Grades: 6th – 8th
Students will explore ‘how things work’ through discussion and hands-on activities using materials commonly found in the house. You will perform experiments demonstrating various aspects of the Law of Conservation of Energy, including transfer of kinetic energy, conservation of kinetic energy and momentum in collisions, and work and potential energy. You will see examples of previous Road Runner traps and learn how to make your own trap.
Subjects Covered: Mechanics and Physics.
Instructors: Tony Gonzalez – The Gas Company
Peter Le – The Gas Company