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Soda Straw Rockets

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Three, two, one, blast off to a better understanding of force and motion with this exciting science lesson! Beginning with a discussion about rockets and gravity, young scientists go on to complete a series of worksheets about net forces...
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Study Jams! Force & Motion

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Set youngsters in motion when studying forces. This quick animated film stars Sam and Mia, two intelligent but cool kids who talk about forces and motion on the soccer field. Consider using this resource when preparing junior-high...
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NewtonÕs First Law and Eggs

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Spinning eggs and Newton's first law of motion, yes it's true. This really well done clip is perfect of class or homeschool use. It uses the example of a cooked vs. an uncooked egg to describe Newton's first law. Lots of light bulbs will...
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The Basics of Motion

For Students 9th - 12th
If you agree that physics learners should be able to explain motion concepts before solving problems, then you will really appreciate this resource! The first page presents 12 questions about displacement, speed, velocity, scalars,...
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An Accelerated Look at Motion

For Students 9th - 12th
Your physics followers will have fun envisioning Fluffy, The Wonder Hamster being launched in his exercise ball or Mr. Kirwan building an airplane in his backyard as they solve problems regarding acceleration. They are to draw a diagram...
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Motion and Inertia

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Physics learners make magic with inertia! By pulling paper out from under a stack of blocks or batting a rubber ball into motion, physics scholars' eyes will be opened! Don't think that this lesson is only fun and games; plenty of...
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Inertial Mass, Weight, and Newton's Second Law of Motion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The stage is set for you to guide future physicists through three forceful activities about motion. In the first, learners experiment with rolling carts to discover how objects interact. In the second, they inspect images of an object in...
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Wired with Alexander Calder

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Kids consider how the body functions and moves, how each structure has a specific movement and purpose. They apply that idea as they construct a sculptural piece that moves. For inspiration they look to the work of Alexander Calder,...
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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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Physics Tug of War

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Slide books with a little assistance from Newton. Using books, groups create a demonstration of Newton's Second Law of motion. Pupils compare the distance traveled by one and two books when they apply a force to them.
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Newton's First Law of Motion

For Teachers 6th - 9th
This is the first clip in a two-part series on Newton's First Law of Motion. Excellent examples and comprehensive explanations truly describe this law of motion. View part two for even more good teaching.
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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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Unit VIII: Worksheet 1 - Central Force

For Students 9th - 12th
Disciples of physics practice solving acceleration and centripetal force problems. They construct qualitative motion maps and quantitative force diagrams in addition to using their critical thinking skills. Get your class moving by...
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Unit IX: Worksheet 3 - Impulsive Force

For Students 9th - 12th
Eight motion-related problems are contained in this physics assignment. Upcoming physicists calculate combined velocity after collisions, impulse, and momentum. They also address critical thinking situations, making this a well-rounded...
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Unit IX: Worksheet 1 - Impulsive Force

For Students 9th - 12th
Bouncing balls and rockets taking off provide ammunition for your physics arsenal. Your class will solve mulit-step problems for velocity, momentum, and force. This is an ideal homework assignment for practice solving motion problems.
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Unit III: Worksheet 1 - Uniform Acceleration

For Students 9th - 12th
This concise handout posts a diagram of a block sliding down a ramp. High schoolers draw qualitative graphical representations for displacement vs. time, velocity vs. time, and acceleration vs. time. They draw a motion map and list the...
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Unit III: Worksheet 3 - Uniform Acceleration

For Students 9th - 12th
This three-page instructional activity moves physics masters to show what they know about motion. They analyze graphs of time versus displacement, solve instantaneous and average velocities, solve word problems, and graph results. This...
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How to Make a Wind Vane

For Teachers Pre-K - 2nd
Students measure the direction of the wind. In this Science instructional activity, students make their own wind vane. Students discuss the importance of wind direction and speed.
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Motion of a Toy Car

For Students 9th - 12th
Using a windup toy car, young physicists explore motion concepts: origin, position, displacement, and velocity. Working in small groups, one member releases the car, another marks its position, and a third keeps time. After collecting...
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On The Go! Forces and Motion

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students create a car using physics. In this forces and motion activity, students create a car and test which changes in design change the performance of the car. Students complete a graphic organizer with the different changes they see.
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CPO Science - Foundations of Physics

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
An object in motion will remain in motion, and your physics learners will really get moving by viewing this PowerPoint! They examine each of Newton's laws of motion, learning about force, inertia, acceleration, and equilibrium. They are...
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Motion Basics

For Students 6th - 8th
Quiz those kids to assess what they've gleaned from your last lesson on Newton's laws of motion. There are 10 questions that have learners define force, acceleration, velocity, and speed. A bonus question has them write a motion story...
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The Falling Ladder

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Investigate the motion of a ladder sliding down a building. Upper graders use their Ti-Nspire to graph the height vs. distance from the wall to the ladder in various scenarios. They then construct the graph that would result from the...
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Temperature and Thermal Energy

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Examine how heat can be transferred between systems by reconstructing a diagram on energy flow and solving problems on heat flow and work done.