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Resource Title Discipline Grade Level
Investigating the Magnetic Force Field: Calculating the Magnetic Pull of a Magnet by Varying Distances • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Modeling with PhET Gravity Lab • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 9-12
Investigating the Strength of the Magnetic Field within a Coil of Wire • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 9-12
Newton's 2nd law inquiry lab • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 9-12
Heavy vs. Light Falling Objects • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 9-12
Model Building Activity of Electrostatics • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 9-12
Static Cling • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Charge It! All About Electrical Attraction and Repulsion • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Attraction With Static Electricity • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Your Weight on Other Worlds • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
Forces and Motion • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
Electromagnetic Power! • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
Push Pull-Changing Direction • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades K-2
Robo Arm • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Marble Roll • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades K-2
Invent a Backscratcher from Everyday Materials • Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
• Grades K-2
• Grades K-2
Roller Coasters • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades K-2
Electromagnetism Experiment • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 9-12
Inspector Detector Challenge • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
Graphene: The Next Wonder Material? • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 9-12
PhET Collision Labs: Introduction to One Dimensional Collisions • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 9-12
Relating Formulas to Common Sense: "Oomph" • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 9-12
Momentum Thinking Problems • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 9-12
Floating Static Bands • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
Physical Education Meets Physical Science • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades K-2
Investigating Motion: What Causes Objects to Move? • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Inquiry-Based Science and the Next Generation Science Standards: A Magnetic Attraction • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
3 Puck Chuck • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
Javier Builds a Bridge / To Get To The Other Side:Building Bridges • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Force and Motion: Newton's Second Law • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
Newton's Third Law: Complete Toolkit • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
Gravity Racers • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Bridging to Polymers: Thermoset Lab • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 9-12
Acceleration Simulator • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
How Does Force Affect Motion? • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Mission: Solar System: Invisible Force Challenge • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Ramps 2: Ramp Builder • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades K-2
Designing a Hovercraft • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Force and Motion Investigation • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Build a Charge Detector • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
Lift Chair Challenge • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
Catch Me If You Can! • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades K-2
SCAMPERing Into Engineering! • Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
Exploring Gravity • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
Electromagnetism • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
Bumper Ducks • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
Collision Zone • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Rocket Activity 3....2....1....PUFF! • Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
The Good, the Bad, and the Electromagnet • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
Understanding Energy • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades K-2
Invisible Forces Mystery 3: How Can You Go Faster Down a Slide? • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Pendulums and Crooked Swings: Connecting Science and Engineering • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Experimenting with Force and Motion Using Origami Frogs • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Turn, Turn, Turn- A Simple Assessment • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades K-2
Stuck! • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Engineering Encounters: Engineering Adaptations • Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
• Grades K-2
• Grades K-2
Scratching Records • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
What Goes Up Must Come Down! • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Kites and Forces • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 9-12
Cannon Recoil (Phenomenon) • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
Levitation Engineers • Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
• Grades 6-8
• Grades 6-8
Defining Gravity: Crash Course Kids • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Integrated STEM Through Tumblewing Gliders • Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
Watching the Wind - K-2 The Wind Moves Things • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades K-2
Just For Kicks • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades K-2
Slinky Drop - (PHENOMENON) • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
"9 Awesome Science Tricks Using Static Electricity!" Video (Phenomenon) • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Elevator Ride Simulation • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 9-12
Atwood's Machine Simulation • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 9-12
Feather and Bowling Ball Drop in Huge Vacuum Chamber • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 9-12
Energy of Moving Water • Physical Science - Energy
• Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
• Grades 6-8
• Grades 6-8
Red Bull Space Jump - PHENOMENON • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 9-12
Straw Rockets Are Out of This World • Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
Crashes and Collisions • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
Balloons and Static Electricity • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
Dali Atomicus (Phenomenon) • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
The Science of Swinging • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Swinging with Style • Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
Inertia Tower • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
Ocean Engineering and Designing for the Deep Sea (Book) • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Weight in an Elevator (Phenomenon) • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
