Friction Restriction: Creating a Design Plan to Redesign the Tread of Tennis Sneakers to Increase Friction

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Students evaluate the friction of tennis sneakers and redesign them to increase friction. In this physics lesson plan, students calculate starting, sideways and forward stopping friction. Using quantitative data, they prove that redesigning the shoes is necessary to make it safer to use.

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Grade
7th - 8th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategies
Project-Based Learning
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Year
2009
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