Lift Chair Challenge NGSS
Jun 29 2015
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Summary Information


force, mass, chair lift, design, criteria, constraints, solutions, systems

Performance Expectation:

PE MS-ETS1-2 Evaluate competing design solutions using a systematic process to determine how well they meet the criteria and constraints of the problem. PE MS-PS2-2 Plan an investigation to provide evidence that the change in an object’s motion depends on the sum of the forces on the object and the mass of the object.

Estimated Time Required:

5-8 hours

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Lesson Overview:

In this lesson, students will use information about forces to answer the driving question: What components and materials can be used to create a model chair lift, designed to carry a set of aid materials?

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