The Force is With You (or Against You) • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Bridge Types • Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
• Grades 6-8
• Grades 6-8
Making Objects Move • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades K-2
Newton and Me • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Oil Spill Cleanup Assessment • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
SNAP Gravity items • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Demolishing Traditional Approaches to Science Instruction • Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
• Grades 6-8
• Grades 6-8
9 Awesome Science Tricks Using Static Electricity! - Phenomenon • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
Everyday Polymers • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
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  Resource Title Discipline Grade Level
Equal and Opposite Reactions: Newton’s Third Law • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
Factors Influencing Motion: Newton’s First and Second Laws • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
Legends of Learning - Reference Frames and Scale Units • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
Legends of Learning - Electric and Magnetic Forces • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
Legends of Learning - Gravitational Force • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
Legends of Learning - Force Fields • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
Solar Sails: The Future of Space Travel • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
Blast Off: Generating Rocket Thrust with Propellants • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Using Thrust, Weight & Control: Rocket Me into Space • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
Bouncing Balls: Collisions, Momentum & Math in Sports • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 6-8
https://www.sciencefriday.com/person/jose-rivas/ • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 9-12
Solar Energy • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity
• Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
• Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
• Grades 9-12
• Grades 9-12
• Grades 9-12
• Grades 9-12
Giving Rise to the Jet Stream • Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems
• Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems
• Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
• Grades 6-8
• Grades 9-12
• Grades 9-12
Forces and Motion for Third Grade • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Beyond the Egg Drop Act. 6B • Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
• Grades 9-12
• Grades 9-12
Beyond the Egg Drop Act. 6C • Physical Science - Energy
• Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
• Grades 9-12
• Grades 9-12
Beyond the Egg Drop Act. 6E • Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
• Grades 9-12
• Grades 9-12
Beyond the Egg Drop Act. 6F • Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
• Grades 9-12
• Grades 9-12
Beyond the Egg Drop Act. 6G • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 9-12
Eureka! chapter 6 lesson • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity
• Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems
• Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions
• Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
• Physical Science - Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
Eureka! chapter 6 lesson • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity
• Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems
• Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions
• Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
• Physical Science - Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
Eureka! chapter 6 lesson • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity
• Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Systems
• Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Physical Science - Matter and Its Interactions
• Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
• Physical Science - Waves and Their Applications in Technologies for Information Transfer
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
Eureka! chapter 7 lesson • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity
• Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
Eureka! chapter 7 lesson • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity
• Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
Eureka! chapter 7 lesson • Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity
• Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
Eureka! chapter 8 lesson • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity
• Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity
• Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
• Physical Science - Energy
• Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
• Life Science - Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits
• Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
Eureka! chapter 8 lesson • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity
• Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity
• Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
• Physical Science - Energy
• Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
• Life Science - Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits
• Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
Eureka! chapter 8 lesson • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity
• Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity
• Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
• Physical Science - Energy
• Engineering, Technology and the Application of Science - Engineering Design
• Life Science - From Molecules to Organisms: Structures and Processes
• Life Science - Heredity: Inheritance and Variation of Traits
• Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
Eureka! chapter 9 lesson • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity
• Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity
• Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Place in the Universe
• Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
• Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
Eureka! chapter 9 lesson • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity
• Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity
• Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Place in the Universe
• Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
• Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
Eureka! chapter 9 lesson • Life Science - Biological Evolution: Unity and Diversity
• Earth and Space Science - Earth and Human Activity
• Earth and Space Science - Earth’s Place in the Universe
• Life Science - Ecosystems: Interactions, Energy, and Dynamics
• Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
• Grades 3-5
USI in Primary Sci Probe 19 • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
• Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions
• Grades 3-5
• Grades K-2
Newton's Second Law Investigation • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 9-12
Leeds Force • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 3-5
Video based mechanics labs • Physical Science - Motion and Stability: Forces and Interactions • Grades 9-12