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Free Falling in Outer SpaceLesson Planet
3 mins 6th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
How do satellites orbit the earth? Technically they are free-falling, but missing Earth's surface! Being explained in great detail and with entertaining animation, these concepts are sure to amaze your starling scientists! Another plus...
Chain Drop ExperimentLesson Planet
1 min 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Test your class' understanding of free falling objects with a video demonstration that shows two equal weights dropped simultaneously. One hits the ground first, which is contrary to what students understand about the acceleration due to...
Forces that Oppose Motion - It's Not Just Science FrictionLesson Planet
9th - 12th
A very scientific-looking but appealing set of slides helps you teach young physicists about the force of friction. First explain what static friction is and demonstrate how to solve problems. Then introduce kinetic friction and the...
Jump! An Exploration into Parametric EquationsLesson Planet
9th - 12th
Explore parametric equations in this lesson, and learn how to determine how much time it takes for an object to fall compared with an object being launched. high scoolers will use parametric equations to follow the path of objects in...
Free Falling: Working with RadicalsLesson Planet
9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Look out, radical falling! The lesson plan shows the class how to evaluate formulas that include radicals. They involve escape velocity, sight distance, and free fall times. Pupils then discuss what occupations may use radicals in their...