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Other

Description:

In this fun and, at times, hilarious force and motion activity, learners will use household objects to build a crazy contraption and see how far they can get a tennis ball to move. This is an excellent activity to explore all of the various forces that can act upon an object. Try visiting www.rube-goldberg.com for inspiration for your contraption.

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:

Acceleration,force,NSDL,energy,Gravity,friction,NSDL_SetSpec_ncs-NSDL-COLLECTION-000-003-112-056,Rube Goldberg,Problem Solving,Mathematics,Troubleshooting and Maintenance,Motion and Forces,Potential and Kinetic Energy,Early Elementary,Chemistry,Mechanical Engineering,gravity,creative,kinetic energy,Space Science,Space science,Informal Education,Invention and Innovation,Higher Education,Middle School,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20110926121719384T,Elementary School,History/Policy/Law,Momentum and Velocity,Physics,Upper Elementary,potential energy,Technology,Energy,motion,Engineering,High School,air resistance,Pre-Kindergarten,Physical science,Education,Projectile Motion,Machines,Newton's Laws

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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