Grade: 4 - Physical Science 1

4.PS.1
Investigate transportation systems and devices that operate on or in land, water, air and space and recognize the forces (lift, drag, friction, thrust and gravity) that affect their motion.

I Can Statements Academic Vocabulary
* I can investigate transportation systems and devices that operate on land.
* I can investigate transportation systems and devices that operate on or in water.
* I can investigate transportation systems and devices that operate in the air.
* I can recognize the forces (lift, drag, friction, thrust and gravity) that affect their motion.

Force
Motion
Transportation system
Lift
Drag
Friction
Thrust
Gravity
Buoyancy

Cross Cutting Concepts
Systems and System Models Structure and Function
Looking Back Looking Ahead
* Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence of the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces on the motion of an object. (3.PS.1) * Distinguish between the terms position, distance, and displacement, as well as, the terms speed and velocity. (6.PS.1)