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Hands-on Activity

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Fun Forces
Summary
In this activity, students will use a ramp to launch a ball and strike a target.
Overview
Topic: Projectile motion
Real World Science Topics:
  • An exploration of projectile motion
  • An exploration of forces and motion
Objective
Students will gain an understanding of how force affects an object's speed and will observe how a projectile travels through the air.

Activity Difficulty Rating: 2 Each hands-on science activity has been ranked based on difficulty of set up and how difficult they are to perform. The rating scale is from 1 to 5, with 1 being the easiest and 5 being the most complicated.

5-MINUTE REFRESHER

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