe attract each other with a force that is directly proportional to the product of their masses and inversely proportional to the square of the distance between them.

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(2)

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(14)

Reflections
(1)

### Going Full Circle on Gravity and Orbits - Day 2

High School Physics »
Unit: Forces in Two Dimensions

High School Physics »
Unit: Forces in Two Dimensions

### Introduction to Electrostatics, Day 1

High School Physics »
Unit: Electrostatics

High School Physics »
Unit: Electrostatics

Big Idea:

#### Students complete a reading activity to learn and teach each other about electrostatics.

Standards:

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(19)

Reflections
(2)

### Coulomb's Law

High School Physics »
Unit: Electrostatics and Circuits

High School Physics »
Unit: Electrostatics and Circuits

### Forces and Work Revisited

High School Physics »
Unit: Electrostatics

High School Physics »
Unit: Electrostatics

### Deriving Universal Gravitation

High School Physics »
Unit: Rotational Motion - Part I

High School Physics »
Unit: Rotational Motion - Part I

### Rotation of a Ladybug

High School Physics »
Unit: Rotational Motion - Part I

High School Physics »
Unit: Rotational Motion - Part I

### Atomic Charge

High School Physics »
Unit: Electrostatics and Circuits

High School Physics »
Unit: Electrostatics and Circuits

### Electric Potential Energy - Introduction

High School Physics »
Unit: Electrostatics

High School Physics »
Unit: Electrostatics

### Introducing Gravitational Field Strength

High School Physics »
Unit: Lessons from Galileo

High School Physics »
Unit: Lessons from Galileo

Big Idea:

#### Gravitational field strength is directly proportional to a celestial body's mass and inversely proportional to a celestial body's radius squared.

Standards:

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(1)

Resources
(16)

Reflections
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### Enhancing Our Model of Work - Revisited

High School Physics »
Unit: Electrostatics

High School Physics »
Unit: Electrostatics

### Exploring Orbits Where the Centripetal Force is Gravity

High School Physics »
Unit: Forces in Two Dimensions

High School Physics »
Unit: Forces in Two Dimensions

### Electric Field Lines

High School Physics »
Unit: Electrostatics and Circuits

High School Physics »
Unit: Electrostatics and Circuits

### Introduction to Angular Motion

High School Physics »
Unit: Rotational Motion - Part I

High School Physics »
Unit: Rotational Motion - Part I

Big Idea:

#### Students roll into a unit on circular motion as they define theta, omega, and alpha (oh my)!

Standards:

Resources
(18)

Reflections
(1)

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