# Patterns in Motion - Lesson for Grade 3, Chapter - Force and Interactions

In the "Patterns in Motion" lesson, students in Grade 3 will delve into the fascinating world of force and interactions, a crucial chapter of their science curriculum. Through engaging activities such as the "Position and Motion Worksheet" and the "Pendulum Experiment Worksheet for 3rd Grade," learners will explore fundamental concepts that explain how objects move and interact with force.

Understanding patterns in motion is essential for young students as it lays the groundwork for more complex scientific principles they'll encounter in their educational journey. By analyzing how objects' positions change over time and experimenting with pendulums, students will grasp the basics of kinetic and potential energy, inertia, and gravitational force. These concepts are not only foundational in physics but also enhance critical thinking and problem-solving skills by encouraging students to observe, predict, and analyze various outcomes.

Furthermore, recognizing patterns in motion has practical implications in everyday life, from understanding how playground equipment works to predicting the motion of balls in sports. This lesson is designed to spark curiosity, foster scientific literacy, and inspire the next generation of scientists, engineers, and informed citizens.

Estimated classroom time: 6 min
Chapter: Force and Interactions
Unit: Science
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1st
3:00 min
Position and Motion Worksheet
worksheet
2nd
3:00 min
Pendulum Experiment Worksheet For 3rd Grade
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• ### Activity 1 / Position and Motion Worksheet

Today we’re taking a trip to the park with this worksheet to explore motion and position!
Position and motion worksheets for grade 2 help kids understand the basics of physics and how people or objects move through space. Increase your child’s scientific reasoning with worksheets from Kids Academy!

• ### Activity 2 / Pendulum Experiment Worksheet For 3rd Grade

It’s time to sharpen those science skills! A pendulum swings faster or slower depending on the length of the string. Complete this pendulum experiment worksheet for 3rd grade and feel free to try it at home! Read description provided, or simply get out a yo-yo to answer the questions correctly!