The child will investigate the relationship between a ramp’s height and the distance an object travels.
In this activity, the child will first watch a video about ramps. Then they will compare ramps to see which one will make an object roll the farthest.
Sesame Street excerpts provided courtesy of Sesame Workshop, New York, New York.*
After logging into your CLIEngage account, launch the activity by clicking this button. Type the child’s first name and last initial to begin!
At the end of the activity, the child will be asked to build a ramp.
Have the child describe their ramp to you. Allow them to test out ramps of different heights and observe how the height of the ramp affects how far the object travels. Invite them to make predictions before testing it out.