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Question set to accompany Episode 17 of The Mechanical Universe (College). RESONANCE [20 questions]Why a swaying bridge collapses with a high wind, and why a wine glass shatters with a higher octave. [An epilogue was added to the question set to
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$2.99
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By The Lessons of Phyz
PHYZ This is part of the classroom curriculum I developed for use with my high school physics students. LAB Students will be working with something while completing this assignment. In this case, the Laser Viewing Tank. SPRINGBOARD The instructor
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Laboratory
$3.99
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By The Lessons of Phyz
The activity began as a stations lab before the pandemic. It was repurposed as a demonstration for remote teaching/distance learning (RT;DL).The stations areCard TrickA card is laid across the top of a cup. A coin is placed on top of the cup. Get
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Internet Activities
$2.99
1
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By The Lessons of Phyz
Question sets to accompany selected documentary videos from NOVA and The Archives Project. EINSTEIN’S BIG IDEA [28 questions]Over 100 years ago, Albert Einstein grappled with the implications of his revolutionary special theory of relativity and
Subjects:
Physical Science, Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$7.98
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Use PhET's Wave Interference sim to construct the mathematical relation describing interference patternsThe modern study of light began in the late 1600s and early 1700s with Isaac Newton in England and Christiaan Huygens in the Netherlands. Newton
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Simulations, Laboratory
$3.99
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By The Lessons of Phyz
PHYZ This is part of the classroom curriculum I developed for use with my high school physics students. LAB Students will be working with something while completing this assignment. In this case, it's a ray box and ray box prism.SPRINGBOARD The
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Laboratory
$3.99
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By The Lessons of Phyz
Please see the individual product listings for descriptions and previews.The student Google Docs file linked to in this product is suitable for use as Google Docs AND for printing and photocopying.
Subjects:
Science, Physical Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Internet Activities, Movie Guides, Google Apps
$16.94
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Web videos that involve physics are fun to watch. They can be even more engaging with the addition of a few well-crafted questions. This activity engages students with Griff Jones' classic, Understanding Car Crashes: It's Basic Physics (YouTube
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Internet Activities
$3.99
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By The Lessons of Phyz
Questions to accompany Episode 2 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:
Physics, History, Engineering
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
This is a PhET simulation-based lab that explores the basics of mechanical wave propagation. It utilizes either PhET sim: Waves Intro or Wave Interference.Source amplitude and frequency are independently varied and resulting wave features are
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Simulations, Laboratory, Internet Activities
$3.99
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By The Lessons of Phyz
Question set and answer key to accompany Episode 5 of the groundbreaking Netflix series, Our Planet. The series includes stunning photography at every level. As always, watch the episode yourself before presenting or assigning it to students. A
Subjects:
Science, Biology
Grades:
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
Question set to accompany the third episode of National Geographic’s Welcome to Earth. Follow Will Smith on an extraordinary, once-in-a-lifetime adventure around the world to explore Earth’s greatest wonders and reveal its most hidden secrets.
Subjects:
Psychology, Earth Sciences, Biology
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
Investigate the differences between high and low sounds and loud and quiet sounds in terms of wave properties.This is a PhET simulation-based lab that investigates the differences between high and low sounds and loud and quiet sounds in terms of
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Simulations, Laboratory, Internet Activities
$3.99
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By The Lessons of Phyz
PHYZ This is part of the classroom curriculum I developed for use with my high school physics students. SPRINGBOARD The instructor guides students through this activity via classroom discussion. The activity is a springboard for that discussion.
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets
$3.99
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By The Lessons of Phyz
PHYZ This is part of the classroom curriculum I developed for use with my high school physics students. LAB Students will be working with something while completing this assignment. In this case, a ray box and prism. The "lab" portion is very brief
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Laboratory
$2.99
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By The Lessons of Phyz
Question set to accompany the second episode of National Geographic’s Welcome to Earth. Follow Will Smith on an extraordinary, once-in-a-lifetime adventure around the world to explore Earth’s greatest wonders and reveal its most hidden secrets.
Subjects:
Biology, Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$2.99
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By The Lessons of Phyz
In this activity, students use PhET's Density sim to rank objects by mass, size, density, and to determine a density-based rule for flotation. Neutral density is also noted. God-like abilities to manipulate the mass of constant-volume blocks or the
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Simulations, Laboratory
$2.99
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By The Lessons of Phyz
PHYZ This is part of the classroom curriculum I developed for use with my high school physics students. LAB Students will be working with something while completing this assignment. In this case, a Laser Viewing Tank system.SPRINGBOARD The
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Laboratory
$2.99
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By The Lessons of Phyz
Students have been looking at screens quite a bit in recent years. But have they really looked at those screens? In this activity, we look very closely at those screens. Most people are surprised by what they see when they look this closely.The
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Simulations, Laboratory, Internet Activities
$3.99
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By The Lessons of Phyz
Use PhET's Photoelectric Effect sim to investigate the nature of the photoelectric effect and determine the work function of an unknown metal. Recommended preparation:1. PhyzLab Springboard: The Photoelectric Effect (teacher-guided classroom
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Simulations, Internet Activities
$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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