Particle Models in Two Dimensions
In this motion worksheet, students draw and label the trajectory of objects including the x-component and y-component of the velocity. Students calculate acceleration and speed. This worksheet has 7 problems to solve.
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Two Versions of Gravity: Newton and Einstein
We have all heard the debate about teaching both theories, but an innovative instructional activity takes the discussion to a new level. Scholars research and debate Newton's Law of Gravitation versus Einstein's General Theory of...
11th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
Navigation in the Ancient Mediterranean and Beyond
Ancient texts, like Homer's Odyssey, mentions navigating ships by observing constellations. Pupils learn about the link between history and astronomy as they relate to navigation in the Bronze Age. Scholars complete two hands-on...
9th - 11th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Understanding Climate Change and Nature's Role in Creating Resilience
They say you can't control the weather — but maybe we can! A two-week unit explores climate change, humans' role in it, and nature's adaptation due to climate change. Learners research each topic with a focus on local and state information.
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Designed
What is a Dimension? In 3D...and 2D...and 1D
How many dimensions are there? Latitude, longitude, and altitude are accepted dimensions, but what about time or another type of dimension? An engaging video describes how we theorize that we live in three dimensions and which laws of...
1 min 9th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Particles and Waves: The Central Mystery of Quantum Mechanics
Help young physicists make a quantum leap in their understanding of matter with this short instructional video. Tracing the early work of Max Planck, Albert Einstein, and others, this resource explains the science behind the amazing fact...
5 mins 10th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable
Schrödinger's Cat: A Thought Experiment in Quantum Mechanics
Can something be both alive and dead at the same time? According to quantum physicist Erwin Schrödinger, the answer is yes. Watch this short video to learn how the wave and particle nature of all matter allows objects to be in two states...
5 mins 11th - Higher Ed Math CCSS: Adaptable