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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:
Physics, History, Physical Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$8.97
$6.99
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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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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:
Physics, Physical Science
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$187.44
$99.99
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Questions to accompany both episodes of Gravity and Me: The Force That Shapes Our Lives, a two-part BBC documentary, available from Spark on YouTube.Physics professor Jim Al-Khalili investigates the amazing science of gravity. A fundamental force of
Subjects:
Physical Science, Physics
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$4.99
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
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
2
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
By The Lessons of Phyz
Questions to accompany Episode 1 of Chemistry: A Volatile History, a three-part BBC miniseries. THE DISCOVERY OF THE ELEMENTS [38 questions, 3 pages]The story of how the elements were discovered and mapped begins with the alchemists who questioned
Subjects:
Physical Science, 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
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
$43.92
$34.99
1
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Questions to accompany Episode 2 of Chemistry: A Volatile History, a three-part BBC miniseries. THE ORDER OF THE ELEMENTS [42 questions, 3 pages]Professor Jim Al-Khalili looks at how the early scientists' bid to decode the order of the elements was
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
1
Online Resource
Google Drive™ folder
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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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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
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
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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
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 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
$5.99
Bundle
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
$11.99
2
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By The Lessons of Phyz
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
Google Drive™ folder
By The Lessons of Phyz
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,
Subjects:
History, Physical Science, Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$2.99
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
Please see the individual product descriptions for details.The student Google Docs file/s linked to in this product are suitable for use as Google Docs AND for printing and photocopying.
Subjects:
Physical Science, Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides, Google Apps
$38.88
$19.99
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By The Lessons of Phyz
Question sets and answer keys to accompany selected documentary videos from the BBC and NASA. The documentaries align with specific elements of the physics curriculum in waves and light. These episodes are particularly useful in revealing the human
Subjects:
Physical Science, Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 6th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$5.98
$3.99
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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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