Students predict the behavior of coffee in a cup while it is dropped during a demonstration. They relate their observations to the weightless conditions that astronauts experience in space and discuss the concept of free-fall.
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On The Space Shuttle You Can Eat All You Want, and Still Weigh Nothing
New Newtonians experiment with gravity and weightlessness in this fun activity. They watch as a rubber band, stretched by the weight of a clothespin, returns to its normal shape as they both fall to the ground. Consider having kids video...
4th - 8th Science
Inertial Mass, Weight, and Newton's Second Law of Motion
The stage is set for you to guide future physicists through three forceful activities about motion. In the first, learners experiment with rolling carts to discover how objects interact. In the second, they inspect images of an object in...
9th - 12th Science
Physics Skill and Practice Worksheets
Stop wasting energy searching for physics resources, this comprehensive collection of worksheets has you covered. Starting with introductions to the scientific method, dimensional analysis, and graphing data, these skills practice...
9th - Higher Ed Math CCSS: Adaptable