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Question set and answer key to accompany Merchants of Doubt (Sony Classic Pictures). The set includes 44 questions on 4 pages. [Note: The film is rated PG-13 due to brief use of profanity. You may wish to screen it privately before showing it to
Subjects:
Psychology, Science
Grades:
11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides, Google Apps
$3.99
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Questions to accompany Nova: Hunting the Elements, hosted by David Pogue on PBS. This program is nearly 2 hours in length. It no longer streams for free, but it is available for purchase.HUNTING THE ELEMENTS (69 questions, 4 pages)Where do nature's
Subjects:
General Science, Physical Science, Chemistry
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides, Printables
$4.99
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Google Drive™ folder
By The Lessons of Phyz
Question sets and answer keys to accompany NOVA: Deadliest Earthquakes. The video content is typically accessible via purchase or via streaming on the Internet. [2 pages, 34 questions]Lessons of Phyz advantages:A heavy font ensures high legibility
Subjects:
Geology, Science, Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides, Google Apps
$2.99
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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
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
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
Science teachers have an obligation to instill critical thinking and skepticism in their students. If my students can calculate kinetic energy as (1/2)mv^2 but also buy a Power Balance bracelet or accept media reports of paranormal activity, I feel
Subjects:
Psychology, Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Google Apps, Internet Activities
$2.99
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Question set and answer key to accompany National Geographic's Before the Flood. The set includes 61 questions on 4 pages.Lessons of Phyz advantages:A heavy font ensures high legibility even in dim lighting.Questions are designed to be answered
Subjects:
General Science, Physical Science, Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
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This is a video question set to accompany the first episode of the PBS Series (also available on Amazon Prime Video) Breakthrough: The Ideas That Changed the World [TV-PG] Episode 1 tells the story of the development of the telescope, from a
Subjects:
Science, Engineering
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
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$2.99
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Question sets and answer keys to accompany Naked Science: Colliding Continents. The video content is typically accessible via purchase or via streaming on the Internet. [3 pages, 41 questions]Lessons of Phyz advantages:A heavy font ensures high
Subjects:
Geology, Science, Earth Sciences
Grades:
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 and answer key to accompany Cosmos: A Personal Voyage Episode III, "Harmony of the Worlds," which emphasizes physical science: from astrology to Kepler's Laws. There was a nice article in November, 2017 issue of WIRED magazine
Subjects:
Physical Science, Astronomy, Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides, Google Apps
$2.99
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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 fairly deeply with a thrill-seeking stunt I performed when I visited Victoria Falls on
Subjects:
Physics
Grades:
11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Internet Activities, Printables
$4.99
1
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By The Lessons of Phyz
Question set and answer key to accompany Nova's Longitude: Lost at Sea. The set includes 48 questions on 4 pages.Lessons of Phyz advantages:A heavy font ensures high legibility even in dim lighting.Questions are designed to be answered while the
Subjects:
Geography, General Science, Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides, Google Apps
$2.99
1
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By The Lessons of Phyz
Question sets and answer keys to accompany NOVA: Secrets of the Sun. The video content is typically accessible via purchase or via streaming on the Internet. [2 pages, 43 questions]Lessons of Phyz advantages:A heavy font ensures high legibility even
Subjects:
Science, Astronomy, Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides, Google Apps
$2.99
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Question set and answer key to accompany Episode 2 of the groundbreaking Netflix series, Our Planet. The episode is titled “Frozen Worlds” and the set includes 38 questions.The series includes stunning photography at every level. As always, watch
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, Biology
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides, Google Apps
$2.99
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By The Lessons of Phyz
Question sets and answer keys to accompany NOVA: Deadliest Volcanoes. The video content is typically accessible via purchase or via streaming on the Internet. [2 pages, 26 questions]Lessons of Phyz advantages:A heavy font ensures high legibility
Subjects:
Geology, Science, Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides, Google Apps
$2.99
1
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Question sets and answer keys to accompany 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
Subjects:
Physical Science, Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides, Google Apps
$4.99
1
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Question set and answer key to accompany this episode of Paul Hewitt’s Conceptual Physics Alive! All episodes are available at Arbor Scientific.Newton’s First Law [14 questions x 2 forms + 22 question x 1 form] 45 minutesIn this lecture, Paul Hewitt
Subjects:
Physical Science, Physics
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides, Google Apps
$2.99
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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 a few popular inertia related videos found on YouTube. Video addresses are given
Subjects:
Physics, Physical Science
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Google Apps, Activities, Internet Activities
$2.99
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By The Lessons of Phyz
Question set and answer key to accompany Episode 4 of the groundbreaking Netflix series, Our Planet. The episode is titled “Coastal Seas” and the set includes 38 questions.The series includes stunning photography at every level. As always, watch the
Subjects:
Science, Earth Sciences, Biology
Grades:
9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides, Google Apps
$2.99
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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. Advanced amateur nature/wildlife/travel photographer.

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