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Impossible Zero G Skyscraper

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
What happens if you build a skyscraper so tall it breaks the laws of physics? This hypothetical scenario leads to an interesting discussion of Newtonian forces and the imaginary forces that explain them. As part of a larger series on...
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Measuring Speed

For Teachers 8th Standards
Physicists say speed is relative, but most police officers disagree. Scholars experiment with the variables that relate to speed. They learn the importance of both time and distance and apply that knowledge to graphical models.  
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Projectile Motion

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Have you ever wanted to shoot someone out of a canon? This simulation gives you that chance! In addition to a human, you can shoot a car, a piano, a cannon ball, and many other items. Scholars set the angle, initial speed, mass, air...
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Forces and Motion: Basics

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
How is tug of war related to pushing a refrigerator? Here's a simulation connects these two activities with Newton's First Law of Motion. Four different simulations allow scholars to explore net force with tug of war, motion with pushing...
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Writing Task 6.RP.2

For Students 5th - 7th Standards
Angela and Esteban are both fast, but who is faster? This exit card provides the time and distance ran by each child, and requires young mathematicians to use ratios to determine which of the two is the faster runner. A perfect resource...
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How Fast are You Moving Right Now?

For Students 6th - 12th
Did you know that when you are sitting in your easy chair, you may be moving up to 1000 miles per hour depending on what part of the planet you are sitting on? Consider relative speed by watching this moving video. Boggle brains in your...
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Speed Translation

For Students 7th - 9th
Teaching young mathematicians to use consistent units in their expressions as well as numbers, Sal demonstrates several ways to translate speed units in pre-algebra. He encourages viewers to memorize common speed units, such as the...
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The Basics of Motion

For Students 9th - 12th
If you agree that physics learners should be able to explain motion concepts before solving problems, then you will really appreciate this resource! The first page presents 12 questions about displacement, speed, velocity, scalars,...
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Motion and Forces

For Teachers 7th - 12th
A substantial but viewer-friendly selection of slides presents the topics of forces and motion. The simplicity of format and content make this perfectly suited to an introductory physical science course. Slides begin by addressing...
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Worksheet 19: Ship Positions

For Teachers 11th - 12th
In this math worksheet, students read informational paragraphs and then answer 18 questions using data from their readings. Questions are about vectors, positions, distance and orbits.
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Regents High School Examination - Physics 2010

For Teachers 9th - 12th
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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Who Is Faster?

For Teachers 4th - 6th Standards
Am I going to catch it? Individuals time how long it takes them to walk, jog, and run a given distance and calculate their speed. They then research two animals and find their speeds. Using a chart, pupils compare the speeds of the...
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Gobble Squabble

For Students K - 5th Standards
A Thanksgiving-themed interactive boosts addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division facts. Using the keyboard's arrows, players navigate a turkey through a maze, gobbling up as many berries as possible without getting tagged by...
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Gases: Dalton's Law and Graham's Law

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
What affects how gases diffuse? The fifth presentation on gas in the Chemistry PowerPoints series teaches viewers about the phenomenon. They identify the key aspect of Dalton's Law and how it relates to the total pressure of a system....
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STEM Design Challenges Based on Children's Literature

For Teachers K - 6th Standards
Children's literature contains a treasure trove of engineering activities. A STEM curriculum resource highlights some possible lessons based on children's literature. It includes instructions on how to incorporate literacy for a set of...
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Utah Open Textbook: 8th Grade Science

For Students 8th Standards
The cycle of energy is important to many different systems on Earth. Scholars investigate the differences between renewable and non-renewable resources and how they relate to global changes using questioning and observation. They...
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2017 AP® Physics 2: Algebra-Based Free-Response Questions

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
In 2017, more than 15,000 scholars earned college credit based on their AP Physics 2 exam covering lenses, energy, and more. The College Board released the free-response questions, sample answers, and scoring guidelines from that exact...
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Compound Measures

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
Compounding is dividing units. Pupils practice using compound measures such as units for speed and density to solve problems that range from straightforward speed problems to those requiring conversions. The last few items challenge...
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Distance Time Graphs

For Students 8th - 11th Standards
If only there was a graph to show the distance traveled over a period of time. Given distance-time graphs, pupils read them to determine the answers to questions. Using the distance and time on a straight line, scholars calculate the...
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Keeping Pace

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
What came first, pedestrian one or pedestrian two? Scholars consider a problem scenario in which two people walk at different rates at different times. They must decide who reaches a checkpoint first. Their answers are likely to surprise...
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Speed, Distance, Time

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Speed up your learning of distance, rate, and time problems. Future mathematicians view a video to review how to determine distance, rate, or time, given the other two quantities. They watch as the narrator works through several examples.
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The Bus Route

For Students 3rd - 5th Standards
Patterns are extremely helpful when solving a puzzle. Young scholars attempt to find times a bus will pass each stop. They identify a pattern in the known stop times to identify the solutions.
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City of New Orleans

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
In the United States, most trains operate at a top speed of 100 miles per hour. Scholars use information on the distance and time of a train trip to determine if the train ever reaches a specific speed. They connect pieces of information...
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Spinning an Old Record

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
Take a trip back in time to examine angular velocity. Using the revolutions per minute, learners calculate the speed of a point on a 33 record. They compare the speed of a point on the edge of the record to the speed of a point closer to...