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Plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence of the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces on the motion of an object.

 
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Flying Into a Problem (1/3)

3rd Grade Science » Unit: End of Year Activities
3rd Grade Science » Unit: End of Year Activities
Michelle Marcus
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Flight Testing+Designing+Researching+Fun=SCIENCE!

 
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Knowledge is Power (2/3)

3rd Grade Science » Unit: End of Year Activities
3rd Grade Science » Unit: End of Year Activities
Michelle Marcus
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Science is guided by curiosity, research, and experiment. This lesson focuses on the second step-research-through an organized process.

 
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Flight of the Champions (3/3)

3rd Grade Science » Unit: End of Year Activities
3rd Grade Science » Unit: End of Year Activities
Michelle Marcus
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students get excited about constructing, competing, and cheering each other on. This lesson integrates all three!

 
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Motion of the Ocean (Part 1/2)

6th Grade Science » Unit: Forces and Motion
6th Grade Science » Unit: Forces and Motion
Erin Greenwood
Boulder, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What does it mean to move? Students use diagrams, calculations and graphs and data tables to explore motion of objects.

 
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Motion of the Ocean (Part 2/2)

6th Grade Science » Unit: Forces and Motion
6th Grade Science » Unit: Forces and Motion
Erin Greenwood
Boulder, CO
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

What does it mean to move? Students use diagrams, calculations and graphs and data tables to explore motion of objects.

 
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motion ocean
   

Does it Push or Pull ?

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Forces
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Forces
Marybelle Espin
Roselle, NJ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

All forces have something in common, they either push or pull.

 
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Change in Motion

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Forces and Motion
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Forces and Motion
Chaunetta Anderson
Silver Spring, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students will be placed into groups with an assigned change in motion. They must use materials and tools to create a device that changes the ball's motion based on their group's assigned change.

 
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It's Only Temporary!

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Magnets
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Magnets
Michelle Marcus
Troy, MI
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students have a clear understanding at this point of magnetic force and magnetic and non magnetic items. Today they will explore using that knowledge to create magnets out of non magnetic objects.

 
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Rock Climbing, Forces in Motion

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Forces
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Forces
Marybelle Espin
Roselle, NJ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Humans use forces to reach new heights

 
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The Law of Inertia

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Objects in Motion
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Objects in Motion
Jennifer Valentine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Observation and conversation about Newton's Laws of Motion should occur prior to learning the theory.

Standards:
 
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How Fast Can You Get There?

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Speed and Distance
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Speed and Distance
Chaunetta Anderson
Silver Spring, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students will use the Elementary Engineering Design Process to design an object that can travel a distance.

Standards:
 
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Forces as Vectors

High School Physics » Unit: Newton's Laws
High School Physics » Unit: Newton's Laws
Sara Leins
Scottsdale, AZ
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students play tug-of-war today with twine and spring scales.

 
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Centrifugation

High School Science » Unit: Basic Tools of the Biotechnology Workplace
High School Science » Unit: Basic Tools of the Biotechnology Workplace
Ericka Senegar-Mitchell
Washington, DC
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

Many core biotechnology tools can be used to teach core scientific principles such as in this centrifugation lab where students explore the use of force in a test tube!

 
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Staying in Motion

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Objects in Motion
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Objects in Motion
Jennifer Valentine
Tucson, AZ
Environment: Urban
 
Big Idea:

We have an intuitive understanding of some basic physics principals.

 
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Testable Questions and Investigations

3rd Grade Science » Unit: Changes to Physical Properties
3rd Grade Science » Unit: Changes to Physical Properties
Chaunetta Anderson
Silver Spring, MD
Environment: Suburban
 
Big Idea:

Students will be able to create testable questions and investigate to seek answers when various processes are applied. This particular lesson, involves making changes to chalk to observe the changes in properties.

 
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