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Forces and Acceleration

Students discover the relationship between force and acceleration in a skateboard experiment. In small groups, they attach a spring balance to a skateboard and pull a group member across the floor using a constant amount of force. They vary the distance and then graph the results.

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Resource Details

Grade
6th - 9th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning

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