Featured in PASCO’s Elementary School Science Teacher Guide
Features 29 inquiry based labs designed for elementary students and coordinated with the standards for life, earth and physical sciences.
Use a force sensor to learn about the property called weight that can be measured, and to recognize that an object's weight is not necessarily related to its size.
To understand this content, students:
Container (bucket or basket) to attach to the force sensor hook
Toy car, truck, or other vehicle
Balloon, inflated and tied
Apple, potato, or other small fruit or vegetable
Melon, eggplant, or other large fruit or vegetable
Polystyrene (foam) packing material, picnic cooler, or purchased polystyrene craft material, as large as possible
String, to hang the container on the force sensor hook - Several pieces
This experiment may require software and an interface for data collection.