ages 9-12: physics

Lesson Objective: Students will learn about Newton’s Three Laws of Motion and how they apply to real life. 

Materials: plastic spoon (1 per group), popsicle sticks (7 per group), rubber bands (5 per group), ping-pong/styrofoam ball (1 per group), water, a heavy book, a table, printed handouts (1 per person), timer/stopwatch (1 per group), plastic water bottles (3 per group), plastic bottle caps (4 per group), coffee stirrers/wooden skewers (2 per group), large straws (2 per group), balloon (1 per group), tape, scissors, pen