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Car Safety: The Physics of Car Crashes

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    Ben Smith

Codman Academy Charter Public School ninth graders explored Newton’s Laws of Motion and Newtonian Physics through the study of car crashes.

In this expedition, the ninth grade physics curriculum was tied to the important and timely topic of driving safety. In the culminating project for this expedition, students were required to synthesize their learning in service to their community by creating two products: a public service announcement and a letter to a driver.

Download the complete expedition here