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347 resources with the keyterm Physical Science

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Architecture on Ice: The Challenge of Building on Permafrost

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students identify the problems associated with building a structure on permafrost. In this physical science instructional activity, students investigate how heat and pressure affect the rate of ice melting. They read an article about...
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A Blanket of Snow

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Students study the factors affecting permafrost temperature and condition. In this physical science lesson, students observe local places with snow cover and collect temperature data. They create a short video about permafrost.
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Why It's Essential:Seasons

For Teachers K - 2nd
Investigate the four seasons and discuss weather, length of days, holidays, and various themes relating to each. Your youngsters will plan a class party that honors each of the four seasons. They will then vote on their favorite season....
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Musical Instruments: Part I

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Pupils construct and play various musical instruments made from straws and bottles. They investigate how changes in their instruments result in tone changes. Learners change the lengths and amount of water in the instruments and record...
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Musical Instruments: Part II

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
String together how instruments produce sound. Using pieces of string, learners find ways to create sound. They investigate changes to the string and the effect of adding a cup. Finally, pupils experiment by changing the way to create...
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The Doppler Effect

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Now this is a very good demonstration of the Doppler Effect and how it works. A police car with its siren blazing is filmed as it travels closer and then farther away. The effect is explained through text and an illustration. Good video.
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Terminal Velocity: the Physics of iFLY

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Help learners understand terminal velocity, gravity, and a basic concept of physics. Drag, air resistance, and force are described with excellent examples and easy to follow narration. Compose a worksheet containing key vocabulary...
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Translucent: The Art of Tara Dovovan

For Teachers 3rd - 6th
Imagine your learners creating an installation piece while engaging in active vocabulary practice. Upper-elementary learners will create an installation piece inspired by the art of Tara Dovovan. The piece uses a variety of objects that...
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Musical Instruments

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Mix it up and engage learners in a lesson on music and physical science. Using cups, strings, guitars, and voice, the class will experiment with sound vibration and frequency. They'll use each instrument and fill out a worksheet that...
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Generalizing How Musical Instruments Work

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Sound, vibrations, resonance, and frequency are explored as learners use music to foster scientific inquiry. They engage in three different sound experiments and follow up discussions to foster a better understanding of how musical...
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Musical Instruments Part I - Woodwinds

For Teachers 6th - 12th
What is the connection between sound and vibration? Learners find out as they conduct a series of experiments with instruments they create. The experiment is well explained, includes modifications for visuall and hearing impaired...
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Liquids and Solids: Materials

For Teachers 1st - 2nd
Investigate the properties of solid and liquid materials. This very complete slide show is perfect for introducing liquids and solids to children in grades one or two. It describes multiple properties of solids, metals, plastics, wood,...
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Matter: It's What the World's Made Of

For Teachers 3rd - 5th
Not only is this presentation on matter informative, it includes audio and links for further reading. Perfect for a learning center, whole class instruction, or independent work station, your kids will learn all about the properties of...
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Physics 240: Worksheet 25

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
This physics resource provides questions as well as information about sound, including frequency, oscillation, the Doppler shift, and more. There are 5 short answer questions that are mostly based on frequency. After the questions, there...
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Application of Nuclear Reaction

For Teachers 10th - 11th
Students model nuclear decay using candy-coated chocolates. In this physical science lesson, students identify the products of nuclear decay. They write an equation to represent these reactions.
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Physical Science Quiz

For Students 8th - 11th
Test your class with a physical science quiz. Learners explain chemical processes, name compounds, write formulas for chemical compounds, balance equations, and more. 
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What Objects Sink and What Objects Float: Special Ed

For Teachers Pre-K - 3rd
Intended for use with children having severe and profound special educational needs, this resource brings practical science to life. In order to understand what objects float and what object sink, learners will predict and test their...
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Concrete for Kids

For Teachers 8th - 10th
Although preparation-intensive, this would be an unforgettable experience in materials engineering. Stimulate learners' curiosity with a slide show and then introduce them to the components of concrete. Small groups mix and pour concrete...
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A Snapshot of Science

For Teachers 6th
Sixth graders explore physical and chemical changes. In this physical science lesson, 6th graders study vocabulary, discuss the changes they see in the world and look up information on chemical and physical changes. Students create...
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Simple Machines

For Teachers 5th
With a digital camera in hand, pupils go on a hunt for an assigned simple machine. Each group of 3 will take a photo of a simple machine found on the school grounds. They will use their photos to create Trading Cards. When all the cards...
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Jeopardy: General Elementary Science

For Teachers 4th - 6th
Play the Jeopardy Science Game and test your students knowledge of basic elementary science concepts. The questions in this game should be able to be answered by a 5th or 6th grader and are fairly general. Topics cover life, space,...
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MusicÕs True Form

For Teachers 6th - 9th
The true form of music is explained in 45 seconds. Viewers will learn that it is enjoyed by people and is made up of sound waves. A short yet accurate description of music.
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Creating Energy From Water

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Students study water and its energy. In this water energy lesson, students discuss hydroelectricity and make models of water turbines.
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Fusion Confusion

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers are introduced to three types of energy transfer: conduction, convection, and radiation. They model the scientific process of fusion to become with the sun and how it produces energy.