Holt Science and Technology
Matter in Motion
Welcome to Holt Science and Technology. In this chapter, you will learn about motion, and the forces that cause it. Use the links below to find learning tools that will help you review the chapter and extend your study.
Review and Practice
Reading Skills: K-W-L
This worksheet will help you organize your thoughts before and after you read the chapter or an article.
Science Puzzlers, Twisters & Teasers: Matter in Motion
If you are looking for challenging puzzles that use terms and concepts from the chapter, give this worksheet a try!
Science Skills: Organizing Your Research
Learn more about organizing your research here.
Math Skills for Science: The Unit Factor and Dimensional Analysis
Learn to convert with a unit factor and work with square units and cubic dimensions here.
Math Skills for Science: Average Speed in a Pinewood Derby
Determine the average speeds of a Pinewood Derby car.
Quiz Yourself: Matter in Motion
Click here to test your knowledge of matter in motion.
Enrichment and Extension
Internet Activity: Biographies of Physical Scientists
Use the internet and library resources to find out more about one of the scientists listed in the activity. Then take what you've learned to create a biography about that person's career and contributions to science.
Long-Term Projects and Research Ideas: Tiny Troubles
Do you need ideas for long-term projects or research projects? Check out topics such as comparing scales and balances, building a bridge out of toothpicks, and designing a motorless car.
Holt Anthology of Science Fiction: Direction of the Road
Sometimes, things look different from someone else's point of view. After reading Ursule K. Le Guin's story, see if you can answer these questions.
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