Useful Resources:

Standard
Key
Concepts
Vocabulary
Useful Resources
5.P.FM.05.21
Distinguish between contact forces and non-contact forces.

What is a force?






Resource videos:
http://www.neok12.com/Types-of-Forces.htm

Background information:
http://physics.tutorvista.com/forces/contact-force.html
5.P.FM.05.22
Demonstrate contact and non-contact forces to change
the motion of an object.

See Above



For FUN:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_gQaqQW1Hnc

5.P.FM.05.31
Describe what happens when two forces act on an object in the same or opposing directions.

See Above


Windsock Demonstration


Links:
Primers on balanced and unbalanced forces:
http://www.engineeringinteract.org/resources/parkworldplot/flash/concepts/balancedandun.htm
and
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oNgo9bbDi7Q&feature=player_embedded
and
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HEJOybRxclk&feature=player_embedded
and
http://www.slideshare.net/rickaturner/balanced-and-unbalanced-forces-5408256


(paper form)
(AcitiveExpressions)







Newtonian Demonstrator (Newton's Cradle)
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http://www.school-for-champions.com/science/newtons_cradle.htm

Bill Nye's Marble Madness
http://www.billnye.com/homedemos/pdf/homedemo17.pdf
5.P.FM.05.32
Describe how constant motion is the result of balanced(zero net) forces.

See Above
5.P.FM.05.33
Describe how changes in the motion of objects are caused by non-zero net (unbalanced) forces.

See Above
5.P.FM.05.34
Relate the size of change in motion to the strength of
unbalanced forces and the mass of the object.

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Forces in One Dimension
http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulations/category/physics
5.P.FM.05.41
Explain the motion of an object relative to its point of reference.

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5.P.FM.05.42
Describe the motion of an object in terms of distance, time and direction, as the object moves, and in relationship to other objects.

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Book: "Stop Faking It! Forces and Motion" by William C. Robertson
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5.P.FM.05.43
Illustrate how motion can be measured and represented on a graph.

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Graphing Motion Worksheets:


The Moving Man Worksheets and Link:

http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulations/category/physics

Another possible activity:
Marbles: Motion and Forces

http://www.doingscience.org/physical-science-1-2-3/marbles-forces-and-motion
Scientific Processes
  • Asking questions
  • Developing and using models
  • Planning and carrying out investigations
  • Analyzing and interpreting data
  • Using mathematics and computational thinking
  • Constructing explanations (for science) and designing solutions
  • Engaging in argument from evidence
  • Obtaining, evaluating, and communicating information

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Roller Coasters! Unit and useful instructional link:

Link to STEM based instructional video:
https://www.teachingchannel.org/videos/teaching-stem-strategies

Roller Coasters! Materials: foam pipe insulation ¾:; 30 toothpicks per group; one roll masking tape; 2 marbles per group; notebooks for design ideas; space in the room for several groups to build; small pieces of sand paper for “brakes”; recording sheets A and B




Other Useful Resources:

iPad Apps:
NewtonsCradle

Atlas Rubicon: BPS 5th Grade Force and Motion

DVDs you might find useful:
  • Bill Nye: Powerful Forces All Pumped Up!
  • Bill Nye: Motion & Friction (which might have been updated)
  • The Magic School Bus: Super Sports Fun: Plays Ball (sports w/o friction)
  • Rock ’N Learn: Physical Science: Motion & Gravity

Books:
"Isaac Newton and the Laws of Motion" (Graphis Novel) by Andrea Gianopoulos
This book can be found on MyOn: https://www.myon.com/login/
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"Forces and Motion" by Lisa Trumbauer
(4th Grade Content Book purchased through BPS)

Great resource website:
http://www.teachjunkie.com/filing-cabinet/free-download/19-fun-ideas-resources-force-and-motion/

ART CONNECTION:
The Old Mine Shaft Marble Slide
http://www.looledo.com/index.php/the-old-mine-shaft-marble-slide.html
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