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Force and Motion

Pushes & Pulls

Forces & Movement

Roller Coaster Builder

Roller Coaster Builder

Balloon Car.png

Balloon Car

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Why Doesn't the Moon Fall?

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Kinetic vs. Potential Energy

Friction.png

Friction

Forces in action.png

Forces in Action

Pendulum.png

Pendulum

Moonlander.png

Moon Lander

Bouncing Ball.png

Bouncing Ball

PHET Projectile Motion.png

PHET Ramp: Forces & Motion

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Building Big

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Engineering Interact Park World

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Galileo Drops the Ball


 
   

Forces and Changes in Motion

 

BIG IDEAS for 5th Grade

A. It takes energy to change the motion of objects.

B. Energy change is understood in terms of forces, pushes or pulls.

C. Some forces act through physical contact, while others act at a distance.

 

Benchmark Number
SC.5.P.13.1

Description
Identify familiar forces that cause objects to move,
such as pushes or pulls,
including gravity acting on falling objects

 

ESOL:

Pushes and Pulls
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/scienceclips/ages/5_6/pushes_pulls_fs.shtml

Friction and Movement
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/science/physical_processes/friction/play_popup.shtml

Why Doesn’t The Moon Fall
http://www.teachersdomain.org/asset/ess05_vid_moonorbit/

 

Forces In Action
http://www.bbc.co.uk/schools/ks2bitesize/science/physical_processes/forces_action/play_popup.shtml

Pendulum
http://www.teachersdomain.org/asset/ket09_vid_gravity/

Benchmark Number:
SC.5.P.13.2


Description
Investigate and describe that the greater the force applied to it,
the greater the change in motion of a given object.

Moon Lander
http://www.echalk.co.uk/Science/Physics/moonLander/moonLander.htm

 

Bouncing Ball
http://www.freezeray.com/flashFiles/bouncingBall.htm

Benchmark Number
SC.5.P.13.3

Description
Investigate and describe that the more mass an object has,
the less effect a given force will have on the object's motion.

Simulation
http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/ramp-forces-and-motion

Benchmark Number
SC.5.P.13.4

Description
Investigate and explain that when a force is applied to an object
but it does not move,
it is because another opposing force is being applied
by something in the environment
so that the forces are balanced.

ESOL:
Building Big
http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/buildingbig/lab/forces.html

 Skaters
http://library.thinkquest.org/25844/momentum/interlab.htmm

Park World
http://www.engineeringinteract.org/resources/parkworldplot.htm

 

Other Options:

Science Review Game:

http://www.bp.com/liveassets/bp_internet/bpes_new/bpes_new_uk/STAGING/local_assets/flash/primary_resources/index.htm  Click Interactive Version Available Here

Roller Coaster:
http://www.fossweb.com/modulesK-2/BalanceandMotion/activities/rollercoaster.html

Visualizing Force of Nature Through Art
http://www.teachersdomain.org/asset/kqed07_vid_invisfo/

 Balloon Car:
http://www.teachersdomain.org/asset/phy03_vid_zbcar/

 

Kinetic versus Potential Energy
http://www.teachersdomain.org/asset/mck05_int_rollercoaster/