Reflection: Developing a Conceptual Understanding The Weight of a Can of Soda Day 1 - Section 3: Explore


I absolutely loved listening to this group make connections between the investigation and the scientific content: Making Connections. This is a prime example of how investigations help develop a deeper understanding of content. I am also reminded of the importance of integrating science concepts with skills instead of teaching them in isolated lessons. 

  Developing a Conceptual Understanding: Making Connections
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The Weight of a Can of Soda Day 1

Unit 1: Gravity
Lesson 3 of 19

Objective: SWBAT determine the weight of a soda at different locations in the Solar System.

Big Idea: In this lesson, students will be exploring how the gravitational pull of various celestial bodies in the Solar System can change the weight of a can of soda.

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Science, Gravitational Force, gravity, weight, Newton
  70 minutes
students weighing cans
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