This resource addresses two NGSS standards for 4th grade:
4-PS3-1. Use evidence to construct an explanation relating the speed of an object to the energy of that object.
4-PS3-3 Ask questions and predict outcomes about the changes in energy that occur when objects collide.
This resource includes: a nonfiction article, response pages, hands-on activities in a 5-E format, interactive notebook flaps, lesson plans and answer keys.
Three hands-on Activities are Included: Making roller coasters, colliding objects and making ping pong ball launchers.
Science Topics Addressed Include:
Speed and Energy
Science and Engineering Practices Include:
Developing and using models
Planning and carrying out investigations
Analyzing and interpreting data
Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions (for engineering)
Engaging in argument from evidence
Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information
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