Grade 5 Science - Forces Acting on Structures and Mechanisms

Grade 5 students will identify the forces acting on and within structures, and will give simple quantitative descriptions of these forces. They will focus on ways of making mechanisms accomplish specific tasks with less effort. They will learn that forces from a natural phenomena have an effect on society and the environment.




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Super Bridge

Science of Cycling

How Gears Work

Simple Machines

Bridges and More

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