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STEM Ed Hub: Design Resources

For Students 3rd - 6th Standards
Engineering design-based activities make learning science fun. Young engineers design dams, lifeguard chairs, musical instruments, candy bags, and much more. They also use measurement skills to solve the mystery of the missing pin. Each...
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Physical Science: Introduction to Gravity

For Teachers 3rd - 8th Standards
Young scientists will feel the pull of a collection of five videos that introduce them to the concept of gravity. Viewers learn about Sir Isaac Newton's big ideas, gravitational forces, air resistance, and escape velocity. An engaging...
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Can You Solve These Physics Riddles? (Part 1/3)

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Physics Girl and Simone Giertz team up to challenge each other to answer science riddles as part of an extensive video series on physics. In a subset of three videos, both physics and electronics questions challenge viewers to apply past...
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Projectile Motion

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Have you ever wanted to shoot someone out of a canon? This simulation gives you that chance! In addition to a human, you can shoot a car, a piano, a cannon ball, and many other items. Scholars set the angle, initial speed, mass, air...
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Whirligig Lollapalooza

For Teachers 6th - 8th Standards
Using a cut-out template of a whirligig, emerging engineers experiment with flight behavior. After you teach them the concepts of force, air resistance, and lift, they discuss what variables on the whirligigs might be changed in order to...
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Air Resistance and Friction

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Physics learners experiment with three laboratory activities to learn about air resistance and friction. First, they use a hair dryer to move different sized spheres to determine the relationship between cross-sectional area and air...
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MLK: Nonviolence is the Most Powerful Weapon

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
A short video interview with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. provides young social scientists with an opportunity to hear directly from King about his commitment to non-violent organized resistance and why he believed it is the most powerful...
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Parachute Design

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Deploy an activity that requires deploying a parachute. An engaging lesson challenges learners to design and construct parachutes. They test out their creations and consider what changes should be made to improve the parachute's...
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Return to Earth: Build a Lander

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Earth to all instructors: Here's a resource to use about spacecraft. After learning about gravity and air resistance, scholars create landers with padding to help capsules land safely on Earth. They test their creations by placing a raw...
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Flight of the Fruit: Weight, Gravity and Imagination

For Teachers 1st - 3rd Standards
Beware the falling fruit. Scholars design and build parachutes that can help protect fruit as it falls. They test out their creations, learning about gravity, weight, air resistance, and measurement concepts along the way.
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STEM Narrative Curriculum Design Challenges

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Picture books provide great learning opportunities for STEM. A curriculum resource document gives several lessons in each grade level for K-6. The activities have learners read a book before applying the engineering design process to...
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Falling 101

For Teachers K - Higher Ed
Although gravity is something everyone experiences, many have misconceptions tied to the concept. A PD lesson from the Good Thinking series explores misconceptions and how to correct them. The lesson also offers ideas for demonstrations...
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Parachute Food Drop

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Drop a perfect project into your lesson plans. Groups use different building materials to create models of parachutes for food drops. After testing out their prototypes, they make improvements to their designs.
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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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The Physics of Weightless Flight

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Ever wonder what it's like to feel weightless? Hop aboard the Vomit Comet and find out! A video from a large physics playlist features the parabolic airplane flight used to simulate weightlessness. Young physicists discover how the...
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The Physics Behind a Curveball - The Magnus Effect

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Need to put a new spin on your motion lesson plan? Add a short video from an engaging physics playlist! Your class will get a kick out of examining the science behind a soccer curveball. Scholars discover how the movement of air at...
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How to Curve a Ball Backwards Using Science

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
That's the way the ball bounces ... or does it? An episode of a physics playlist examines the behavior of different types of balls when kicked. Learners experience the magnus effect as they watch while one ball curves to the right as the...
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Fire in Freefall - Rare Physics Experiment

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What happens when fire is less affected by gravity? Observe the behavior of fire in a fantastic freefall experiment! A video from the an engaging physics playlist explains the relationship between a flame's shape, buoyancy force, and...
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Why Do Raindrops Sometimes Land Gently and Sometimes with a Splat?

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
A mouse can fall from large heights without injury! Air resistance is a large influence on small falling objects. In an exploratory lesson, young scholars build a raindrop bottle to compare the falling rate of different-sized objects.
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Suit Up—Science of the Winter Olympics

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
You are what you wear! Learn the complex design strategies that result in the competition clothing seen in the Olympics. Scientists consider the requirement of each sport, which typically results in resisting air drag. 
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Air Lift—Science of the Winter Olympics

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Up, up, and away! Young scholars learn how to apply physics to a successful ski jump. An interesting video lesson compares and contrasts drag and lift in the context of a ski jump.
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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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Galileo the Scientific Parrot

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Not all falling objects accelerate at the same rate ... unless you remove air resistance. A video lesson compares a feather falling in the air to one falling in a vacuum. Removing air resistance causes a feather and coin to fall at the...
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Exploring Whirligigs

For Students 3rd - 4th Standards
What's that silly thing spinning in the wind? It's a whirligig! Explore wonderful windy whirligigs with a STEM-based unit that teaches the science and concepts behind these gigs. They discover how gravity and air resistance contribute to...