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In this physics activity, students calculate the amount of power and work each member of a group would do when climbing a staircase.
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New Review Numbers in Exponential Form Raised to a Power
Develop an understanding of the properties of exponents through this series of activities. This third lesson of 15 explores the patterns associated with the power property. Scholars expand the powers before applying the property.
8th Math CCSS: Designed
Running the Stairs: Measuring Work, Energy, and Power
When the class runs for the hills in this activity, they return with a deeper understanding of the math behind the physics concept of work. Beginning with a physical experiment and ending with a thoughtful analysis of results, learners...
6th - 8th Math CCSS: Designed
How Does Work...Work?
What makes a clock tick or a bulb light up? The concept of work is explained to a backdrop of clever animation. Physics fans learn that the amount of work equals the product of the force and distance, and that the rate equals the amount...
5 mins 7th - 12th Science CCSS: Adaptable