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  • Core Idea PS2: Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions

    Book Chapter | October 2016

    This chapter discusses the disciplinary core idea of forces and interactions which consists of three component ideas that are described here. If any idea is a core concept, it is the idea of forces and interactions.…

  • Fun With Forces and Motion

    Journal Article | April 2020

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

  • 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 …

  • Interacting With Forces

    Journal Article | March 2019

    forces affect an object’s motion and direction …

  • Motion and Stability

    Journal Article | March 2019

    Standards (NGSS Lead States 2013) theme of Motion and Stability: Forces … and-motion relationships including changes in the motion … Motion and Stability …

  • STEM-ify Me: It’s Elementary! Designing Butterfly Wings

    Journal Article | July 2018

    on Forces and Motion (taken from the Full Option Science System). Students … on a stationary object, and surface friction that resists the motion of an object … PS2.A: Forces and Motion …

  • The Roadster Challenge

    Journal Article | March 2020

    to a second-grade unit on force and motion. Students were informally assessed … assessed their understanding of construction materials, force, and motion …

  • Pulley Islands

    Journal Article | April 2019

    of a third-grade unit on forces and motion and uses materials from a Levers … PS2.A: Forces and Motion Each force acts … in the object’s speed or direction of motion …

  • The Boxcar Challenge Unit

    Journal Article | February 2020

    the boxcar derby and exploring motion with toys, Mrs. Sullivan introduced … 5, Mrs. Sullivan read part of Move It! Motion, Forces, and You … from informational text read-alouds about forces and motion …

  • NSTA Press® Sample Chapters

    Page | May 2020

    NSTA Press® Sample Chapters Looking for Science Activities? NSTA Press publishes science activities for teachers of kindergarten through college on a wide range of topics. We've posted sample chapters and activities from our books for free download so you can look inside. Be sure to search our online bookstore for…

  • A Water Wheel Challenge!

    Journal Article | February 2019

    discover the use of motion and stored energy in real-world problem scenarios … students to explore the conversion between stored and motion energy while … between stored and motion energy. Students will collect …

  • Inquiry Zones

    Journal Article | March 2020

    DCI: PS2-A Forces and Motion: The patterns of an object’s motion … in various situations can be observed and measured; when that past motion … exhibits a regular pattern, future motion can be predicted from …

  • Superhero Physics

    Journal Article | March 2020

    needed to learn for the Motion & Stability: Force & Interactions … on acceleration (or change in motion) than of speed, but students were able …

  • Developing the Next Generation of Elementary Science Teachers

    Journal Article | November 2019

    This article describes how science educators at a large southeastern university developed specialized science training for elementary preservice teachers (EPSTs) by creating a combination of discipline-specific science…

  • The SDM Finger

    Journal Article | November 2019

    Exploring makerspaces, engineering, and more

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