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STEM Ed Hub: Design Resources

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Engineering design-based activities make learning science fun. Young engineers design dams, lifeguard chairs, musical instruments, candy bags, and much more. They also use measurement skills to solve the mystery of the missing pin. Each...
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Finding the Friction

For Students 9th - 12th
Mr. Kirwan of the Nevada Joint Union High School District has put together a fun group of problems to solve using the coefficients of friction. In some cases the objects in motion are on level ground and in some cases on in inclined...
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Frictional Practice

For Students 9th - 12th
Given a chart of materials and their corresponding coefficients of static and kinetic friction, your physics class can practice solving friction problems. Three scenarios are presented: a hard steel plate on a hard steel table, a...
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Forces that Oppose Motion - It's Not Just Science Friction

For Teachers 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...
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Friction

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Why is it easier to move a heavy object once you initially begin? Help your class explore the differences and similarities between static and kinetic friction as they view the informative video segment about motion. They learn about each...
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Sliders - Static and Kinetic Friction

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students work in groups to conduct experiments the demonstrate the differences between static and kinetic friction. They consider how friction affects us in our everyday lives, determine the effects of weight on friction and complete a...
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Friction and Inclined Planes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Teaching about inclined planes may seem like an uphill battle, but there's a straightforward way to do it. An Honors Physics presentation covers static and kinetic friction, the forces of friction, and inclines. Additionally, it includes...
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Kinetic Energy, Work-Energy Theorem, and Work Done by a Variable Force

For Students 11th - 12th
In this kinetic energy worksheet, students solve six problems including finding work, determining kinetic energy, finding the coefficient of kinetic friction and finding work done on objects by air resistance and friction.
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Unit V: Worksheet 4 - Constant Force

For Students 9th - 12th
Neat and succinct, here is a worksheet that provides problem-solving practice for your physics fans. They calculate acceleration and friction coefficients. They also draw force diagrams and analyze blocks moving across various surfaces....
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Friction

For Students 6th - 8th
Friction and gravity are always at odds! Learners complete a set of activities to explore the relationship between friction and gravity. Groups make conclusions about the factors that affect the amount and type of friction between surfaces.
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Potential and Kinetic Energy: The Roller Coaster Lab

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Ron Toomer, a famous roller coaster designer, suffered from motion sickness. Pupils design their own roller coasters, learning about potential and kinetic energy in the process. Labs focus on the importance of drop height, energy...
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Science Friction—Science of the Winter Olympics

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Physics plays a role in most sports, and curling is no exception! A video explains how a curling team controls the friction between the stone and the ice to modify its movement.
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TE Lesson: Factors Affecting Friction

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers investigate the effect of weight on normal friction or the friction due to surface roughness. They tell about the effects of contact area that occurs as a result of molecular attraction by looking at data on line graphs.
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Roller Coasters

For Teachers 3rd - 7th Standards
Twisting and turning through the sky, roller coasters are popular attractions at amusement parks around the world, but how exactly do they work? Explore the physics behind these thrilling rides with an engineering design activity....
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Investigation: Conservation of Energy

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
By rolling marbles down a six-foot length of track, physical scientists determine how much energy is lost to heat. It is recommended that you opt for the foam pipe insulation track because more friction slows the marble, allowing...
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Sliders (for High School)

For Teachers 9th - 11th Standards
Slip sliding away. Groups investigates the two types of friction by running an experiment that allows them to calculate the coefficient of static friction and the coefficient of kinetic friction. The experiment uses a box, a basket, and...
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Collisions and Kinetic Energy

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Can your physical science classes describe what happens when two objects collide? Whether they are new to the study of kinetic energy or just brushing up on their skills, pupils can observe the outcome of a variety of collisions using a...
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Regents High School Examination - Physics 2010

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Give every type of learner in your physics class an opportunity to demonstrate what they have learned throughout the year. From analyzing tables and graphs, to evaluating diagrams and solving problems, there is an outstanding variety of...
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Friction

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Using coil-spring driven cars, first year physicists experiment with Hooke's Law of elasticity. They also calculate potential and kinetic energy transfer times and distances. Not much instruction is provided to the teacher in this...
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Bowling Alley

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Sometimes it appears that a bowling ball slides down the alley rather than rolling, while other times it appears to switch rolling directions at some point. Scholars control the bowling ball size, initial rotation, initial speed, and...
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Discovering Friction

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students watch a demonstration that introduces them to the idea that friction is a force that impedes motion when two surfaces are in contact. They work in groups to experiment with frictional force using a coffee cup on which they alter...
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E3 Ret Lesson Plan

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students explore friction. In this physics lesson plan, students will cover metal blocks with film to determine the changes caused by static and kinetic friction.
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Introduction to Friction

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Students study the properties of the frictional force between two surfaces in contact. They inspect various phenomena in nature where friction plays an important role and demonstrate
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Let's Break the Particles

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Build learning by breaking atoms! Young scientists study the way energy changes with a hands-on activity. As they roll steel marbles down a ramp, learners test the hypothesis that kinetic energy does not go away with friction or...

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