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Why Things Fall

by: Page Keeley and Rand Harrington

The purpose of this assessment probe is to elicit students' ideas about falling objects. The probe is designed to find out whether students recognize the role of mass and forces in understanding why heavy and light objects can fall at the same rate.

Grade Levels

Elementary High School Middle School

Topics

Assessment Phenomena Physical Science Physics Three-Dimensional Learning

Details

Type Book ChapterPub Date 5/1/2010Stock # PB274X1_25

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