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Teachers Manual Rebecca W. Keller, PhD

Illustrations Janet Moneymaker and Rebecca W. Keller, PhD Copyright 2013 Gravitas Publications, Inc. All rights reserved. No part of this publication may be reproduced, stored in a retrieval system,

Focus On Elementary Physics Teachers Manual iii A Note From the Author This curriculum is designed to provide an introduction to physics for students in kindergarten through fourth grade. The Focus

Materials at a Glance Experiment 1 Experiment 2 2 tennis balls Other objects such as apple orange rubber ball cotton ball feather marshmallow rubber ball tennis ball lemon or lime rock banana other ob

Materials at a Glance By type and quantity Equipment alligator clips 4 pairs car, toy flashlight glass, drinking 1 knife magnets, bar, with poles labeled N and S 2 pliers prisms, plastic or glass 2 sc

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Focus On Elementary Physics Teachers Manual vii Contents Experiment 1 FALLING OBJECTS 1 6 Experiment 2 GET TO WORK Experiment 3 MOVING ENERGY IN A TOY CAR 12 Experiment 4 ROLLING MARBLES Experimen

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Experiment 1 Falling Objects Materials needed 2 tennis balls other objects such as apple orange rubber ball cotton ball feather

2 Focus On Elementary Physics Teachers Manual Objectives In this unit students will try to determine if Galileo was right. The objectives of this lesson are To help students compare their observati

Experiment 1 Falling Objects 3 In the spaces next to Object 1 and Object 2, have the students write the names of the objects they are using. Then have them draw or write a description of what they s

4 Focus On Elementary Physics Teachers Manual II. Think About It Help the students think about their experiment and make any observations about how easy or difficult it was to perform the experimen

Experiment 1 Falling Objects 5 parameter had on the experimental results. If more than one parameter is changed at the same time, it will be unclear which change caused different results. Help the

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