HS-PS2-4: Gravitational and Electrostatic Forces Between Objects
Use mathematical representations of Newton’s Law of Gravitation and Coulomb’s Law to describe and predict the gravitational and electrostatic forces between objects. (Patterns)
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.
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Newton’s Law of Gravitation
Gravitational force (attraction)
Electrostatic force (attraction and repulsion)
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