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ERIC Number: EJ787961
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Mar
Pages: 3
Abstractor: Author
Reference Count: 1
ISBN: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8148
Objects in Motion
Ashbrook, Peggy
Science and Children, v45 n7 p14-16 Mar 2008
Objects in motion attract children. The following activity helps children explore the motion of bodies riding in a vehicle and safely demonstrates the answer to their questions, "Why do I need a seatbelt?" Children will enjoy moving the cup around, even if all they "see" is a cup rather than understanding it represents a car. They will understand that each time they suddenly stop the cup, the marble will roll out unless it is taped in, even if they do not yet understand that the same forces apply to passengers in a car.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: N/A
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A