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Displacement Reactions of Metals

For Students 9th - 12th
Chemistry stars experiment with metals to observe reactivity with salt solutions. They test magnesium, zinc, iron, and copper by immersing them into different solutions and observing for changes. A separate set of data tables is...
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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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An Accelerated Look at Motion

For Students 9th - 12th
Your physics followers will have fun envisioning Fluffy, The Wonder Hamster being launched in his exercise ball or Mr. Kirwan building an airplane in his backyard as they solve problems regarding acceleration. They are to draw a diagram...
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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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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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Measuring Matter

For Teachers 4th
Explore various types of measurement with fourth graders. They will practice using balance pans to measure the weight of a coin and a graduated cylinder to determine the displacement volume for a bolt. The metric system will be the focus...
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What Floats Your Boat?

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Clay's as good a material as any to build a boat, right? An introductory instructional activity sets the stage for two activities associated with buoyancy. The first involves building boats out of clay, while the second uses these boats...
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Determining Densities

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Don't be dense—use a robust resource. The second installment of a five-part Floaters and Sinkers unit has learners determine the densities of several objects. As part of the activity, they learn the displacement method for finding...
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Floaters and Sinkers

For Teachers 7th - 9th Standards
Whatever floats your boat. Young engineers learn about density by measuring the masses and volumes of boxes filled with different materials. Using their knowledge of densities, they hypothesize whether objects with given densities will...
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Summary of Organic Reaction Mechanisms Needed for AS Chemistry

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
Advanced chemistry courses typically cover organic reactions. On this reference sheet, the five types of organic reaction mechanisms are explained and an example is shown.  For each, there is also a diagram of the chemical reaction that...
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Typical Numeric Questions for Physics I - Motion

For Students 9th - 12th
Seven pages with 33 multiple choice questions about motion make up this worksheet. Calculations must be performed in order to choose the correct answer. Physics majors will solve for angles, displacement, acceleration, speed, and time...
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Unit VII: Energy: Worksheet 2 Hooke's Law

For Students 9th - 12th
Physic starters spring into energy with a problem-solving instructional activity. They work with graphs, apply Hooke's law, draw force diagrams, and solve for distance, force, or mass in spring systems. There are seven problems in all.
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Unit VI: Worksheet 3 - Force, Velocity, Displacement

For Students 9th - 12th
Those who take this challenge will draw force diagrams and then calculate velocities and displacement. The problems are applicable to any general physics curriculum that covers motion. Add this to your collection of homework selections. 
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Unit VI: Worksheet 2 - Force, Velocity, Displacement

For Students 9th - 12th
Future physics majors look at a diagram of a marble rolling across a railing. They sketch motion maps and force diagrams. They determine the horizontal range of the marble as it falls to the floor. Then they double the height and repeat...
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Unit III: Worksheet 1 - Uniform Acceleration

For Students 9th - 12th
This concise handout posts a diagram of a block sliding down a ramp. High schoolers draw qualitative graphical representations for displacement vs. time, velocity vs. time, and acceleration vs. time. They draw a motion map and list the...
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Unit II Worksheet 4 - Constant Velocity/Motion Maps

For Students 9th - 12th
This is a smart approach to displacement concepts. Physics learners analyze a motion map and then draw qualitative graphs for time versus displacement and time versus velocity. Get your class thinking critically through the use of a very...
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Unit III: Worksheet 3 - Uniform Acceleration

For Students 9th - 12th
This three-page worksheet moves physics masters to show what they know about motion. They analyze graphs of time versus displacement, solve instantaneous and average velocities, solve word problems, and graph results. This is an...
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Unit II: Worksheet 5 - Velocity and Motion Maps

For Students 9th - 12th
A chart with eight rows makes up this handout. The columns are labeled with two graphs ("x vs. t" and "v vs. t"), a written description, and a motion map. One cell in each row is filled in, leaving the rest for your class to complete....
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Unit II: Worksheet 1 - Velocity

For Students 9th - 12th
Beginning physics scholars interpret two graphs depicting position versus time. For each graph, there is a series of questions to answer. The exercise is basic, but beneficial. Consider using it as an assessment of understanding after...
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Unit II: Worksheet 3 - Velocity

For Students 9th - 12th
Future engineers analyze the motion of Robin, the roller skater, as he moves along a sidewalk. They graph the position versus time for three different occurrences. Questions are asked about the resulting graphs, reinforcing the concepts...
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Interpreting Position vs. Time Graphs (Still Pretty Basic Stuff)

For Teachers 8th - 12th
This is an interactive physics slide show that quizzes viewers about position versus time. It is set up as a series of 10 questions to answer: a graph with a questions slide followed by an answer slide. This is terrific practice in graph...
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Displacement vs. Distance Worksheet

For Students 9th - 12th
Displacement is a foundational concept for physics pupils. If they are having trouble discerning it from distance, this activity can help clear things up. The first page is essentially a piece of graph paper. It has a compass rose and a...
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Motion of a Toy Car

For Students 9th - 12th
Using a windup toy car, young physicists explore motion concepts: origin, position, displacement, and velocity. Working in small groups, one member releases the car, another marks its position, and a third keeps time. After collecting...
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Physics Unit 1 Study Guide

For Students 9th - 12th
Clearly intended for the first unit your physics class at the beginning of the school year, this six page document serves as a review. It covers foundational concepts such as the scientific method, precision and accuracy, significant...