Isaac Newton Olympics

by: Carol Cox

Whoever heard of middle school students playing basketball and holding long jump competitions during a unit on Newton’s Laws of Motion? During the Isaac Newton Olympics, students move through seven stations. At each station, students complete a hands-on activity that explores at least one motion concept. After each activity, students complete a short evaluation that reinforces what they have learned and how it relates to everyday life.


Type Journal ArticlePub Date 5/1/2001Stock # ss01_024_08_18Volume 024Issue 08

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