"Roller Coasters" Trailer

Students use inertia to make some things move while others stand still. This includes yanking a tablecloth out from under a set of dishes without breaking them. This relates to friction and inertia. This video also includes one of Mr. Mac’s crazy stories, “Jack & Jill and the Skyscraper Snake,” to help students remember the lesson. Difficulty: Easy

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