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Questions to accompany Episode 1 of Shock and Awe: The Story of Electricity, a three-part BBC miniseries. Though once thought to be a form of magic, electricity is now essential to modern human society. In this series, professor and host Jim
Subjects:
History, Physical Science, Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$8.97
$6.99
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By The Lessons of Phyz
Question sets to accompany every episode of The Mechanical Universe ever produced: College and High School Adaptations. This is Everything Mechanical Universe.All video episodes stream online. All Google Docs files in this bundle are on Google Drive
Subjects:
Physical Science, Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$187.44
$99.99
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By The Lessons of Phyz
This megabundle includes question sets for all 34 episodes of Paul Hewitt's Conceptual Physics Alive from Arbor Scientific. The videos can be streamed on Vimeo at Conceptual Physics Alive!The videos are available on DVD at Conceptual Physics
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides, Google Apps
$86.71
$64.99
1
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Virtual Lab Experiments, skepticism, video lessons, and a documentary all elating to magnetism and electromagnetic induction. This is a big bundle of Phyz! All items are available individually. Some are also included in other bundles. They're
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Movie Guides, Laboratory, Internet Activities
$47.84
$32.99
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Question sets for all three episodes. See individual product listings for details.
Subjects:
General Science, Physical Science, Chemistry
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides, Printables
$8.97
$6.99
2
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By The Lessons of Phyz
Please see individual product descriptions.
Subjects:
Earth Sciences, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$14.95
$9.99
2
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By The Lessons of Phyz
A PhET and virtual lab experiment, skepticism, and video lessons all relating to light and color. This is a big bundle of Phyz! All items are available individually. Some are also included in other bundles. They're gathered here based on the theme
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Movie Guides, Internet Activities
$27.90
$19.99
Bundle
By The Lessons of Phyz
When the College Board added fluids to the AP Physics B exam, I felt like I needed to create a new unit from whole cloth. This bundle includes most of what I subsequently produced over the years.We begin with pressure and its idiosyncrasies,
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Simulations, Movie Guides
$26.88
$19.99
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By The Lessons of Phyz
The bundle opens with a virtual demonstration of thermoscopes and a discussion of temperature scales. Next we have the classic ball and ring thermal expansion demonstration guide, followed by a demonstration to see the difference between hot and
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$41.86
$29.99
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By The Lessons of Phyz
Virtual lab activities, demonstrations, and videos relating to electrostatics. All items available separately, but offered at a savings in this bundle. See individual items for complete descriptions.I have also posted a couple of electrostatics
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Movie Guides, Laboratory, Internet Activities
$26.92
$19.99
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By The Lessons of Phyz
The bundle opens with a PhET-fueled exploration of Hooke's law. "Spring to Another World" utilizes the Masses and Springs simulation.Then its on to a guided classroom discussion on elastic potential energy which works through a side-by-side compare
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Simulations, Movie Guides
$17.94
$14.99
Bundle
By The Lessons of Phyz
Question set to accompany an episode of NOVA on PBS. EINSTEIN’S BIG IDEA [28 questions]Over 100 years ago, Albert Einstein grappled with the implications of his revolutionary special theory of relativity and came to a startling conclusion: mass and
Subjects:
Physical Science, Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$3.99
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Question sets and answer keys to accompany all episodes of the groundbreaking Netflix series, Our Planet. The series includes stunning photography at every level. A companion website can be found at ourplanet.com.Please see individual product
Subjects:
Science, Biology, Earth Sciences
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides, Google Apps
$20.93
$14.99
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This busy bundle opens with springboards introducing gravitational potential energy and kinetic energy. The Mechanical Universe's episode on "Potential Energy" includes a nice historical perspective via Roger Boscovich. Ranking tasks for potential
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$26.90
$19.99
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By The Lessons of Phyz
In the NGSS Three-Course Model, Physics of the Universe is divided into six instructional segments. Segment 4 is Nuclear Processes: Students develop a model of the internal structure of atoms and then extend it to include the processes of fission,
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Simulations, Movie Guides, Internet Activities
$18.94
$13.99
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By The Lessons of Phyz
Motion may be the most overrated topic in introductory physics. It is often the first topic covered in the course, and in some courses, the pure study of kinematics can linger from August through September and deep into October. That struck me as
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Simulations, Movie Guides, Internet Activities
$20.94
$14.99
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By The Lessons of Phyz
The bundle opens with a guided classroom discussion on "A New Kind of Motion": rotation. It's fundamentally different from linear motion."A Question of Balance" is a PhET-fueled lab activity that sets and applies the conditions for balance using the
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Simulations, Movie Guides, Laboratory
$20.92
$14.99
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By The Lessons of Phyz
The bundle opens with The Mechanical Universe's "Kepler's Three Laws" which set the stage for Newton's work on universal gravitation."Be Newton for a Day" retraces Newton's fabled derivation of F=GMm/R^2 from geometry, Kepler's Rule, and a few
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$26.92
$19.99
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By The Lessons of Phyz
Waves: it's difficult to communicate without them. I consider them to be fundamental to the study of physics. This collection opens with two PhET-fueled experience-builders and a virtual demonstration to if it's true that "in space, no one can hear
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Simulations, Movie Guides, Internet Activities
$20.94
$14.99
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By The Lessons of Phyz
This bundle begins with Paul Hewitt's homage to atoms, followed by The Mechanical Universe episode, "The Atom." Different perspectives, indeed. "The Photoelectric Effect" Lab Springboard utilizes a few videoclips and PhET's The Photoelectric Effect
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$25.92
$19.99
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TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Physics, AP Physics B, AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, Conceptual Physics, Physical Science, and Earth Science. High school instructor 1986-2021.

MY TEACHING STYLE

Variety. Primarily laboratory activities, demonstrations, classroom discussions. Also reading, writing, and problem-solving. Videos with question sets are one component of a varied curriculum.

HONORS/AWARDS/SHINING TEACHER MOMENT

Presidential Award for Excellence in Math and Science Teaching - American Association of Physics Teachers Fellow - American Association of Physics Teachers Distinguished Service Citation - Northern California and Nevada American Association of Physics Teachers Distinguished Service Citation - San Juan Unified School District Award for Professional Excellence - San Juan Unified School District Citation for Outstanding Service - Rio Americano High School Most Valuable Teacher Award - Rio Americano High School Award for Outstanding Service

MY OWN EDUCATIONAL HISTORY

University of Michigan: BS.Ed (Physics/Mathematics) - National University: MS.IL (with honors)

ADDITIONAL BIOGRAPHICAL INFORMATION

Author of lab manuals for Conceptual Physics, Conceptual Physical Science, and Conceptual Integrated Science. Appointed by California's State Board of Education to serve on the California Department of Education's Assessment Review Panel. Served on the CDE's Golden State Exam Development Committee and the American Association of Physics Teachers' Examination Editorial Board. ("Show me your test and I'll know what you value.") Advanced amateur nature/wildlife/travel photographer.

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