A children's book aimed at the 4th to 9th Grade level that explores the many practical aspects and uses of GPS and how it all works. The book starts out with a practical explanation of how location finding works and then translates this to how a GPS satellite and receiver figures your location. The
Engage students with a STEM challenge and dig deep into Mossby's Magic Carpet Handbook by Ilona Bray. This activity challenges students to create their own parachute to use with an egg, while exploring physics through kinetic energy and air resistance (drag).
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Engage students with a STEM challenge and dig deep into Mossby's Magic Carpet Handbook by Ilona Bray. This student booklet accompanies the FREE Parachute Testing activity, providing a space for students to complete those activities,
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When Jonas receives his first ride on the sled, he perceives the word for sled and downhill. Why does it stop at the bottom of the hill? Why does it slow down when the runners hit thick snow? This is all explained using key physics vocabulary, such as acceleration, friction, and gravity. Students ne
A 10 question short answer assessment about many of the scientific principles of the Martian. I wrote this because I couldn't find anything that I thought hit on the astronomical/physics/geology aspects of book, that I was wanting the students to focus on. I gave it to my students as a take home t