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Science: Physical Science - Forces That Affect Everything on Earth

In this four week multi-day course, learners will explore the forces of gravity, friction, and magnetism through a variety of hands on investigations.
Susan Laforet, M.Ed Curriculum and Instruction
128 total reviews for this teacher
Completed by 4 learners
50 minutes
per class
Once per week
over 4 weeks
year olds
learners per class
per learner - per class

How does a "Multi-Day" course work?

Meets multiple times at scheduled times
Live video chats, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Discussions via classroom forum and private messages with the teacher
Great for engaging projects and interacting with diverse classmates from other states and countries

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Available Times


Thu, Feb 9, 2023

Feb 9 – Mar 2, 2023 (4 weeks)
7:00 – 7:50 AM
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Class Experience

This class is taught in English.
I have 26 years of experience in public education as an elementary science and math teacher, a Master's Degree in Curriculum and Instruction, and 10 years experience as an Instructional Coach in elementary science and math.
Materials list with links for uncommon materials will be posted on the class page prior to week 1. Week 1: • 3 books about the same size • Cardboard for ramp • Toy car • Ruler Week 2: • 2 books about the same size • Cardboard for ramp • Toy car • Ruler • Wax paper • Sandpaper • Carpeted area • Rubber band • Spring scale (optional) Week 3: • Magnets of different sizes • Iron nails, paper clip, ball of aluminum foil, coins of various combinations, ring or other piece of jewelry, rubber band, eraser, marble or piece of glass, spoon, bottle cap • Several pieces of construction paper • Felt or other piece of cloth Week 4: • D-cell battery • Coated copper wire • Iron nails • Electrical tape • Box of paper clips • Battery holder (optional)
In addition to the Outschool classroom, this class uses:
Informal assessment
50 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.


Susan Laforet, M.Ed Curriculum and Instruction
Lives in the United States
Super Science and Math
128 total reviews
161 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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