ALEX Lesson Plans
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Automotive Brake Serviceinspecting and Machining a Disc Brake Rotor Off the Vehicle.
Description:
The proper inspection machining or refinishing of disc brake rotors ensures quality brake repairs with little to no opportunity for returns for customer complaints. This lesson will teach inspection, measuring and machining techniques and procedures.
Standard(s): [S1] PHS (912) 8: Relate the law of conservation of energy to transformations of potential energy, kinetic energy, and thermal energy.
Subject: Science (9  12), or Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics (9  12)
Title: Automotive Brake Serviceinspecting and Machining a Disc Brake Rotor Off the Vehicle.
Description: The proper inspection machining or refinishing of disc brake rotors ensures quality brake repairs with little to no opportunity for returns for customer complaints. This lesson will teach inspection, measuring and machining techniques and procedures.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Automotive Brake Serviceinspecting and machining a disc brake rotor onthevehicle
Description:
The proper inspection machining or refinishing of disc brake rotors ensures quality brake repairs with little to no opportunity for returns for customer complaints. This lesson will teach inspection, measuring and machining techniques and procedures.
Standard(s): [S1] PHS (912) 12: Identify metric units for mass, distance, time, temperature, velocity, acceleration, density, force, energy, and power.
Subject: Science (9  12), or Transportation, Distribution, and Logistics (9  12)
Title: Automotive Brake Serviceinspecting and machining a disc brake rotor onthevehicle
Description: The proper inspection machining or refinishing of disc brake rotors ensures quality brake repairs with little to no opportunity for returns for customer complaints. This lesson will teach inspection, measuring and machining techniques and procedures.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: How High Did My Rocket Go?
Description:
This is a lab in which the students will calculate the height of an air or water rocket by using trigonometry.
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 1: Explain linear, uniform circular, and projectile motions using one and twodimensional vectors.
Subject: Science (9  12)
Title: How High Did My Rocket Go?
Description: This is a lab in which the students will calculate the height of an air or water rocket by using trigonometry.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Force and Motion
Description:
In this lesson, the students will work across the curriculum using technology, business education, and mathematics. They will form a company and use the physics of force and motion to build a hovercraft. The students will use this experience to apply to 'real life' business situations.This lesson plan was created as a result of the Girls Engaged in Math and Science, GEMS Project funded by the Malone Family Foundation.
Standard(s): [TC2] CA2 (912) 11: Critique digital content for validity, accuracy, bias, currency, and relevance.
Subject: Science (9  12), or Technology Education (9  12)
Title: Force and Motion
Description: In this lesson, the students will work across the curriculum using technology, business education, and mathematics. They will form a company and use the physics of force and motion to build a hovercraft. The students will use this experience to apply to 'real life' business situations.This lesson plan was created as a result of the Girls Engaged in Math and Science, GEMS Project funded by the Malone Family Foundation.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Designing a Rube Goldberg Machine
Description:
In this lesson, students will apply their knowledge of complex and simple machines to designing a Rube Goldberg Machine. Students will calculate the mechanical advantage of 3 of the simple machines in their design. Students should also relate Newton's 3 Laws of Motion to their machine.This lesson plan was created as a result of the Girls Engaged in Math and Science, GEMS Project funded by the Malone Family Foundation.
Standard(s): [S1] PHS (912) 7: Relate velocity, acceleration, and kinetic energy to mass, distance, force, and time.
Subject: Science (9  12)
Title: Designing a Rube Goldberg Machine
Description: In this lesson, students will apply their knowledge of complex and simple machines to designing a Rube Goldberg Machine. Students will calculate the mechanical advantage of 3 of the simple machines in their design. Students should also relate Newton's 3 Laws of Motion to their machine.This lesson plan was created as a result of the Girls Engaged in Math and Science, GEMS Project funded by the Malone Family Foundation.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Discovering Earth's History
Description:
This lesson introduces the basic principles that are used to interpret geologic time. It associates the relationships between the rock record and historical events that created the landforms on our planet. It explains how the rock record can be interpreted by geologists.This lesson plan was created as a result of the Girls Engaged in Math and Science, GEMS Project, funded by the Malone Family Foundation.
