NGSS Aligned Resources for MS-PS2-2.
Plan an investigation to provide evidence that the change in an object’s motion depends on the sum of the forces on the object and the mass of the object.
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Racing with the Sun: Creating a Solar Car
4th - 8th CCSS: Adaptable
As the cost of oil continues to rise and the environmental impacts of emissions become more widespread, the demand for alternative energy sources for cars is huge. In an engaging and challenging week-long lesson, your upper-elementary or...
Figure Skating Physics—Science of the Winter Olympic Games
5 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Learn about the center of mass and projectiles by examining the movement of Olympic figure skaters! Physics and skating fans will be delighted as they watch super athletes perform unbelievable feats. Arrows and text appear to highlight...
Roller Coaster! Measuring Potential Energy, Kinetic Energy, and Lost Energy
6th - 12th CCSS: Designed
While building rollercoaster tracks for marbles is definitely age-appropriate for middle schoolers, the calculations on the lab sheets for this lesson plan are above most of them. Physics fledglings measure the potential energy at the...
The Mighty Mathematics of the Lever
5 mins 7th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Exactly what did Archimedes mean when he said, "Give me a place to stand, and I will move the Earth"? Watch this video and find out as it explains the mathematics behind levers, and explores a few fun hypothetical situations involving...