4 M3A - Simple Machines: Force and Motion

Simple Machines (2014)

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Real World Science is a dynamic and engaging video series designed to not only convey information, but to inspire students. Each program in the series presents core scientific concepts and principles in the context of real life situations and events helping students to make real life connections to science.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:15
Simple Machines

Moving Things (2013)

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A ball flying through the air, a deer walking in the woods, and a flowing river - these are all examples of moving things. This action-packed video explores the characteristics of things in motion. Special attention is given to the forces that initiate and change the movement of things.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:12
Moving Things

Things in Motion (2004)

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Students will learn about force and the effects of force on objects. Visual examples and real-life demonstrations promote an understanding of how things move.

Grade Level: 
Elementary
Middle
Length: 
00:15
Things in Motion

All About Simple Machines (2004)

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Understanding the world around us can be a real adventure! That's the message in this 11-part series for children in grades K-4. Kids travel along as our young host explores the world of physical science and how it can be seen, touched and understood in everyday life.

Grade Level: 
Primary
Elementary
Length: 
00:23
All About Simple Machines

Destruct 3

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One player builds a block tower in the center of the board, then the other players attempt to destroy the stack using either a ramp, catapult, or pendulum. The destruction method each player uses is determined by a die roll.

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Elementary
Middle
High
Content Area: 
Science
Play Time: 
15 min.
Destruct 3

108 Stitches: The Physics in Baseball (2004)

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Shows the various physical forces at play in the pitch, the hit, the flight of the ball and the run around the bases. DVD includes 4 programs: 1. The Pitch takes a look at gravity, air drag, and the Magnus force. 2.

Grade Level: 
Middle
High
Length: 
00:28
108 Stitches: The Physics in Baseball

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