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Question sets to accompany selected documentary videos from sources such as NOVA and National Geographic. SEARCH FOR THE SUPER BATTERY [32 questions]We live in an age when technological innovation seems to be limitlessly soaring. But for all the
Subjects:
Chemistry, Physics
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8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
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By The Lessons of Phyz
PHYZThis is part of the classroom curriculum I developed for use with my high school physics students. LABThis is an in-class, hands-on laboratory experiment. If there was a practical way to implement this activity in remote/distance/hybrid, I
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Laboratory
$3.99
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By The Lessons of Phyz
Question set to accompany this episode of NOVA. The video content is typically accessible via purchase or via streaming online.ALIEN PLANETS REVEALED [45 questions]From PBS - It's a golden age for planet hunters: recently, they've discovered more
Subjects:
Astronomy, Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$2.99
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By The Lessons of Phyz
Click individual products for detailed descriptions.The student Google Docs files provided in this product are suitable for use online for remote instruction and/or for printing and photocopying for in-person instruction.
Subjects:
Geology, Science, Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
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Worksheets, Movie Guides, Printables
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This is a question set to accompany an episode of the PBS program, NOVA. ABSOLUTE ZEROOur mastery of cold is something we take for granted, whether it s air conditioning and frozen food or the liquefied gases and superconductivity at the heart of
Subjects:
History, Physical Science, Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$2.99
Online Resource
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By The Lessons of Phyz
This is an adaptation of an in-person electrostatics laboratory activity developed during the pandemic. A series of such redesigns is described on my Blog of Phyz as RT;DL (remote teaching; distance learning) activities. This activity utilizes
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Simulations, Laboratory, Internet Activities
$3.99
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Google Drive™ folder
By The Lessons of Phyz
Question set to accompany this episode of Modern Marvels. The video content is typically accessible via purchase or via streaming online.WEATHER PREDICTIONS [47 questions]A study of the discoveries, inventions, and technological advances that have
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Earth Sciences
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8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
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$2.99
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This is a question set to accompany an episode of the PBS program, NOVA. NEWTON’S DARK SECRETS [36 questions]He was the greatest scientist of his day, perhaps of all time. But while Isaac Newton was busy discovering the universal law of gravitation,
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History, Physical Science, Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$2.99
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By The Lessons of Phyz
Episodes 1, 2, 3, and 5 are included. Episodes 4 and 6 were omitted. See individual item listings for complete details.
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Physics
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8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
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In this activity, you will control the universe! Well you’ll control a simulated solar system, anyway. You will investigate elliptical and circular orbits and determine the relationship between orbital radius and orbital speed.*While PhET is
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
This exercise in radiometric dating is built around PhET's Radioactive Dating Game sim. As of this writing, the sim runs via CheerpJ (a Java emulator). PhET is in the process of recoding their simulations to HTML5.Students enjoy the
Subjects:
Geology, Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Simulations, Laboratory, Internet Activities
$1.99
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By The Lessons of Phyz
PHYZThis is part of the classroom curriculum I developed for use with my high school physics students. LABStudents will be working with something (computer simulation in this case) while completing this assignment. And this one is intended for
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
This is an adaptation of an in-person magnetic field lab developed during the pandemic. A series of such redesigns is described on my Blog of Phyz as RT;DL (remote teaching; distance learning) activities. This activity utilizes videoclips of the
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Laboratory, Internet Activities
$3.99
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By The Lessons of Phyz
Question sets to accompany the The Mechanical Universe High School Adaptation episodes described below. The high school adaptation videos are no longer available for purchase, and none of the previous distributors posted them for streaming. So I
Subjects:
Physics, Physical Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$5.99
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By The Lessons of Phyz
Questions to accompany Episode 1 of Atom, a three-part BBC miniseries. The video is 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 by
Subjects:
Chemistry, Physics
Grades:
11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$2.99
1
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By The Lessons of Phyz
Use PhET's Masses and Springs simulation to determine force constants, mass values, and the gravitational acceleration on an unknown planet.IncludesStudent document (print-friendly Google Docs file on Google Drive)Answer key
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Simulations, Laboratory
$2.99
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Google Drive™ folder
By The Lessons of Phyz
This is a PhET simulation-based lab that explores the fundamental principles of simple DC circuits. It utilizes Circuit Construction Kit: DC.The opening section involves the anatomy of a simple incandescent light bulb. This exercise is instructive
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
By The Lessons of Phyz
Using PhET's The Moving Man simulation, investigate motion graphs by manipulating a simulated on-screen “moving man.” The simulation produces graphs representing the motion of the man.
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Laboratory, Internet Activities, Simulations
$3.99
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By The Lessons of Phyz
Question sets to accompany the The Mechanical Universe High School Adaptation episodes described below. The high school adaptation videos are no longer available for purchase, and none of the previous distributors posted them for streaming. So I
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$5.99
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By The Lessons of Phyz
This is an adaptation of an in-person electrostatics demonstration developed during the pandemic. A series of such redesigns is described on my Blog of Phyz as RT;DL (remote teaching; distance learning) activities. This activity utilizes videoclips
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, 7th
Types:
Laboratory, 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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