eBook
Rice University

#### College Physics for AP® Courses

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Take a look at an organized physics course. The 34-section electronic textbook covers material in AP® Physics 1 and 2. Teachers use the text to supplement lectures and have the class work through the labs. Each section contains multiple...
AP Test Prep
College Board

#### 2011 AP® Calculus AB Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
So this is the real test? The resource provides the free-response questions from the 2011 AP Calculus AB exam. The six questions are split into two sections, calculator and non-calculator items. Several resources give teachers...
Interactive
PHET

#### 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...
Interactive
PHET

#### 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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STEM for Teachers

#### Tsunami!

For Teachers 4th - 6th
How does the depth of an ocean affect the speed of a tsunami's waves? Use Jell-o, graham crackers, and marshmallows to model the effects of an underwater earthquake and its resulting tsunami. The lesson includes hands-on activities,...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### 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.
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### 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...
Lesson Plan
Curated OER

#### Physical Setting: Physics Exam 2004

For Teachers 10th - 12th
Twelve pages of mostly multiple-choice questions comprise this comprehensive New York Regents physics exam. It covers an entire year's worth of physics curriculum and requires about three hours for completion. Review the questions to...
Worksheet
Curated OER

#### Deep Impact Comet Encounter

For Students 9th - 12th
Physics apprentices analyze the impact of NASA's Impactor as it collided with the comet Tempel 1 in July of 2005. They calculate the mass and speed of the comet, along with the distance it might drift off of its orbit over time. This...
Activity
Under the Dome

#### The Fastest

For Students 7th Standards
The cheetah is faster than Bolt. Class members watch a video of a cheetah and Usain Bolt run at record breaking speeds. The pupils come up with questions about the video. When asked, the teacher provides information relative to the...
Lesson Plan
National Wildlife Federation

#### 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...
Lesson Plan
Acoustical Society of America

#### Wave Basics

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Catch the fast wave. Using a computer simulation, pupils experiment with amplitude, frequency, damping, and tension of a string to determine which affects the speed of the wave. Learners record the observations to determine their...
Unit Plan
Radford University

#### Mathematical Modeling: Lessons 2-3

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Not all functions are created equal. Pupils apply regression analysis using polynomial, exponential, and logarithmic functions to investigate the relationship between variables and to decide which function would be best to model the...
Interactive
ABCya

#### 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...
AP Test Prep
College Board

#### 2008 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th
This is integral to the test. Pupils realize that every question in the released free-response items from the 2008 AP® Calculus exam Form B requires integration. By reviewing the additional resources, scholars learn how important it is...
AP Test Prep
College Board

#### 2004 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th
Take another look at the exam. A set of questions is a different form for the 2004 AP® Calculus BC free-response question section. The questions are evenly split into calculator and non-calculator sections. Pupils use their knowledge of...
eBook
Utah Education Network (UEN)

#### Utah Open Textbook: 8th Grade Science

For Students 8th Standards
The cycle of energy is important to many different systems on Earth. Scholars use questioning and observation to investigate the differences between renewable and non-renewable resources and how they relate to global changes. They...
AP Test Prep
College Board

#### 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...
Assessment
Mathed Up!

#### 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...
Assessment
Mathed Up!

#### 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...
Assessment
Concord Consortium

#### 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...
Assessment
Concord Consortium

#### 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.
Assessment
Concord Consortium

#### 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...
Assessment
Concord Consortium

#### 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...