This week in science we will be conducting the first in a series of experiments on forces. If you would like to continue to experiment at home watch the following film clip and follow the steps below.
Lesson Goal: I can investigate and explain how objects move.
Application: Depending on what materials you have at home try one, or more, of the following experiments listed below. click on the title to download a pdf with the experiment and list of materials.
You can use the following work sheet to record your experiment, or simply write onto a sheet of spare paper:
scientific method recording sheet_Movement, Direction, Shape
Before experimenting record on your worksheet:
- Hypothesis: I think this will happen because…
- Briefly record what the experiment is.
After conducting the experiment record:
- Results: I observed… I recorded…
After the experiment record:
- Conclusion: I predicted… I observed… This is because…
Watch the following clips:
Read the following:
Go back to the notes you took from the experiments and the new information you gained and complete the following:
I understand force is ……….
I observed this in the experiment where ……….
This happened because ……….