Laws of Motion Interview
A Think Quest Site
by Liz LaRosa
to role play three famous scientists
to discuss the contribution of each scientist to the Laws of Motion
to be aware of the changes in ideas about motion through the centuries
to learn Newton's 3 Laws of Motion
Materials - Class Set :
Funny Wizard Hat
Self Quiz- Can be taken online or photocopied
Hand out Interview Sheets
Have students sit in a circle and chose 2 volunteers for each interview.
The Interviewer is a Wizard and wears a funny hat
Briefly introduce each scientist to the class
Have students act out interview.
Discuss the main points that are addressed in the Summary
Open floor for questions
Proceed to next Interview
Have students complete self quiz and write a brief summary of what they learned
Depending on the level of your kids, you can be Aristotle, Newton, or Galileo and chose a student to interview you. You can also show small demonstrations and discuss the concepts involved.