Standard(s): [MA2013] AL1 (912) 41: Represent data with plots on the real number line (dot plots, histograms, and box plots). [SID1]
Subject: Mathematics (9  12), or Science (9  12)
Title: Discovering Earth's History
Description: This lesson introduces the basic principles that are used to interpret geologic time. It associates the relationships between the rock record and historical events that created the landforms on our planet. It explains how the rock record can be interpreted by geologists.This lesson plan was created as a result of the Girls Engaged in Math and Science, GEMS Project, funded by the Malone Family Foundation.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Graphing Gallery Walk
Description:
In this lesson, students will participate in a gallery walk to realize the vast amount of information found in a graph. Students will make notes of the graphs as they rotate through the gallery. At the conclusion, students will create a story from an assigned graph.This lesson plan was created as a result of the Girls Engaged in Math and Science, GEMS Project funded by the Malone Family Foundation.
Standard(s): [ELA2013] (11) 4: Determine the meaning of words and phrases as they are used in the text, including figurative and connotative meanings; analyze the impact of specific word choices on meaning and tone, including words with multiple meanings or language that is particularly fresh, engaging, or beautiful. (Include Shakespeare as well as other authors.) [RL.1112.4]
Subject: English Language Arts (9  11), or Science (9  12)
Title: Graphing Gallery Walk
Description: In this lesson, students will participate in a gallery walk to realize the vast amount of information found in a graph. Students will make notes of the graphs as they rotate through the gallery. At the conclusion, students will create a story from an assigned graph.This lesson plan was created as a result of the Girls Engaged in Math and Science, GEMS Project funded by the Malone Family Foundation.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Plate Tectonics
Description:
This lesson culminates the hypothesis of Continental Drift and Sea floor Spreading into the Plate Tectonic Theory. The students will be able to recognize that our planet is ever changing. They should be able to analyze the forces which create destruction on our planet are directly related to its shifting surface.This lesson plan was created as a result of the Girls Engaged in Math and Science, GEMS Project funded by the Malone Family Foundation.
Standard(s): [S1] PHS (912) 8: Relate the law of conservation of energy to transformations of potential energy, kinetic energy, and thermal energy.
Subject: Science (9  12)
Title: Plate Tectonics
Description: This lesson culminates the hypothesis of Continental Drift and Sea floor Spreading into the Plate Tectonic Theory. The students will be able to recognize that our planet is ever changing. They should be able to analyze the forces which create destruction on our planet are directly related to its shifting surface.This lesson plan was created as a result of the Girls Engaged in Math and Science, GEMS Project funded by the Malone Family Foundation.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Motion in One Dimension
Description:
This handson exercise allows students to view and calculate the various factors involved in onedimensional motion. Students will use remote control vehicles to illustrate the linear motion. Students will use the information gathered from the motion of the remote control vehicles to solve various equations for velocity, acceleration, distance traveled, or time. Students will then represent the relationships between these factors graphically.
Standard(s): [S1] PHS (912) 7: Relate velocity, acceleration, and kinetic energy to mass, distance, force, and time.
Subject: Science (9  12)
Title: Motion in One Dimension
Description: This handson exercise allows students to view and calculate the various factors involved in onedimensional motion. Students will use remote control vehicles to illustrate the linear motion. Students will use the information gathered from the motion of the remote control vehicles to solve various equations for velocity, acceleration, distance traveled, or time. Students will then represent the relationships between these factors graphically.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Gas Pressure
Description:
This lesson is a demonstration lecture that defines gas pressure in terms of force, explains how pressure is measured, and defines and converts units of pressure. Students will create a slide show presentation on a gas and its uses in science, medicine, or technology.
Standard(s):
Subject: Science (9  12), or Technology Education (9  12)
Title: Gas Pressure
Description: This lesson is a demonstration lecture that defines gas pressure in terms of force, explains how pressure is measured, and defines and converts units of pressure. Students will create a slide show presentation on a gas and its uses in science, medicine, or technology.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Energy and Work Amusement Park Style
Description:
This is a lesson presenting energy and work. It covers: types of energy, forms of energy, work, law of conservation of energy, and renewable and nonrenewable energy sources. In the activities section, one will find links to Internet sites that explore concepts of energy and work. Interactive labs are also included in this lesson. The lesson can serve as a studentled or teacherled lesson. It gives a brief statement of facts; therefore, the teacher must provide expansions, if needed. The expansions could come from the Internet sites since many of them go into more detail about the concepts. The teacher will also be expected to supply some form of assessment for the lesson.
