8th Grade Explore Forces

8th Grade Explore Forces

Author: Holly Steele

To understand how forces in our world affect the motion of objects.

speed, Newton's Laws, gravity, elastic forces, friction

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Investigating Friction

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Source: Holly Steele

Chapter 3, Section 2 Elastic Forces Rotations

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Calculating the Acceleration due to Gravity

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Mythbusters Gravity Clip

Source: Discovery Channel Education

Laying Down the Laws of Motion

Source: Sergio Wals & Jeff Mondak

Intro to Friction

Intro to Gravity

Intro to Elastic Forces