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138 resources with the keyterm forces

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Laws of Motion

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Do you need some new ideas for teaching Newton's Laws of Motion? This series of activities will spring your curriculum to life! Choose from five activities to demonstrate or have your science stars perform. As a result, they will have...
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Law of Conservation of Momentum

For Teachers 9th - 12th
A suggested sequence of events lays out five hands-on activities and four creative assessments on the conservation of momentum. Using spring scales and mail scales, junior physicists examine Newton's Third Law. After you have taught the...
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Qualitative Examples of Conservation of Mechanical Energy

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Instructions for series of six activites, a reading of scientific literature, and a choice of six assessments await you in this physics resource. Well-written plans guide you in guiding your pupils to experiment with levers, pulleys,...
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Motion, Forces, Energy and Electricity

For Teachers K - 8th
What a wonderful way to explore motion and forces! Learners design a catapult, after watching a video and discussing types of catapults. This is a comprehensive and complete instructional activity with links to supplementary resources.
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Fast and Slow Motion

For Students K - 2nd
Explore the world of motion and force with an activity for kindergarten and first grade. After determining how people can make balls or bikes move slower, kids use a cardboard tube and a marble to experiment with motion and speed. A...
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Graphing the Four Forces

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Using the Cartesian coordinate system, future flight experts plot points to determine whether or not an airplane will fly. With the four forces of weight, lift, drag, and thrust represented in different quadrants, your physics learners...
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Balloon-Powered Car

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Attractive and logical instructions are provided for constructing a balloon-powered car. Young physical scientists measure the distance their car travels and record it on a pre-printed data sheet. The make alterations to improve the...
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Labeling Forces Correctly!

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Define six common forces: propulsion, air resistance, water resistance, friction, gravity, and upthrust. A picture of a Smart Car is displayed with arrows showing all of the forces acting on it when it is motion. A picture of a rubber...
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Sliding Plates

For Teachers 5th - 7th
Students analyze how plate boundaries shift. In this sliding plates lesson, students examine models and identify actions at the plate boundaries. Students complete a worksheet to assess understanding. 
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Tracking Down the Source

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Students analyze forces that shape the Earth. In this Google Earth instructional activity, students use databases and online tools to gather data, plot locations of tsunamis. predict where it will strike, and evaluate the locations for...
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Forces (Momentum) Learning Center

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders investigate momentum and force. For this Physical Science lesson plan, 9th graders will participate in activities at three different science centers. The students will be using vernier probes and software to calculate...
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Balloon Rockets

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students describe the action-reaction forces acting on objects. In this physics lesson, students investigate how the volume of air in the balloon affects the distance it travels. They collect data and graph their result.
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Newton’s 2nd Law with Bowling Balls

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students explore the concept of Newton's second law. In this Physics's lesson plan, students will easily navigate a soccer ball through a course with only a broom and then will find it very difficult to do the same with a bowling ball....
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Forces and Newton's Three Laws

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students watch demonstrations of forces and Newton's Three Laws. In this forces lesson, students watch four demonstrations and complete the associated worksheets associated with Newton's Laws. There is a PowerPoint that can be accessed...
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Projectile Motion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Young scholars determine the angle of launch that will give a projectile its greatest range. In this projectile motion lesson plan, students recognize that the motion of a projectile results from the combined horizontal and vertical...
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Newton's Laws

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this motion worksheet, students read about the 3 laws of motion and then complete a graphic organizer describing the laws and giving an example for each one.
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Newton's Laws Review

For Students 8th - 10th
In this Newton's Laws instructional activity, students solve 4 problems using Newton's Laws. Students explain their work and calculations using Newton's Laws and equations.
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Newton's Second Law

For Students 9th - 12th
In this Newton's Second Law worksheet, students answer 13 questions about force, mass and acceleration. They calculate weight, force, masses and acceleration of objects.
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PhyzJob: May the Net Force Be With You

For Students 10th - 12th
In this force instructional activity, students are given data for seven problems including forces, mass and acceleration with one missing in each problem. They are to find the unknown such as force, mass or acceleration.
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Newton's Laws of Motion

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this motion activity, students apply Newton's Laws of Motion by calculating acceleration and determining action/reaction pairs. This activity has 11 problems to solve.
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Isaac Newton's 3 Laws of Motion

For Students 9th - 12th
In this laws of motion worksheet, students review Newton's 3 laws of motion and compare force and net force. 11 matching, 18 fill in the blank, 6 word problems.
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Newton's Second Law

For Students 9th - 12th
In this laws of motion instructional activity, students use Newton's second law of motion to explain how they can make their go-cart go the fastest at the go-cart races. This instructional activity has 3 short answer questions.
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Acceleration, Drag, Gravity, Motion, Forces, and Friction

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders build and run mousetrap cars in order to measure distance, time, and mass for their cars. They use these measurements to calculate average speed and kinetic energy, then create a slide show to visually explain how the car...
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Inertia

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Students conduct a simple inertia demonstration by spinning a hardboiled and raw egg. They push a wagon to demonstrate inertia. They explore Newton's first and second laws of motion.