HS-PS2-2: Conservation of Momentum
Use 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. (Systems and System Models)
Clarification Statement: Emphasis is on the quantitative conservation of momentum in interactions and the qualitative meaning of this principle.
Assessment Boundary: Assessment is limited to systems of two macroscopic bodies moving in one dimension.
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Systems, Boundary, Objects
Interaction (collision or explosion)
Conservation of Momentum (2 objects 1 dimension)
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