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#### Experimental Science Physics Packs

Available for download as pdf files, the 11 Experimental Science Physics Packs in this unit module are designed for high school physics classes. In the first lesson, scholars use plumb lines to determine the center of gravity in...

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#### DoodleScience: A-Level Physics

Doodle Science A-Level Physics presents six fast-paced, short videos that provide a quick review of physics concepts. Covered topics include Newtonâ€™s Laws of Motion, Conservation of Momentum, Circular Motion, Gravitational Fields, Simple...

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#### College Physics for APÂ® Courses

Take a look at an organized physics course. The 34-section electronic textbook covers material in APÂ®Â Physics 1 and 2. Teachers use the text to supplement lectures and have the class work through the labs. Each section contains multiple...

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#### Harmonic Motion: Pendulum Lab

Several times throughout history, groups of soldiers marching in rhythm across a suspension bridge have caused it to collapse. Scholars experiment with pendulums, resonance, and force to determine why this would happen. First, pupils...

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#### Riding on a Pendulum

A comprehensive resource gets fourth grade physical scientists making observations about the period of a pendulum and then applying knowledge to a playground swing. Through seven different stations, they will record observations and...

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#### Measures of Circular Motion

Physicists become Olympians in a competition using centripetal force. They ride a bicycle to comprehend relationships between linear and rotational motion. If you have an old-fashioned record player, it can be used to help pupils...

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#### Making Variables More Concrete

When teaching about the different types of variables, practice is the key.

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#### Regents High School Examination - Physics 2010

Give every type of learner in your physics class an opportunity to demonstrate what they have learned throughout the year. From analyzing tables and graphs, to evaluating diagrams and solving problems, there is an outstanding variety of...

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#### The Represented World: Recreational STEM

How are forces and motion important to a swing set? Scholars explore the concepts of force and motion using swing sets. In preparation for their own STEM design project, individuals take surveys and data from peers, complete labs on...

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#### Double Pendulum

What's better than a pendulum for studying motion and periods? A double pendulum! Young physical scientists use an interactive to explore pendulum motionâ€”times two. The resource boasts a host of parameters to change and a running graph...

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#### Pendulum

Add some zing to your swing! Explore pendulum motion through an engaging interactive. Physical science scholars specify the pendulum's mass, rod length, and starting angle before they observe the resulting angle graph.

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#### Energy of a Pendulum

Just a swingin'! Introduce physical science scholars to the energy forms associated with a pendulum using a simple interactive. Learners adjust the height from which the pendulum starts, then observe changes in potential, kinetic, and...

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#### Pendulum and Spring

Up, down, back, and forth. When you make a pendulum out of a spring, there's a lot to observe. Aspiring masters of motion examine the combined kinetic energies of spring and pendulum motion using a detailed interactive. Learners observe...

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#### Verification of the Acceleration Due to Gravity by a Simple Pendulum

We know pendulums were used in ancient Egypt and Rome, but it is thought they were also used pre-recorded history. Scholars build their own simple pendulums in the sixth lesson of an 11-part series. Then, through an experiment varying...

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#### Pendulum Lab

How would a pendulum work on the moon or Jupiter? To answer that question scholars control up to two pendulums including their location, length, mass, and amplitude. Added controls include changing the friction and strength of gravity....

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#### Projectile and Circular Motion, Torque

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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#### Centre of Mass

Explain how to find the center of mass of an object. A video uses suspension and plumb lines to find the point of intersection that is the center of mass. It also relates this concept to simple pendulums, covering the time period and...

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#### Swinging Pendulum

Get into the swing of things. Pupils use a pendulumÂ to demonstrate the conversion of potential energy to kinetic energy and back. AfterÂ measuring the speed of a pendulum and compare it to the calculated theoretical speed, they determine...

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#### Understanding Energy (With a Pendulum)

Have you ever wanted to play with a giant pendulum? An experiment allows small groups to do just that. They gather data and make observations as they complete the included worksheet. The lesson plan lays out each instruction including...

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#### Pendulum Time

Take your time with this lesson. Junior engineers read about different types of clocks and then work together to build a pendulum time-keeper. There are no hints as to how they might go about accomplishing this complex task, so you may...

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#### Pendulum Catch

What a fun demonstration! Show the video, or better yet, have your physics learners construct this hex nut pendulum and test it themselves. Then have them discuss in groups why the single hex nut wraps around the finger. See if they can...

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#### Pendulums

Pendulums are simple, yet engaging demonstrations of harmonic motion. Dr. Carlson uses a very large example of a pendulum: a bowling ball on a string hanging from the ceiling! Learn from Dr. Carlson how you can teach about the strength...

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#### Pendulum Catch

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#### Swinging Pendulum

Students engage in an activity which demonstrates how potential energy (PE) can be converted to kinetic energy (KE) and back again. Given a pendulum height, students calculate and predict how fast the pendulum will swing by understanding...