Standard(s): [S1] PHS (912) 8: Relate the law of conservation of energy to transformations of potential energy, kinetic energy, and thermal energy.
Subject: Science (9  12)
Title: Energy and Work Amusement Park Style
Description: This is a lesson presenting energy and work. It covers: types of energy, forms of energy, work, law of conservation of energy, and renewable and nonrenewable energy sources. In the activities section, one will find links to Internet sites that explore concepts of energy and work. Interactive labs are also included in this lesson. The lesson can serve as a studentled or teacherled lesson. It gives a brief statement of facts; therefore, the teacher must provide expansions, if needed. The expansions could come from the Internet sites since many of them go into more detail about the concepts. The teacher will also be expected to supply some form of assessment for the lesson.
Thinkfinity Lesson Plans
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Curve Balls
Description:
In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about the mathematics behind baseball pitching. Mathematician Chuck Romine discusses a new mathematical model that describes the trajectory of a curve ball. Science Updates are audio interviews with scientists and are accompanied by a set of questions as well as links to related Science NetLinks lessons and other related resources.
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 4: Describe quantitative relationships for velocity, acceleration, force, work, power, potential energy, and kinetic energy.
Subject: Physical Education, Science Title: Curve Balls
Description: In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about the mathematics behind baseball pitching. Mathematician Chuck Romine discusses a new mathematical model that describes the trajectory of a curve ball. Science Updates are audio interviews with scientists and are accompanied by a set of questions as well as links to related Science NetLinks lessons and other related resources. Thinkfinity Partner: Science NetLinks Grade Span: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Rocket Launch
Description:
In this Science NetLinks lesson, students explore design considerations of model rockets. They consider how model rockets are similar to real rockets (in design and flight), as well as how they are different due to the constraints placed upon them such as size and intended user.
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 4: Describe quantitative relationships for velocity, acceleration, force, work, power, potential energy, and kinetic energy.
Subject: Science Title: Rocket Launch
Description: In this Science NetLinks lesson, students explore design considerations of model rockets. They consider how model rockets are similar to real rockets (in design and flight), as well as how they are different due to the constraints placed upon them such as size and intended user. Thinkfinity Partner: Science NetLinks Grade Span: 9,10,11,12
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Galileo and the Inevitability of Ideas
Description:
In this EDSITEment lesson, students develop an understanding of the historical significance of Galileo's scientific achievements. They examine the values underlying historic choices by debating the merits of the earthcentered Ptolemaic System and the suncentered Copernican System.
Standard(s): [S1] E&S (912) 10: Identify scientists and their findings relative to Earth and space, including Copernicus, Galileo, Kepler, Newton, and Einstein.
Subject: Language Arts,Science Title: Galileo and the Inevitability of Ideas
Description: In this EDSITEment lesson, students develop an understanding of the historical significance of Galileo's scientific achievements. They examine the values underlying historic choices by debating the merits of the earthcentered Ptolemaic System and the suncentered Copernican System. Thinkfinity Partner: EDSITEment Grade Span: 9,10,11,12
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: PingPong Avalanches
Description:
In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about how pingpong balls may help the science of avalanche prediction. Science Updates are audio interviews with scientists and are accompanied by a set of questions as well as links to related Science NetLinks lessons and other related resources.
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 4: Describe quantitative relationships for velocity, acceleration, force, work, power, potential energy, and kinetic energy.
Subject: Science Title: PingPong Avalanches
Description: In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about how pingpong balls may help the science of avalanche prediction. Science Updates are audio interviews with scientists and are accompanied by a set of questions as well as links to related Science NetLinks lessons and other related resources. Thinkfinity Partner: Science NetLinks Grade Span: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Modeling Orbital Debris Problems
Description:
In this lesson, from Illuminations, students examine the problem of space pollution caused by humanmade debris in orbit to develop an understanding of functions and modeling. The lesson gives students an opportunity to use spreadsheets, graphing calculators, and computer graphing utilities.
