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Conductors and Insulators

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Why did the orchestra director use a copper baton? She heard it makes a great conductor. Scholars select six items to test in a circuit to determine if each is a conductor or an insulator. Clear instructions for using electricity allow...
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Ohm's Law

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Why did Mr. Ohm marry Mrs. Ohm? He couldn't resistor. An electrifying simulation allows scholars to control both voltage and resistance in order to see the current change. The formula is displayed and as you increase one variable, it...
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AP Physics 1 and 2 Inquiry-Based Lab Investigations

For Teachers 11th - 12th Standards
Have you ever wondered what type of AP Physics investigations The College Board wants? This is the guide for you! Sixteen labs covering both Physics I and II will get you started and inspire you to meet the requirement of 25 percent of...
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The Power of Graphene

For Teachers 3rd - 12th Standards
To prepare for the activity, STEM classes read about nanotechnology and the amazing properties of graphene. They collect a graphene sample from pencils, and then connect them into simple circuits to determine whether it makes a better...
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Get Connected with Ohm's Law

For Teachers 5th - 12th Standards
Ideal for your electricity unit, especially with middle schoolers, this lesson plan gets engineers using multimeters in electrical circuits to explore the relationships among voltage, current, and resistance. Older learners may even plot...
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Solar Kit Lesson # 12 - Calibration Curve for a Radiation Meter

For Teachers 7th - 10th
Scientists need to have mastered algebraic slope-intercept concepts in order for this instructional activity to be effective. They will measure and graph solar panel output as a function of the amount of radiation striking it,...
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Electrical Circuits

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Wow! Here is a coherent and cleverly designed tool for teaching physical scientists about electric circuits. Animations help learners to visualize what is happening within the parts of a circuit. Components are displayed to teach them...
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Electric Circuits

For Teachers 3rd - 8th
Experiment with electric circuits and conductivity. Young scientists will model and discuss how an electric circuit works. First they will draw a model of the flow of electrons and then build an actual circuit. Finally, they will explain...
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STEM Problem Solving Activities

For Teachers 1st - 6th Standards
Need engineering resources? Problem solved! A STEM curriculum resource provides instructors with problem-solving activities. The document has eight parts: (1) electricity, (2) energy, forces, and motion, (3) general problem solving, (4)...
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STEM Technical-Procedural Problem Solving

For Teachers 2nd - 5th Standards
Be sure to follow the directions carefully. A set of STEM activities for grades two through three and grades four through five assesses technical and procedural problem solving. The majority of the lessons focus on force and motion,...
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Utah Open Textbook: Physics

For Students 9th - 12th Standards
Textbooks come in all shapes, sizes, and media these days. An electronic textbook resource offers Physics materials for a full course. The text offers an explanation of physics topics as well as examples of calculations and reading...
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2015 AP® Physics 2: Algebra-Based Free-Response Questions

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
As one of the few AP tests that count for second year college course credit, the AP Physics 2 exam requires a higher level of knowledge than most. Help young scientists study for their upcoming AP Physics 2 exams with previous...
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2016 AP® Physics 2: Algebra-Based Free-Response Questions

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
While AP Physics 1 counts as an introductory college Physics course, AP Physics 2 counts as a second-year college Physics course. Help scholars prepare for this more advanced college-level test with questions from previous assessments...
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2018 AP® Physics 2: Algebra-Based Free-Response Questions

For Students 11th - 12th Standards
While the AP Physics 2 test maintains the reputation for one of the most difficult AP exams, scholars feel better prepared after practicing free-response questions on currents, conservation of energy, and displacement. The College Board...
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2015 AP® Physics 1 Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
It's rare for even 40 percent of test takers to pass the AP Physics 1 exam. Improve those odds for young scientists with the help of actual free response questions covering topics from free body diagrams to velocity. The College Board...
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2016 AP® Physics 1: Algebra-Based Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Generally, scholars struggle on the free response portion of the AP Physics 1 exam more than the multiple-choice section. Scholars benefit from additional practice with the help of previous test questions, including questions on forces,...
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2017 AP® Physics 1: Algebra-Based Free-Response Questions

For Students 10th - 12th Standards
Do you know how to help scholars study for the AP Physics test? Use the free response questions from the 2017 exam covering topics from circuits to waves to prepare pupils for future AP assessments. After answering the questions, read...
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Electric Circuits

For Students 6th - 12th Standards
Teaching about circuits can be as easy as flipping a switch! Science scholars explore the world of electricity using a fun interactive. The resource uses drag-and-drop images to promote an understanding of circuit components, types of...
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Electric Avenue: Parallel and Series Circuits

For Teachers 6th - 12th Standards
Can you infer the wiring diagram of a series of lights based on their behavior alone? Scholars work with multiple boxes of four lights. They must flip the switch and decide how the lights are wired. By applying their knowledge of...
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AC Circuits: Crash Course Physics #36

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Take an in-depth tour of the world of AC circuits. Crash Course continues with its 36th lesson by describing the current and voltage of AC circuits. The instructor also includes a discussion of inductors, capacitors, and resistors in...
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Capacitors and Kirchhoff: Crash Course Physics #31

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Analyze the workings of series and parallel circuits. An engaging video lesson explains Kirchoff's Laws in relation to circuits and conservation of energy. It includes a discussion of capacitors and their roles in both series and...
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Circuit Analysis: Crash Course Physics #30

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Teach the ins and outs of parallel and series circuits. Using Christmas lights as a reference, the video instructor analyzes both parallel and series circuits. She models calculations of both current and voltage to finish the 30th...
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DC Resistors and Batteries: Crash Course Physics #29

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
All circuits are not created equal! Building on the previous lessons in the Crash Course series, the 29th lesson explains how electric current flows through a circuit. It spends equal time discussing both series and parallel circuits.
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Levitating Barbecue! Electromagnetic Induction

For Students 9th - Higher Ed Standards
Who says you shouldn't play with electricity?! Investigate Faraday's Law of Induction through a video demonstration from his hometown. The lesson shows an aluminum plate levitating from the magnetic fields created by electric currents....