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Standard 5.P.5A.3

5.P.5A.3 Plan and conduct controlled scientific investigations to test the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces on the rate and direction of motion of objects.

Grade(s): 3, 4, 5

Subject(s): Science

Year: 2014

Type
Catapult Calamity
Catapult Calamity

Lesson

Students will use engineering skills and knowledge of forces, motion, angles and simple machines to build a catapult that will hit multiple targets.

Fort Discovery | Project Discovery Revisited
Fort Discovery | Project Discovery Revisited

Video

“Learning by doing” is the theme at Fort Discovery in Augusta, Georgia. The hands-on experiences that students receive at the National Science Center’s learning environment are fun and educational...