A Formula for SI Catch-Up
In this SI units instructional activity, students read about converting from SI units to non-SI units. They are given a conversion chart and they use it to convert from one unit of measurement to another in seven problems.
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Review of Ionic and Covalent Compounds and Transitioning from Ionic to Covalent Compounds
Here is a unique assigment: compare and contrast ionic and covalent compounds in an extensive data table and then analyze Lewis dot structures in antoher. Three columns are to befilled in: "characteristic or feature," "applies to ionic...
9th - 12th Science
New Review Free Fall Clock and Reaction Time!
Can you use gravity to create a clock? Pupils explore reaction time, acceleration, and gravity in a timely lesson. They test how quickly each can catch a dropped ruler, find average reaction times, and calculate percent error.
8th - 12th Math CCSS: Adaptable
Physics Intro, Kinematics, Graphing
Some consider physics the branch of science concerned with using long and complicated formulas to describe how a ball rolls. This presentation, while long, is not complicated, yet it covers rolling, falling, and more. It compares vectors...
11th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Using Conservation of Energy to Determine Average Impact Force
Explore the center of gravity with your science class as they create a deadfall trap with common materials. They research the concepts of energy conservation and gravitational force before dividing into small groups to create a model of...
7th - 12th Science
How Does Work...Work?
What makes a clock tick or a bulb light up? The concept of work is explained to a backdrop of clever animation. Physics fans learn that the amount of work equals the product of the force and distance, and that the rate equals the amount...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable