Modern Physics Teacher Resources

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Materials for Teaching Modern Physics

For Teachers 11th - 12th
A must-see for any physics teacher! You will find 217 pages of physics activities and worksheets that cover motion, electricity and magnetism, light, modern and quantum physics, and astronomy. Each activity comes with an answer key for...
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Great Minds: James Clerk Maxwell, Electromagnetic Hero

For Students 9th - 12th
What do Saturn's rings, electromagnetism, and the first color photograph all have in common? James Clerk Maxwell discovered them all! Learn about one of the founders of modern physics with a video biography of his academic discoveries...
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Modern Physics, New Phenomena

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this physics worksheet, students examine some of the historical theories of physics through the completion of 11 questions.
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Modern Physics, The Quantum

For Teachers 11th - 12th
In this physics worksheet, pupils examine the relationship between the discrete and continuous spectrum alongside other concepts for the 9 questions.
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Modern Physics, QM

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this physics worksheet, students examine the theory of quantum mechanics through the answering of the nine questions. The answers are accessed through the links by each question.
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Modern Physics, Old QT

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this physics worksheet, high schoolers develop an understanding of the atomic model and how atoms relate to one another through answering the seven questions.
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Modern Physics

For Students 9th - 12th
In this physics worksheet, students tackle the hard questions about scientific theory and take a look at the First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics.
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Einstein's Revolution: Crash Course History of Science #32

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
There's a reason that Einstein is known as the father of modern physics! Get to know Einstein and how he revolutionized the branch of science known as physics. Scholars learn how Einstein's unique view of motion and the universe built a...
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Isaac Newton, Part 1/2

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Wonderfully irreverent, The Great Scientists series takes on the life of Sir Isaac Newton, the Father of modern physics. Part one of two looks at his early interest in light and the color spectrum. A must see!
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X-ray Diffraction Activity

For Students 9th - 12th
A simple, single page assignment asks wave masters to record the wavelength of the x-rays coming from a powder diffractometer and perform calculations with it. Equations, energy level diagrams, and a periodic table are all included....
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Air: Demonstrating Its Presence and Effects

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the concept of air. In this gravity lesson, students perform various experiments that deal with gravity, air resistance, and air pressure.
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Watershed Investigations

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students find maps of the region to show rock formations and soil types and use GIS to compare radon levels. They describe three types of radioactive decay, interpret graphs, and follow steps to develop a nuclear bomb or energy.
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Angular Solution of Hydrogen Atom

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students participate in an angular solution of hydrogen activity. Using this activity, students also illustrate eigenvalue problems applied in mathematics. They explore Schrodinger's equation and particle wave duality.
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X-rays - The Friendly Photons!

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Learners investigate the use of X-ray powder Diffractometer and the general operation of the X-ray Source tube. Given the wavelength of the metal in the tube, they determine the energy and frequency of the photons, and the name of the...
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Radial Solution, Hydrogen Wavefunction

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students study the radial solution of hydrogen activity. They illustrate eigenvalue problems in applied mathematics. Students explore Schrodinger's equation and particle wave duality.
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Indinite Potential Well

For Teachers Higher Ed
Students use experiments such as electron diffraction that show that particle have a wavelike nature. When they are fired through a thin slit, rather than scattering like hard spheres they interfere like waves. Students see that the...
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Quantum Physics

For Teachers 11th - 12th
Students discuss the mass-energy relationship based on Einstein's work. They calculate the energy released in various scenerios and sketch diagrams for the Lyman, Balmer and Pfund Series. In groups, they discuss the role of photons and...