Standard 3

Students will understand the relationship between the force applied to an object and resulting motion of the object.
From USBE, a fun, interactive online textbook. Correlates directly with Utah's science core curriculum.
• 3rd Grade Teacher Resource Book (TRB)
Great resource for teaching the core curriculum, including activities and background information.
• Amusement Park Physics
Do you like amusement park rides like roller coasters, pendulums and bumper cars? Have fun on this site learning about how they work.
• Build A Rube Goldberg Machine
Build a fantastic machine with levers, pulleys, catapults and mallets!
Let the robot lead you into a house and a tool shed to see if you can find the simple machines.
• Eureka! Simple Machines videos
Watch these fun videos to learn about levers, pulleys, screws, and wheels.
• Force, Motion, & Primitive Technologies
The prehistoric inhabitants of the Four Corners area used simple machines to help them make everyday tasks easier.
• Forces and Movement
This online interactive activity helps students understand the relationship between force and movement.
• Gravity Launch
Students will launch a rocket ship to five different space missions and learn that thrust is the force that is needed to get the rocket ship off the ground.
• Inertia Ideas
A list of ideas for demonstrating the concept of inertia to your students.
• Inertia Lesson Plan
The main objective of this mini-teach is for students to learn and understand what inertia is. They will learn the difference between inertia for objects at rest and objects moving in a straight line.
• Roller Coaster Builder
Can you build your own coaster? Try and see how you do.
• Rube Goldberg's "Inventions"
What is the difference between innovation and invention? Look at these inventions and think about what you could invent and have it be marketable. Check out these funny cartoon inventions. See if you can come up with one too.
• Simple Machines Game
• Soccer Ball: Energy and Change
Use your knowledge of force to kick a soccer ball and score a goal.
• Tinker Ball
Use your engineering skills and some online simple machines to create a variety of paths for the ball to reach the cup.

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Email:  diana.suddreth@schools.utah.gov

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