Penny Drop: Experimenting with Push and Pull

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Let you students uncover the magic of inertia, pushes, and pulls with a hands on investigation. Correlates to the *Next Generation Science Standards for kindergarten: Forces and Interactions: Pushes and Pulls. Students will follow the scientific method to answer the question: Does a push or a pull affect the number of pennies that will fall into a jar?

Teachers will love it for its' ease of use, simple materials, and the enthusiasm of students.

By the end of the investigation students will have
*written a hypothesis and tell if they supported it.
*recorded observations.
*created a bar graph of their results.
*summarized their data by answering the question.
*be able to explain and demonstrate that objects do not move unless a force is applied.

Included in the Digital Download
-Correlation to *Next Generation Science Standards
-Background Information and Vocabulary
-Teacher Tips
-Exploration Station Ideas
-5 Page Well organized Investigation Journal
-Answer Key
-Scoring Rubric

All pages have 1.5 inch left hand margins to make it easy to put in a binder or create a booklet. (except rubric)

Supplies needed:
small jars or glasses
pennies
3x5 cardboard from cereal boxes or cardstock

All comment and feedback are always welcome. This is an updated layout from my previous journals to meet the new standards. Great addition to a districts curriculum. Great for homeschool curriculum too.
Enjoy!

Yours in Science,
Kimberly Scott
Hands on Science Consultant



Penny Drop by Kimberly Scott is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 Unported License.
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13
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Teaching Duration
45 Minutes

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Penny Drop:  Experimenting with Push and Pull
Penny Drop:  Experimenting with Push and Pull
Penny Drop:  Experimenting with Push and Pull
Penny Drop:  Experimenting with Push and Pull
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