Unit 6.4: “Protect Your Cell Phone”: Forces and Motion
In this unit, students apply their learning about forces and motion to design a protective cell phone case that satisfies constraints and scores well on criteria. Throughout the unit, students use hands-on experiences and systems modeling to uncover and explain concepts of force and motion, while learning how to conduct scientific investigations.
Unit Challenge Question: How can we design a case that protects a cell phone from being damaged in a collision?
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This unit has received a "Quality NGSS Example" rating from the WestEd EQuIP Peer Review Panel (formerly Achieve).