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Environment: A Day Around the Bay

For Teachers 6th - 8th
Students examine various scenarios about pollution around bays and discuss their reactions to them. Among the situations they investigate are construction site soil washing into a tributary, oil from motor boats leaking into water, and...
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Build a Hydrophone

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Pupils build a hydrophone based on this schematic.  In this inventive lesson students use a document to create a hydrophone.
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Thermoelectricity

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students conduct a series of experiments on thermoelectricity. In this physics lesson, students investigate how thermocouple works. They determine the voltage generated when different conductive materials are held at different temperatures.
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Homopolar Motor Experiments

For Teachers 9th - 12th
High schoolers construct a homopolar motor following certain procedures. In this physics lesson, students explain how generators and motors work. They compare and contrast the characteristics of both.
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Magnetic Field

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore how compass and Gauss meter detect a magnetic field. For this physics lesson, students build their own Gauss meter and sensor based on given procedure. They cite real world applications of magnetism.
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Electromagnetic Radiation

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explore the nature of electromagnetic spectrum through a series of experiments. In this physics lesson, students determine how light behaves under certain circumstances. They explain how humans perceive colors.
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Luminous Efficacy (Efficiency)

For Teachers 7th - 12th
Students examine the basics of luminous efficacy and why it is used.  In this light source lesson students test energy efficiency and the luminous efficiency for babies.
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Electromagnets

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students conduct a series of experiments on electromagnets. In this physics lesson, students build their own electromagnet and explain how it works. They determine the factors that affect its strength.
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Electromagnetic Bomb (E-Bomb)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Learners explain how E-bomb works. In this physics lesson, students simulate the effects of e-bombs on electronic targets. They discuss its potential harmful effects when used as a weapon.
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Compact Fluorescent Lamp Experiments

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students conduct a series of experiment on incandescent and fluorescent bulbs. In this physics lesson, students explain how they operate. They compare the efficiency and power rating of both bulbs.
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Battery Charger

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students explain how battery chargers work. In this physics instructional activity, students discuss the two main ways that vehicles get charged. They build their own battery charger.
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Permeability (Magnetism)

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students investigate magnetic permeability and saturation. In this physics instructional activity, students explain how current carrying wire coils create magnetic forces. They interpret normal magnetization curves.
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Lenz's Law

For Teachers 9th - 12th
Students conduct a series of experiments on electromagnetic induction. In this physics lesson, students apply the right hand rule to determine the current direction and electromotive force. They test Lenz's and Faraday's law by observing...
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Primary Energy Sources Pros and Cons

For Teachers 4th - 12th
Students explore the different types of renewable and nonrenewable energy sources. In this earth science lesson, students discuss the pros and cons of each type. They conduct a variety of experiments on renewable energy.
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Friction

For Teachers 9th - 10th
Pupils explore the uses of friction.  In this friction and static instructional activity students complete a group lab activity and understand the ratio of friction and weight as it relates to moving an object at rest. 
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Friction

For Teachers Pre-K - 6th
Students observe friction and see that different surfaces have different coefficients of friction.  In this friction lesson plan students observe the differences between static and sliding friction and perform an experiment, record...

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