Day 1: Marshmallow Challenge & Buggy Intro

Physical Science: Marshmallow Challenge

Students did Tom Wujec’s Marshmallow Challenge. Tomorrow, we’ll debrief with a discussion about the importance of seeing what doesn’t work and what makes an effective group.

Marshmallow Challenge

Marshmallow Challenge

Physics: Intro to Buggies

We discussed “what is physics?”, emphasizing the importance of physics as a process. Next, we got out the buggies to make a list of what we could observe and what we could measure. In the process, we defined a constant speed as traveling the same distance in each unit of time.

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