A Force in Motion: An Embodied Learning Unit on Forces and Motion

Beth Kerr, 1st Grade, Bain Elementary School

Curriculum Unit (PDF)


This unit will use universal design for learning strategies to teach force and
motion concepts to lower primary students. These strategies will include movement studies and hands-on activities in which students will be able to show mastery of their learning. Force and motion concepts included in this unit are pushes, pulls, magnets, balanced forces and unbalanced forces. Featured Universal Design for Learning strategies include use of visuals and choice in learning presentation.