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Great Minds: Richard Feynman, The Great ExplainerLesson Planet
10 mins 9th - 12th
Who is known for his bongo playing and solving the hardest algebra problem of all time? Richard Feynman loved to solve puzzles and didn't handle being bored very well. He is known for the Feynman diagrams that explain quantum...
The Quest for GlueballsLesson Planet
8 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
"If you think you understand quantum mechanics, you don't understand quantum mechanics." - Richard Feynman. The video describes how our current model of physics predicts glueballs, groups of gluons attached to each other. Gluons have no...
Where Do Math Symbols Come From?Lesson Planet
5 mins 6th - 12th
Why does the equal sign look that way? The resource explains the reason several of the math symbols look the way they do. Using a few specific examples, the video points out that some symbols are rooted in their meanings and others are...
Sometimes You Behave Like a WAVE, Sometimes You Don't!Lesson Planet
10th - 12th
Electromagnetic radiation behaves like both a wave and a particle. Help classes explore this concept through a lab investigation. Young scientists create optical interference patterns on a glass slide using a carbon layer. They analyze...
The Universe in a Cup of CoffeeLesson Planet
5 mins 9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
Connect the chemical aspects of coffee to the world in which we live! Scholars consider the molecules within coffee and how they interact with the environment as they view an episode of the ACS Reaction series. From caffeine as a...
Synthesis and Characterization of CdSe Quantum DotsLesson Planet
10th - Higher Ed
Does the size of a sample change the physical properties of that substance? It turns out it can! Young scientists combine physics and chemistry to synthesize CdSe quantum dots and record their color properties. Learners should notice a...
Nanotubes, Surface Area, and Nanosolar CellsLesson Planet
9th - 12th
High school physics or environmental science classes benefit from this activity on nanoscale and solar cells. A series of five activities familiarize them with tiny measurements and factors that affect efficiency of nanosolar cells. Lab...