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Harmonic Motion: Pendulum Lab

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
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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Graphing Trigonometric Functions

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Double win with a comprehensive worksheet and an excellent worked out answer key. The worksheet itself is twelve pages and begins with the simple sine and cosine graphs, then, develops into the reciprocal trig functions. 
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What is Color?

For Students 8th - 12th Standards
"To understand the phenomenon of color, it helps to think about light as a wave." This is a brief and very informative instructional video on what color is and why we are able to see it. Your young scientists will learn such terms as the...
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Measures of Circular Motion

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
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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How Does the Sentence End?

For Teachers 1st
First graders discover the three punctuation marks that end sentences: periods, question marks, and exclamation points. They learn when to use each, and then they complete a worksheet that gives them further practice.
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Math with Jake: Frequencies and Pitch

For Students 6th - 8th Standards
Be an octave above the rest. A musician explains how to write music in different time signatures. An interesting resource continues to demonstrate ratios using the pitch of musical notes and hertz. Pupils use a pitch table and determine...
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Adding the Sines

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
It's a sign! Scholars analyze sine functions for patterns in their periods. The exploration advances beyond a simple function to the combination of two functions with even and odd coefficients. Their goal is to find a pattern between the...
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Rocking the Boat

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Sometimes it's okay to rock the boat! Science scholars manipulate wave properties using a fun interactive. Part of a larger playlist that dives into waves and sound, the lesson helps users work their way from apprentice to wizard by...
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Simple Harmonic Motion: Crash Course Physics #16

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Create a harmonious learning environment! The 16th installment of a Crash Course physics series explores the characteristics of simple harmonic motion. The presenter explains the key characteristics of the periodic trigonometric functions.
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Getting on the Right Wavelength

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Predict an equation that waves up and down. Pupils set the height, radius, and period of a Ferris wheel. The learners write a sine equation to match the graph of the height of a point on the wheel as a function of time. Running the...
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More Ferris Wheels

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Take a ride on a Ferris wheel. Using sliders to adjust the parameters of a Ferris wheel, pupils investigate the height of a point over time. The interactive traces out the curve on a time-height graph. Learners use what they learned to...
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Periodic Table

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Explore the design of the periodic table. The lesson instructor explains how the periodic table's structure predicts the properties of elements. The video includes a discussion of periods and families of elements.
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Algebra II: Model Sound Waves

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Sounds like a good resource to use. Future mathematicians and musicians use trigonometric functions to investigate music-related themes. These include pitch, frequency, loudness, acoustic beats, and constructive/destructive interference.
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Changes in Period and Amplitude of the Sine Function

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
How does a change in amplitude or period affect the equation of a sine function? Scholars move sliders to change the frequency and period of the sine function. The interactive displays the resulting equation, and pupils determine the...
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Leprechaun Message

For Teachers Pre-K - K Standards
Spark wonder and add whimsy to your St. Patrick's Day celebration with a lesson plan that creates a festive atmosphere and challenges scholars to examine a message sent from a visiting leprechaun. 
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Going Swimming

For Students 1st - 2nd Standards
Six swimming related sentences challenge scholars to identify them as declarative or interrogative, and then write the appropriate end punctuation.
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Transforming the Graph of the Sine Function

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Build a solid understanding of trigonometric transformations through exploration. Learners work in teams to analyze the effects of different algebraic components on the graph of a sine function. 
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AC and DC supply

For Students 9th - 12th
Malcolm and Angus Young developed an idea for a band's name after their sister, Margaret Young, saw the initials "AC/DC" on a sewing machine. Although this video is not about a famous rock band, it does explain alternating versus direct...
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Slinkies and Waves

For Teachers 7th - 12th Standards
Slinkies® are a great tool for visualizing waves. Pupils work in groups to create both transverse and longitudinal waves before using a polarizer to analyze the ways they are able to travel. 
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Nature Walk: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 2)

For Teachers 2nd Standards
Walking in nature is the theme of a unit designed to support English language development lessons. Scholars look, write, speak, and move to explore topics such as camping, woodland animals, instruments, bodies of water, things found at a...
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Unit 1 Math Vocabulary Cards (Grade 5)

For Students 5th Standards
Associative property of addition, exponents, and variables are a few of the terms that a set of flash cards includes and are designed to support math vocabulary instruction. Cards offer a a bold-faced font as well as a thorough...
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Planet Line-Ups

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Should Pluto be considered a planet or a dwarf planet? Scholars research planets in our solar system to understand their similarities and differences. It also includes memory activities related to the order of the planets. 
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Home Sweet Home: English Language Development Lessons (Theme 5)

For Teachers 1st Standards
Through grand discussion, picture cards, and poems, enhance language proficiency with a Home Sweet Home themed unit created to support English language development. Each lesson follows a listen, speak, move, and/or look routine that...
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The Sentence Song ♫♪♫ | Scratch Garden

For Students K - 2nd Standards
A laid back beat and silly animation makes a music video about sentence structure a hit among young learners. Find out what a capital letter is and when we use them, as well as end punctuation; the period, exclamation point, and question...