Students explore the concept of acceleration. They determine the acceleration rate of a roller-blader and graph the results.
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Motion: Speed, Velocity, Acceleration and Networking
Students interpret a variety of motion graphs. In this physics instructional activity, students calculate the speed and acceleration of objects using numerical data from graphs. They apply what they have learned to solve real world...
8th - 10th Science
The Abracadabra of Engineering: Strong Structures from Flimsy Materials
NASA needs to create lightweight trusses to use on space craft. But how do you hold up a stack of books with nothing more than paper? This activity takes teams through the process of building a section of truss out of nothing more than...
7th - 12th Science
Dark Matter: How Does it Explain a Star's Speed?
Studying spiral galaxies can make your head spin! With this video, find out how astronomers calculate a galaxy's rotational speed, and how the prediction that the outermost stars slow down does not seem to be true. The mystery may be...
3 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable