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Up, Up and Away! - Airplanes

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Oh, if only Sir Isaac and Bernoulli could see us now. Even Orville and Wilbur would be amazed by what engineers have designed using their ideas. Next generation engineers put these principles to use as they use what they learn about...
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No Slip Grip

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
The force will be with you during an inquiry-based lesson focused on friction. Young scientists explore the effect of different surfaces on friction. They use rubber bands to measure the amount of force needed to move an object on the...
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The Represented World: Recreational STEM

For Teachers 3rd Standards
How are forces and motion important to a swing set? Scholars explore the concepts of force and motion using swing sets. In preparation for their own STEM design project, individuals take surveys and data from peers, complete labs on...
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May the Force Be With You: Drag

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Do not let friction drag you down! The 11th segment in a series of 22 focuses on the fourth force acting upon an airplane—drag. Pupils learn about the effects and causes of drag.
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Zip Line

For Teachers 4th - 8th Standards
Slide all the way to the bottom. Using the design process, pupils create a carrier for a ping pong ball that will travel down a zip line. Learners test their carriers and determine solutions to issues they encounter to complete the third...
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Science of Skis—Science of the Winter Olympics

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The materials used to produce skis have come a long way over the years. A short video explains how the materials in skis serve a specific purpose on the course. The lesson explores materials such as fiberglass and polymers.
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Friction

For Students 6th - 8th
Friction and gravity are always at odds! Learners complete a set of activities to explore the relationship between friction and gravity. Groups make conclusions about the factors that affect the amount and type of friction between surfaces.
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PS2B—Types of Interactions

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
Create a unit about types of interactions that your class will be attracted to! Delve into Next Generation Science Standard PS2B with a thought-provoking video. The narrator explains how to present interactions in elementary, middle, and...
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PS3C - Relationship Between Energy and Forces

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
How do you help your pupils understand the relationship between energy and forces? The video tackles standard PS3C using a concept map and demonstrations. The narrator also provides key vocabulary scholars should master at each grade level.
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Friction Simulation

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
How much pulling force does it take to overcome static friction? The simulation applies the formula for the force of static friction to multiple trials. Scholars alter the pulling force applied until the box moves. They then determine...
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Sprinter

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Why do sprinters wear spiked shoes? Scholars explore various styles of shoes and how they handle forces when running. Scholars adjust variables including shoe type, horizontal force, surface type, and normal force to determine which...
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May the Force Be with You

For Students 8th Standards
You won't have to force your classes to complete these engaging activities! Through exploration, young scientists learn that force has both magnitude and direction. They draw force diagrams, investigate force models, and complete a...
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Potential and Kinetic Energy: The Roller Coaster Lab

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Ron Toomer, a famous roller coaster designer, suffered from motion sickness. Pupils design their own roller coasters, learning about potential and kinetic energy in the process. Labs focus on the importance of drop height, energy...
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Free Body Diagrams

For Students 9th - 12th
How can you keep track of all the forces acting on an object? Pupils learn how to use a free body diagram to represent the forces acting on an object. After explaining the different forces, the instructor leads viewers through a series...
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Ramp and Review (for High School)

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Rolling for momentum. As part of a study of mechanical energy, momentum, and friction, class members experiment rolling a ball down an incline and having it collide with a cup. Groups take multiple measurements and perform several...
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The Mu of the Shoe

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
What is mu? Emerging scientists explore the coefficient of sliding friction, or mu, and apply its concepts as they complete activities in the interesting lesson. They measure the sliding friction between soles of their own athletic shoes...
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Friction and Inclined Planes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Teaching about inclined planes may seem like an uphill battle, but there's a straightforward way to do it. An Honors Physics presentation covers static and kinetic friction, the forces of friction, and inclines. Additionally, it includes...
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8th Grade Science Resource Book: Unit 2 - Physics

For Students 8th Standards
Get things moving with this extensive collection of physical science resources. Covering the fundamentals of measurement, graphing, lab safety, and experimental design as well as the specific scientific concepts of velocity,...
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Force and Motion

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Get the ball rolling with this upper-elementary science unit on forces and motion. Offering over three weeks of physical science lessons, this resource is a great way to engage the class in learning about simple machines, friction, the...
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Typical Numeric Questions for Physics I - Forces

For Students 7th - 12th
Let's get moving! Newton juniors solve 19 problems using force, speed, and acceleration equations. This is a nifty worksheet that includes a few diagrams and multiple choice selections for each question. It provides the straightforward...
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Force Vectors

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this forces worksheet, students determine the x and y components of each of the force vectors given. Students calculate the force of tension, frictional force, and draw force diagrams. This worksheet has 6 problems to solve.
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Circular Motion

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders discuss centrifugal force, frictional force, and critical speed as it relates to the popular amusement park ride, the Gravitron.
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Free Body Diagrams #2

For Students 9th - 12th
In this free body diagram worksheet, students solve 14 problems using given free body diagrams. They determine the magnitude and numerical value of the normal force, they find the magnitude of the frictional forces, they determine the...
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Friction

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students explore the force of friction between materials. In this physics lesson plan, students participate in an experiment using various materials such as wood, waxed paper, and aluminum foil and explore which item produced the most...