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  • Force and Motion

    Sci Pack | January 2010

    SciPacks are self-directed online learning experiences for teachers to enhance their understanding of a particular scientific concept and its related pedagogical implications for student learning. Unlimited expert…

  • Fun With Forces and Motion

    Journal Article | April 2020

    frame” (Gallas 1995, p. 1). The teacher facilitates them, and they build … methods course. What I eventually learned as a teacher—and now teach … taught is important. Science Talks (Gallas 1995) accomplish this and help …

  • Fun With Forces and Motion

    Journal Article | March 2020

    of science concepts such as forces and motion in their daily activities … 3- PS2), Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions (NGSS Lead States 2013 … that the students say related to the concept of forces and motion are written down …

  • Force and Motion Ideas

    Book Chapter | May 2010

    The purpose of this assessment probe is to comprehensively elicit students' ideas about the relationship between force and motion. The list of possible answers includes several distracters that are based on learning…

  • Understanding Force and Motion

    Book Chapter | October 2010

    The objects will not change position from their initial rest positions because the downward force on each side of the pulley (ignoring the weight of the string) is the same and the net force on each side of the pulley…

  • Force, Motion, and Energy

    Book Chapter | April 2014

    In order to discuss mechanical interactions, we need to understand forces and motion. In physical science, we can make use of all three of Newton’s laws of motion in a variety of situations. Energy analysis encompasses…

  • Force and Motion: Position and Motion

    Science Object | January 1970

    Science Objects are two hour on-line interactive inquiry-based content modules that help teachers better understand the science content they teach. This Science Object is the first of four Science Objects in the Force…

  • Editor's Note: Teaching Forces and Motion

    Journal Article | March 2019

    The kid-friendly topic of Motion and Stability allows students … of objects through forces and motion, including balanced and unbalanced forces … of force and motion. Students can take ownership of planning and carrying …

  • Experimenting With Force and Motion Using Origami Frogs

    Book Chapter | May 2009

    Objects in motion and the forces that move them are the subjects of this lesson. This practical series of activities offers students a dynamic understanding of Newton’s three laws of motion. In particular, the third law…

  • Visual Literacy in Physical Science: Force and Motion

    Book Chapter | October 2010

    Chapters 6, 7, and 8 are practice chapters. Each chapter provides the appropriate content standards for grades K-4 and 5-8 and several partial lessons and each follows the same format but addresses a different content…

  • Classroom Curling: Exploring Forces and Motion

    Book Chapter | October 2012

    Through the inquiry, in this chapter, students work to answer the question, What happens to the motion of a slider when different forces are applied? Teams of students play a game of “classroom curling”—a loose…

  • Companion Classroom Activities for Stop Faking It! Force and Motion

    NSTA Press Book | May 2011

    Never has it been so easy for educators to learn to teach physical science with confidence. Award-winning author Bill Robertson launched his bestselling Stop Faking It! series with Force and Motion—offering elementary…

  • Force and Motion: Stop Faking It! Finally Understanding Science So You Can Teach It

    NSTA Press Book | January 2002

    Intimidated by inertia? Frightened by forces? Mystified by Newton’s laws of motion? You’re not alone—and help is at hand. The Stop Faking It! Series is perfect for science teachers, home-schoolers, parents wanting to…

  • Interacting With Forces

    Journal Article | March 2019

    forces affect an object’s motion and direction …

  • The Poetry of Science: Force, Motion, and Energy

    Journal Article | July 2018

    Building literacy in playful, meaningful ways. The poem in this month's article shows us everyday uses of energy, force, and motion.

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