This is a virtual lab activity that will help students conceptualize the notion of a wave moving from point A to point B. It utilizes the "Wave on a String" PhET platform which has many useful wave parameters with which the students can play and
How far is your house from school?
Students will answer this question in two different ways using Google Maps. They will find the distance using surface roads and the displacement "as the crow flies."
This activity is engaging because students
This lab is a great one to use at the beginning of any unit on waves or simple harmonic oscillation after the concepts of period and amplitude have been introduced. It is meant to be student-centered and puts the control of the experimental design
This is a complete Colorimetry lab lesson including powerpoint and student lab sheet. This lesson takes 60-80 minutes and is meant as an introduction to light and colorimetry. This lab uses Vernier Colorimeters and food coloring.