My students were really struggling with the basic momentum and impulse formulas so I created this sort. Students work in pairs to match 25 situtations to 5 formulas, then solve 5 of them as a quiz. A key for both activities is included. The
Here are the subjects/content covered in the 34 PowerPoint presentations listed here. Don’t forget to check out PART 2 of this Physical Science set and also my other presentation sets for LIFE and EARTH sciences. Acids and bases Atoms Chemical
This 17 page interactive e-learning course filled with motion pictures, facts and an interactive course about Sir Isaac Newton's 3 laws of Motion. Learn about Sir Isaac Newton's laws and complete the quiz. Suitable for grades 4-12 and
Students are often confused by the combination of horizontal and vertical motion for projectiles. I use this with my regular physics students in the Interactive Notebook. Students calculate the position of Wile E. Coyote after he runs off a cliff,
Here are the subjects/content covered in the 34 PowerPoint presentations listed here. Don’t forget to check out PART 1 of this Physical Science set and also my other presentation sets for LIFE and EARTH sciences. ... CONTINUED IN PART
Vectors and vector addition are introduced using lots of large diagrams and grids. We show how the numerical and graphical versions correspond for both vectors components and vector addition. 15 multiple choice review questions included at the end
When it's time to review everything students have learned about mechanics, this activity can do the trick without being a boring old worksheet! You will need a copy of the 2009 Star Trek movie. It's amazing what you can do with an 8 minute clip.
This is a fun problem that shows how physics can be applied to 'crime scene investigation.' Physics CSI! It involves acceleration due to gravity, velocity, unit conversions, and a ‘description’ methodology that I have used in solving real
Here is a perfect Valentine's Day worksheet that couples a quick review of high school physics concepts with the fun of solving cross-word puzzles. What says " I Love Physics" more than a heart-shaped puzzle filled with physics related stuff?
This Semester/Unit-bundle contains READY-TO-TEACH and EDITABLE Word Block plans & Smart Notebook based Lessons and all the supporting handouts you need to teach from beginning to end. "Physics Semester 1" is one of two semesters developed for a
This Physics activity guides a class through cutting straws to the proper lengths to make 5 different notes. When I do this, I take the students out on tour to some other classrooms. Lots of fun !
This PowerPoint describes the development of our understanding of the planets and the sun, starting with the Greek philisophies of Aristotle and ending with Johannes Kepler and his three laws of planetary motion.
This worksheet was written in order to prepare my students for the style of questioning used by the AP Physics B exam. It includes 17 multiple choice questions ranging from horizontally launched projectiles to objects launched at angles.
This is a graphic organizer I created for my 2nd unit in my Physics I course. It is a one page summary of the formulas for constant velocity and constant acceleration. It breaks it down by the three main quantities of displacement, velocity, and
This lesson includes two pages of notes on the topic of balanced and unbalanced forces and teaches Newton's First Law and Second Law in the process. A graphic showing the forces on a skateboarder helps students solve for the net force. Each sentence
This lecture presentation provides a clear and dynamic presentation of impulse and momentum and the solution of relevant problems in one and two dimensions. The solutions are presented using a highly systematic approach that will assist students in
This Unit/lesson-bundle contains READY-TO-TEACH and EDITABLE Word Block plans & Smart Notebook based Lessons and all the supporting handouts you need to teach from beginning to end. "Motion in Two Dimensions" is one of 14 units developed for a
The position versus time graphs create a matching game so to speak. There is a graph and a corresponding description. The activity can be a class activity where students find their match (graph and description) or students can work individually or
Presentation about angular motion. Covers angular distance, angular velocity, angular acceleration, angular momentum, torque, moment of inertia and more.
This interactive sketch creates the position, and velocity graphs of one or two objects simultaneously in motion along a straight line as they are moving. This sketch requires Geometer's Sketchpad to open and run. The user can control the initial
The Physics Homework Tutorial Vodcasts (ÃƒÂ¢Ã¯Â¿Â½Ã¯Â¿Â½videoÃƒÂ¢Ã¯Â¿Â½Ã¯Â¿Â½ podcasts) provide a perfect way to incorporate one-on-one tutoring into your classroom (or your studentsÃƒÂ¢Ã¯Â¿Â½Ã¯Â¿Â½ homes!) without having to be in many places at
The Physics Homework Tutorial Vodcasts ("video" podcasts) provide a perfect way to incorporate one-on-one tutoring into your classroom (or your students' homes!) without having to be in many places at once! Physics students often find homework to
This is a Concept card best used with Class Wide Peer Tutoring or other review activities. It includes a scoresheet for keeping track of students success. Split class in to two groups. Each group is separated in to sub groups of two. One student
This worksheet was written to give my AP students practice the the style of questioning that they will see on the AP Physics B exam. It has applications of all three laws, but mostly Newton's second law with multiple forces causing acceleration.
