Carolina Biological_Discover Carolina–April 2024

4th Grade



Students who demonstrate understanding can:



Ask questions and predict outcomes about the changes in energy that occur when objects collide. 4-PS3-3

Clarification Statement and Assessment Boundary

Clarification Statement: Emphasis is on the change in the energy due to the change in speed, not on the forces, as objects interact.

Assessment Boundary: Assessment does not include quantitative measurements of energy.

Common Core State Standards Connections

  • W.4.7 - Conduct short research projects that build knowledge through investigation of different aspects of a topic. (4-PS3-3)
  • W.4.8 - Recall relevant information from experiences or gather relevant information from print and digital sources; take notes and categorize information, and provide a list of sources. (4-PS3-3)