# HS-PS2-4: Gravitational and Electrostatic Forces Between Objects

**Use mathematical representations of Newtonâ€™s Law of Gravitation and Coulombâ€™s Law to describe and predict the gravitational and electrostatic forces between objects. **

**Clarification Statement: **Emphasis is on both quantitative and conceptual descriptions of gravitational and electric fields.

**Assessment Boundary: **Assessment is limited to systems with two objects.

**Science Practices**

Using Mathematics and Computational Thinking

**Disciplinary Core Ideas**

PS2.B: Types of Interactions

**Crosscutting Concepts**

Patterns

### Assessments

### Phenomena

### Anchor Charts

### Video

### Vocabulary

Newtonâ€™s Law of Gravitation

Coulombâ€™s Law

Gravitational force (attraction)

Electrostatic force (attraction and repulsion)

Gravitational field

Electric field

Objects

Mass

Charge

Distance

Patterns

Use mathematical representations of Newtonâ€™s Law of Gravitation and Coulombâ€™s Law to describe and predict the gravitational and electrostatic forces between objects. (Patterns)

### Learning Plans

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