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C. Force and Motion: 1. The student understands that types of motion may be described, measured, and predicted.: 6-8: The student...

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knows that the motion of an object can be described by its position, direction of motion, and speed.


Amusement Park Physics
http://www.learner.org/exhibits/parkphysics/

How do physics laws affect amusement park ride design? In this exhibit, you'll have a chance to find out by designing your own roller coaster ride.


Activity: Figuring the average speed of a moving object

Newton's Three Laws of Motion
http://www.aloha.com/~isaac/3laws/3laws.htm

Sir Isaac Newton's Three Laws of Motion are explained in layman terminology. Great site to use with middle school students.


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knows that vibrations in materials set up wave disturbances that spread away from the source (e.g., sound and earthquake waves).


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