Sports Helmets and Impact Testing of Polymers

Students examine the importance of good quality safety gear. In this investigative instructional activity, students will tests various polymers, collect data, and analyze the data to determine which polymer is best for safety helmets. They will design a model of the helmet based on their findings. This instructional activity follows the 5E instructional activity format.

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5th - 9th
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Lesson Plans
4 days
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
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