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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 lesson with links to supplementary resources.
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Normal Force

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Obviously this instructor is experienced with the use of an interactive whiteboard. The very brief but well-organized explanation of normal force leaves no questions. Use it to introduce the concept to your physics class when studying...
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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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A Moving Experience - Forces and Inertia

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Students consider the first part of Newton's First Law of Motion, the Law of Inertia of objects at rest, which states that every object remains at rest unless acted on by a force. They perform hands-on experiments which demonstrate this...
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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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Activity: Leaning Tower of Pasta

For Teachers 6th - 8th
A well-laid-out lesson plan, this can be used in an engineering, STEM, or physical science course. Laboratory groups design a structure using pasta and marshmallows, measure its height and weight, and then discover the load that it can...
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Balanced Forces

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Examples and practice questions will help real-life understanding of the Principle of Moments concept. These great slides define the types of levers and pivots, and then give examples of the typical seesaw situations that help the...
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Fairly Fundamental Facts About Forces and Structures

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Don't twist and turn looking for a resource. The first installment of a six-part series teaches young engineers about the five fundamental forces of compression, tension, shear, bending, and torsion. These forces help explain different...
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Rainbow Rotors

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students examine two forces of movement: gravity and friction. They create paper models to further their understanding of these forces, and decorate them. They then work in pairs to experiment with the rotors and record their data.
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Don't Slip!

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Learners measure, record, and graph the force of moving a block of wood along sand paper. In this friction lesson plan, students read a spring scale, collect data, construct a graph, and propose a model to explain how fiction works.
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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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Crash Test Dummies

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders are introduced to Newton's First Law of Motion. In groups, they describe the differences between balanced and unbalanced forces. They participate in experiments that demonstrate how equal and opposite forces act upon...
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Report Writing: Athletes and Gravity

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Using the fascinating topic of extreme sports, learners are prepared to research and write a report. Unfortunately, most of the Internet links for the research are no longer valid, but the lesson can still be implemented by having pupils...
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Forces Crossword Puzzle

For Students 9th - 12th
In this science worksheet, students examine the words and concepts related to forces in order to solve the crossword puzzle. The new vocabulary can be acquired this way.
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Forces and Motion

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders study straight line motion and the forces that affect motion, including the terms force, gravity, and speed. They determine that gravity, weight, and other forces have an effect on speed and motion.
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Forces and Motion Definitions - Unit F

For Teachers 2nd
The focus of this resource is to teach young students about some of the basic components of force and motion. Students view slides which give examples of gravity, force, motion, magnets, and wind. Then, they must choose one of those...
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Review of Oscillations

For Students 10th - 12th
In this oscillations worksheet, students complete 50 multiple choice questions on forces, motion, periodic motion and simple harmonic motion.
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Physics and Me

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders compare and contrast mass and weight. In this physics instructional activity, 6th graders calculate speed given distance and time information. They construct a rocket and relate this to Newton's 3rd Law of motion.
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"Stick to It!" Properties of Pressure Sensitive Adhesive Tapes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate the strength of different adhesives. In this physical science lesson, students compare the force needed to peel adhesive tapes from a surface. They analyze collected data and make a generalization.
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Speedy Trials

For Teachers 5th
Fifth graders investigate how forces affect the motion of an object. For this physics lesson, 5th graders calculate an object's speed using a mathematical formula. They discuss how force and mass affects the speed.