Standard(s): [MA2013] AL2 (912) 32: Compare properties of two functions each represented in a different way (algebraically, graphically, numerically in tables, or by verbal descriptions). [FIF9]
Subject: Mathematics,Science Title: Modeling Orbital Debris Problems
Description: In this lesson, from Illuminations, students examine the problem of space pollution caused by humanmade debris in orbit to develop an understanding of functions and modeling. The lesson gives students an opportunity to use spreadsheets, graphing calculators, and computer graphing utilities. Thinkfinity Partner: Illuminations Grade Span: 9,10,11,12
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Fuelsaving Speed
Description:
In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about the ideal vehicle speed for the best fuel efficiency. Oak Ridge National Laboratory engineer Brian West describes the relationship between engine efficiency and drag. Science Updates are audio interviews with scientists and are accompanied by a set of questions as well as links to related Science NetLinks lessons and other related resources.
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 4: Describe quantitative relationships for velocity, acceleration, force, work, power, potential energy, and kinetic energy.
Subject: Science Title: Fuelsaving Speed
Description: In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about the ideal vehicle speed for the best fuel efficiency. Oak Ridge National Laboratory engineer Brian West describes the relationship between engine efficiency and drag. Science Updates are audio interviews with scientists and are accompanied by a set of questions as well as links to related Science NetLinks lessons and other related resources. Thinkfinity Partner: Science NetLinks Grade Span: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12
ALEX Podcasts
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: The Physics of Football
Overview:
This podcast tells about the physics that are applied in the game of football: Momentum, acceleration, and force. Standard(s):
[S1] PHY (912) 4: Describe quantitative relationships for velocity, acceleration, force, work, power, potential energy, and kinetic energy.
The Physics of Football Overview: This podcast tells about the physics that are applied in the game of football: Momentum, acceleration, and force.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: The Roller Coaster
Overview:
This podcast shows some of the science and history of rollercoasters. Standard(s):
[S1] PHY (912) 4: Describe quantitative relationships for velocity, acceleration, force, work, power, potential energy, and kinetic energy.
The Roller Coaster Overview: This podcast shows some of the science and history of rollercoasters.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Planet Gravity project
Overview:
This podcast was designed to cover the force of gravity. The purpose of this particular podcast is to compare weight on the various planets as a result of the force of gravity on a mass. Standard(s):
[S1] E&S (912) 1: Describe sources of energy, including solar, gravitational, geothermal, and nuclear.
Planet Gravity project Overview: This podcast was designed to cover the force of gravity. The purpose of this particular podcast is to compare weight on the various planets as a result of the force of gravity on a mass.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Archives Aeroflyer
Overview:
Learn to make an Archives Aeroflyer with a step by step video and included handouts. Standard(s):
[S1] PHS (912) 7: Relate velocity, acceleration, and kinetic energy to mass, distance, force, and time.
Archives Aeroflyer Overview: Learn to make an Archives Aeroflyer with a step by step video and included handouts.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Balanced & Unbalanced Forces 2
Overview:
This podcast is one in a series of podcasts designed to introduce and explain forces in our world. This particular podcast teaches the difference between balanced and unbalanced forces including a demonstration of how to calculate each. The students also show combined forces and how to calculate them. Standard(s):
[S1] PHS (912) 12: Identify metric units for mass, distance, time, temperature, velocity, acceleration, density, force, energy, and power.
Balanced & Unbalanced Forces 2 Overview: This podcast is one in a series of podcasts designed to introduce and explain forces in our world. This particular podcast teaches the difference between balanced and unbalanced forces including a demonstration of how to calculate each. The students also show combined forces and how to calculate them.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Newton's Second Law
Overview:
This podcast is part of a series of podcast designed to introduce and explain forces in our world. This particular podcast focuses on Newton's Second Law of motion and the students use real life application and demonstration to explain this law. They also demonstrate the math skills needed to explain what is happening in Newton's Second Law of Motion. Standard(s):
[S1] PHS (912) 12: Identify metric units for mass, distance, time, temperature, velocity, acceleration, density, force, energy, and power.
Newton's Second Law Overview: This podcast is part of a series of podcast designed to introduce and explain forces in our world. This particular podcast focuses on Newton's Second Law of motion and the students use real life application and demonstration to explain this law. They also demonstrate the math skills needed to explain what is happening in Newton's Second Law of Motion.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Nuclear and Gravitational Force
Overview:
This podcast is one of a series of podcasts that are designed to teach about the forces in our world. This particular podcast focuses on gravitational and nuclear forces. The students discuss Universal Gravitation, and nuclear forces and demonstrate each in the podcast. They also define the unit for force. Standard(s):
[S1] PHY (912) 8: Summarize similarities in the calculation of electrical, magnetic, and gravitational forces between objects.
