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Kelper's Three Laws
A flipped classroom lesson introduces astrophysics fanatics to Kepler's three laws of planetary motion. After reading about the laws of ellipses, equal areas, and harmonies, and also learning how Newton's gravitation concepts come into play, they answer nine questions as a review.
9th - 12th Science 19 Views 16 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Applying Laws of Sines and Cosines
How does the Law of Sines differ from the Law of Cosines? Learners, working cooperatively in small groups, try to gain insight into this question. The activities center around using both laws in different scenarios including real-world examples.
9th - 11th Math 30 Views 49 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Sources of Law
From where do United States citizens derive their laws? This resource offers an overview of the various sources of law, such as the Constitution, statutes passed by Congress, and judicial precedents established through court cases. It also reviews special systems of law, such as military and juvenile law.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 53 Views 49 Downloads CCSS: Designed
New Review Lesson 4: The Judiciary: A Brief Introduction to the Courts System
Focusing on the judicial branch of government, the fourth lesson in this series explores the structure of the US courts system. Beginning with an engaging activity based on the short story The Lady or the Tiger, students go on to examine the different types of courts and the difference between civil and criminal law.
3rd - 6th Social Studies & History 27 Views 11 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Sample Test: Law, Past & Present
From the Magna Carta. Code of Hammurabi, and common law to today's special interest groups and law enforcement agencies, test your young historians on the evolution of the rule of law in society with this multiple choice assessment.
10th - 12th Social Studies & History 30 Views 24 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Practice Test: Law and the Courts
What is a civil case? Who appoints members to the US Supreme Court? What is the ultimate goal of sentencing juveniles? Here is a 15-question multiple-choice assessment on law and the court system in the United States.
9th - 12th Social Studies & History 8 Views 6 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable
Charles' Law Worksheet
Although it was published in the year 2000, this chemistry assignment is ideal for practicing the application of Charles' law. There are seven real-world problems to solve, and plenty of space provided for doing so. Add this to your library of homework pages for when your chemistry class is studying the relationship between volume and temperature.
9th - 12th Science 10 Views 9 Downloads
Get Connected with Ohm's Law
Ideal for your electricity unit, especially with middle schoolers, this lesson gets engineers using multimeters in electrical circuits to explore the relationships among voltage, current, and resistance. Older learners may even plot data on graphs to see the E-I curves.
5th - 12th Science 129 Views 97 Downloads CCSS: Designed
While this lesson plan includes several nice worksheets to identify and discuss the various limits on government (i.e. a constitution, the rule of law, separation of powers, consent of the governed, etc.), its main value lies in a case study of Alberto Fujimori's rise to power in Peru and rule as an autocrat.
6th - 12th Social Studies & History 82 Views 63 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Decision Making: Who Was Right?
Help your class explore the question "Is it ever right to disobey a law?" With a strong base of knowledge about the Civil War, anti-slavery movement, and Underground Railroad, your class explores civil disobedience in Marshall, Michigan in response to the Fugitive Slave Law.
3rd - 4th Language Arts 22 Views 45 Downloads CCSS: Designed
Law of Large Numbers
Explaining "one of the most intuitive laws in mathematics and in probability theory," Sal begins a discussion on the law of large numbers. He clarifies that it is often misused due to its broad application. Students will appreciate his clear-cut instruction about this law, and how he applies it to the concepts he has already covered.
9 mins 7th - 11th Math 3 Views 3 Downloads
First Law of Thermodynamics/Internal Engery
The Law of Thermodynamics states, "Energy can never be created or destroyed, it can only be transformed from one form to another." Sal does a fabulous job of illustrating this crucial law to students through the use of excellent drawings and examples.
18 mins 7th - 10th Science 17 Views 33 Downloads
Law of Cosines
Sal derives the Law of Cosines using a method similar to the wayward ship captain word problem he solves in another video. This video provides a good review of using the SOH-CAH-TOA model, the Pythagorean Theorem, some of the basic trig identities, and algebra.
9 mins 11th - Higher Ed Math 7 Views 5 Downloads
Hess's Law and Reaction Enthalpy Change
Sal introduces students to Hess's Law. The law states that the energy change of a process is independent of how we get from one state to another. He sets up a series of reactions, and solves them to illustrate the principles behind Hess's Law.
16 mins 7th - 10th Science 4 Views 7 Downloads
Associative Law of Addition
The associative law of addition was confusing for my students, but it is totally necessary for understanding order of operations in later mathematics. In this video, Sal uses the associative law of addition to write the expression (77+2) +3 in a different way.
2 mins 5th - 7th Math 3 Views 10 Downloads
Vi and Sal Talk About the Mysteries of Benford's Law
Challenge your students to come up with their own explanation of why this interesting mathematical law works! Sal, accompanied by Vi Hart, demonstrates BenfordÕs Law. They challenge the listeners to see if they can give an intuitive reason for why this law fairly accurately models certain number patterns.
8 mins 10th - 12th Math 3 Views 0 Downloads
Hess's Law Example
Sal utilizes a problem from a chemistry textbook in order to illustrate what the enthalpy change is for the formation of methane from a solid carbon, and hydrogen gas. In order to solve the problem, Hess's Law must be utilized. Sal explains what Hess's Law is, then uses it to solve the problem in a clear fashion.
12 mins 7th - 10th Science 3 Views 5 Downloads
Commutative Law of Addition
Sal explains the commutative law of addition. He adds the number 5+8+5 three different ways. Then he shows that when he adds 5+8+5 in any order the answer will be the same. Note: This video is great, but would be nicely accented with class discussion and class-worked examples.
2 mins 2nd - 4th Math 3 Views 15 Downloads
Investigation: Gas Laws in Action - Propane
Using helium as an example of propane, physical science middle schoolers experiment with and graph the relationship between temperature and volume in gases. In a whole-class demonstration, they show how molecules behave under different pressures.
6th - 9th Science 14 Views 9 Downloads CCSS: Adaptable