Forces on Objects

Resources

Set of geometry tools

Triangles and Trigonometry

Learn about some practical applications of geometry and trigonometry.
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Triangles and Trigonometry

Physics

Balloon Cars and Pompom Poppers

Students build pompom poppers and balloon cars to learn about forces causing movement.
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Balloon Cars and Pompom Poppers

Student going over materials and plans

Summer Symposium Series: Engineering Career Resources

Grade
9 10 11 12
A career in engineering would let you help people through designing and implementing the things they use in their daily lives.
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Summer Symposium Series: Engineering Career Resources

Physics

Pompom Poppers and Catapults (Virtual kit drop-off)

Learn about forces by building a pompom popper and catapult.
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Pompom Poppers and Catapults (Virtual kit drop-off)

Physics

Let's Talk Forces & Motion

Students learn about forces that act on an object, specifically the forces that cause an object to move, and build their own catapult and balancing robot.
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Let's Talk Forces & Motion

Physics

Playful Machines - Virtual

Students will explore and build examples of simple machines that are found on a playground.
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Playful Machines - Virtual

Engineering

Bridge Bonanza

Learn about strong and stable structures by building and testing bridges.
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Bridge Bonanza

Space lander

How can we land a model space probe?

Design and build a model space probe.
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How can we land a model space probe?

Side table with mug and vase

Noticing Form and Function in Our Lives

Students will explore how the form and function of common objects and structures are related.
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Noticing Form and Function in Our Lives

Construction worker with house plan

Careers with Form and Function

Students explore careers that involve the concepts of form and function.
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Careers with Form and Function

Recycled bottle bird feeder

Innovating with Form and Function

Students use their understanding of form and function to design an innovative object or device.
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Innovating with Form and Function

Denika Mitchelmore Regardant le pont du navire depuis sa grue de manœuvre de cabine de grue

Denika Mitchelmore

Job Title
Assistant Crane Operator
Denika Mitchelmore is an Assistant Crane Operator for Seadrill Careers.
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Denika Mitchelmore

Seesaw [Class 1 Lever]

Simple Machines: Levers

6 images of some objects such as tweezers, scissors and wheel barrows that use the lever principle to create movement for a specific purpose
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Simple Machines: Levers

Tennis Balls

Bouncing Objects

10 images of some spherical objects such as golf balls and tennis balls that are made of different materials and used for specific purposes
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Bouncing Objects