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#### Laws of Motion

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Do you need some new ideas for teaching Newton's Laws of Motion? This series of activities will spring your curriculum to life! Choose from five activities to demonstrate orÂ haveÂ your science stars perform. As a result, they will have...
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#### Newton's First Law of Motion with a Glider

For Teachers 3rd
Third graders examine, analyze, study and memorize Newton's First Law of Motion utilizing a glider to demonstrate the process. They state, sing, draw or enact an example/illustration of Newton's First Law of Motion in front of their...
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#### Newton's First Law of Motion with a Yo-Yo

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders are introduced to, summarize, analyze and memorize Newton's First Law of Motion and experiment demonstrating the theory with a yo-yo. They state, sing, draw, or enact Newton's First Law of Motion several times and with...
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#### Inertial Mass, Weight, and Newton's Second Law of Motion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The stage is set for you to guide future physicists through three forceful activities about motion. In the first, learners experiment with rolling carts to discover how objects interact. In the second, they inspect images of an object in...
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Scholastic

#### Study Jams! Force & Motion

For Students 4th - 8th Standards
Set youngsters in motion when studying forces. This quick animated film stars Sam and Mia, two intelligent but cool kids who talk about forces and motion on the soccer field. Consider using this resource when preparing junior-high...
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Scholastic

#### Study Jams! Newton's Third Law: Action & Reaction

For Students 6th - 9th Standards
What happens when two teens collide? Find out when RJ runs into Chloe in the school hallway! After their collision, they discuss Newton's third law of motion. Their collision is replayed a few times to identify the action and reaction of...
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Scholastic

#### Study Jams! Newton's First Law: Inertia

For Students 6th - 9th
Give your class some inertia with a far out video and multiple-choice questions about Newton's first law of motion. Several examples are given in an animated feature in a style that upper-elementary learners will enjoy.
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#### Rocket Races

For Teachers K - 12th Standards
And they are off! Using Styrofoam meat trays and balloons, individuals build racers that demonstrate Newton's Third Law of Motion. Pupils run their racers three times and make improvements between each trial. To conclude the activity,...
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Micron Technology Foundation

#### Forces of Motion: Rockets

For Teachers 5th - 9th Standards
Young scientistsÂ design a rocket to launch using Newton's Laws of Motion in order to discover for themselves the forces of motion.Â
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#### Isaac Newtonâ€™s Three Laws of Motion

For Teachers 6th - 9th Standards
Explore the laws of motion though a window book activity. Learners use the provided templates to put together a book that includes Isaac Newton's three laws. Behind the window flaps, they can place images, graphic, experiment results,...
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#### Newton's Laws of Motion

For Teachers 9th
Ninth graders utilize Newton's Laws of Motion to explain how things move, create poster illustrating each law of motion, and present and explain their poster to classmates.
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#### Newton's Second Law of Motion with Simple Machines

For Teachers 1st
First graders study Newton's Second Law of Motion before demonstrating the concept with a simple machine. They sing a song about speed, force, mass, and acceleration. They use simple machines to demonstrate how objects that have a higher...
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#### Newton's Laws of Motion Crossword

For Students 4th - 6th
For this Newton's Laws of Motion crossword puzzle worksheet, students use the 13 clues and the terms in the word bank to help them correctly complete the word puzzle.
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#### Forces and Motion: Basics

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How is tug of war related to pushing a refrigerator? Here's a simulation connects these two activities with Newton's First Law of Motion. Four different simulations allow scholars to explore net force with tug of war, motion with pushing...
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Physics Classroom

#### Kelper's Three Laws

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A flipped classroom lesson introduces astrophysics fanatics to Kepler's three laws of planetary motion. After reading about the laws of ellipses, equal areas, and harmonies, and also learning how Newton's gravitation concepts come into...
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#### Investigating Newton's Second Law Of Motion

For Teachers 8th - 12th
Students participate in a lesson that investigates Newton's Second Law of Motion. They conduct an experiment of observing balls that are rolled down a ramp. The lesson includes background information for the teacher for preparation and...
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#### Newton's 3 Laws of Motion

For Students 4th - 8th
In this Newton's 3 laws of motion activity, students view examples of each law and draw 1 example of each law on their own. Students draw 3 pictures.
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#### Investigation: Acceleration

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Take a look at acceleration within the context of automotive technology. They vary the mass on a toy car and run it down a ramp, exploring Newton's second law of motion. Though this is a classic lab activity, you will appreciate the...
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#### Pop Can Hero Engine

For Teachers K - 8th
Hang a soda can from a string and watch it spin by the force created by water streaming out of slanted holes. This plan provides background information, detailed materials and procedures, discussion questions, a lab worksheet, and...
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#### Work and Energy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The first activity may not work for your class if you don't have access to an open area of 30 meters and two cars of different masses, but the remaining activities can be used in any physics course. They all involve the investigation of...
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#### Rockets Away with Newton's Laws of Motion

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders comprehend Newton's Laws of Motion and to use the scientific method in rocketry sub-unit. They work through the scientific method. Students illustrate how science and Newton's Laws can be used in everyday situations and...
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#### Unit V: Worksheet 3 - Constant Force

For Students 9th - 12th
Force equals mass times acceleration. Physics whizzes apply this formula to six different diagrams, solving eight acceleration problems in all. This is a practical assignment, perfect for homework when practicing Newton's second law of...
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#### Investigating Pressure

For Teachers 5th - 9th
Play "Would You Rather" with your physical science class as an anticipatory set. Each game question is related to the pressure put on an area of the body. Let this activate a discussion on forces, pressure, and area. Give your class...
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#### Newton's Laws of Motion

For Students 4th - 5th
In this word search worksheet, students explore words relating to Newton's Laws of Motion. Students find thirteen words relating to Newton's laws of motion.