COURSE OVERVIEW: In this 7-part course, the basics of thermodynamics are discussed in a series of PDF files and Video lectures. The PDF files average 11 pages in outline format and MP4 video lectures average 30 minutes. PRODUCT OVERVIEW (part 1
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We use freeze frame diagrams of milk trucks and rocket cars to give an introduction to the concept of constant acceleration. An emphasis is placed on using simple number patterns rather than plug-and-chug calculations.
This file is a PowerPoint presentation that I use as an introduction to science and physics for my academic Physics I course. It has 11 slides and it explains to students the basics of Physics and how it fits into the natural sciences. It is a
This file is a PowerPoint presentation that I use as my second lesson of my first unit in my academic high school Physics I course. This lesson covers an overview of the scientific method and an explanation of how Galileo and Aristotle came to
This is a companion file to the PowerPoint I created on the scientific method. It is a student handout with an introductory activity, a guided notes section, and a summarization activity.
A animated Keynote (MAC) demonstration of how far a shark can sense the electric field of a surfer in the ocean. A detailed analysis of how the influx of Sodium Ions into the nerve cells (Action Potential) are the source of the electric field that
This Semester/Unit-bundle contains READY-TO-TEACH and EDITABLE Word Block plans & Smart Notebook based Lessons and all the supporting handouts you need to teach from beginning to end. "Physics Semester 2" is the second of two semesters developed
Kinetic and Potential energy worksheet with answer key. This practice assignment allows the students to apply the idea of conservation of energy means, using the mathematics that the total change of energy in any system is always equal to the total
Physics and Poetry combined? Yes! Using the great activity of making poems out of random words, we now bring you the physics version! You'll find over 200 words related to physics and other fun words to give students a challenge - and a lot of fun -
A set of 18 coordinating digital clip art. These images are in 300 dpi and are the highest quality possible! Each file comes as a 5 inch PNG file with a transparent background, all on one page in JPEG format on an 8.5 x 11 inch sheet for easy
Perfect free engaging intro to physics smartboard app in Gameshow format. Surely to keep their attention wwhile learning basic Physics concepts with answers provided in an entertaining format.
This Physics computer lab activity (1hr 30 min or less*) guides students to write from scratch an Excel spreadsheet that enables them to build 2 dimensional electrostatic point charge distributions and measure the electric field (and F, V and PE) at
To understand and explain the relationship between gravitational forces, potential and kinetic energy and apply them in a given situation. Students will design, build and test a model Papaholua (Hawaiian sled) with the objective to create the
This Unit/lesson-bundle contains READY-TO-TEACH and EDITABLE Word Block plans & Smart Notebook based Lessons and all the supporting handouts you need to teach from beginning to end. "Wave Mechanics" is one of 14 units developed for a
This is a unit on simple machines. It looks at each machine on its' own and then has a lab for each type of machine. Students get the change to explore the different types of machines to have an understanding of how they work and how they make life
It is a PHYSICS question bank for Students preparing for various engineering entrance exams like IIT-JEE, AIEEE, ISEET (proposed) etc;, for students preparing for various medical entrance exams like NEET (proposed) etc;for students studying in
This will help you to learn about the first law of thermodynamics. product not available
This kinematic motion situation in mechanics is a dynamic sketch of an object falling in a moving elevator. This sketch requires Geometer's Sketchpad to run it. The sketch shows the object falling from the ceiling of the elevator as the elevator
This sketch illustrates an object hanging form two wires. It requires Geometer's Sketchpad to run. The user can control the size of the hanging weight and the angle each wire makes with the horizontal. The sketch shows and calculates the force
This illustration obtains the work done by a force in several situations. It requires Geometer's Sketchpad to run. The sketch shows the force and calculates the work done by that force. It can be used as a dynamic illustration or as a student