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562 resources with the concept distance

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Go the Distance

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Students work together to build lego cars. They make predictions about how fast they believe the cars will go. They record their observations and discuss their results.
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The Rumblin' Road

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Students determine the distance to a lightning strike. They complete a number of examples that determine the distance to a thunderstorm or lightning strike. They focus on safety during a thunderstorm.
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Investigating Motion, Forces, and Energy Lab Book

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders create their own experiements using toy trucks, cars or balls to measure the time it takes two of them to travel 5 meters, as well as at each 1 meter interval. They make use computers to make a time/distance graph and...
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Just How Big is this Place?

For Teachers 4th - 5th
Students are introduced to the the formula for calculating travel time. They listen to different scenarios relating to long distance travel into space and calculate travel time using the formula.
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How Far Away is SOHO?

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students create a scale model of the Earth and the sun that demonstrates where the SOHO satellite is in relation to the Earth.
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The Distance to an Unapproachable Point

For Teachers 8th - 11th
Students use geometry or trigonometry to measure the distance of a far off point. They verify their measurements using a tape measure to check their work.
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To There And Back

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students calculate distance on a map by using a mileage scale to calculate the distance from their hometown to Niagara Falls. They, in groups, determine the best route, then compose stories about their journey to Niagra Falls.
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Propulsion Pop!

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students demonstrate an understanding of the text by completing a propulsion activity, charting the results, and answering questions that demonstrate an understanding of rocket propulsion.
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Aircraft Trajectory Problem Set

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students, after reading an explanation from a NASA Web-based textbook, demonstrate an understanding of the text by applying it to the calculation of speed, distance, acceleration, and time in simple aircraft motion.
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Demonstrate Flight

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students measure the distance and duration of flight . The learner compare and contrast the Blunt Nose and The Dart.