Built for Thrills! Read this article about the science behind roller coasters, and check out this game to explore engineering your own rollercoaster. Then, take on this Marble Painting challenge to explore forces and motion.
Model Time! Create your own paper roller coaster using these materials, this template, and this how-to video from sciencebuddies.org.
Leveled learning extension 1: The Scholastic website has tons of accessibility options. Scroll along the left side of the page. Try clicking “Text to Speech” to have the text read aloud to you. Click “lower level” to try a reading passage that has the same information, but is a little easier to read
Leveled learning extension 2: Use this adapted book to learn about roller coasters!
Think about it
Explain Your Thinking, agree, or disagree with someone and tell why using this math worksheet.
Leveled learning extension 1: Reinforce your math skills with these pages which offer more basic math problems!
Leveled learning extension 2: Tease your brain with these worksheets to target foundational math skills!
Try this “Roller Coaster” workout from darebee.com. Can you identify the points when your body has potential energy in each move? When are you showing kinetic energy?
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Year in Review
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Today's ActivitiesWatch “Miss Nelson Has a Field Day” and fill out this story map to describe the plot elements.First, draw a large chalk 10 by 10 grid on the blacktop or sidewalk. Mark the numbers 1 through 10 along the top and down the left side. Get beanbags (or...