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  • Judi's Activity Page
    have learned about action reaction forces Encourage students to share information You may want to chart their ideas on the board for later discussion Share a picture example of action reaction forces if possible Discuss where the arrows indicating the direction of force should be placed Explain to students that they will be collecting data regarding the interaction of forces Involve students in the discussion of procedures examples of possible investigations and safety precautions Procedure Do at least 4 action reaction investigations Choose from the list of examples below and or you may try out your own ideas Write about your experiences and observations Draw a picture of each action reaction investigation Use arrows to indicate the direction of force on each drawing Investigation Examples tug of war teams tennis ball hitting a racket pushing on a swinging door beginning a foot race passing a basketball moving a rowboat with oars kicking a soccer ball swimming through water pushing a swing Be sure to use safety precautions in all action reaction investigations Range of Results Students may choose to carry out all of the investigations on their own or to simply write and draw their ideas about what they think

    Original URL path: http://teams.lacoe.edu/documentation/classrooms/judi/forces/activities/please.html (2016-02-17)
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  • Judi's Activity Page
    in pairs as they discuss and evaluate the pictures on the activity sheet and indicate the potential and kinetic energy positions Procedure Observe the object in each picture on the activity sheet Discuss the movement of the object and the object positions Label the potential energy and kinetic energy positions on the picture Describe how potential and kinetic energy interact and affect the motion of the object Think about and

    Original URL path: http://teams.lacoe.edu/documentation/classrooms/judi/forces/activities/energy.html (2016-02-17)
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  • Judi's Activity Page
    first class lever might look Encourage them to think of an example of a double first class lever Invite student groups to share their ideas Share with students that there is an example of a first class lever in the classroom Challenge them to find the example Involve students in a discussion of how the scissors are constructed and how the scissors work Explain that they will be doing a double first class lever search at home Discuss the procedures with the students and safety issues Procedure Find as many double first class levers at home as you can Observe each double first class lever carefully Draw a picture of the double first class lever Identify on the drawing the fulcrum the arm the place at which force effort is applied and the place at which the load is located Write a description of how this simple machine works and how it is used Optional Bring an example of a double first class lever to share in the classroom Remind students that parent permission might be required Teacher Background Information Some tools are made of double first class levers where two lever arms share the same fulcrum or pivot point

    Original URL path: http://teams.lacoe.edu/documentation/classrooms/judi/forces/activities/double.html (2016-02-17)
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  • Building Racing Cars Activity
    dividing it in half Place one half of the carton on the desk with the open side up Measure and mark the both long sides of the carton at the corners 1 cm up from the bottom and 1 cm in from the corner Construct Type 1 Carefully use a push pin to make the four holes and enlarge the holes to the size of the stirrer with a sharpened pencil Push the stirrers through the holes at the front and the back of the carton Carefully use the push pin and pencil top make holes in the center of each of the cardboard circles Measure and cut the paper tube into 8 circles 1 cm wide Place the cardboard circle in the center of the paper tube circle and secure with tape Put 4 of these wheels aside Attach 4 wheels to the stirrer axles If the wheels do not fit tightly add a small bit of clay to the ends of the axles Use the books and posterboard to construct a ramp 20 cm in height Tape the bottom of the ramp to the desk or floor with tape Mark a finish line with masking tape 2 meters from the bottom of the ramp Position your racer at the top of the ramp with the back wheels even with the ramp edge Release the racer measure and record the distance traveled in centimeters Be careful not to push the racer Do 2 more trials Measure and record the data for each trial Construct Type 2 Cut 2 large drinking straws 2 cm shorter than the stirrers Prepare the holes on the second racer by repeating steps 5 and 6 Carefully use a push pin to make the four holes and enlarge the holes to the size of the

    Original URL path: http://teams.lacoe.edu/documentation/classrooms/judi/forces/activities/cars.html (2016-02-17)
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  • A Complex Solution Activity
    they can design a complex machine as a solution Guide students to focus on a simple problem that can be solved Point out that they will be using some of the materials that they have worked with throughout the module Review the procedures with the students Procedure Brainstorm a list of problems that you would like to solve Select and discuss one problem Design a machine that can solve the problem Draw your machine and label the simple machines that are included Indicate with arrows each place where a force is applied in the machine Write a step by step description of how the machine works Construct your machine if possible and demonstrate how it works Range of Results Students may find it challenging to think about a simple problem that can be solved with the invention of a complex machine Continue to guide their thinking by asking questions Some exam ples of guiding questions might be What do you find hard to do that perhaps your machine might make easier to do How could you use your machine to help you do something in the classroom or at home What job do you have at home that might be

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  • Take A Walk!
    Macromedia Flash 5 plug in for your browser To download the plug in please click on the Get Flash icon on the left Ecosystems Forces Motion Life Cycles Gary s

    Original URL path: http://teams.lacoe.edu/documentation/classrooms/judi/forces/activities/walk/walk.html (2016-02-17)
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  • Ecosystems Web Links
    laws of motion in action The Particle Adventure The fundamentals of matter and forces The Soundry Interactive Thinkquest site about sound Learn what sound actually is and how it is perceived Return to top Life Cycles Ecosystems Home Contact Us

    Original URL path: http://teams.lacoe.edu/documentation/classrooms/judi/forces/web/web.html (2016-02-17)
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  • Forces & Motion Module At a Glance
    in the movement of toys toy engineering design Toys in Space toys 5 More About Newton Action Reaction Newton s 3rd Law of Motion clear plastic sheet markers long balloons straws 6 Getting the Advantages Simple Machines Simple machines tools levers inclined planes washers spring scales wooden fulcrums 7 More About Machines Wheel axle gears pulleys components of machines systems gear materials pulleys pulley support board string 8 Concept Using

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