Product Type: Educator Guide
Audience: Educators, Informal Education
Grade Levels: 5-8
Publication Year: 2011
Product Number: EG-2011-04-00001-SSC
Subjects: Physical Science
Students learn the science of sports with the activities in this educator guide. The activities are applications of Newton's Laws of Motion.
Among the guide's six activities students will do the following:
- Construct a CD hovercraft and apply Newton's Laws of Motion to make hovercraft work.
- Use gravity to locate the center of mass of irregular-shaped objects.
- Investigate the principle of conserving angular momentum.
- Create and play simulated microgravity sports with a balloon.