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Solve Linear Equations and Inequalities in One Variable

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The one thing you need to know in algebra is how to solve for an unknown variable. Start with the basics and practice solving linear equations and inequalities. Here are a variety of lessons and worksheets to hit your content. 
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Hooke's Law, Vibrations, Mechanical Waves, and Sound

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Dangle a spring to experiment with vibration and discover if period is dependent on amplitude. Strum a guitar and adjust the strings to compare displacement and sound. Use a Slinky® and guitar strings on a ring stand to uncover the...
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Hooke's Law

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
A trampoline and a spring both produce gravitational potential energy. Use Hooke's Law to quantify the amount of force needed to create the desired outcome. 
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Unit VII: Energy: Worksheet 2 Hooke's Law

For Students 9th - 12th
Physic starters spring into energy with a problem-solving activity. They work with graphs, apply Hooke's law, draw force diagrams, and solve for distance, force, or mass in spring systems. There are seven problems in all.
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Stress, Strain and Hooke's Law

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Students study Hooke's Law and stress-strain relationships.  In this spring instructional activity students create a strain graph in Microsoft Excel.
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Using Hooke's Law to Understand Materials

For Teachers 10th - 12th Standards
Provide a Hooke for a lesson on elasticity with an activity that has groups investigate a set of springs. They use a set procedure to collect data to calculate the spring constant for each spring using Hooke's Law. The groups predict the...
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Hooke's Law - Direction Variation Application

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Get a direct stretch from a spring. The presentation shows how Hooke's law uses direct variation. Scholars see how to calculate the spring constant for a spring given a stretch distance and a force. Individuals then use the spring...
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Hooke's Law

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Everything from pens to cars use springs — some are just on a larger scale! An interactive simulation encourages pupils to stretch and compress springs while observing the changes to force, displacement, and potential energy. Then they...
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Creating Linear Models for Data 3

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Scholars solve 24 various types of problems that include defining Hooke's Law, conducting an experiment, and exploring rate of change. They create a scatter plot to show the data for the number and the distance from the table to the top....
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Physics Lab: Hooke's Law

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers apply Hooke's law in spring experiments. Students determine the relationship between stress and strain for a spring, calculate the spring constant for a spring, and predict the range of a launched spring.
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Friction

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Using coil-spring driven cars, first year physicists experiment with Hooke's Law of elasticity. They also calculate potential and kinetic energy transfer times and distances. Not much instruction is provided to the teacher in this...
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Masses and Springs

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Have you ever stretched out a Slinkie so much it wouldn't go back to its original shape? Slinkies, like all springs, follow Hooke's Law. A simulation uses springs and masses to demonstrate kinetic, potential, and thermal energy. It...
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The Physics of Bridges

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Construction engineers research types of bridges online and diagram the forces exerted on each. The create different shaped trusses and test for strength. Finally, they will form teams and compete in "Physics Olympics: Bridge Building."...
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Solids

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Give your physics class a solid understanding of solids with this splendid set of slides! They will learn the difference between crystalline and amorphous structure, understand the properties of density and elasticity, and be able to...
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Physics 240:10

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this physics 240:10 worksheet, students calculate the speed and distance as presented in the given word problems. Students apply their understanding of Hooke's law to answer the questions provided.
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Physics 240: Hooke's Law

For Students 12th - Higher Ed
In this Hooke's law instructional activity, students apply the Hooke's law equation to determine the force exerted on springs. This instructional activity has 5 problems to solve.
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The Physics of Bridges

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Stability is key when building a bridge. Scholars explore the forces acting upon bridges through an analysis of Newton's Laws and Hooke's Law. The activity asks individuals to apply their learning by building a bridge of their own.
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Mechanical Properties of Gummy Worms

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Learners won't have to squirm when asked the facts after completing an intriguing lab investigation! Hook young scholars on science by challenging them to verify Hooke's Law using a gummy worm. Measuring the length of the worm as they...
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Projectile and Circular Motion, Torque

For Teachers 11th - Higher Ed Standards
Introduce your young scholars to the concepts of circular motion, projectile motion, angular speed, simple harmonic motion, torque, center of mass, centripetal force, and Hooke's Law with a 86-slide presentation. The circular motion...
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Spring Scale Engineering

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
After examining how a spring scale works, teams work together to design their own general measurement device. Reading material provides background information, but there is no part of the procedure in which learners handle an actual...
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Physics 210: 9

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this physics 210:9 worksheet, students apply knowledge of Newton's 3rd law and Hooke's law to answer the following questions. Students calculate work, velocity, force, and acceleration.
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Profess the Compress

For Teachers 7th - 8th
Students determine the ground clearance of CEENBoTs by adding weights. In this physics lesson, students explore the compression and extension of different springs. They cite real world applications of Hooke's Law.
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Investigation of Hooke's Law Lab

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Learners determine the spring constant by conducting an investigation. In this physics lesson, students collect data and create a graph of force vs. displacement. They compare the results of two different methods to find spring constant.
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Physics 210: 11

For Students 10th - Higher Ed
In this physics 210-11 worksheet, students solve various problems in which the speed is calculated and distance is calculated as it relates to different scenarios presented in the word problems.

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