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Experimental Science Physics Packs

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Available for download as pdf files, the 11 Experimental Science Physics Packs in this unit module are designed for high school physics classes. In the first lesson, scholars use plumb lines to determine the center of gravity in...
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Off the Grid

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
A unit on solar energy begins with pupils researching vocabulary terms related to electric currents. They then use a multimeter to measure the voltage and current for a solar module before calculating power and efficiency. Fun, hands-on...
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Thermodynamics—Teacher Guide

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
I'm so cool! No, you're exothermic. This thermodynamics lab unit includes an introduction, teacher demonstrations, six labs that students rotate through each class day, homework assignments, application of knowledge, and assessments....
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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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Heat and the Second Law of Thermodynamics

For Teachers 7th - 12th
More than a week's worth of investigation is provided in this source. Physical science stars experiment to describe specific heat, conduction, convection, and radiation. They also discover the relationship between mechanical and thermal...
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Chilling Water Problem

For Students 7th - 10th
Sal continues this short series on specific heat and vaporization. The situation he poses uses 500 grams of liquid water at 60 degrees Celsius, with the goal of getting the water to 0 degrees Celsius. The ice he adds to the water comes...
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Making the Standard Solar Heater

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Heat up a lesson on solar energy. The first of three parts in the Experimenting with Solar Heaters unit has scholars construct solar heaters. They then use them to heat up a container of water and calculate the amount of heat energy...
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Biolite - Fire to Phone Charging

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Provide the spark to foster a love of science. Instructors perform a demonstration that uses a camping stove to generate electricity to charge a phone. Pupils use data from the experiment to the calculate the efficiency of the stove....
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Heating and Cooling of the Earth's Surface

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Scholars collect data from heating sand and water before forming testable hypotheses about why sand heats up faster. Afterward, they develop and run experiments to test their hypotheses.
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Determination of the Specific Heat of an Element

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Many periodic tables mention specific heat, but how do scientists determine those numbers? Scholars attempt to find the specific heat of a metallic element by using a calorimeter. Three experimental trials ensure accuracy, and analysis...
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Water Properties and More

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Did you know many insects use cohesion or surface tension to walk on water? Using a presentation, scholars learn the more important properties of water. It extends into the concepts of solutions, suspensions, pH, and more.
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What Is Heat?

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
If objects have no heat, how do they can gain and lose it? Scholars experiment with heat, temperature, and specific heat of various substances. They create definitions for these terms based on their own conclusions to complete the fourth...
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Properties of Water

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
Being essential for life is only one of water's many amazing properties! Why is water so versatile? Biology scholars discover the myriad of uses for water and the properties that make them possible. Content includes density, surface...
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Energy—Gifted and Talented Chemistry

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
What has more energy than a room full of pupils after a fire drill? This lesson plan! Explore the changes in energy during different chemical reactions, discover why some reactions feel cold and others feel hot, and tackle the concept of...
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Seeing Specific Heat and Latent Heat

For Students 9th - 12th
What happens inside a melting solid? Prospective physical chemists observe a solid-to-liquid phase change at the molecular level using an inspired interactive. Pupils add heat to a close system, then monitor changes in kinetic and...
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Specific Heat and Latent Heat in Condensation

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
There's more to melting than meets the eye! Junior physical chemists investigate the differences between specific and latent heats as a substance undergoes a phase change. Users remove heat from the system and observe changes in kinetic...
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Why is Kettle Corn Cooked in Copper Pots?

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The kitchen — it's not just for eating anymore! Specific heat is often a difficult concept to grasp, so give it context by relating it to cooking. Learners gain experience in the principles of thermal energy transfer by designing an...
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Hot Oven

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Why does the air in a hot oven not burn skin, but metal in the oven does? The simulation focuses on the difference between temperature and thermal energy and the way these are transferred. Scholars adjust the temperature of an oven and...
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Determination of the Specific Heat Capacity of a Solid by the Method of Mixtures

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Knowing an item's specific heat capacity helps determine its uses, such as a low heat capacity for a soup spoon and a high heat capacity for home insulation. Scholars find the specific heat capacity of a metal ball in the 10th lesson of...
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Bulk Properties of Water

For Students 9th - 12th
Learn the ins and outs of the properties of water through an engaging slide show. The lesson presents different facts about water including phase change, heat of fusion, heat of vaporization, and specific heat among others. 
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Thermodynamics

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Entropy, it isn't what it used to be. Presentation includes kinetic-molecular theory, heat and internal energy, thermal equilibrium, temperature scales, laws of thermodynamics, entropy, latent heat of fusion, specific heat, calorimetry,...
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Thermochemical Calculations

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
Viewers learn where the heat goes when phase changes take place with a presentation that explains the latent heat of phase changes, or, more specifically, the molar heat of fusion, solidification, vaporization, and condensation. The show...
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Water - A Polar Molecule

For Students 9th - 12th
Details why the polarity of water is so important to life with a video that explains how polarity impacts cohesion, adhesion, capillary action, high specific heat, and solvents.
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U-Values and Specific Heat Capacity

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
If you want to keep warm, learn how chemistry can help you choose materials when building a house. The video informs pupils how to interpret a u-value in relation to a given material. In addition, the instructor explains specific heat...