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eBook
Rice University

College Physics for AP® Courses

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
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...
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AP Test Prep
College Board

2009 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
Dive into the exam review. Pupils use questions, including one about diving into a pool, to prepare for the AP® Calculus BC exam. Items include contextual and non-contextual questions with contextual examples requiring a calculator....
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AP Test Prep
College Board

2009 AP® Calculus AB Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
What was one of the big takeaways from 2009? By reviewing the released AP® Calculus free-response questions, pupils and teachers realize that performing mathematics is not all there is to doing well on the exam. Several items require...
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AP Test Prep
College Board

2006 AP® Calculus AB Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
Develop more than just a topical approach to the exam. The six free-response questions from 2006 reveal how the AP exam assesses topics. By using the questions, pupils practice topics such as velocity, sketch slope fields, solving...
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AP Test Prep
College Board

2013 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th
Apply the skills to problems to ace the AP test. Free-response questions require scholars to take calculus skills and apply them to situations. Pupils use the questions to see how those situations appear on an upcoming exam. Teacher use...
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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...
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Interactive
PHET

My Solar System

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Orbit diagrams appear to be a work of mathematical art. The simulation helps scholars build their own systems of planets, stars, moons, etc., to observe their orbits. By altering their positions, velocities, and masses, a variety of...
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Interactive
PHET

Forces in 1 Dimension

For Teachers 6th - Higher Ed Standards
A realistic simulation uses charts to show forces, position, velocity, and acceleration versus time based on how the simulation is set up. Once those concepts are mastered, scholars use free body diagrams to explain how each graph...
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Interactive
PHET

Forces and Motion

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
The average American will move 12 times, which results in a lot of moving furniture! Class members consider the forces required to move objects with a creative simulation that opens with the forces required to push a filing cabinet....
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Lesson Plan
NASA

Dark Matter NASA Conference

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
Young scholars calculate the escape velocity of planets in our solar system and use that knowledge to calculate the escape velocity for NGC 2300 group. They then suggest reasons for the escape velocity to be higher than possible given...
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Organizer
CPO Science

Physics Skill and Practice Worksheets

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Stop wasting energy searching for physics resources, this comprehensive collection of worksheets has you covered. Starting with introductions to the scientific method, dimensional analysis, and graphing data, these skills practice...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Velocity of Traffic on Highway 26

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Physics fanatics time five cars as they pass on the highway. They use the times and a 20-yard distance to calculate velocity. They also graph distance vs. time. A page of student pre-lab questions is provided in addition to the activity...
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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...
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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...
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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...
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Aerospace Engineering

For Teachers 12th
Twelfth graders examine the physics of rocket flight. They build and launch model rockets to measure their performances.
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Lesson Plan
Curated OER

Lab 2: Drag Racing

For Teachers 9th - 12th
In this lesson plan, students, Analyze the relationship between velocity and acceleration * Calculate an object's average acceleration * Collect data and interpret it* Create and analyze a graph showing acceleration.Students also work in...
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AP Test Prep
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Flipped Math

Calculus AB/BC Unit 4 Review: Analytical Applications of Differentiation

For Students 10th - 12th
It's nice to know that there are actual real-world uses of derivatives. Scholars review their knowledge of the applications of derivatives from the unit. They work on a set of practice problems to test their understanding.
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Flipped Math

Calculus AB/BC - Straight-Line Motion: Connecting Position, Velocity, and Acceleration

For Students 10th - 12th
Move the video on motion to the front of the line. The second of eight lessons in Unit 4 - Contextual Applications looks at straight-line motion. Scholars learn how position, velocity, and acceleration are related by derivatives before...
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AP Test Prep
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Flipped Math

Calculus AB/BC Unit 5 Review: Analytical Applications of Differentiation

For Students 10th - 12th
Time to put it all together in one sheet—well five. Pupils review all the topics presented in the resources for Analytical Applications of Differentiation. The five pages summarize the concepts with explanations and examples.
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Activity
Las Cumbres Observatory

Craters in the Classroom

For Teachers 6th - 10th
Laws of motion apply both in space and on Earth. Young experimenters model object impact on the Earth and moon. They use data to determine the effect mass and velocity have on the resulting craters and how that relates to the energy of...
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Interactive
Las Cumbres Observatory

Down2Earth: Making Impact Craters

For Students 3rd - 10th
Is the sky falling? Learners use a simulator to modify the mass and velocity of asteroids and collect data on how they influence the diameter and depth of the impact crater. They use their results to draw conclusions and make predictions...
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AP Test Prep
College Board

2010 AP® Calculus BC Free-Response Questions Form B

For Students 10th - 12th
Keep moving along a curve. Two items in the set of released free-response questions from the 2010 AP® Calculus BC exam involve movement along a graph. One involves particle motion along a polar curve while the other uses a squirrel...
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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...