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Force and Motion: Games

Games

Desktop games are a great way to stimulate interest and motivate kids. Here you will find links to an assortment of interactive games and activities from the Internet for use in your classroom. They cover this topic and can be used in a computer lab, on an interactive whiteboard, or on individual computer systems. There are a variety of skill levels in these activities.

Flash, Java, Shockwave, QuickTime or other interactive plug-ins may be required. Each individual site will advise you as to the needs, as necessary.

Force of Momentum

Office Chair

Investigate the force of momentum by creating a track and finding out how far your car will roll.

Friction Sleigh

Sleigh

Play with friction by changing the surface that your sled moves across.

Speed, Eggs and Slam!

Egg

Create a safety device to protect an egg 'passenger' in a car crash. Go to Try Science for the activity.

Amusement Park Physics

Ferris

How about trying your talents at Amusement Park Physics? You can try out your knowledge of force and motion in a real life situation.

Perfect Balance Game

Soccer

Try Perfect Balance to see if you can place objects in balance within the time limit.

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