Open-and-go lessons that inspire kids to love science.

Science curriculum for K—5th grades.

90 sec
  • Hands-on lead students in the doing of science and engineering.
  • NGSS-aligned and Common Core make the transition to the Next Generation Science Standards and support Common Core.
  • Less prep, more learning prep in minutes not hours. Captivate your students with short videos and discussion questions.

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Force Olympics

Forces, Machines, & Engineering

Kindergarten, 1st Grade

NGSS Standards covered: K-2-ETS1-3 , K-PS2-2 , K-2-ETS1-1 , K-2-ETS1-2 , K-PS2-1
This unit helps students develop their first concept of “force,” and the idea that by playing with forces and thinking about them, we can accomplish surprisingly big things. Less
  1. Lessons
  2. Activity Prep
  3. Assessments

For your reference, these are all the assessments included at the end of each Mystery from this unit:

Mystery 1: Pushes & Pulls

View Mystery 1 assessment

Read-Along Mystery 2: Pushes, Pulls, & “Work Words”

View Read-Along Mystery 2 assessment

Mystery 3: Motion, Speed, & Strength

View Mystery 3 assessment

Read-Along Mystery 4: Speed & Direction of Force

View Read-Along Mystery 4 assessment

Mystery 5: Direction of Motion & Engineering

View Mystery 5 assessment

Read-Along Mystery 6: Forces & Engineering

View Read-Along Mystery 6 assessment