Force and Motion

Lessons and Text
 
Force and Motion - Read the entire Science A-Z book here.
 
Feel the Force - Six facts about force and motion 
 
Flocabulary - Force and Motion 
 
Vocabulary - Read-aloud option 
 
 
Balanced Forces - One diagram 
 
Pushes and Pulls - Interactive 
 
Forces and Movement - Interactive
 
Forces in Action - Interactive 
 
Forces in Action - Text includes gravity, mass and weight, balanced and unbalanced forces
 
 
Forces -  Be sure to click the MORE button in the bottom left corner of each page.
 
 
Explaining Motion - Continued 
 
Energy and Change - Simulation 
 
 
 
 
Friction - Interactive 
 
 
Friction – Simulation – You set the speed and road condition
 
Gravity - I Know That science lab 
 
Forces of Gravity and Air Resistance - A self-paced activity
 
 
Newton's Laws of  Motion 
 
How Newton's Laws of Motion Work - Several pages to read. 
 
Newton's Laws - Chapter by chapter 
 
Mumble Man - Learn about the laws of motion from a guy who mumbles!
 
Newton's 1st Law - Short animation
 
Newton's 2nd Law - Short animation
 
Newton's 2nd Law - School Physics 
 
Ball Race - See the effects of mass and acceleration in this experiment (Newton's Second Law).
 
 
Newton's Third Law - Who will win - Newton or the elephant?
  
 
Graphic Organizer - Printable 
 
E- Learning Activities 
 
Alexandrian Lighthouse - What is a Force? 
 
Atlantis - Join John and Joe and experiment with force 
 
Penguins - What is Motion?
 
Pizza Restaurant - Join Tony as he discovers the effects of forces on objects 
 
Pirates - Forces Around Us. Learn about air resistance, friction, and gravity.
 
Bay of Whales - Study the speed of animals with Amelia.
 
Videos
 
Force and Motion - Study Jams 
 
 
 
 
Bill Nye - Motion 
 
Bill Nye - Gravity 
 
Bill Nye - Friction  
 
Bill Nye - Inertia 
 
Bill Nye - Remembering Newton's Laws of Motion 
 
Mass vs Weight - Introduction
 
Newton's First Law - Study Jams 
 
Newton's Second Law - Study Jams  
 
Newton's Third Law - Study Jams 
 
Gravity and Inertia - Study Jams 
 
MSB Gravity Video Worksheet - Use with movie
 
 
Inertia - Eureka! 
 
Mass - Eureka!
Weight vs Mass - Eureka!
 
Gravity - Eureka!
 
Physics and Sports
 
 
 
 
Simulations, Activities, and Games 
 
 
Move Our Principal - Interactive 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
Coin Tower - Inertia activity
 
Inseparable Books - Friction activity 
 
Tower of Coins - Inertia activity 
 
 
 
 
 
Virtual Balloon Cars - Interactive activity 
 
 
Pinky's Bowling – You control the force and angle.
 
Simulations - PHET 
 
Newton's Cannon on a Mountain - Gravity activity - Try to get the cannon to travel all the way around the earth.
 
Build a Luge Track - build a simulated luge track and make predictions about the impact of surface type, wind resistance, size of slope and shape of luge on their track
 
Gravity Launch – Lesson Plan
 
 
 
Songs
 
Motion Song - Mr. Parr 
 
 
Friction - Mr. Parr