Motion and Forces


In this featured chapter – Motion and Forces – students will be given the opportunity to show their understanding of the included concepts by completing the engaging and creative activities for the OUTPUT side of their Science Interactive Notebook. Activities range in variety for each chapter. Download preview to see examples of pages.

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Motion and Forces includes the following concepts:

• Describing Motion
• Acceleration
• Motion and Forces
• Newton’s Laws of Motion
• Gravity

Students will be able to:

• Explain the difference between speed and velocity
• Interpret motion graphs
• Identify how acceleration, time and velocity are all related
• Explain how positive and negative acceleration affect motion
• Calculate the acceleration of an object
• Explain how force and motion are related
• Describe inertia
• Define and apply Newton’s Laws of Motion
• Describe three different types of friction
• Understand the effects of air resistance on falling objects
• Describe gravitational force and centripetal force
• Explain and calculate momentum
• Illustrate and identify factors of the path of a projectile

Each concept shares:

• Actual photos of INPUT/OUTPUT pages of Science Interactive Notebook
• Instructions on how to create/use/complete activity for OUTPUT side
• Mini-Quizzes for each concept to check students’ understanding
• Answer Keys for all mini-quizzes

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Total Pages: 27
Answer Key: Included

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