Science Fun

Motion Mania

SCIENCE FUN For Everyone, SFFE is delighted to be visiting your classroom. In order for you and your class to have the best possible science experience, please read the Frequently asked questions and hints below.

Quick Links

Greetings Flyer

To provide information to your students’ parents about the field trip, simply download the greetings flyer HERE and either:

  • Email it directly to your parents (cut down on paper waste) or
  • Print it out to send home with the students

What’s Covered?:

NC-STANDARDS

  • K.P.1 Understand the positions and motions of objects and organisms observed in the environment.
  • K.P.1.1 Compare the relative position of various objects observed in the classroom and outside using position words such as: in front of, behind, between, on top of, under, above, below and beside.
  • K.P.1.2 Give examples of different ways objects and organisms move (to include falling to the ground when dropped ):
    • Straight • Zigzag • Round and round • Back and forth • Fast and slow

Classroom Preparation:

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  • Arrange desks/tables into 4 groups
  • Please place a small table or desk for the Scientist to use in front of the classroom
  • Allow the Scientist to use a portion of your white/chalk board
  • Please provide a trash can at the front of the classroom
  • Remain in the classroom with your students (for liability reasons)
  • If necessary, help maintain appropriate classroom behavior

Teacher Assistance:

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  • We do not require help, but always encourage any teacher or parent participation and support.

Printable Handouts:

Brief Feedback Form:

We would greatly appreciate less than a minute of your time, to fill out a very brief feedback form. We are always looking to improve our experience for the students, and your feedback is how we do that!

Feedback Form