Building a Racetrack to learn about Push and Pull Forces

Unit 9: Forces and Motion: Push, Pull, and Movement
Lesson 2 of 6

Objective: SWBAT design a racetrack to test push and pull forces of a variety of objects to determine which objects move faster when pushed versus pulled.

Big Idea: Students engage in designing and building a racetrack.

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Science, First Days of School, Motion, friction, Forces, Push and Pull, 1.P.1.1. Explain the importance of a push or pull to changing the motion of an object., Forces and Motion, motions
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