Nuclear and Gravitational Force Overview: This podcast is one of a series of podcasts that are designed to teach about the forces in our world. This particular podcast focuses on gravitational and nuclear forces. The students discuss Universal Gravitation, and nuclear forces and demonstrate each in the podcast. They also define the unit for force.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Types of Friction
Overview:
This podcast is designed to introduce and demonstrate the common types of friction. Teachers and students alike will enjoy the descriptions and demonstations presented by students to assist with the understanding of the various types of friction forces encountered in our world. Standard(s):
[S1] PHY (912) 4: Describe quantitative relationships for velocity, acceleration, force, work, power, potential energy, and kinetic energy.
Types of Friction Overview: This podcast is designed to introduce and demonstrate the common types of friction. Teachers and students alike will enjoy the descriptions and demonstations presented by students to assist with the understanding of the various types of friction forces encountered in our world.
Thinkfinity Podcasts
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Curve Balls
Description:
In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about the mathematics behind baseball pitching. Mathematician Chuck Romine discusses a new mathematical model that describes the trajectory of a curve ball. Science Updates are audio interviews with scientists and are accompanied by a set of questions as well as links to related Science NetLinks lessons and other related resources.
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 4: Describe quantitative relationships for velocity, acceleration, force, work, power, potential energy, and kinetic energy.
Subject: Physical Education, Science Title: Curve Balls
Description: In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about the mathematics behind baseball pitching. Mathematician Chuck Romine discusses a new mathematical model that describes the trajectory of a curve ball. Science Updates are audio interviews with scientists and are accompanied by a set of questions as well as links to related Science NetLinks lessons and other related resources. Thinkfinity Partner: Science NetLinks Grade Span: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: PingPong Avalanches
Description:
In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about how pingpong balls may help the science of avalanche prediction. Science Updates are audio interviews with scientists and are accompanied by a set of questions as well as links to related Science NetLinks lessons and other related resources.
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 4: Describe quantitative relationships for velocity, acceleration, force, work, power, potential energy, and kinetic energy.
Subject: Science Title: PingPong Avalanches
Description: In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about how pingpong balls may help the science of avalanche prediction. Science Updates are audio interviews with scientists and are accompanied by a set of questions as well as links to related Science NetLinks lessons and other related resources. Thinkfinity Partner: Science NetLinks Grade Span: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Fuelsaving Speed
Description:
In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about the ideal vehicle speed for the best fuel efficiency. Oak Ridge National Laboratory engineer Brian West describes the relationship between engine efficiency and drag. Science Updates are audio interviews with scientists and are accompanied by a set of questions as well as links to related Science NetLinks lessons and other related resources.
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 4: Describe quantitative relationships for velocity, acceleration, force, work, power, potential energy, and kinetic energy.
Subject: Science Title: Fuelsaving Speed
Description: In this Science Update, from Science NetLinks, you'll hear about the ideal vehicle speed for the best fuel efficiency. Oak Ridge National Laboratory engineer Brian West describes the relationship between engine efficiency and drag. Science Updates are audio interviews with scientists and are accompanied by a set of questions as well as links to related Science NetLinks lessons and other related resources. Thinkfinity Partner: Science NetLinks Grade Span: 6,7,8,9,10,11,12
Web Resources
Lesson Plans
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Newton's Laws: action and reaction
Description:
This site has several minilabs for Newton's Laws of motion and allows students to observe, collect data, and form hypotheses also.
Standard(s): [S1] PHS (912) 7: Relate velocity, acceleration, and kinetic energy to mass, distance, force, and time.
Newton's Laws: action and reaction
http://teachers.net/...
This site has several minilabs for Newton's Laws of motion and allows students to observe, collect data, and form hypotheses also.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Catch The Light
Description:
Website contains lesson plans and standards for teaching light waves, and the electromagnetic spectrum.
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 4: Describe quantitative relationships for velocity, acceleration, force, work, power, potential energy, and kinetic energy.
Catch The Light
http://amazingspace...
Website contains lesson plans and standards for teaching light waves, and the electromagnetic spectrum.
Podcasts
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Physics 401: Newton's 1st and 2nd Laws
Description:
Physics 401: Newton's 1st and 2nd Laws. GPB Television Podcast for physics and physical science.
