Unit 3

Unit Title: Energy, Forces, Machines, Weight and Mass
Unit Time Frame: 4 weeks

Unit Overview
Students will learn and understand the basic
components of Energy, Machines, Forces, Weights
and Mass.

Essential Learning
A force is needed to change the motion of an object.

What differentiations exist between simple and
compound machines?

What are the different forms of energy?

How is energy transformed, transferred,
and conserved?

Key Concepts
Examples of different types of Forces

Effects of Forces

Weight and Mass (compare – contrast)

Compare and contrast simple and
compound machines.

Investigate the transfer of energy in
real world situations.

Unit Standards
Teacher Resources
Standards Scoring Matrix
Science/Engineering Practices
Cross-Cutting Concepts

Nature of Science