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Mission to Mars

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Martians beware! Earthlings are on the way! A 13-resource collection prepares future astronauts for space travel by studying interesting facts about the Red Planet, the history of Martian exploration, and the development of robotics....
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Physics Skill and Practice Worksheets

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Stop wasting energy searching for physics resources, this comprehensive collection of worksheets has you covered. Starting with introductions to the scientific method, dimensional analysis, and graphing data, these skills practice...
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The Map of Physics

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Aristotle said, "The more you know, the more you know you don't know." Physics includes everything from the laws of motion to quantum gravity. An interesting video attempts to cover the main concepts of every branch of physics in only a...
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How Does A Wing Actually Work?

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
More than 100,000 commercial flights take off every day, but how do the planes fly? Veritasium presents a video explaining the way wings work. It opens with the common misconception, then introduces two seemingly conflicting...
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Bowling Alley

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Sometimes it appears that a bowling ball slides down the alley rather than rolling, while other times it appears to switch rolling directions at some point. Scholars control the bowling ball size, initial rotation, initial speed, and...
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Newton's Apple

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Scientists state that the higher something is above the earth, the greater the gravitational potential energy. Does this mean there is more gravity acting on the moon than on an apple falling from a tree? Scholars adjust the distance...
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Walk the Tightrope

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Why do many tightrope walkers use a balancing pole? The simulation explores the benefits of balancing poles and the features that are most important. Pupils control the pole length, pole mass, pole stiffness, and the initial angle of...
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Bridging to Polymers: Thermoset Lab

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Investigate thermoset polymers through experimentation. In an effort to determine the strongest, most flexible mixture, groups conduct an experiment on different-ratio epoxy-amine polymers to finish the set of two lessons.
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Close Encounters of the Polymer Kind

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
A PowerPoint presents features of polymers and two of its categories (thermoplastics and thermosets). Instructors conduct demonstrations to illustrate the Weissenberg Effect and the Barus & Kaye Effects of polymers in the first of...
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Non-Newtonian Fluids and A Bulletproof Hoodie

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Can liquid body armor work better than Kevlar? An interesting video connects the Oobleck most children played with to non-Newtonian fluids. Then it offers updates on how people are using the technologies in science and industry.
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Gravitation

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed
Introduction your class to famous astronomers with a presentation that also covers Newton's Laws of Gravitation, Kepler's Laws of Planetary Motion, both uniform and nonuniform gravitational fields, and how to calculate the gravitational...
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Physics, Technology and Engineering in Automobile Racing

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Start your engines! This five-lesson unit introduces physics and Newton's laws through automobile racing. Each lesson includes background information, a student worksheet, and an answer key. There are also culminating project...
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Work and Machines

For Students 7th - 8th Standards
What would you be if you were attached to another object by an inclined plane wrapped helically around an axis? In this fourth presentation that covers work and simple machines, young physicists look at Newtons and Joules as well as...
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Newtonian Mechanics

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students familiarize themselves, through teacher demonstration, with Gavendish's apparatus first used for experimentally determining the value of the Universal Gravitational Constant G, and calculate theoretical value of Earth's...
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Momentum

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils learn the concepts of momentum and its conservation, using the recoil of a cannon as an example. They examine how momentum is a vector, allowing its conservation to be applied to problems in 2 and 3 dimensions.
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Bounce (Projectile Motion And Collisions)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers analyze the motion of an object as it moves through a complex path that includes rolling, falling, and bouncing. They answer questions related to what forces are acting at any given time.
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The Celestial Sphere

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students are introduced to the celestial sphere, describing its apparent rotation and the special role of the pole star.
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The Sundial

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students receive an introduction to the sundial, its design and use.
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Seasons of the Year

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students examine how the link between the tilt of the Earth's axis to the ecliptic and seasons of the year--length of day, effectiveness of sunlight, polar day and night, and seasons south and north of the equator, as well as near it.
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Newton's 3rd Law

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers examine how the formal definition of Newton's 3rd law: forces always originate in pairs, equal in magnitude and opposite in direction. They also examine how the informal, qualitative version: Each action has an equal and...
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Motion in a Circle

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explore uniform circular motion, and the relation of its frequency of N revolutions/sec with the peripheral velocity v and with the rotation period T. They examine how uniform circular motion is a type of accelerated motion.
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Frames of Reference: The Basics

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students learn the concept of frames of reference in physics. They examine how two frames of reference, each moving with respect to the other with a constant velocity v (constant speed, constant direction).
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Airplane flight

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students learn the basic concepts about airplane flight. They learn the reason jetliner wings are swept back and why jet engines have replaced propellers in high-speed flight.