NGSS Aligned Resources for HS-PS4-1.
Use mathematical representations to support a claim regarding relationships among the frequency, wavelength, and speed of waves traveling in various media.
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AP Physics 1 and 2 Inquiry-Based Lab Investigations
11th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Physics Skill and Practice Worksheets
9th - Higher Ed CCSS: Adaptable
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...
Understanding Wave Motion - Slinky vs. Snaky: Which Spring is Dominant?
7th - 12th
Ride the wave to an understanding of refraction! The first in a series of two inquiry-based lessons challenges learners to create transverse waves with two different types of springs. As their wave hits an object, they observe the change...
The Electromagnetic Spectrum
3 mins 6th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
What can the electromagnetic spectrum tell us about the sun? As it turns out, quite a bit! See the sun in a whole new light with a video from NOVA's Sun Lab unit. The narrator describes the electromagnetic spectrum in terms of visible...
Snell's Law Proof Using Springs
4 mins 9th - 12th CCSS: Adaptable
Does light always travel in a straight line? The narrator of a short video discusses the path light travels when going between different mediums and points out that light will want to travel on the path that minimizes the travel time....
Dr. Sylvester James Gates, Jr. and the Quest to Discover How Nature Works
9th - 12th CCSS: Designed
Get to the center of the physics world with an exploration of String Theory. Scholars first research the life and work of Dr. Gates. They then perform a lab investigation to explore the underlying concepts of String Theory.