Reflection: High Quality Task Building a Racetrack to learn about Push and Pull Forces - Section 2: Warm Up


It is so important with every lesson that students are interested in what we are doing--and some lessons are easier than others! This lesson is SUPER high interest, as you can tell by my students' reactions! Watch as they find out what the activity is for the day!

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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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