Heat From Friction
In this heat from friction instructional activity, students perform several experiments rubbing a variety of tools together to view how heat causes friction. Students work in pairs to complete these experiments.
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Investigation: Conservation of Energy
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...
5th - 8th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Science of Skates—Science of the Winter Olympics
Speed skaters, hockey players, and ice skaters each have skates created specifically for their sports—an interesting fact for your Olympic Games fans! An engaging lesson explores the engineering design of different types of ice skates.
6 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable