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Science in Focus: Force and Motion
About the Workshops
1. Making an Impact
2. Drag
Races
3. When Rubber
Meets the Road
5. Keep on
Rolling
6. Force Against Force
7. The Lure of
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Re: [Channel-talkforce] Workshop 4

From: Jenkins, Elizabeth <103752@dadeschools.net>
Date: Fri Apr 07 2006 - 10:56:41 EDT

I teach third grade. What you probably could do is use poster boards or
cardboards and bend it at different intervals to give a roller coaster
effect.

-----Original Message-----
From: channel-talkforce-bounces@learner.org
[mailto:channel-talkforce-bounces@learner.org] On Behalf Of Levy,
Kristen
Sent: Friday, April 07, 2006 10:35 AM
To: Discussion list for SCIENCE IN FOCUS: FORCE AND MOTION
Subject: Re: [Channel-talkforce] Workshop 4

I totally agree. What grade do you teach? I teach 7th, and I was
trying to brainstorm ways in which I could adapt this activity with my
students to introduce the physics of roller coasters.
 
Kristen Levy
-----Original Message-----
From: channel-talkforce-bounces@learner.org
[mailto:channel-talkforce-bounces@learner.org]On Behalf Of Jenkins,
Elizabeth
Sent: Friday, April 07, 2006 6:48 AM
To: channel-talkforce@learner.org
Subject: [Channel-talkforce] Worksop 4
Importance: Low

Just a little note to say how much I enjoyed Workshop 4. It was fun to
watch such young children investigating the speed of balls rolling down
ramps. I was amazed to see how they used their critical thinking skills
to derive to the point that the material of the balls made a difference
in the speed of the ball. This seems like an activity I could use with
my students.

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Received on Fri Apr 7 10:58:17 2006

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