Events

Steve Spangler Science: Newton’s Inertia Beads
Steve Spangler Science

Inertia, force, and motion come together as Sir Isaac Newton’s favorite beads pull themselves out of a container.

Steve Spangler Science: How Science Changed the Olympics
Steve Spangler Science

How force and motion shape the Olympics.

Lowell Observatory Camps for Kids (LOCKS): Newton's First Law (Part 1 of 3)
Lowell Observatory

This challenge is for anyone who would like to try it.

Lowell Observatory Camps for Kids (LOCKS): Newton's Second Law (Part 2 of 3)
Lowell Observatory

This challenge is for anyone who would like to try it.

Crash Course Kids: Defining Gravity - Episode 4.1
Crash Course Kids

In this episode of Crash Course Kids, Sabrina talks about gravity and explains that when we talk about gravity pulling things down, what we really mean is gravity is pulling things TOWARD the Earth.

Khan Academy: High School Physics
Khan Academy

This algebra-based course covers the main topics in high school introductory and honors physics, including motion, force, work, energy, momentum, collisions, and more.

Siemens STEM Day: Zip to It
Siemens STEM Day

In this activity, students will build a device that can carry a small ball from the top of a two-meter zip line to the bottom in less than six seconds.

Siemens STEM Day: Move It
Siemens STEM Day

In this activity, students will investigate different ways to move a ball.

Siemens STEM Day: The Mystery Forces
Siemens STEM Day

In this activity, students will learn that objects do not always have to be touching to exert a force on each other.

Siemens STEM Day: Stay On Target
Siemens STEM Day

In this activity, students will use a ramp to launch a ball and strike a target.

Siemens STEM Day: Grand Prix
Siemens STEM Day

In this activity, students will use a ramp to launch a car and reach a finish line.

Siemens STEM Day: Bouncing Properties
Siemens STEM Day

In this activity, students will test and observe the bouncing properties of different types of balls (softball, basketball, golf ball, playground ball, volleyball, beach ball, ball of paper).