Teach physics concepts this year through the exhilarating sports of the winter olympics. This NGSS lesson is a dive into the unique sport of Curling. The close reading passage anchors your students learning, supported by the graphic organizer and "Penny Curling" STEM activity.
Included in this bundle:
- Curling Close Reading Passage
- "Five Rings" Graphic Organizer
- Penny Curling Activity Directions
- Penny Curling Recording & Analysis Sheet
Newton’s 3rd Law
Transfer of energy
Cross Cutting Concepts (CCCs):
Patterns, Cause & Effect, Energy & Matter
Science & Engineering Practices (SEPs):
Making Models, Planning & Carrying Out Investigations,
Obtaining, Evaluating, & Communicating Information
Through these activities, students will learn that sporting events are put physics to work on the playing field. Everything from uniforms to equipment are designed to maximize an athletes performance. Mastering these physics concepts leads the athletes to gold.
THIS LESSON IS AVAILABLE IN MY "SCIENCE OF WINTER SPORTS BUNDLE":
Science of Winter Sports BUNDLE
For more Science of Winter Sports activities, check out these other resources:
Science of Downhill Skiing Lesson & STEM Activity
Science of Bobsledding Lesson & STEM Activity
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