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.
Big Idea:Energy is a difficult concept for students to describe and the conversion of energy is the center of understanding how to apply it to do work. This activity gives students a chance to explore and develop a visual of changing energy.
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.