Balloon Powered Race Cars

Balloon Powered Race Cars
Balloon Powered Race Cars
Balloon Powered Race Cars
Balloon Powered Race Cars
Balloon Powered Race Cars
Balloon Powered Race Cars
Balloon Powered Race Cars
Balloon Powered Race Cars
Grade Levels
Common Core Standards
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This is a project-based inquiry lesson that will help students concretely understand how to analyze movement using Newton’s three laws of motion. During this lesson students will:

*Design and engineer race cars that operate using a balloon

*Review/ learn about Newton’s Laws of Motion

*Track/ analyze data and calculate speed

*Participate in a race with classmates

*Construct a 5 paragraph argumentative essay

This project covers 8th grade NGSS standards as well as standards in math and ELA.

This lesson includes:

*Student packet filled with review questions on Newton's Laws, rough draft area for designing their car, and data collection worksheets

*detailed teacher instructions for running and managing this project-based learning activity

*Instructions for 2 different instructional strategies; a culminating event activity and a student-led, inquiry-based activity.

*A writing guide and outline for the essay

*answer keys (where applicable)

Total Pages
18 pages
Answer Key
Included
Teaching Duration
2 Weeks
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