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34 resources with the concept springs

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TeachEngineering: Next-Generation Surgical Tools in the Body

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Designed for high schoolers, the 11 lessons and activities in the “TeachEngineering: Next-Generation Surgical Tools in the Body” unit module prepare STEM teams to design prototypes of laparoscopic surgical robots. After an introduction...
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TeachEngineering: Next-Generation Surgical Tools in the Body

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young engineers design laparoscopic surgical tools in an 11-lesson unit aligned with the Next Generation Science Standards. The first lesson introduces the class to the abdominopelvic cavity. Teams learn what it is like to perform...
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TeachEngineering: Hybrid Vehicle Design Challenge

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Wouldn’t it be lovely if there was a way to capture the energy given off by a vehicle and transform it into kinetic energy to power the vehicle? That is the challenge young engineers face in an eight resource TeachEngineering: Hybrid...
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Hooke's Law

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Everything from pens to cars use springs — some are just on a larger scale! An interactive simulation encourages pupils to stretch and compress springs while observing the changes to force, displacement, and potential energy. Then they...
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Masses and Springs

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Have you ever stretched out a Slinkie so much it wouldn't go back to its original shape? Slinkies, like all springs, follow Hooke's Law. A simulation uses springs and masses to demonstrate kinetic, potential, and thermal energy. It...
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Forces Acting on a Spring

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Teaching elastic forces in your physics class is a snap with this resource! Scholars compare the stretch of rubber bands with differing width, then measure the stretch of a spring and calculate force. In a whole-class experiment, wire is...
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2015 AP® Physics 1 Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
It's rare for even 40 percent of test takers to pass the AP Physics 1 exam. Improve those odds for young scientists with the help of actual free response questions covering topics from free body diagrams to velocity. The College Board...
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Springs Lab

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Stretch young minds in their understanding of springs! Add an interesting interactive to promote awareness of factors such as stiffness, ground friction, and air resistance. The resource contains custom controls, allowing individuals to...
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Spring Motion

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Get the class all wound up about spring motion! Science scholars manipulate interactive springs and observe the effects of change using an online activity. Customizable options include the number of springs as well as the spring and...
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Spring Mechanics

For Teachers 7th Standards
Scholars practice calculating spring constants before performing hands-on experiments. They compare data for parallel and series springs. Finally, they learn how spring mechanics find applications in biotechnology, such as prosthetic limbs.
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Understanding Wave Motion - Slinky vs. Snaky: Which Spring is Dominant?

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Ride the wave to an understanding of refraction! The first in a series of two inquiry-based lessons challenges learners to create transverse waves with two different types of springs. As their wave hits an object, they observe the change...
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Energy of a Spring

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Spring has sprung! Young physicists explore the properties of springs with a simple simulator. Users control the initial position of the spring, then observe the potential, kinetic, and thermal energies in the system.
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Spring and Mass

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Here's a resource with more bounce for the ounce! Engage your physical science class with an interesting interactive that allows individuals to perform tests with a mass attached to a spring. Participants can customize the scenario by...
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Pendulum and Spring

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Up, down, back, and forth. When you make a pendulum out of a spring, there's a lot to observe. Aspiring masters of motion examine the combined kinetic energies of spring and pendulum motion using a detailed interactive. Learners observe...
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What Forces Are Acting On You?

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
You may not realize it, but you get pushed around every day. What forces are acting upon you? Young physicists explore gravitational force and normal force in a video that demonstrates both forces and their directions as they move...
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Snell's Law Proof Using Springs

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Does light always travel in a straight line? The narrator of a short video discusses the path light travels when going between different mediums and points out that light will want to travel on the path that minimizes the travel time....
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Free Body Diagrams

For Students 9th - 12th
How can you keep track of all the forces acting on an object? Pupils learn how to use a free body diagram to represent the forces acting on an object. After explaining the different forces, the instructor leads viewers through a series...
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Energy and the Pogo Stick

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Let your class bounce to examine the concept elastic potential energy. Individuals bounce on a pogo stick in order to calculate its elastic potential energy. Groups then compare the elastic potential energy to the gravitational potential...
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It's Tiggerific!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Spring into elastic potential energy with a instructional activity that provides background information on determining the elastic potential energy of springs and other elastic materials. General energy equations emphasize the...
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Projectile and Circular Motion, Torque

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Introduce your young scholars to the concepts of circular motion, projectile motion, angular speed, simple harmonic motion, torque, center of mass, centripetal force, and Hooke's Law with a 86-slide presentation. The circular motion...
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Using Hooke's Law to Understand Materials

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Provide a Hooke for a lesson on elasticity with an activity that has groups investigate a set of springs. They use a set procedure to collect data to calculate the spring constant for each spring using Hooke's Law. The groups predict the...
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Water's Journey Expedition

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Step into a scientist's shoes to go online and discover the Florida Springs Expedition, and participate in two activities focusing on how humans impact the environment. The first activity asks scholars to summarize the six dispatches at...
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Springs

For Teachers 3rd - 4th
Springs are amazing. Here, learners are presented with springs found in various everyday objects. They discuss which springs they think will have the most force, then test their hypothesis. This presentation has the start of a good idea...
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Water Pressure Experiments

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Learners perform experiments measuring water pressure. They record their observations after poking holes in plastic bottles filled with water with the lids on and then off. They discover the role gravity plays in the water flow.