Grade 5 : Standard 12 - Forces in Nature

Conceptual Strand 12

Everything in the universe exerts a gravitational force on everything else;

there is an interplay between magnetic fields and electrical currents.

Guiding Question 12

What are the scientific principles that explain gravity and electromagnetism?

Grade Level Expectations

Checks for Understanding State Performance Indicators

GLE 0507.12.1 Recognize that the earth attracts objects without directly touching them.

GLE 0507.12.2 Investigate how the shape of an object influences the way that it falls toward the earth.

GLE 0507.12.3 Provide examples of how forces can act at a distance.

0507.12.1 Explain and give examples of how forces act at a distance.

0507.12.2 Demonstrate how the shape of an object affects how it falls toward the earth.

0507.12.3 Design and explain an investigation exploring the earth’s pull on objects.

SPI 0507.12.1 Recognize that the earth attracts objects without touching them.

SPI 0507.12.2 Identify the force that causes objects to fall to the earth.

SPI 0507.12.3 Use data to determine how shape affects the rate at which a material falls to earth.

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