The index card car
Students work in pairs using given materials to design and build a car from given materials. They study cooperatively, develop problem solving and critical thinking skills and work with a limited amount of materials.
4th - 8th Science 3 Views 10 Downloads
Running the Stairs: Measuring Work, Energy, and Power
When the class runs for the hills in this activity, they return with a deeper understanding of the math behind the physics concept of work. Beginning with a physical experiment and ending with a thoughtful analysis of results, learners...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
Simple Machines Make Things Go
Trying to plan a physical science unit on forces and motion? Make your work a little easier with this comprehensive collection of simple machines resources. Offering a wide variety worksheets, activities, and projects, these materials...
2nd - 5th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Does Work...Work?
What makes a clock tick or a bulb light up? The concept of work is explained to a backdrop of clever animation. Physics fans learn that the amount of work equals the product of the force and distance, and that the rate equals the amount...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review The Advantage of Machines
Show your students how to make their work easier. The first lesson in a series of 10 introduces the class to work and the way simple machines can be make work easier. The simple machines scholars can find in everyday items are inclined...
7th - 9th Science CCSS: Designed