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See individual product listings for details.Print-friendly Google Docs Update (Summer 2021): These documents were originally created to be printed and photocopied for classroom use. When the pandemic forced instruction to be remote, the documents
Subjects:
Physical Science, Astronomy, Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides, Google Apps
$35.88
$24.99
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By The Lessons of Phyz
Professor of physics Jim Al-Khalili investigates the most accurate and yet perplexing scientific theory ever - quantum physics. The program's two episodes stream on Amazon Prime. YouTube links have also been embedded in the text below and the titles
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$5.99
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By The Lessons of Phyz
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:
Chemistry, Physics, History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$2.99
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By The Lessons of Phyz
Questions to accompany Episode 3 of Chemistry: A Volatile History, a three-part BBC miniseries. THE POWER OF THE ELEMENTS [46 questions, 3 pages]Jim Al-Khalili reveals the breakthroughs which harnessed elements' ability to release vast power,
Subjects:
General Science, Physical Science, Chemistry
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides, Printables
$2.99
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By The Lessons of Phyz
Segment 6 of Physics of the Universe (NGSS Three-Course Model) is devoted to "Stars and the Origin of the Universe". So I gathered my resources involving stars and the Big Bang. Please see individual product descriptions for complete details. All
Subjects:
Astronomy, Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$14.95
$10.99
Bundle
By The Lessons of Phyz
Question sets to accompany selected documentary videos from sources such as NOVA and National Geographic. LIGHTNING!Armed with the latest high-tech mobile radar and computer technology and large amounts of courage, the world's top scientists and
Subjects:
Physical Science, Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Movie Guides, Homework
$11.96
$8.99
1
Bundle
By The Lessons of Phyz
Please see individual products for descriptions and previews.The student Google Docs file/s linked to in this product is/are suitable for use as Google Docs and for printing and photocopying.
Subjects:
General Science, Earth Sciences, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides, Google Apps
$26.91
$19.99
1
Bundle
By The Lessons of Phyz
SECRETS OF SIZEWhat would the universe look like if you were a billion times smaller or a billion times bigger? In this mind-bending series, Jim Al-Khalili will look at the universe across its vast range of size, ranging from the tiniest objects
Subjects:
Astronomy, Chemistry, Biology
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$4.99
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By The Lessons of Phyz
In this activity you will compare the momentum of a system before and after an inelastic collision. During remote teaching / distance learning (RT;DL), this PhET-fueled activity had to stand in for a more traditional conservation of momentum lab.
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Simulations, Laboratory
$3.99
1
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By The Lessons of Phyz
Questions to accompany Episode 4 of Universe Revealed, a PBS NOVA miniseries. The video is available through PBS.Universe RevealedIn this five-part series, NOVA delves into the vastness of space to capture moments of high drama when the universe
Subjects:
Astronomy, Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$2.99
1
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By The Lessons of Phyz
Questions to accompany all episodes of Atom, a three-part BBC miniseries. The videos are available on Amazon Prime Video.The most important scientific discovery of the twentieth century, the discovery of the atom is explored in The Atom. Presented
Subjects:
Astronomy, Chemistry, Physics
Grades:
11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$8.97
$6.99
Bundle
By The Lessons of Phyz
Question set to accompany a documentary from The Archives Project. ATOMIC CAFE [extensive pre-viewing activity and 10 questions]This darkly humorous documentary consists of archival footage about nuclear warfare. Drawing largely on government
Subjects:
Physical Science, Physics, U.S. History
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$3.99
1
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By The Lessons of Phyz
The bundle opens with a PhET-fueled simulation lab activity that I used as a precursor to an in-class, hands-on experiment involving carts and motion tracking (not included here).Next we have an in-class (in-Zoom?) direct instruction activity
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$15.94
$11.99
Bundle
By The Lessons of Phyz
This activity uses PhET's Forces and Motion: Basics sim to explore Newton's First and Second laws of motion. The sim's tug of war simulation is used to explore balanced and unbalanced forces, and the notion that both rest and uniform motion can
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Simulations, Laboratory, Internet Activities
$2.99
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By The Lessons of Phyz
Question sets to accompany each episode of How Earth Made Us, a miniseries which also goes by the title How the Earth Changed History. The question sets work with streaming, DVD, and Blu-ray versions of all episodes. .How Earth Made Us | How the
Subjects:
Geology, Science, Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides, Google Apps
$11.96
$7.99
1
Bundle
By The Lessons of Phyz
This is a question set to accompany a BBC documentary. THE SECRET LIFE OF WAVES [38 questions]Documentary maker David Malone delves into the secrets of ocean waves. In an elegant and original film, he finds that waves are not made of water, that
Subjects:
Physical Science, Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$2.99
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By The Lessons of Phyz
Question set to accompany this episode of Naked Science. The video content is typically accessible via purchase or via streaming on the Internet. COLLIDING CONTINENTS [41 questions]The history and a projection of the future of the Earth's land
Subjects:
Geology, Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$2.99
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By The Lessons of Phyz
Questions to accompany Episode 1 of Universe Revealed, a PBS NOVA miniseries. The video is available through PBS.Universe RevealedIn this five-part series, NOVA delves into the vastness of space to capture moments of high drama when the universe
Subjects:
General Science, Astronomy, Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$2.99
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By The Lessons of Phyz
Questions to accompany Episode 3 of Universe Revealed, a PBS NOVA miniseries. The video is available through PBS.Universe RevealedIn this five-part series, NOVA delves into the vastness of space to capture moments of high drama when the universe
Subjects:
General Science, Astronomy, Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$2.99
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By The Lessons of Phyz
PHYZThis is part of the classroom curriculum I developed for use with my high school physics students. JOBThis assignment focuses on a single theme and is most often given as homework, but could be completed in class as well. Students should be able
Subjects:
Physics, Computer Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Simulations, Laboratory
$3.99
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
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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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