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Acceleration, Drag, Gravity, Motion, Forces, and Friction

Eighth graders build and run mousetrap cars in order to measure distance, time, and mass for their cars. They use these measurements to calculate average speed and kinetic energy, then create a slide show to visually explain how the car was built.

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Resource Details

Grade
8th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
3 days
Instructional Strategies
Project-Based Learning
1 more...
Technology
Video

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