Wave Phenomena and the Electromagnetic Spectrum
Science learners scrutinize shadow size and quality, and experiment with diffraction. They model superposition of electromagnetic waves, and experiment with interference. These activities are action-packed and challenging for your...
9th - Higher Ed Science
Matter and Change Section 1-3 Review Worksheet Set
An overview of topics in chemistry. This worksheet covers research, the branches of chemistry, substances, physical and chemical change, and the periodic table. There are 34 questions based on sections of a unit on matter and change....
11th - 12th Science
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
Science of the Winter Olympic Games: Physics of Slope-Style Skiing
Many mechanical phenomena are explained by a physics professor using Nick Goepper, a Winter Olympics 2014 slope-style skier, as the model. Beginning with kinetic and potential energy, the professor goes on to explain angular momentum and...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
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
PS2C - Stability and Instability in Physical Systems
How do you show change occurring in a non-moving object? Gain some insight into NGSS standard PS2C, Stability and Instability in Physical Systems, in a resource for educators. The narrator guides you through the core components of the...
8 mins 2nd - 12th Science
Einstein's Brilliant Mistake: Entangled States
Mistakes aren't always a bad thing. Learn how one of Albert Einstein's greatest contributions to the field of quantum physics was actually a theory that ended up being proven wrong, with this short video on entangled states.
5 mins 11th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable