Physical Science by Kahoot!

Find the formula of maximum fun and engagement with these science games! This collection includes a bunch of physics quizzes covering topics like energy, astronomy, laws of motion, and more.

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Earth Science: Earth’s Spheres & Energy

Earth Science for grades 5-8. Review Earth's spheres and how energy interacts between each sphere. Based on NGSSS: 5-ESS2-1; MS-ESS2-1

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  1. What do we call all the matter, energy, and processes within the Earth's boundaries?
  2. True or False: One of Earth's systems is made of non-living things.
  3. What are 2 things that continuously cycle through the Earth's systems?
  4. … and 12 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Physical Science: Energy & Power

Physics for grades 5-7. Review the differences between energy and power and how they relate to work. The formula for calculating power with examples is also included. Based on NGSSS: 4-PS3-1; 4-PS3-2

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  1. What term is used to describe the ability to do work?
  2. True or False: Energy is NOT always transferred when work is done.
  3. Which of the following examples proves that the work done by energy is not always visible?
  4. … and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Physical Science: The Science of Holiday Cooking

This kahoot reviews the physics and chemistry behind traditional holiday foods. Grade 5 - 9. Based on NGSSS: 4-PS3-2, 5-PS1-3, MS-PS1-2, MS-PS1-4.

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  1. Hanukkah's latkes made from potatoes become softer while frying due to what chemical change?
  2. What kind of change occurs to the turkey and ham traditionally cooked for Christmas dinner?
  3. Sodium bicarbonate is the scientific name for this ingredient in many holiday cookies:
  4. and 12 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Physical Science: The Energy of Holiday Lights

This kahoot explores how holiday lights use energy and energy transformations to create the festive lights we see at Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, and Bodhi Day. Grade 4 - 9. Based on NGSSS: NGSS 4-PS3-2.

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  1. What inventor 1st used lights on a tree becoming The Father of Electric Christmas Tree Lights?
  2. What was used to represent lights on a Christmas tree before the invention of electric lights?
  3. Incandescent tree lights pass electricity over what kind of circuit to create light?
  4. and 11 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Astronomy: The Winter Sky

This kahoot features winter, sky and celestial bodies such as constellations, planets, and stars. Grade 5 - 9. Based on NGSS: 5-ESS1-1, 5-ESS1-2.

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  1. T/F: The winter sky seems to have more stars due to which part of the Milky Way it faces.
  2. Which of the following constellations are visible in the northern hemisphere during winter?
  3. and 12 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Earth Science: Erosion and Deposition by Wind

EarthScience grade 6 - 7. This kahoot explores how the wind causes erosion and deposition to occur on Earth as well as landforms created in this way. Based on NGSSS Standards: 4-ESS2-1, MS-ESS2-2.

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  1. What term describes the process of eroding rock due to other rock blowing into it over time?
  2. True or False: Abrasion can cause the side of a rock to become smooth and polished.
  3. What term describes the removal of fine sediment by the wind?
  4. and 5 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Physical Science: Newton’s Laws of Motion

Physics Grade 5, 6 and 9. Review all of Newtons Laws, inertia, and equation for Newton's 2nd Law of motion. Based on NGSSS: MS-PS2-1, MS-PS2-2.

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  1. Which scientist developed three laws to explain the relationship between force and motion?
  2. Which law states an object at rest stays at rest unless it experiences an unbalanced force?
  3. What is another name for Newton's 1st Law of Motion?
  4. and 7 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.

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Physical Science: Potential Energy

Physics Grade 5 - 7. Explore the four types of potential energy, physical science gravitational, chemical, and mechanical. Based on NGSSS: NGSS MS-PS3-2.

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  1. When an object has energy because of its position, condition, or chemical makeup, it has _____.
  2. What specific type of potential energy does a rubber band stretched around a newspaper have?
  3. A pencil that is about to fall off of a desk has which specific type of potential energy (PE)?
  4. and 5 more awesome questions! Check them out by clicking “Play”.