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Science curriculum for K—5th grades.

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Force Olympics

Forces, Machines, & Engineering

  1. Lessons
  2. Activity Prep

Force Olympics (Grades K) Mystery 1: Pushes, Pulls, & “Work Words"

What's the biggest excavator?

Exploration (15 min)
Activity: Be a Digging Machine (15 min)
Optional Extras (1 hr)

Force Olympics (Grades K) New Read-Along Mystery 2: Pushes, Pulls & “Work Words”

Why do builders need so many big machines?

book Read-Along Book (25 min)
Optional Activity: Forces at Work (20 min)

Force Olympics (Grades K) Mystery 3: Strength & Direction of Force

How can you knock down a wall made of concrete?

Exploration (10 min)
Activity: Don't Crush That House (20 min)
Optional Extras (1 hr)

Force Olympics (Grades K) New Read-Along Mystery 4: Strength & Direction of Force

How can you knock down the most bowling pins?

book Read-Along Book (25 min)
Optional Activity: Crash-Cup Bowling (20 min)

Force Olympics (Grades K) New Mystery 5: Forces & Engineering

How can we protect a mountain town from falling rocks?

Exploration (25 min)
Activity: Boulder Bounce (20 min)
Optional Extras (2 hrs)

Force Olympics (Grades K) New Read-Along Mystery 6:

What can you do if you think there's a monster in the closet?

Read-Along Mystery coming soon!