Lesson Plan

Work and Power

This Work and Power lesson plan also includes:

Assist your class with correctly calculating the values for force, work, and power as they determine the amount various activities require. They gather data and participate in a group discussion to compare results upon conclusion of the activity.

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Instructional Ideas
  • Hold a contest in the class and have each group of individuals participate in a series of activities to gather data on how much work and power is necessary to complete each activity; discuss the results
  • Take a field trip to a local amusement park or kid's playground to perform experiments on rides available to them
Classroom Considerations
  • Individuals with special needs or those who cannot physically take part in some of the activities can participate in alternate activities designed for them
Pros
  • May be adapted and extended, depending on time allotment for the unit
  • Contains assessments, strategies for differentiated learning, and alternate activities to engage all individuals
Cons
  • None
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