Pressure Versus Force: Landing On Ice!
High schoolers experiment with the relationship between pressure, force, and area. They determine the force and pressure exerted by a LC-130, which is commonly used for cargo and personnel transport in Antarctica.
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Vapor Pressure and Colligative Properties
Hate to vacuum, but enjoy using a vacuum pump? Explore a activity that starts with a demonstration of boiling water at various temperatures by using a vacuum pump. Then scholars design their own experiments to measure vapor pressure and...
9th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
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
How Do Geckos Defy Gravity?
Geckos are reptilian superheroes, defying gravity to climb walls and hang from ceilings, but where did they get these amazing superpowers? Watch this fun video as it examines the amazingly designed feet of these unique animals and how...
5 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
How Do Tornadoes Form?
Take your students on a storm chasing adventure from the safety of the classroom with this short video on tornadoes. From powerful thunderstorms to swirling twisters, this resource explains the necessary conditions and process involved...
4 mins 6th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable
New Review Forces in 1 Dimension
A realistic simulation uses charts to show forces, position, velocity, and acceleration versus time based on how the simulation is set up. Once those concepts are mastered, scholars use free body diagrams to explain how each graph...
6th - Higher Ed Science CCSS: Adaptable