Walk This Way

Format: In Person | Grade: Middle (6-8), High (9-12)

Get your students on their feet in the name of science! Students are challenged to match a given position-time graph by moving in front of a motion detector and develop their understanding of graphical representations of motion. 

This investigation requires access to a power outlet.

Keyword(s): Motion, Graphs

Sparking Ideas About Uniform Motion

Format: In Person | Grade: Upper Elementary (4-5), Middle (6-8), High (9-12)

Spark timers and toy cars are used to spark student ideas about uniform motion and make connections between physical motion and graphical representation!

This investigation requires basic familiarity with graphical representations of data and access to power outlets.

Keyword(s): Kinematics, Motion, Graphs