Siemens STEM Day: How a Ball Falls

In this activity, students work in teams to develop a method for creating a mathematical model of the path of a ball. The teams measure the height from which a ball is thrown, and the time taken for the ball to reach the ground.

 

About the Program

The Siemens Foundation and Discovery Education have partnered to create Siemens STEM Day, a beloved K-12 STEM program that offers an extensive library of free, standards-aligned activities that bring science, technology, engineering, and math to life inside and outside the classroom. These resources have been specifically designed to be easy to implement for educators, parents, Siemens employees, and community volunteers while remaining hands-on and engaging for students in all grades. Additionally, Siemens STEM Day offers dynamic career profile videos, educator resources, employee training, and an annual sweepstakes to make for endless possibilities for engaging in STEM.


Science Topics
Physics
Math Topics
Algebra & Pre-Algebra, Quadratic Equations
High School, Educator
9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade

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