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Travel Graphs

For Students 6th - 10th Standards
No need to travel ... the lesson will come to you! A well-designed lesson begins by describing the rate of change of a distance-time graph highlighting areas of constant, increasing, and decreasing speed. The video instructor then shows...
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Container Logistics

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Here's a creative lesson that lets pupils be creative as well! While considering many different factors, learners devise a plan to increase the efficiency of container shipments. The design of the activity encourages creative,...
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Gas Light

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
You don't want to leave any learners stranded! Explore ratios using an analysis of gas mileage and distance. Given a scenario, individuals must determine if a car has enough gas to make it to the next gas stop.
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Shipping Routes

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
The product of the hard work is learning. Scholars use a simulation tool to collect information to analyze. They must decide when two ships traveling back and forth across a river at different rates will meet on the same side. The intent...
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Stealing Bases

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
And he's ... safe? ... out? It's up to your scholars to decide! Provided with the speed of the runner and ball, learners develop a plan to determine which reaches the base first, the ball or the runner. While the distance from home to...
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Falling Glowsticks

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
How can you determine the height of a drop off a cliff if you have nothing to measure it with? A movie clip sets up a sky-high challenge and solves it with a falling glow stick. Scholars must take the given information and decide how...
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Falling Rocks

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Can you determine how far down a rock drops without visual clues? Viewers observe a clip from a movie testing vertical distance only based on sound. They must determine if it is safe to drop down themselves or if it is farther than their...
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Analyzing Speed from Different Modalities

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Show us your moves. Using sensor equipment, scholars track the motion of different movements, such as jogging, skipping, or jump roping. They analyze velocity and acceleration and create graphs representing each movement.
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Introduction to a Flight Computer

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Keep your hands on the wheel—at all times! Scholars learn why pilots use a flight computer through a high-flying demonstration. Making calculations for speed, distance, or time is automatic if you know how to use a flight computer. 
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Bolt Conversion

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Usain Bolt and Superman have something in common—speed! A video of one of Bolt's races introduces young scholars to the concept of unit rate. Using data from the race, the narrator calculates a unit rate in kilometers per hour, which...
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Rocking the Boat

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Sometimes it's okay to rock the boat! Science scholars manipulate wave properties using a fun interactive. Part of a larger playlist that dives into waves and sound, the lesson helps users work their way from apprentice to wizard by...
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Waves - Case Studies

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What can your class tell about a wave just by looking at it? Using a simulation, physics pupils work through a series of case studies to determine the effects of speed, frequency, and density on waves. Part of a larger playlist on waves...
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What a Drag!

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Stop and drop what is in your hand! Pupils investigate how form effects drag in the 12th part of a 22-part unit on aviation. Groups create equally weighted objects and determine which one falls the fastest by collecting data.
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Which Tank Fills First?

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Can your class solve the riddle? A video from the Physics Girl playlist tackles the puzzle of Pascal's Principle. Viewers observe as a series of connected tanks fill up and try to guess which will fill first. The narrator shows the...
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Strange Unexplained Cosmic Rays

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
The truth about strange unexplained cosmic rays? They're still unexplained! Share one of our universe's many unsolved mysteries with your class using a video from the Physics Girl playlist. The resource describes what cosmic rays are,...
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Mathletes—Science of the Winter Olympics

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Investigate the mathematics of the Olympics. A science video how mathematics is important from the basic level of calculating scores to the more complex math of describing the velocity of motion. Scholars learn to view Olympic...
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Snowboarding—Science of the Winter Olympics

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The greatest challenge of snowboarding is maintaining balance. An engaging video using a simple demonstration of actual snowboarders to illustrate physics in action.
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Downhill Science—Science of the Winter Olympics

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Newton would have made a first-rate skier! A video lesson analyzes Newton's second law from a skiing perspective. The narrator explains how the force, mass, and acceleration can work together to create a winning run.
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Banking on Speed—Science of the Winter Olympics

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Get on the right track! Young scholars learn about the importance of momentum and friction during a bobsled ride. A video lesson speaks to a bobsled designer to explain how he considers the physics during the design process.
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Incline

For Students 7th - 10th Standards
Study velocity while examining graphical representations. As scholars work with the animation, they discover the effect the height of an incline has on the velocity of the biker. They make conclusions about the slope of the line in terms...
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Collisions and Kinetic Energy

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Can your physical science classes describe what happens when two objects collide? Whether they are new to the study of kinetic energy or just brushing up on their skills, pupils can observe the outcome of a variety of collisions using a...
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Related Rates of Car Speeds

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Speed up your pupils' understanding of derivatives. Two cars travel in perpendicular distances to each other. With the aid of the interactive, learners visualize the situation. Pupils use the derivative to calculate the instantaneous...
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PS4B - Electomagnetic Radiation

For Teachers 1st - 12th Standards
What do science scholars need to know about electromagnetic radiation? Get in depth with standard PS4B from the Next Generation Science Standards. The narrator discusses the parts of the electromagnetic spectrum, wave and particle...
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Traveling Waves: Crash Course Physics #17

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Explore transverse and longitudinal waves through a video lesson. Building on the previous lesson in the Crash Course physics series, the 17th lesson compares and contrasts transverse and longitudinal waves. The narrator includes a...