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Science curriculum for K—5th grades.

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Invisible Forces

Forces & Motion, Magnetism

  1. Lessons
  2. Activity Prep
  3. Assessments

Invisible Forces (Grades 3-5) Mystery 1: Forces

How could you win a tug-of-war against a bunch of adults?

Exploration (20 min)
Activity: Hopper Popper (45 min)
Optional Extras (2 hrs)

Invisible Forces (Grades 3-5) Mystery 2: Balance of Forces, Engineering

What makes bridges so strong?

Exploration (22 min)
Activity: Paper Bridge Engineering (30 min)
Optional Extras (2 hrs)

Invisible Forces (Grades 3-5) Mystery 3: Balance of Forces, Friction

How can you go faster down a slide?

Exploration (13 min)
Activity: The Great Slide Challenge (45 min)
Optional Extras (2 hrs)

Invisible Forces (Grades 3-5) Mystery 4: Magnets, Forces

What can magnets do?

Exploration (15 min)
Activity: Magnet Discovery (25 min)
Optional Extras (2 hrs)
Additional Mysteries will be added to this unit in the 2017-18 year.