HS-PS2-3: Reducing Force in Collisions Device
Apply scientific and engineering ideas to design, evaluate, and refine a device that minimizes the force on a macroscopic object during a collision. (Cause and Effect)
Clarification Statement: Examples of evaluation and refinement could include determining the success of the device at protecting an object from damage and modifying the design to improve it. Examples of a device could include a football helmet or a parachute.
Assessment Boundary: Assessment is limited to qualitative evaluations and/or algebraic manipulations.
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Cause and Effect
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