Toys in Space

Fifth graders experiment with a variety of simple toys (Slinky, paddleball, marbles, a gyroscope, etc.) and record their findings of how each moves and is affected by various forces like air, friction, etc. Then they find out how each toy performed in space. They compare the toys' performances in the two different locations.

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Grade
5th
Subjects
Life Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Instructional Strategy
Inquiry-Based Learning