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Science Flex: Gravity, Friction, and Magnets, Oh My!: A Study in Earth's Forces

In this six week Flex Course, students will explore Earth's forces of gravity, friction, and magnetism through hands on investigations, readings, activities, and discussion. #academic
Susan Laforet, M.Ed Curriculum and Instruction
135 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 5 learners
year olds
learners per class


Charged upfront
$8 per week
Flexible schedule
Over 6 weeks
No live meetings
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Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
Students will learn how to conduct valid scientific investigations involving controls, independent variables, and dependent variables, as they explore the forces of gravity, friction, and magnetism. The final product of the course will be a product of their choice with suggestions provided via a product menu to be evaluated via a provided rubric.
I served as a public school educator for over 26 years. During that time, I specialized in science, math, and STEM engineering design, including coding and robotics through after school programs. After leaving the classroom, I was a science and math instructional coach in the largest school district in my state, working to help teachers improve academic achievement in science and math with their students.
Some optional web activities and reading will be provided. Projects will be completed individually and shared on the class page. Students will also interact through peer discussion and teacher posted questions on the class page.
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Students will be assessed using a rubric, which will be provided at the beginning of the course.
No live meetings, and an estimated 1 - 2 hours per week outside of class.


Susan Laforet, M.Ed Curriculum and Instruction
Lives in the United States
Super Science and Math
135 total reviews
179 completed classes

About Me

I have been sharing my love of science and math with elementary students in public schools for over 26 years. I served most of that time in the classroom and then moved into Instructional Coaching to help other teachers improve their practice in... 
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