the student will be able to compare metals, nonmetals, and metalloids using physical properties such as luster, conductivity, or malleability;
: calculate density to identify an unknown substance;
demonstrate and calculate how unbalanced forces change the speed or direction of an object's motion;
: investigate and describe applications of Newton's law of inertia, law of force and acceleration, and law of action-reaction such as in vehicle restraints, sports activities, amusement park rides, Earth's tectonic activities, and rocket launches.
describe the historical development of evidence that supports plate tectonic theory;