Inclined Plane

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What factors affect the time it takes a ball to roll down a ramp? Learners build an experimental design by considering these variables. They collect data in two-way frequency tables and analyze them for patterns.

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CCSS: Designed
Instructional Ideas

  • Collect data on whiteboards for class comparison
  • Have pupils choose ramp heights in their groups
Classroom Considerations

  • Requires a specific set of materials and time for preparation
Pros

  • Includes both an opening and closing activity
  • Provides an activity sheet for pupils to follow
Cons

  • None
Common Core