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

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

Balance from Science Museum of Minnesota - http://www.thinkingfountain.org/b/balance/balance.html

Motion Machine from Science Museum of Minnesota - http://www.thinkingfountain.org/m/motionmachine/motionmachine.html

Tubes and Spheres from Science Museum of Minnesota -https://www.thinkingfountain.org/t/tubesandspheres/tubesandspheres.html

Parachuting Pinwheel from Science Museum of Minnesota - http://www.thinkingfountain.org/p/parachutingpinwheel/parachutingpinwheel.html


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.cssd11.k12.co.us/science/2balance/qa.htm

Reading List - books for balance and motion

Interactive Build Your Own Roller Coaster - https://www.learner.org/series/interactive-amusement-park-physics/

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and was last updated on
January 27, 2021

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