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My Curriculum

Ryan Keser

8th Grade Science

Amos A. Lawrence Elementary School

Brookline, MA

Urban Environment

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(8 Units, 83 Lessons)

Unit 7 - Movement of Objects in Space & Time(12 Lessons)

Unit 1 - Heat Transfer and Interactions of Matter (11 Lessons)

Unit 2 - Effects of Heat Energy Transfers on Earth's Atmosphere(14 Lessons)

Unit 3 - Understanding Our Changing Climate: Systems Thinking & Global Heating(10 Lessons)

Unit 4 - Understanding Our Changing Climate: Impact on Oceans(10 Lessons)

Unit 5 - Energy: Where we get it and how we use it. (13 Lessons)

Unit 6 - Engineering: Wind Turbines(3 Lessons)

Unit 7 - Movement of Objects in Space & Time(12 Lessons)

Unit 8 - Where Is Earth In Space?(10 Lessons)

The Wagon and The Ball

8th Grade Science

» Unit:

Movement of Objects in Space & Time

Big Idea:Students explore a situation that may be familiar from childhood — what happens to a ball sitting in a wagon when the wagon moves? Simple? Not necessarily.

29 Resources

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29 Resources

81 Favorites

Exploring The Cart's Motion - Graphing Motion (Part 1)

8th Grade Science

» Unit:

Movement of Objects in Space & Time

Big Idea:In this lesson students focus on how to represent and analyze motion.

20 Resources

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20 Resources

16 Favorites

Exploring The Cart's Motion - Graphing Motion (Part 2)

8th Grade Science

» Unit:

Movement of Objects in Space & Time

Big Idea:In this lesson students learn to create velocity/time graphs for simple and complex motions.

25 Resources

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25 Resources

15 Favorites

Exploring Acceleration (Part 1)

8th Grade Science

» Unit:

Movement of Objects in Space & Time

Big Idea:Students explore acceleration using an accelerometer and cart to make meaning.

13 Resources

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13 Resources

11 Favorites

Exploring Acceleration (Part 2)

8th Grade Science

» Unit:

Movement of Objects in Space & Time

Big Idea:Students use a simple model and video analysis to study acceleration.

20 Resources

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20 Resources

7 Favorites

Exploring Forces (Part 1)

8th Grade Science

» Unit:

Movement of Objects in Space & Time

Big Idea:Students look at forces to understand why an object's motion either changes or does not change.

20 Resources

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20 Resources

33 Favorites

Exploring Forces (Part 2)

8th Grade Science

» Unit:

Movement of Objects in Space & Time

Big Idea:Use this lesson to help students make sense of Newton's Second Law.

21 Resources

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21 Resources

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Gravity (Part 1)

8th Grade Science

» Unit:

Movement of Objects in Space & Time

Big Idea:Use this hands on activity to build a conceptual model of gravity.

19 Resources

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19 Resources

24 Favorites

Gravity (Part 2)

8th Grade Science

» Unit:

Movement of Objects in Space & Time

Big Idea:How are dropping and projectile motions related? Students explore their ideas in this lesson.

19 Resources

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19 Resources

13 Favorites

Gravity (Part 3)

8th Grade Science

» Unit:

Movement of Objects in Space & Time

Big Idea:Motion on a slope can be difficult to explain. This lesson makes it easy to understand.

17 Resources

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17 Resources

17 Favorites

Crashes and Collisions

8th Grade Science

» Unit:

Movement of Objects in Space & Time

Big Idea:In this lesson, students explore what happens when two objects collide. In particular, they examine what happens to each object after the collision.

19 Resources

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19 Resources

46 Favorites

Turning Motion

8th Grade Science

» Unit:

Movement of Objects in Space & Time

Big Idea:In this lesson students explore how motion in two directions helps explain circular motion.

16 Resources

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16 Resources

5 Favorites