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Exp. 4-Flippers

Objectives
• observe and compare the behavior of model catapults
• explore and identify the variables of the flipper system
• measure the height and distance an object travels
• compare results of their experiments to a standard launch
• conduct multiple trials of the same variable and calculate averages of the outcomes
• create two-coordinate graphs to display the results of experiments
• use scientific thinking processes to conduct investigations and build explanations:  observing, communicating, comparing, organizing, and relating
Vocabulary
 
Part 1 - Flip-Stick Construction

Part 2 - Flip Out
    Read Flingers

Part 3 - Controlled Experiments
    Read Prove It!

Part 4 - Choosing Your Own Investigation
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