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Subject: Science (8)
Title: Newton's Laws of Motion Part 3: Newton's 2nd Law & Review
Description: The third installment of a three-part lesson on Newton's Laws of Motion, this lesson focuses on Newton's 2nd Law and offers review of all three laws. Students will complete graphic organizers to demonstrate their understanding of the three laws of motion. Students will work in tiered groups to prepare a brief presentation to share with the class on a real-life scenario demonstrating Newton's 2nd Law. This lesson results from a collaboration between the Alabama State Department of Education and ASTA.


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Title: Newton's Laws Part 2 - Newton's 3rd Law
Description: As the second installment of a series of lessons on Newton's 3 Laws of Motion, this lesson focuses on Newton's Third Law. Students will take part in an activity exploring the motion of colliding objects. Students will photograph these collisions as a demonstration and explain how Newton's 3rd Law and balanced & unbalanced forces relate to their collision. This lesson results from a collaboration of the Alabama State Department of Education and ASTA.


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Subject: Science (8)
Title: Touchdown Challenge: A Physical Science Mission to Mars
Description: This is a hands-on, cooperative learning activity where students are using items purchased from a grocery store to design a device and construct a shock-absorbing system out of paper, straws, and miniature marshmallows that will protect two astronauts when landing on Mars. Students are able to develop engineering skills to develop a spacecraft to land on Mars, a mission NASA is currently working on. Students propose a model of a spacecraft to land astronauts safely on the moon, test it, and then revise. This lesson was created as part of the 2016 NASA STEM Standards of Practice Project, a collaboration between the Alabama State Department of Education and NASA Marshall Space Flight Center.


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Subject: Science (8)
Title: Newton's 3 Laws of Motion
Description: ToonDoo is a free online tool that allows one to make comic strips or comic books.


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