Balance and Motion

Overview of FOSS Kit
http://lhsfoss.org/scope/folio/pdfs/Balance_Matrix.pdf

Adaptions to FOSS by Sylvia Rodriguez
http://web.archive.org/web/20041113045001/http://www.cedu.niu.edu/scied/student/lessonplans/team_3/rodriguez/rodriguez.htm

FOSS Resources for Teachers - build a roller coaster - http://archive.fossweb.com/modulesK-2/BalanceandMotion/activities/rollercoaster.html
https://www.fossweb.com/delegate/ssi-wdf-ucm-webContent/Contribution%20Folders/FOSS/multimedia/Balance_and_Motion/rollercoaster/rollercoaster.html

Letter to parents with activity sheets -
http://web.oconee.k12.sc.us/instructional_content/Science/Elementary/1st%20Grade/1st%20Grade%20Balance%20and%20Motion%20Science%20Kit.pdf

Pinterest - http://pinterest.com/dmccormick1/balance-and-motion/

Balance from Science Museum of Minnesota
http://www.sci.mus.mn.us/sln/tf/b/balance/balance.html

Motion Machine from Science Museum of Minnesota
http://www.sci.mus.mn.us/sln/tf/m/motionmachine/motionmachine.html


Tubes and Spheres from Science Museum of Minnesota -http://www.smm.org/sln/tf/t/tubesandspheres/tubesandspheres.html

Parachuting Pinwheel from Science Museum of Minnesota -http://www.sci.mus.mn.us/sln/tf/p/parachutingpinwheel/parachutingpinwheel.html

Washington State Leadership and Assistance for Science Reform - investigations
http://archive.wastatelaser.org/_support/toolkits/foss/balance_n_motion/index.asp

From Windmills to Whirligigs - Try These! pinwheels, whirlers, motion machines
http://www.smm.org/sln/vollis/trythese/trythese.html

Teacher Tips and Science Links - from Colorado Springs School District
http://www.d11.org/Instruction/Science/Curriculum/K-5/Pages/Grade-2-Physical.aspx
http://www.cssd11.k12.co.us/science/2balance/qa.htm

Reading List - books for balance and motion
http://archive.fossweb.com/CA/modulesK-2/BalanceandMotion/teacher_resources.html

Interactive Build Your Own Roller Coaster
http://www.learner.org/exhibits/parkphysics/coaster/section1.html

 

 

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