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15 resources with the concept rolling

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Spool Riddle - Which Way Will It Roll?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Looking for a challenging brain teaser to stimulate conversation? The spool riddle will make things roll right along! The narrator of the a physics video series explains the constraints of the spool in terms of movement and friction,...
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Marble Run

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
It's time to slow your roll! Can your class create a track that allows a marble to roll as slowly as possible? Teams of science scholars collaborate to design, build, and test their tubes while learning about gravity and friction.
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Spool Trick

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Which way will the spool roll? The video offers two situations and three optional answers for each. After viewing the situation, scholars select their predictions. Then, they view the result and learn of a new situation. The...
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Preschool Races

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What determines which ball rolls the fastest — the weight, the radius, the material, or something else? Scholars select two balls to race down the inclined plane, determining their material and radius. As they race, the simulation graphs...
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For Students 6th - 12th Standards
What is the steepness of a hill before a unicyclist slides down it rather than pedaling down it? The simulation graphs the wheel speed versus the unicycle speed as the rider goes down a hill. Scholars control the mass of the rider,...
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Ramp and Review (for High School)

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Rolling for momentum. As part of a study of mechanical energy, momentum, and friction, class members experiment rolling a ball down an incline and having it collide with a cup. Groups take multiple measurements and perform several...
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Bocce Ball - Lesson 4 - Angle of Release

For Teachers 7th - 12th
This life-long sport of Bocce ball can be played for fun, or one can play in serious competitions. Here, the angle of release is covered. Discussion and practice with regard to rolling, tossing, throwing, or lobbing requires knowledge...
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Fielder's Choice

For Teachers 3rd - 7th
For this circle game with balls of varying sizes the class will need to review some of the fielding skills before playing the game. I would recommend focusing on one type of fielding at a time corresponding with the specific ball being...
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Idea Generator

For Teachers 2nd
Second graders study physical science properties by completing a WebQuest using the given links for each topic. In this physical science lesson, 2nd graders study acceleration, acoustical science, sound/vibration/pitch, instrument...
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Gymnastics Sequence

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Students perform a sequence of combined movement skills. They make smooth transitions from one movement to the next and choose the sequence they would like to exhibit.
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Bowling Bingo

For Teachers 5th - 8th
The class will be run back and forth, and all around trying to win at this bowling bingo game. I bet the game will be action packed and full of fun as the players bowl their soft NERF balls at their opponents pins trying to knock them...
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Rolling Coins

For Students 11th - 12th
What caused the extra rotation? Class members visualize a coin rolling around the circumference of another coin. They determine the reason the rolling coin rotates twice. Further questions require them to determine a generalized formula...
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Group Turkey Wreath

For Teachers All
Students practice the fine motor skills of cutting and rolling as they make a whole class Thanksgiving wreath. They cut strips of paper and roll them on a pencil to make curls to add to a turkey wreath.
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Along the Floor

For Teachers 1st
First graders play games where they practice how to use the floor to move a ball. In this balls lesson plan, 1st graders practice different techniques such as dribbling and rolling in order to practice ball handling skills.
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Rolling a Ball

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Students study the process of rolling a ball to learn about weight transfer. In this weight transfer lesson, students roll balls in various manners to learn about weight transfer. Students also complete physical exercise during the...