Laws of Motion Interview

AristotlegalileoNewton

A Think Quest Site

http://library.thinkquest.org/11924/motion.html

by Liz LaRosa

www.middleschoolscience.com

 

 

Objectives: 

 

Materials - Class Set :

Procedure:

 

  1. Hand out Interview Sheets

  2. Have students sit in a circle and chose 2 volunteers for each interview.

  3. The Interviewer is a Wizard and wears a funny hat

  4. Briefly introduce each scientist to the class

  5. Have students act out interview.

  6. Discuss the main points that are addressed in the Summary

  7. Open floor for questions

  8. Proceed to next Interview

Analysis/Results/Conclusion:

 

Have students complete self quiz and write a brief summary of what they learned

 

Teacher Tips:

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.