STEM Thursday, Tom Browne Middle, November 18th, 2014
Presenters: Ms. Bertadillo, Ms. Escobar, Ms. Monroe, Ms. Price, Ms. Scherer
Understanding Energy, Force, and Motion Powerpoint
Introduction to Balanced and Unbalanced Forces
Time for Some Demonstrations
What two forces are exerted on the ball during the demonstration?
Are the two forces balanced?
What happens to an object when forces are balanced?
What happens to an object when forces are unbalanced?
Marbles Rolling Round and Round
What happened to your marble in the petri dish?
What happened to your marble in the plate with a piece cut out?
What balanced and unbalanced forces were involved in this investigation?
Balanced and Unbalanced Forces and Net Force Notes Powerpoint
What did you learn about energy?
What did you learn about forces?
What did you learn about motion?
Give an example of an object that is in equilibrium.