Grades: 5th – 6th
ROCKS AND MR. NEWTON Grades: 5th – 6th
- Workshop Lead: Mike Fergus, Engineer (The Boeing Company—22 year SSC Volunteer)
- Workshop Description: In this workshop students learn about, collect, identify, and categorize rocks and minerals. We will even examine and prepare fossils. During the second part of the workshop, we’ll explore Newton’s laws using rockets, bridge building, miniature roller coasters, egg drops, and toys to demonstrate concepts such as inertia and momentum, force and motion, collisions, energy and levers.
- Subjects covered: Geology and Physics.