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705 resources with the keyterm Physics

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NewtonÕs First Law and Eggs

For Teachers 6th - 9th
Spinning eggs and Newton's first law of motion, yes it's true. This really well done clip is perfect of class or homeschool use. It uses the example of a cooked vs. an uncooked egg to describe Newton's first law. Lots of light bulbs will...
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Brainiac's - Things but Very Slowly - Compilation Part 1

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
A random sequence of events are recorded, then shown very slowly (with added emphasis). From a water balloon popping to a slap in the face, see exactly what happens at each stage of an event when it is slowed down enormously. Great for a...
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Table Top Trebuchet

For Teachers 7th - 12th
How cool would it be to build a trebuchet 1/40th the size of one that would have been used to knock down a castle wall? Build this project with middle or high schoolers at any level (varying the information provided for each), and have a...
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Brainiac's - Things but Very Slowly - Compilation Part 2

For Teachers 3rd - 12th
A pile of gunpowder ignites, but very slowly. Spaghetti breaks and thing after thing is shown, very slowly. Have fun in your physics class with this tongue-in-cheek humor and fascinating video. (Note: one "thing" shows a paintball gun...
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Physics of Roller Coasters

For Teachers 4th - 8th
Young scholars design a roller coaster and demonstrate their knowledge of Potential and Kinetic Energy. They determine the average velocity a given marble travels on their roller coaster and apply their knowledge of various measurement...
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Stop Faking It! - Force and Motion

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Newton's First Law of Motion is the star of this fine presentation on force and motion. In it, learners examine the law and are given examples which help them to understand what it really means. This 15-slide PowerPoint is chock-full of...
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Playing With Science

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Young scientists investigate the scientific concepts and principles that help make common toys such as hula hoops, yo-yos, slinkies, and silly putty work. As a class, they read "Backyard Rocket Science, Served Wet" to get a look behind...
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Amusement Park Physics

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Middle schoolers conduct a series of experiments on conservation of energy and momentum. In this physics lesson, students investigate the factors affecting the period of the pendulum. They build a roller coaster and calculate the...
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Allowing Students to Explore Simple Physics and Marketing in English Class

For Teachers 9th Standards
Scientific method, linear measurements, friction, inertia. Imagine learning scientific vocabulary in an ELA class. Before researching and developing a presentation about simple machines, class members build a common, but decidedly...
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Design Your Own Rollercoaster

For Teachers 5th
Here is a physics lesson that your 5th graders should love. They explore the physics behind roller coasters by viewing roller coaster simulations online. Then, they work in pairs in order to design their own roller coasters and track....
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Science Lesson for Grade 12

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders perform dihybrid crosses and calculate phenotype and genotype ratios. In this series of science lessons, 12th graders explain the process of anodizing aluminum. They research on the benefits and harm caused by resonance...
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Welcome to the Wonderful World of Machines

For Teachers 2nd
Designed for a lower elementary school classroom, this presentation on simple machines is a wonderful way to introduce this topic. The resource begins by identifying and defining the six types of simple machines, and then goes on to...
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Both Fields at Once?

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
An MRI uses both a magnetic and electricity, so how do the two interact with each other? Class members observe the effects on a charged particle when it is subject to both an electrical and magnetic field. The teacher background...
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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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Particles

For Teachers 5th - 8th
A female narrator takes your class on a journey through the history of atomic theory. Not only are protons, neutrons, and electrons introduced but quarks and leptons are too. You will find this most appropriate for viewing in a high...
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Hubble's Law

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Sal defines and explains the premise of Hubble's Law and then uses trigonometry to show the relationship between velocity and distance. He explains that as the universe expands, objects get farther away from each other; as objects move...
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Parallax in Observing Stars

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Parallax is the apparent change of an object determined by the line of sight. Sal defines the concept of parallax and applies it to how we determine the relative distance between us and near-by stars. He draws a diagram to illustrate...
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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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Newton's First Law of Motion

For Teachers 6th - 9th
This is the first clip in a two-part series on Newton's First Law of Motion. Excellent examples and comprehensive explanations truly describe this law of motion. View part two for even more good teaching.
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Relativity In 5 Minutes

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The Theory of Relativity in just five minutes? Yes, and it actually makes sense! A great video, with wonderful analogous examples describing Einstein's famous Theory of Relativity. Comprehensive visuals and narration make this perfect...
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Flow Of Time, Part 3/4

For Teachers 9th - 12th
With the understanding of space-time and fourth dimensional space comes the question of time travel and free will. The physics of time-travel and time relativity is well explained by leading physicists. This is a highly theoretical...
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Time Travel: Einstein's Big Idea (Theory of Relativity)

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Is time-travel possible? Einstein thought it was! Explore how time changes, how it works in terms of physics, and how it is linked to space to create space-time. This is a great video that explains the concept of light speed and time in...
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Flow Of Time, Part 4/4

For Teachers 9th - 12th
The conclusion of this excellent four-part series brings modern quantum mechanics and theoretical physics into the conversation of time. Coming full circle from the music employed as an allegory of time, we return to the piano,...
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Flow Of Time, Part 1/4

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Part one of a four-part series on the flow of time introduces how time is seen in terms of physics. The concept of time is related to music and how music explains the changing concept of time, beginning with the Medieval understanding. A...