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  • How to identify the conditions that an object would continue in its state of motion without stopping (Newton's 1st Law of Motion)
  • What forces interact with each other (Newton's 3rd Law of Motion)
  • How acceleration of a body is dependent on its mass and the net applied force (Newton's 2nd Law of Motion)
  • Students will be expected to use the inquiry process to solve scientific investigations.
  • (Common Core Standards) Follow precisely a multistep procedure when carrying out experiments, taking measurements, or performing technical tasks.
  • (Common Core Standards) Cite specific textual evidence to support analysis of science and technical texts.
  • (Common Core Standards) Determine the meaning of symbols, key terms, and other domain-specific words and phrases as they are used in a specific scientific or techmical context relevant to texts and topics.
  • (Common Core Standards) Integrate quantitative or technical information expressed in words in a text with a version of that information expressed visually.
  • (Common Core Standards) Write arguments focused on discipline-specific content.
  • (Common Core Standards) Write informative/explainatory texts including the narration of historical events, scientific procedures/experiments or technical processes.
  • (Common Core Standards) Write routinely over extended time frames and shorter time frames for a range of discipline-specific tasks, purposes, and audiences.