Force and Motion Jan 15, 2008 2:00/1:00 MT/PT
site to discover how force and motion operate.
Explore Lawrence Hall of Science activities for Force and Motion to investigate how the principles of force and motion work.
Take a guided tour
of Newton’s three laws of motion with NASA's
Glenn Research Center.
Roller Coasters? Check out Amusement
Put a force into action. See the effects of weight and air resistance on a moving vehicle on the BBC science site. http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/10_11/forces_action.shtml
After seeing an apple fall to the ground, Sir Isaac Newton suddenly understood how gravity applies to everything in the world. Learn more about Newton and his life. http://www.newton.cam.ac.uk/newtlife.html
Sir Isaac Newton said he built his ideas based of the work of a scientist that lived hundreds of years before him: Galileo Galilei. Find out what Galileo discovered about the properties of inertia. http://id.mind.net/~zona/mstm/physics/mechanics/forces/galileo/galileoInertia.html
do you describe motion? The Physics
Classroom provides a tutorial on Newton's first law of motion, inertia
and mass, and more.
out eight K-8
workshops for teachers covering the science concepts in force and
motion from the Annenberg Channel and the Harvard-Smithsonian Center for
Teach physics on a roller coaster. Check out these resources for hands-on ways to study force and motion. http://www.cln.org/themes/force_motion.html
The faster an object
goes, the greater the force is acting upon it. Analyze Newton's Second
Law of Motion with resources on this site from the Junior
Academy of Science of St. Louis.
The Exploratorium explains the physics behind an
ice skater's spin and finding your center
of gravity with two classroom projects.
Uncover the Federal Aviation Administration’s educational resources for teaching Newton’s third law of Motion. http://www.faa.gov/education_research/education/educator_resources/educators_corner/grades_7_8/rocket_car/
Fast Can It Go???
Dig into this fun classroom activity exploring the topic of Inertia. This lesson from the Society of Women Engineers is for grades 3-8. http://www.swe.org/iac/LP/inertia_02.html
Investigate a Canadian
view of force and motion with this wonderful website and classroom activities
on Force and Motion for grades K-8.
Read a message from
Isaac Newton himself describing his three laws of Motion.
Newton’s 3rd third law of motion and investigate how it applies
to aeronautics in this Web site from NASA.
Look for a further list of activities on Force and Motion for grades 6-12.
Aerospace has some great hands on activities to demonstrate concepts!