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Other

Description:

Groups of learners are provided with a generic car base and an egg. Their mission: design a device/enclosure to protect the egg on or in the car as it rolls down a ramp with increasing slopes. Learners are expected to perform basic mathematical calculations using their data. Advance preparation to build the ramp is required; detailed instructions are given. Resource includes many materials in PDF and Word formats. Also contains suggestions for assessment, extensions, and scaling for different levels of learners.

Subjects:

  • Mathematics > General
  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 2
  • Grade 3
  • Grade 4
  • Grade 5
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 7
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9
  • Grade 10
  • Grade 11
  • Grade 12

Keywords:

oai:nsdl.org:2200/20120110203437940T,Data Analysis,NSDL,weight,friction,Units of Measurement,engineering,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-056,design,Problem Solving,Mathematics,Troubleshooting and Maintenance,speed,Newton's laws,acceleration,Data Collection,ratio,Equations and Inequalities,gravity,center of gravity,Gathering Data,General science,slopes,Informal Education,Invention and Innovation,Middle School,Geometry,angles,Conducting Investigations,History/Policy/Law,Research and Development,Physics,inertia,cost to benefit,Transportation Engineering,ramp,General,Engineering,High School,mass,material properties,Education,Technology

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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