In this physics worksheet, students tackle the hard questions about scientific theory and take a look at the First and Second Laws of Thermodynamics.
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Understanding Car Crashes: It's Basic Physics!
Make an impact on young physicists with this fun collection of resources. After first watching a video and taking notes on the physics of car crashes, students go on to complete a series of activities that explore the concepts of energy,...
22 mins 9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
The Physics of World War 1 Planes
More wings means more lift. Future engineers watch a video that explains why planes during World War I had multiple, stacked wings. It also describes the advantages and disadvantages of such a system and why modern airplanes are not...
11 mins 9th - Higher Ed Science
An Athlete Uses Physics to Shatter World Records
Have you heard of the Fosbury Flop? It was invented by a college high jumper in and has become the standard technique for high jumpers world wide. Learn the physics of this move and why it is more effective for clearing the bar than the...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science
New Review The 400m Event—Chemistry and Sport
How do Olympic runners succeed in physically demanding events like the 400-meter dash? Physiology scholars explore the relationship between acids, bases, and the muscular system through a scenario-driven activity. The lesson plan focuses...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable