March 7, 2014
Lunar Lander with forces and questions. Calculating weight.
Current Events are due Day A.
Last day to submit Rube Goldberg Extra Credit for 3rd Quarter is Friday, March 14th.
Being challenged in life is inevitable, being defeated is optional. -Roger Crawford
Current Unit Standards
Unit # 6
The student understands that the types of force that act on
an object and the effect of that force can be described,
measured, and predicted.
a. Knows that many forces act at a distance.
b. Knows that if more than one force acts on an object,
then the forces can reinforce or cancel each other.
c. Knows that simple machines can be used to change the
direction or size of a force.
d. Understands that an object in motion will continue at a
constant speed in a straight line until acted upon by a force and
that an object at rest will remain at rest until acted upon by a force.
e. Explains and shows the way in which a net force can act on an
f. Knows that gravity is a universal force that every mass exerts on
every other mass.
Year Long Unit Plan
Unit #1 – What is Science? Standards and Measurements
Unit #2 – Types and States of Matter
Unit #3 – Atoms, Periodic Table and Radioactivity
Unit #4 – Interaction of Matter
Unit #5 – Speed and Motion
Unit #6 – Forces
Unit #7 – Energy, Work and Machines
Unit #8 – Electricity and Magnetism
Unit #9 – Waves, Sound and Light