Featured Resource Archive - Page 3
All About Circuits: Worksheets - Jan 2, 2015
An outstanding set of 50+ worksheets on basic electricity and DC circuits, designed to spark analytical reasoning in your students. The interactive online version will allow students to see answers. For teachers wishing to use them as quizzes, the worksheets can be freely downloaded with the solutions hidden.
NBC Learn: Science of the Olympic Winter Games - Nov 3, 2014
Spark student interest with this collection of 16 short videos that explore the physics behind winter sports. Entertaining AND accurate science.
Circus Physics - Oct 15, 2014
Collection of 8 videos with teacher guides provides a highly visual way to learn about projectile motion, linear and angular momentum, and Newton's Laws.
Concord Consortium: Atomic Structure - Oct 15, 2014
Give your students a powerful way to explore the orbital model of an atom. They can play with mass and charge, create different isotopes, and build atomic models that identify patterns.
PhET Teacher Activities: Experimental Design with Forces - Jul 7, 2014
Blend a classroom experiment with an interactive PhET simulation to help middle school students form deeper understanding of forces on a spring, kinetic/potential energy transformation, and effects of gravity on spring motion.
In this 18-minute podcast, researchers talk about surprising results of their studies on the effectiveness of classroom demos.
Advanced Placement Program: What's Changing in AP - Feb 1, 2014
The redesigned AP Physics courses is slated for Fall, 2014. How will this impact your teaching?
Physics Education Research User's Guide - Apr 25, 2013
The PER community has been at the forefront of research in science education. This easy-to-use guidebook lets you browse teaching methods and techniques associated with evidence-based best practice.
NASA: Goldilocks and the Three Planets - Nov 8, 2012
Great interactive resource for blending math and space science! Kids explore atmospheric gases for Earth, Mars, and Venus w/data from real space missions.
MIT Tech TV: Physics Demos - Aug 27, 2012
These newly-created videos will help kids visualize motion, wave interactions, electricity, and magnetism. Excellent videography; easy to embed.