CAST: Free-Fall Lesson from Nasco
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Ninth graders investigate free-fall. In this force and energy lesson, 9th graders use a free-fall apparatus to calculate velocities, acceleration, and periods of oscillation using a digital timer with a photogate.
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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.
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Free Falling: Working with Radicals
Look out, radical falling! The lesson plan shows the class how to evaluate formulas that include radicals. They involve escape velocity, sight distance, and free fall times. Pupils then discuss what occupations may use radicals in their...
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Life Requires Free Energy
Free energy, get your free energy here! Learners see that all organisms require free energy, which comes from the sun. The lesson explains the first two laws of thermodynamics and then analyzes metabolism, via glycolysis, on a very...
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Where Do Genes Come From?
No, you didn't get your genes from the local clothing store. Learn where they really come from by watching this video as it explores how the genes found in all plants and animals today have arisen over billions of years of mutations from...
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Where Did Earth's Water Come From?
It's commonly known that over 70 percent of of the earth's surface is covered by water, but exactly where did it all come from? Join this short video as it travels back to the beginning of the universe in search of the origins of this...
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