The NGSS focus on a conceptual understanding of core ideas. The standards include the core ideas of energy transfer into and out of systems, providing a basis for understanding the concept of power. The equation for power can be introduced and applied, as needed, for instructional purposes.
Disciplinary Core Idea
PS3A: Definitions of Energy
PS3B: Conservation of Energy and Energy Transfer
PS3C: Relationship Between Energy and Forces
PS3D: Energy in Chemical Processes and Everyday Life
High School (9-12)