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Measures of Circular Motion

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Physicists become Olympians in a competition using centripetal force. They ride a bicycle to comprehend relationships between linear and rotational motion. If you have an old-fashioned record player, it can be used to help pupils...
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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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Pendulum Catch

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What a fun demonstration! Show the video, or better yet, have your physics learners construct this hex nut pendulum and test it themselves. Then have them discuss in groups why the single hex nut wraps around the finger. See if they can...
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Pendulum Catch

For Teachers 9th - 12th
What a fun demonstration! Show the video, or better yet, have your physics learners construct this hex nut pendulum and test it themselves. Then have them discuss in groups why the single hex nut wraps around the finger. See if they can...
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The Wave Exercise

For Teachers 6th - 9th
During a lesson on wave motion, physical science participants basically act out the waves as a group. Through their movements, the amplitude, speed, frequency, and wavelength are all identified. Ideas for modeling the reflection and...
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Waves

For Teachers 8th - 12th
An incredibly colorful PowerPoint presents all the facts and definitions about waves that you could need for beginning physical scientists. There are several useful links to online animations of wave action. This may have been produced...
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Typical Numeric Questions for Physics I - Waves

For Students 9th - 12th
Physics masters figure out the wavelength of different waves. Looking at a wave graph, they identify different characteristics. Many more problems get them working with both electromagnetic and sound waves. There are a total of 17...
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Light and Elements

For Teachers 9th - Higher Ed
Here is a full-fledged investigation of light waves, the electromagnetic spectrum, and element spectra. Physicists research a scientist that contributed to our understanding of the behavior of light. They take notes on your lecture, and...
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The Photoelectric Effect

For Teachers 9th - 12th
After some online instruction, chemistry aces use their creative abilities to produce a poster describing the photoelectric effect and one type of imaging technology that uses electromagnetic radiation. This simple, straightforward...
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Chapter 3 Review & Reinforcement Questions/Review of the Mole/"Electron Stuff" Review

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
Three separate worksheets are rolled into this resource. The first focuses on atomic structure. The second reviews the concept of molar mass. The third relates atomic structure to element light spectra. These are definitely aimed at high...
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Waves Worksheet

For Students 6th - 8th
In this frequency activity, middle schoolers answer 10 questions about frequency and waves. The name of a teach appears at the top of this page.
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Physics 240 UnTest 3

For Students 9th - Higher Ed
It is called an "UnTest" because it is a practice test for an upcoming exam. In it, your first-year physicists practice solving problems pertaining to wave motion, pendulum period, and moment of inertia. There are eight problems in all...
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Atomic structure

For Students 10th
A mixture of data about the chemistry of atomic structure and information about wavelengths requires pupils to answer direct questions about the graphs and calculate certain behaviors.
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Periodic Motion - The Pendulum

For Teachers 6th - 12th
Learners experiment to determine the period of a pendulum. In this periodic motion lesson, students use different pendulums to determine their periods. They use various amplitudes to determine its effects on the period.
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Getting Triggy With It

For Teachers 9th - 12th Standards
The concept of sine and cosine is explored in this lesson plan where students graph sine and cosine graphs using a transformation application on the graphing calculator.  Students change the coefficients for the amplitude, period,...
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Slinky Movement Lab

For Students 8th - 11th
In this wave instructional activity, students use Slinky's to observe the properties of waves. They observe longitudinal waves, transverse waves, traveling waves and standing waves and record their observations. They calculate the...
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Graphing Trig Functions

For Students 9th - 11th
In this graphing trig functions instructional activity, students find the amplitude of each function. They graph the function. This four-page instructional activity contains 12 problems. Answers are provided on the last two pages.
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Practice with Simple Harmonic Motion

For Students 9th - 12th
In this simple harmonic motion worksheet, students are given a diagram of a harmonic oscillator and they answer 9 questions about the oscillator's velocity, acceleration, amplitude and they write the functions of each of these measurements.
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Fitting Periodic Functions-Distant Planets

For Students 7th - 9th
In this periodic functions worksheet, students use given data of the speed of a star and find the best fit periodic function that follows the trend in data. They determine the amplitude, offset phase and the formula for the angle. They...
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How Big was that Quake?

For Students 6th - 10th
In this earthquake worksheet, students determine the magnitude of an earthquake based on the seismogram reading. This worksheet has 5 problems to solve.
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Exploring Pendulums

For Students 7th - 10th
In this exploring pendulums learning exercise, students experiment with pendulums they make in the lab. They vary the length of the strings and the weights to observe the changes in the pendulum's amplitude and frequency. They answer 3...
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Physics 240: 20

For Students 11th - Higher Ed
In this physics worksheet, students calculate the frequency of oscillation, the phase, amplitude, energy, position, velocity, and acceleration for each problem given.
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The Science of Sound

For Students 3rd - 5th
In this explanation of sound worksheet, students discover what sound is, how different sounds are made, frequency, how sound travels, how we hear, and a summarization. In this physical science worksheet, students answer ten comprehension...
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Fundamental Properties of a Wave

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students investigate the form and motion of a wave, and examine the fundamental properties of wavelength, frequency, and amplitude. They discuss the fundamental properties of a wave, and in small groups conduct an experiment involving...