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Students can use Euler's Disk in an investigation to compare the effects of different strengths or different directions of pushes and pulls on the motion of an object.
Students can use Euler's Disk in an investigation to describe and classify different kinds of materials by their observable properties.
Students can use Euler's Disk to plan and conduct an investigation to provide evidence of the effects of balanced and unbalanced forces on the motion of an object.
Students can use Euler's Disk in an investigation to gather evidence to construct an explanation relating the speed of an object to the energy of the object.
Students can use Euler's Disk in an investigation to provide evidence that the change in an object's motion depends on the sum of the forces on the object and the mass of the object.
Students can use Euler's Disk as a concrete introduction and demonstration on mass and motion. Students can construct and interpret graphical displays of data to describe the relationships of kinetic energy to the mass of an object and to the speed of an object.
Students can use Euler's Disk to demonstrate how mass and momentum affect motion. This can be transferred into a mathematical representation to support the claim that the total momentum of a system of an object is conserved when there is no net force on the system.
Students can use Euler's Disk as a physical model in conjunction with a computational model to calculate the change in the energy of one component in a system when there is a change in energy of the other components.
Euler's Disk encourages exploration of force, mass, density, gravity, friction, and time.
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