About the lab
- Grades: 4-8
- Capacity: 30 students
- Duration: 60 minutes
- Cost: $120
- Offered Tuesday through Friday at 10:15 and 11:45 a.m.
Next Generation Science Standards
Science and Engineering Practices:
Planning and carrying out investigations
Analyzing and interpreting data
Cause and effect
Systems and system models
Stability and change
Disciplinary Core Ideas:
PS 2: Motion and stability
Illinois Learning Standards
4: A, B; 6: A, B, C; 7: A, B, C; 10: B; 11: A, B; 12: C, D; 13: A, B
- Explore and collect data in order describe how Newton’s three laws of motion apply to several hands-on experiments.
- Describe mass, acceleration and force.
- Experiment, make observations and collect data leading them to conclude that Newton’s laws of motion apply to every object.
- Be actively engaged in hands-on, inquiry-based science investigation.
- Share Learning Lab-generated thoughts/ideas/questions with peers and program coordinators.
- Communicate with peers using terminology/vocabulary accurately.
- Develop and test a hypothesis about what will occur during an experiment, demonstration or activity.