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Pushes and Pulls

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Is Lesson Plan Elementary Grade K

How does air make things move?

How does air make things move? uses the phenomenon of wind moving leaves around to motivate science learning. Using familiar objects, students conduct investigations and use the thinking tools of patterns and cause-and-effect to make sense of the science ideas pushes can be big or small and can cause changes in motion.

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How does air make things move


 

How can we become good marble players?

In the How can we become good marble players? task, students and families experience the phenomenon of marbles moving by engaging in a game of marbles and use patterns and cause and effect as thinking tools to make sense of the science idea that when objects touch or collide, they push on one another and can chance motion.

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How can we become good marble players


 

How do kites fly?

Let's go fly a kite! How do kites fly? provides students and families an opportunity to experience first-hand the phenomenon of a flying kite. They build and fly a sled kite which lead to questions about how kites fly. Subsequent investigations and the thinking tool of cause and effect support them in making sense of the science ideas pushes and pulls can have different strengths and directions.

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How do kites fly


 

How do pushes and pulls help us play?

In the How do pushes and pulls help us play? task, students and families use balls to investigate what pushes and pulls can do and use the thinking tool of cause and effect to make sense of science ideas about pushing and pulling on an object can change speed or direction of its motion and can start or stop it.

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How do pushes and pulls help us play

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