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Unit: Forces at a distance

NGSS:
MS‑PS2‑3
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MS‑PS2‑4
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MS‑PS2‑5
,
MS‑PS2.B.1
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MS‑PS2.B.2
,
MS‑PS2.B.3
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MS‑PS2.B

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Possible mastery points
If everything has gravity, why don't objects orbit me?
NGSS:
MS‑PS2‑4
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MS‑PS2.B.2
,
MS‑PS2.B
Why do my socks stick together when I take them out of the dryer?
NGSS:
MS‑PS2‑3
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MS‑PS2.B.1
,
MS‑PS2.B
It's true, opposites attract! If they're magnetic poles.
NGSS:
MS‑PS2‑3
,
MS‑PS2.B.1
,
MS‑PS2.B
Level up on the above skills and collect up to 240 Mastery points
How can Earth keep the Moon in orbit if they never touch?
NGSS:
MS‑PS2‑5
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MS‑PS2.B.3
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MS‑PS2.B

Practice

Magnets are much more useful when you can turn them on and off.
NGSS:
MS‑PS2‑3
,
MS‑PS2.B.1
,
MS‑PS2.B
Level up on the above skills and collect up to 160 Mastery points
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About this unit

This unit explores electromagnetism and forces that occur across a distance when objects are not touching each other. Learn about gravitational, magnetic, and electric forces, how they affect objects, and how electromagnetism can be used to create magnets and electricity.