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Animation Basics: The Option Illusion of Motion

For Students 7th - 12th Standards
From creating simple flip books to watching Saturday morning cartoons, we have all experienced the magic of animation. But how is it that a series of still images can be brought to life? It all has to do with the speed at which our brain...
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Worksheet for Analysis of a Motion Picture

For Students 9th - 12th
In this primary source analysis worksheet, students respond to 14 short answer questions that require them to analyze the motion picture of their choice.
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October 6, 1889 - 1st Motion Picture

For Students 7th - 8th
In this writing prompt worksheet, students learn that October 6, 1889 was the day Thomas Edison showed the first motion picture using a Kinetoscope. Students write about whether they think the invention was the most important invention...
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Motion, Forces, Energy and Electricity

For Teachers K - 8th
What a wonderful way to explore motion and forces! Learners design a catapult, after watching a video and discussing types of catapults. This is a comprehensive and complete lesson with links to supplementary resources.
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Glory: Motion Picture Study Guide

For Teachers 8th - 12th Standards
This is an excellent resource for teachers to use for incorporating the motion picture Glory into the classroom! Breaking down the film into particular noteworthy and telling scenes, the guide offers important considerations for each...
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Fast and Slow Motion

For Students K - 2nd
Explore the world of motion and force with an activity for kindergarten and first grade. After determining how people can make balls or bikes move slower, kids use a cardboard tube and a marble to experiment with motion and speed. A...
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A Cinematic Journey Through Visual Effects

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
George Méliès realized in the early days of cinema that, "Films have the ability to capture dreams." From classic movies like A Trip to the Moon, The Lost World, and Metropolis, to more modern marvels like Blade Runner, Jurassic Park,...
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Motion Picture Analysis Worksheet

For Students 7th - 11th
In this film analysis worksheet, students complete a form, analyzing a motion picture. Worksheet is a blank template and can be reset and printed on line. Detailed information about a film is asked for on the form.
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The History of Motion Pictures

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the impact of motion pictures on American society. In this technological advancements instructional activity, students trace the history of motion pictures and research the effects that they had on Americans. Students...
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An Accelerated Look at Motion

For Students 9th - 12th
Your physics followers will have fun envisioning Fluffy, The Wonder Hamster being launched in his exercise ball or Mr. Kirwan building an airplane in his backyard as they solve problems regarding acceleration. They are to draw a diagram...
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Motion Experiment

For Teachers 7th - 9th
Students experiment with the laws of motion. In this motion instructional activity, students explore Newton's Laws of Motion. Students work in groups experimenting with different objects and observing different types of motion.
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Parametric Projectile Motion

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Learners relate projectile motion to parametric equations as they identify the velocity and angle of a projectile. They create a picture on the navigator to visualize the word problem.
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Motion Picture Analysis Worksheet

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
In this arts worksheet, students analyze a motion picture. They list three concepts that they expect to see based on the title of the film, including the people. Then they identify the type and its physical qualities. Finally, students...
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Physics Tug of War

For Teachers 5th - 7th Standards
Slide books with a little assistance from Newton. Using books, groups create a demonstration of Newton's Second Law of motion. Pupils compare the distance traveled by one and two books when they apply a force to them.
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Force and Motion Project

For Teachers 9th - 10th
In this force and motion worksheet, learners create a picture book and answer 7 questions on force and 12 questions on motion. There are 4 extra credit questions.
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Motions and Their Effects

For Teachers 4th - 8th
With a simple blackboard-style appearance, these slides list facts about the reason for the seasons, solstices, and equinoxes. It also touches on Kepler's first law of planetary motion. There are no pictures or graphics to help explain...
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Force and Motion Flip Books

For Teachers 4th
Fourth graders identify six simple machines in real world examples, distinguish between the three different types of levers and explain Newton's three laws of motion. They create a multimedia presentation over the information they've...
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Friction and Newton's Three Laws of Motion

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Pupils work in small groups to create a power point illustrating Newton's Laws of motion as related to a sport of their choice.
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A Multimedia Presentation to Describe Newton's Laws of Motion

For Teachers 8th
Eighth graders use various sources to find pictorial evidence of Newton's laws of motion in everyday life. They use various sources of technology to import those pictures into a multimedia presentations.
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Pixels, Pictures, and Phones

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Take a real close look at your phone screen. What do you see? Here's an activity that provides guidance on how to look at a smart phone screen in order to see the pixels and to see how the phone creates colors and motion on the screen.
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Forces and Motion Scavenger Hunt

For Teachers 2nd - 4th
Students determine how force on an object affects its movement. In this force and motion lesson, students take digital pictures of objects in the school setting that are pushed and pulled. They develop a presentation using the digital...
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For Teachers 9th - 12th
Although this was written to accompany a specific textbook, the information can illustrate wave motion for any advanced level physics course. The slides are simple, use plain but colorful fonts, and include diagrams and pictures to...
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Motion Picture Analysis Worksheet

For Students 8th - 9th
In this motion picture analysis worksheet, students decipher what type of motion picture they viewed based on a complete list of criteria. Students then answer multiple questions based on their discoveries.
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Picture of the Big Bang (a.k.a. Oldest Light in the Universe)

For Students 9th - 12th
Everyone knows the Big Bang Theory ... but, then what happened? Go beyond the bang in an illustrated video that discusses the after effects of the event that set our universe in motion. Physics scholars discover how the creation of...

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