Instructional Video

Can You Solve These Physics Riddles? (Part 1/3)

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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 knowledge. 

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CCSS: Adaptable
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Instructional Ideas
  • Discuss the riddles between each of the videos before learning the correct answer
  • Challenge pupils to create their own physics riddles and remind them they must know the answer and the scientific reason for the answer
Classroom Considerations
  • If there is an Amazon Alexa in the room, the third video will activate a timer
  • This video is hosted on YouTube
Pros
  • Highlights female scientists
  • Connects multiple branches of science as well as math
  • Includes closed captioning in a variety of languages for ELLs
Cons
  • None