Balance and Motion

Bar Code: 2366


Description: The Balance and Motion Module has students balance cardboard shapes and pencils. and to make mobiles to explore balance, counterbalance, and stability. They investigate spinning motion with tops, zoomers, andwhirlers, and rolling motion with wheel-and-axle systems, rolling cups,and marblesin runways.

Inventory:

1 drawer of materials:

  1. 40 sets of 4 balance shapes
  2. 16 cardboard ramps
  3. 84 clothespins
  4. Drawing compass
  5. 36 plastic cup lids
  6. 100 3-oz. paper cups
  7. 100 5-oz.. paper cups
  8. 50 9-oz.. plastic cups
  9. 75 large plastic disks
  10. 75 small plastic disks
  11. 100 index cards
  12. 50 marbles
  13. 800 regular paper clips
  14. 20 pushpins
  15. 500 rubber bands
  16. 50 Popsicle sticks
  17. 50 notched Popsicle sticks
  18. 500 jumbo straws
  19. 500 slim straws
  20. Ball of string
  21. 2 rolls of making tape
  22. 6 rolls of transparent tape
  23. 40 aluminum wires
  24. 25 1-L zip bags
  25. 20 4-L zip bags
  26. Set of 8 duplication masters
  27. Teacher guide
  28. Teacher preparation video
ToTraveling Demonstrations Page To RPSEC Home Page

URL: http://rpsec.usca.sc.edu/TravelingScience/FOSS/balance_motion.html (2002) 


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Ruth Patrick Science Education Center
Center of Excellence in EducationalTechnology
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