Activity Description: Explore inertia of a coin on a small car

Kit contents: game board, meter stick, small car, dime, quarter, safety glasses

Key concepts: inertia

Science Standards: The student uses scientific tools (for example, stopwatch, meter stick, compass) to measure speed, distance, and direction of an object. (SC.C.1.2.1.5.1)
The student understands that change is constantly occurring and uses strategies to analyze different patterns of change. (SC.H.2.2.1.5.2)
The student knows that objects do not change their motion unless acted upon by an outside force. (SC.C.2.2.2.5.1)
The student knows the relationship between the strength of a force and its effect on an object (for example, the greater the force, the greater the change in motion; the more massive the object, the smaller the effect of a given force). (SC.C.2.2.3.5.1)

 

 

 

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