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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
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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
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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:
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$2.99
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Question set to accompany this episode of NOVA. The video content is typically accessible via purchase or via streaming online.DEADLIEST EARTHQUAKES [34 questions]In 2010, epic earthquakes all over the planet delivered one of the worst annual death
Subjects:
Geology, Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$2.99
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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
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This is a question set to accompany Episode 3 of Cosmos: Possible Worlds, a thirteen-part documentary series released in 2020. Cosmos: Possible Worlds continues Carl Sagan's legacy that began more than 40 years ago. This wonder-filled voyage through
Subjects:
Astronomy, Biology, Geology
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Movie Guides
$2.99
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By The Lessons of Phyz
This is a question set to accompany Episode 2 of Cosmos: Possible Worlds, a thirteen-part documentary series released in 2020. Cosmos: Possible Worlds continues Carl Sagan's legacy that began more than 40 years ago. This wonder-filled voyage through
Subjects:
Astronomy, Anthropology, Engineering
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Printables, Movie Guides
$2.99
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By The Lessons of Phyz
Questions to accompany Episode 5 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
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Question sets and answer keys to accompany this episode of NOVA. The video content is typically accessible via purchase or via streaming online.DEADLIEST VOLCANOES [26 questions]Millions of people around the world live in the shadow of active
Subjects:
Geology, Earth Sciences
Grades:
8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool, 7th
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$2.99
1
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By The Lessons of Phyz
This is a question set to accompany Episode 4 of Cosmos: Possible Worlds, a thirteen-part documentary series released in 2020. Cosmos: Possible Worlds continues Carl Sagan's legacy that began more than 40 years ago. This wonder-filled voyage through
Subjects:
Science, Social Studies - History, Biology
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
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$2.99
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By The Lessons of Phyz
Questions to accompanyUltimate Space Telescope, PBS NOVA season 49, episode 10. The video is available through PBS.ULTIMATE SPACE TELESCOPE (41 questions, 3 pages]How did NASA engineers build and launch the most ambitious telescope of all time?
Subjects:
Science, Astronomy, Engineering
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
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$2.99
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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:
Chemistry, Physics, History
Grades:
7th, 8th, 9th, 10th, 11th, 12th, Higher Education, Adult Education, Homeschool
Types:
Worksheets, Movie Guides
$2.99
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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:
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$2.99
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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
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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
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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
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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:
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$3.99
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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
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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
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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:
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$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. 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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