Click the picture of Sir Isaac
above to go to a PowerPoint slide presentation introducing your students to
Newton and his 3 Laws of Motion. The last slide includes a graphic
organizer activity representing each Law. You can save the slide
presentation to your computer and use the notes pages for detailed
information on each slide.
Click the "idea walking" image above for a sample word
chart. You may want
to use it as a guide to help students comprehend vocabulary/concepts. Also,
you may want to add more words to the chart as they are introduced.
Additional words, and their meanings, may be found at the Amusement
Park "Physics Glossary" page. Click
here for a direct link to that Web Page.
for a comparative "Coaster Data Chart". Students may use
details from the
chart such as top height, top speed, cost, elements and inversions to help
them consider how to design their own coasters. The chart is a great
accompaniment to the "Coaster Design Grid" below.
for a "Coaster Design Grid". Students may use it to draft
to view a sample lesson plan integrating poetry writing with math, science,
Your students may need a graphic organizer to plan their
persuasive Powerpoint projects. Click here for a model organizer.
Click here to view the Maryland Content Standards for "Scream
Click here to view the National Standards for "Scream Machine"
Science Publications, Videos, and Technology Resources
Click here to view the Science Publications, Videos,
and Technology Resources for "Scream Machine"
Rashida Betts, Reading Specialist
Stephen Decatur Middle School
8200 Pinewood Drive
Clinton, Maryland 20735
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