FIRST Take the O'brien Student Climate Survey found here: http://www.washoeschools.net/Page/4084 

 

Then, if there is another BMA you have not finished, log back into EADMS and use the codes on the board to complete that BMA.

 

When both of these tasks are completed, you may explore the following links.

PLEASE MAKE SURE THE SOUND IS TURNED OFF ON YOUR COMPUTER BEFORE BEGINNING.

 

Interactive Physics Websites

 

1. Design a Roller Coaster – http://www.learner.org/exhibits/parkphysics/index.html

Design your roller coaster to achieve an overall “thumbs up” rating for Fun and Safety. List what the individual designs would have to be for

1) Height of the First Hill =

2) Shape of the First Hill =

3) The Exit Path =

4) Height of the Second Hill =

5) The Loop =

 

2. The Science of Hockey - http://www.exploratorium.edu/hockey/

Answer 3 of the 7 questions found on the bottom of the page

 

3. Skateboard Science - http://www.exploratorium.edu/skateboarding/

1) What is an ollie?

2) Describe the physics of another trick

 

4. Fear of Physics – http://www.fearofphysics.com/index1.html

Choose and “play with” at least 4 of the topics presented

 

5. The Experiments of Galileo - http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/nova/pisa/galileo.html

Perform the experiments of Galileo - Falling Objects | Projectiles | Inclined Planes | Pendulums

 

6. The Physics of Baseball http://www.exploratorium.edu/baseball/index.html

Play the Fastball Reaction Time Exhibit Game

How do you throw a curveball?

 

7. Projectile Motion Game http://www.interactivestuff.org/sums4fun/projectile.html

Just Play!

 

8. Forces Game -  Play the "Forces" Game http://www.bbc.co.uk/bitesize/ks2/science/physical_processes/

 

9. Junkward Wars http://school.discoveryeducation.com/networks/junkyardwars/fun.html

Design your own junkward war dragster!!!!

 

10. EdHeads – Simple Machines and Car Crash Investigation

http://www.edheads.com

 

11.Play with the Simulations / Projectile Motion & Energy Skate Park!

http://phet.colorado.edu/new/index.php

Mrs. Arnold

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