TE Activity: Build Your Own Mobile

Students inquire into how the center of mass is the key factor in designing cars. They construct an oddly shaped object and determine its center of mass. They find that engineers are able to predict how objects will behave while they are in motion.

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Resource Details

Grade
3rd - 5th
Subjects
Technology & Engineering
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
1 hr
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning
Year
2005
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