Eighth Grade

Newton’s Laws of Motion & Real-Life Crash Scenarios

We are introducing our new self-led "Newton’s Laws of Motion and Real Life Crash Scenarios" resource hub! This plug-and-play resource is designed to fit seamlessly into your curriculum, offering your students an engaging and educational experience.

Key Features

  • Comprehensive coverage of Newton's Laws of Motion through Understanding Car Crashes by the Insurance Institute of Highway Safety
  • Pre-test "What do you know" Kahoot activity
  • Ready-to-use downloadable PowerPoint template
  • Post-test Kahoot activity
  • Downloadable reaction time activity
  • Colorado Department of Transportation's What is Distracted Driving? video

Xplorlabs

Xplorlabs is an engaging and educational platform that encourages students to learn about the science of fire forensics and related topics to “solve through science.” It is especially focused on engaging middle-school students to encourage their continued interest in science at the critical juncture when students develop scientific identity.

Through a blended model of high-quality online interactive activities, videos, instructional experiences, hands-on classroom investigations, and creative classroom challenges, the Xplorlabs platform is a free, STEM-focused experience that creates interesting opportunities and STEM resources that create engagement, skills, knowledge, and action in the science of safety. Below, we have listed some of our favorite lesson plans for this age group!