Skateboard Disaster

Students conduct a hands-on experiment with collisions between two skateboards of different masses. They are introduced to the concept of conservation of momentum in collisions and consider how their observations might help engineers design safer equipment.

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Grade
5th - 7th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
30 mins
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Year
2004
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