Grade 4 – Force, Motion & Simple Machines

Force and Motion

Discovery Education: Forces and Motion (12:31)

Discovery Education: Forces in the Real World  (18:00)

BrainPop: Force

BrainPop: Newton’s Laws of Motion

BrainPop: Acceleration

Video and Quiz: Scholastic – Newton’s 1st Law: Inertia

Video and Quiz: Scholastic – Newton’s 2nd Law: Acceleration

Video and Quiz: Scholastic – Newton’s 3rd Law: Action and Reaction

Video and Quiz: Scholastic – Force and Motion

Motion Song:

All motion is created by force. What is a force?

Force and Motion Interactive Activities

BBC Pushes and Pulls

BBC Forces and Movement

Friction Ramp

Motion Match It

Motion Word-O-Rama

Motion Hang Mouse

Forces and Motion

Science Atlantis Experiment with Force (E-Learning for Kids)

Newton’s First Law: Inertia

Newton’s Second Law: Acceleration

Newton’s Third Law: Action and Reaction

Gravity and Inertia

Interactive Sites for Education many interactive games on this page

Mrs. Masterson’s Forces in Motion – many interactive games on this page

 

 

Friction, Gravity and Resistance

Video and Quiz: Scholastic – Gravity and Inertia

Discovery Education: Friction, Gravity and Resistance   (12:31)

Friction Song

Interactive: Friction Ramp – quick and easy

Interactive: Roller Coaster – adjust friction, gravity, etc. to build a roller coaster

 

Motion and Friction in Action – Videos: real science experiments done by kids

Ice Biking (friction)

Luge   (speed and friction)

Roller Coasters (acceleration and G forces)

Yo Yo (Newton’s Laws)

 

Simple Machines

Discovery Education Video: Simple Machines – Lever, Wheel, Axle, Pulley   (15:00)

Discovery Education Video: Simple Machines – Inclined Plane, Wedge, Screw  (13:00)

Discovery Education Video: Simple Machines in Compound Machines   (10:00)

Video and Quiz: Scholastic – Simple Machines

 

BrainPop Videos

Levers

Wheel and Axle

Pulley

Inclined Plane

 

Simple Machines in Action – Videos: Simple Machine experiments done by kids

Go Carts – gears

Trebuchets – levers

 

Simple Machines Interactive Activities

Goldburger to Go! from PBS Zoom games

Tinker Ball – How many ways can you help the ball reach its goal? From the Smithsonian.

Mrs. Masterson’s Simple Machines  – many interactive games on this page.

Edheads – Identifying Simple Machines and Compound Machines

 

Note: to view any of the Discovery Education and BrainPop videos you need to login with Jennings School’s username/password for these databases.

Ask Mrs.P in the library or your classroom teacher for the login information.