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High school DigiKit. This teacher guide & unit plan explores how the principles of physics, including time, net force, acceleration and momentum are an integral part of American auto racing using The Henry Ford's digital collections. *For ease of use, downloading recommended.
This Resource is for:Educators
Theme:Transportation in America; Science and Technology
Topic:Racing in America
Type of Use:Unit Plan; Online Interactive
Curriculum Connection:U.S. History; Science; Physics; Technology/Engineering; Arts and Design; Cross-disciplinary Thinking
Michigan High School Content Expectations: Physics 2.1A, 2.2A, 2.2D, 2.3a, 3.1A, 3.2A, 3.2C, 3.3A, 3.3b, 3.4A, 3.4B, 3.4C, 3.4D, 3.4f, 3.4g, 3.5a, 4.1c, 4.1d, 4.2A, 4.2B, 4.2D, 4.3C, 4.3d; Common Core State Standards: Literacy in Science and Technical Subjects 9-10 - RST.9-10.4, RST.9-10.5, RST.9-10.10, WHST.9-10.2 , WHST.9-10.7, WHST.9-10.8, WHST.9-10.9, WHST.9-10.10 ; 11-12 - RST.11-12.4, RST.11-12.10, WHST.11-12.2, WHST.11-12.7, WHST.11-12.8, WHST.11-12.9, WHST.11-12.10; English Language Arts 9-10 - RI.9-10.10, W.9-10.7, W.9-10.8, W.9-10.10; 11-12 RI.11-12.7, RI.11-12.10, W.11-12.7, W.11-12.8, W.11-12.10; National Science Content Standards: Science as Inquiry, Understanding Motion and Forces, Understanding of Energy and Energy Transformation
Grade/Age Level:High School
Time Period:Era 6: The Development of an Industrial, Urban and Global United States; Era 7: The Great Depression and WWII; Era 8: Post-WWII United States; Era 9: America in a new global age
Tags:Newton, law, forces, motion, energy, ground effects, work, power
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