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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 Magnetism
MouseLab
Questionnaire
Supplemental Resource List







Supplemental Resource List

Instructional Materials Referenced in Workshop:

Workshop 1
Event-Based Science (EBS)
(Grades 6-9) ("Asteroid!" Module)

Workshops 2&3
Science and Technology for Children (STC)
(Grades 1-6) ("Motion and Design" Unit)

Workshops 4&5
Insights: An Elementary Hands-On Science Curriculum
(Grades K-6) ("Balls and Ramps" Module)

Workshops 6&7
Full Option Science System (FOSS)
(Grades K-6) ("Magnetism and Electricity" Module)

Workshop 8
Physics: Principles with Applications, Douglas C. Giancoli. (5th edition, Prentice Hall, 1997). Companion web site: http://cw.prenhall.com/bookbind/pubbooks/giancoli/


Benchmarks for Science Literacy (AAAS 2061)

Motion:
http://www.project2061.org/tools/benchol/ch4/ch4.htm#Motion

Force:
http://www.project2061.org/tools/benchol/ch4/ch4.htm#ForcesOfNature

 

National Science Education Standards (NRC)

K-4
http://www.nap.edu/readingroom/books/nses/html/6c.html#ps
5-8
http://www.nap.edu/readingroom/books/nses/html/6d.html#ps
9-12
http://www.nap.edu/readingroom/books/nses/html/6e.html#ps

 

More Information about Force and Motion

Glossary of terms
http://www.learner.org/exhibits/parkphysics/glossary.html

Unit Conversions
http://www.chemie.fu-berlin.de/chemistry/general/units_en.html

Physics Review
http://www.physicsclassroom.com/Class/BBoard.html#1dkin

  • 1-D Kinematics
  • Newton's Laws

http://acept.la.asu.edu/courses/phs110/ds/toc.html

  • Chapter 2 What Causes Motion to Change?
  • Chapter 3 How Are Force and Motion Related?

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