Friday, 4/24/15- A day

Learning Objectives:

  • To describe the relationship between an object’s mass and its inertia when at rest and in motion
  • To express mathematically how the mass of an object and the force acting on it affects it acceleration

Learning Activities:

  1. Do Now- Get out your homework- Newton’s Laws of Motion Webquest. Write your name on it; Get out the Straw Rocket Experiment packet; Read directions 1-8 on the first page of the Straw Rocket Experiment packet.
  2. Collect HW- Newton’s Laws of Motion webquest
  3. Science Friday- Babies on the Brink and Forecasting the Meltdown
  4. Experiment- Straw rocket
  • Complete design of rocket. (Use colored pencils & rulers.)
  • In lab groups, decide on which design to build.
  • Follow direction 1-8 on the Straw Rocket Packet to build your rocket. Put your names on your rocket!