Kindergarten students visit fire department
Mrs. Warren's class with Smokey Bear at fire department
Ms. Kettlewell's class with Smokey Bear at fire department
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Back to School Activities of the Physics Classes

Back to School Activities of the Physics Classes!

Learning by doing to solve engineering tasks not only helps students learn physics concepts and see how the world works, but it also helps students learn to cooperate as a team to get the best ideas to produce an end product.

This fall, the Physics and Conceptual Physics classes completed a Rocket Balloon Challenge and a Robotic Hand Challenge.

The Rocket Balloon Challenge tested the students’ designs to see how mass and rocket propulsion work to propel their rockets upward. Students found that it was tougher than they thought to get the rocket moving upward, against gravity.

In the Robotic Hand Challenge, students were asked to build a robotic hand  using only straws, string and tape. The hand was required to grasp a Devil ping pong ball and be able to lift and move it without dropping it, then release it. They had to complete the task three times in a row.

Our classes also went outside to measure the difference between distance and displacement first hand.

Having Phun with Physics helps students learn concepts with experiences.

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