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Crash Course: Chemistry

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Loosely based on the 2012 AP Chemistry curriculum, a series of 46 videos introduces high schoolers to organic chemistry. The videos model how to reason through problems, recognize different organic chemicals, their uses, and use the...
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Investigation: Conservation of Energy

For Teachers 5th - 8th Standards
By rolling marbles down a six-foot length of track, physical scientists determine how much energy is lost to heat. It is recommended that you opt for the foam pipe insulation track because more friction slows the marble, allowing...
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Impulse, Momentum, and the Conservation of Momentum

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What happens when two worlds collide? In the first of several activities, future physicists experiment with colliding ball bearings or Newton's cradle. Another activity requires the use of an air track with cars to examine collision....
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Using Conservation of Energy to Determine Average Impact Force

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Explore the center of gravity with your science class as they create a deadfall trap with common materials. They research the concepts of energy conservation and gravitational force before dividing into small groups to create a model of...
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Qualitative Examples of Conservation of Mechanical Energy

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Instructions for series of six activites, a reading of scientific literature, and a choice of six assessments await you in this physics resource. Well-written plans guide you in guiding your pupils to experiment with levers, pulleys,...
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Amusement Park Physics

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students conduct a series of experiments on conservation of energy and momentum. For this physics lesson, students investigate the factors affecting the period of the pendulum. They build a roller coaster and calculate the marble's...
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Conservation of Momentum: Marble Collisions

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What happens to the momentum of an object when it strikes another object? Scholars roll a marble down a ramp so it collides with another marble. By measuring the speed of each marble before and after the collision, pupils answer this...
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Qualitative Aspects of Rotational Dynamics

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Explanations for six different physics lab activities and five suggested assessments are contained in this resource by the National Science Teachers Association. Any combination can be used to open learners' eyes to rotational motion....
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Magic Rollback Can

For Teachers 5th - 8th
Have your class explore potential and kinetic energy or conservation of energy. They can make a device called a rollback can. Like magic, the can returns to where it started after it has been pushed away.
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Peanut Energy

For Teachers 6th Standards
How do humans get energy since they aren't mechanical and can't photosynthesize? Learners explore this question by relating potential energy in food to human energy levels. Scholars measure the change in mass and a change in temperature...
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The Energy Efficiency of Heating Water

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Can a small change in laboratory procedures save energy? Scholars test three different methods for heating water in a science lab. Then, they calculate the energy efficiency for each and compare them to determine which uses the least...
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It's Tiggerific!

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Spring into elastic potential energy with a activity that provides background information on determining the elastic potential energy of springs and other elastic materials. General energy equations emphasize the conservation of energy...
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Work and Energy

For Teachers 9th - 12th
If you have a ticker tape, this activity will energize your future physicists. They push automobiles and measure the required force, then compare it to the distance and velocity recorded on the tape. Mini lab carts are also used to...
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AP Physics 1 and 2 Inquiry-Based Lab Investigations

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Have you ever wondered what type of AP Physics investigations The College Board wants? This is the guide for you! Sixteen labs covering both Physics I and II will get you started and inspire you to meet the requirement of 25 percent of...
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Energy and Work Amusement Park Style

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students distinguish between kinetic and potential energy. They recognize that energy can change from one form to other forms. They identify and describe several forms of energy.
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Energy of a Peanut

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Are you nuts? An engaging experiment burns nuts to find their kilocalories. Young chemists analyze at least two different types of nuts with their experimental results versus what is on the package. The resource offers a great lab for...
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Matter and Energy: Equations and Formulas

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Using simple materials, an informative lesson demonstrates the Law of Conservation of Matter and explains how to balance chemical equations. Young chemists perform experiments, analyze reactions, and balance chemical equations on their...
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Chain Reaction Between Hydrogen and Oxygen

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Looking for a simple way to teach conservation of energy in chemical reactions? Pupils can observe energy changes as water forms during a chain reaction between oxygen and hydrogen using an interactive. The resource instructs users to...
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The Creation of Chemistry - The Fundamental Laws

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
Imagine if scientists today were killed for their thoughts, ideas, and beliefs. And yet, Antoine Lavoisier was beheaded for just those things in 1794. Learn about this fascinating aspect of science along with the contributions of...
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Energy on a Roller Coaster

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Roll with your class into the idea of conservation of energy. Pupils use a roller coaster track to collect data to reinforce the concept of conservation of energy and the influence of friction. Class members then create a graph from...
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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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Efficiency of a Water Heating System

For Teachers 8th - 10th Standards
Tired of waiting for hot water? Groups of three determine the efficiency of an electric water-heating device. They calculate the amount of energy it takes to heat the water and the theoretical amount of energy required to heat the water....
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Research Projects in Renewable Energy for High School Students

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Thirty-eight pages of information prepares you to assign middle or high schoolers a project on sustainable energy. They take a pretest, review the scientific method, conduct background research, and finally choose an experiment to carry...
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NGSS: Energy and Matter—Flows, Cycles and Conservation

For Teachers K - 12th
The Next Generation Science Standards list matter and energy as the fifth concept. The video explains how these relate to flows, cycles, and conservation. It offers an understanding of the progression of skills from kindergarten through...