MS-PS2-3: Electric and Magnetic Forces
Ask questions about data to determine the factors that affect the strength of electric and magnetic forces. (Stability and Change)
Clarification Statement: Examples of devices that use electric and magnetic forces could include electromagnets, electric motors, or generators. Examples of data could include the effect of the number of turns of wire on the strength of an electromagnet, or the effect of increasing the number or strength of magnets on the speed of an electric motor.
Assessment Boundary: Assessment about questions that require quantitative answers is limited to proportional reasoning and algebraic thinking.
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Attraction and repulsion
Devices (e.g. electromagnet, electric motor, generator)
Cause and Effect
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