Teach physics concepts this year through the exhilarating sports of the winter olympics. This NGSS lesson is a dive into the sport of Downhill Skiing. The close reading passage anchors your students learning, supported by the graphic organizer and "Penny Ski Slope" STEM design activity.
Included in this bundle:
- Downhill Skiing Close Reading Passage
- "Five Rings" Graphic Organizer
- Penny Ski Slope Design Activity Directions
- Ski Slope Design Recording Sheet
Newton’s 2nd Law
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 Curling Lesson & STEM Activity
Science of Bobsledding Lesson & STEM Activity
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