This is a hands-on, 3 lesson unit aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards. During these activities, students will drop objects and race "cars" to analyze gravity and friction and how they relate to each other. Each lesson is planned to take 50 minutes, for a total of 150 min, not including the assessment.
5-PS2-1. Support an argument that the gravitational force exerted by Earth on objects is directed down.
Included in this set:
-3 Annotated Packets (lesson plans and worksheets)
-1 Materials List
-1 Assessment over lessons
Each packet includes a "Do Now," the main lesson, and an "Exit Ticket."