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Force, mass, and movement


This page includes activities related to force, mass, and movement.

Subtopics include: energy, conservation of energy, potential energy, kinetic energy motion, speed, slope, mass, height, gravity, friction, and Newton's Laws.

Ramps, incline planes, & down hill runs

Will it get up the hill?

U shaped track set up

Activities with K'Nex - include

Will it make the turn?

How fast is fast?


Ball runs, & roller coasters - which complete a circular coarse


Simple Machines and other ideas

  • Simple machines with K'Nex - include equal arm balance, free pulley system, inclined plane with wood ramp, gears & screw & auger


Structures and bridges



Dr. Robert Sweetland's notes
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