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How Fast Is Your Car?

Eighth graders discover the relationship between speed, distance, and time. They calculate speed and represent their data graphically. They, in groups, design a ramp for their matchbox car. The goal is to see who's ramp produces the fastest speed.

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Resource Details

Grade
8th
Subjects
Technology & Engineering
3 more...
Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 days
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Usage Permissions
Fine Print
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