Using Excel and Simple Machines to Give Students a Feel for Work, Force, and Distance Interactions

Sixth graders use a simple pulley device to demonstrate the relationship between work, force, and distance. They then have a discussion using Excel-generated graphs based on the data the students collected to help illustrate the concepts.

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Grade
6th
Subjects
Science
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Resource Type
Lesson Plans
Duration
2 hrs
Instructional Strategies
Inquiry-Based Learning
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Technology
Database & Spreadsheet