Introduction to Force and Motion
Newtons cradle, click on image for animation.
How is the motion of an object affected by forces that act on that object? Can you predict how the motion of an object will be affected by balanced and unbalanced forces? Is there a relationship between force, mass, and acceleration? Find the answers to these questions and discover a way to introduce force and motion to your students by examining the science of rocketry. (3 contact hours)
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Foundations for the Future: Capitalizing on Technology to Promote Equity, Access and Quality in Elementary Science Education