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375 resources with the keyterm motion

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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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Motion and Force

For Teachers 5th - 6th
Motion and force vocabulary words are concisely defined in this 13-slide PowerPoint. This is a great slideshow to review prior to a quiz for 5th or 6th grade science. Tip: Send this PowerPoint to your students so they can review it...
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On The Go! Forces and Motion

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Students create a car using physics. For this forces and motion lesson, 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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Motion - It's a Moving Topic

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Who would expect to be moved by a physics lesson? High schoolers are moved by the story of Jo-Jo as they consider his origin, distance traveled, and displacement. Because of the engaging nature of this presentation, learners will hardly...
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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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Straight Line Motion

For Teachers 3rd - 6th Standards
Students examine gravity, mass, and friction. In this speed and motion instructional activity, students investigate how straight line motion is impacted by gravity, mass, and fiction as they participate in a hands-on activity.
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Galileo and the Inevitability of Ideas

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners research Galileo's work and contributions to science. They make a timeline of Galileo's life, discuss the historical context for his book "Dialogue on the Two Chief World Systems" and examine his trial by the Inquisition for...
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Move It!!!

For Teachers K
Students explore motion by observing the movement of people and duplicating those movements. They compare and contrast various kinds of movements and identify different types of movements in pictures. They build an object that can be...
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Motion Problems

For Students 8th - 12th
In this motion worksheet, students complete motion word problems where they explain and define issues having to do with motion. Students complete 32 problems.
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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.
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Velocity and Acceleration

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Compliment your physics lesson with this PowerPoint which demonstrates many important points regarding acceleration and velocity. A starter experiment activity to stimulate student thinking is given, and may prove very interesting to a...
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Motion and Forces

For Teachers 8th
Unbalanced forces and the way that they create a movement is explained in this nice succinct collection of slides. There are a number of bullet points on these 5 slides, but the information is logical and easy to understand.
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Motion and Force

For Teachers 9th
All the main concepts in motion and force are covered in this presentation.  Each slide is a great summary and will appeal to your students with a clean design and images that should seem relevant.  Definitions of speed, displacement,...
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Newton’s Laws of Motion

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Newton's laws of motion are put into action as they are defined and demonstrated. Tennis balls, skateboards, and human bodies are all part of each example. Good definitions plus solid examples equals an informative video.
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Isaac Newton's First Law of Motion

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Review Newton's first law of motion. This easy-to-follow clip demonstrates and explains how the law of motion is applied in space and on Earth.
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Translations and Reflections: Dancing Slides and Flips

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders investigate human motion by performing a dance routine in class.  In this physical education lesson, 4th graders discover how to make the body flip and twist safely in order to express certain dance emotions.  Students...
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Winter Moves

For Teachers 1st - 6th
Students discuss the effects of downhill motion on the body, and discern how the human eye perceives motion by studying Edward Muybridge's photography. They observe seasonal changes and identify elements related to the winter months in...
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How Wind Works

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders investigate the process that creates wind. In this wind lesson plan, 2nd graders create a wind diagram. Students write an essay to accompany their diagram.
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Metamorphosis Magic

For Teachers 1st - 4th
Learners make different motions for each stage in the butterfly life cycle and plant a garden. For this butterfly life cycle lesson plan, students can take the mini gardens home and discuss how butterflies help gardens.
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Motion - Speed, Velocity, and Acceleration

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Identical in appearance except for the information content, these 18 slides introduce young physicists to the concepts related to motion. Learning assessment questions are interspersed among sections of information on frame of reference,...
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What Can Go?

For Teachers Pre-K - 1st
Go is a very exciting verb. Explore a variety of objects that go. This presentation contains seven repetitive sentences that all contain the word go and an image of the object going. This is great for early or prereaders; have them read...
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Shapes in Motion

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students practice moving different shaped objects through a series of transformations. In groups, they discuss other ways to manipulate the figure to achieve the same results. They solve multiple story problems in the same manner.