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 1: Explain linear, uniform circular, and projectile motions using one and twodimensional vectors.
Physics 401: Newton's 1st and 2nd Laws
http://www.gpb.org/c...
Physics 401: Newton's 1st and 2nd Laws. GPB Television Podcast for physics and physical science.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Testing your Conceptual Knowledge of Newton's First Law of Motion
Description:
Testing your conceptual knowledge of Newton's First Law of Motion, Khan Academy quiz on Newton's First Law of Motion Podcast
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 4: Describe quantitative relationships for velocity, acceleration, force, work, power, potential energy, and kinetic energy.
Testing your Conceptual Knowledge of Newton's First Law of Motion
http://www.khanacade...
Testing your conceptual knowledge of Newton's First Law of Motion, Khan Academy quiz on Newton's First Law of Motion Podcast
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Newton's First Law of Motion
Description:
Khan Academy podcast on Newton's First Law of Motion. Part 1
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 4: Describe quantitative relationships for velocity, acceleration, force, work, power, potential energy, and kinetic energy.
Newton's First Law of Motion
http://www.khanacade...
Khan Academy podcast on Newton's First Law of Motion. Part 1
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Physics 403: More of Newton's 2nd Law
Description:
Physics 403: More of Newton's 2nd Law. GPB Television Podcast for physics and physical science.
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 1: Explain linear, uniform circular, and projectile motions using one and twodimensional vectors.
Physics 403: More of Newton's 2nd Law
http://www.gpb.org/c...
Physics 403: More of Newton's 2nd Law. GPB Television Podcast for physics and physical science.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Physics 404: Newton's 3rd Law and Projectile Motion
Description:
Physics 404: Newton's 3rd Law and Projectile Motion. GBP Television Podcast for Physics and Physical Science.
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 4: Describe quantitative relationships for velocity, acceleration, force, work, power, potential energy, and kinetic energy.
Physics 404: Newton's 3rd Law and Projectile Motion
http://www.gpb.org/c...
Physics 404: Newton's 3rd Law and Projectile Motion. GBP Television Podcast for Physics and Physical Science.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Physics 301: Analysis of Motion
Description:
This is a GPB Television Podcast for Physics and Physical Science. This podcast talks about the motion of science.
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 1: Explain linear, uniform circular, and projectile motions using one and twodimensional vectors.
Physics 301: Analysis of Motion
http://www.gpb.org/c...
This is a GPB Television Podcast for Physics and Physical Science. This podcast talks about the motion of science.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Physics 302: Motion Math
Description:
This is a GPB Television Podcast on the science of motion. This podcast will explain how to calculate motion.
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 1: Explain linear, uniform circular, and projectile motions using one and twodimensional vectors.
Physics 302: Motion Math
http://www.gpb.org/c...
This is a GPB Television Podcast on the science of motion. This podcast will explain how to calculate motion.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Calculating Average Velocity or Speed
Description:
Khan Academy, Khan works problems for velocity and speed
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 1: Explain linear, uniform circular, and projectile motions using one and twodimensional vectors.
Calculating Average Velocity or Speed
http://www.khanacade...
Khan Academy, Khan works problems for velocity and speed
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Cacluating Velocity; Solving for time
Description:
Khan Academy Podcast. Khan works problems in velocity in which he solves for time.
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 1: Explain linear, uniform circular, and projectile motions using one and twodimensional vectors.
Cacluating Velocity; Solving for time
http://www.khanacade...
Khan Academy Podcast. Khan works problems in velocity in which he solves for time.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Displacement from Time and Velocity Example
Description:
This Khan Academy podcast works problems to calculation displacement from time and velocity.
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 1: Explain linear, uniform circular, and projectile motions using one and twodimensional vectors.
Displacement from Time and Velocity Example
http://www.khanacade...
This Khan Academy podcast works problems to calculation displacement from time and velocity.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Newton's First Law of Motion, Part 3
Description:
This a podcast from Khan Academy. This is the third part of a fourpart series on Newton's first law of motion.
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 1: Explain linear, uniform circular, and projectile motions using one and twodimensional vectors.
Newton's First Law of Motion, Part 3
http://www.khanacade...
This a podcast from Khan Academy. This is the third part of a fourpart series on Newton's first law of motion.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Math in Basketball
Description:
Basketball player Elton Brand describes how he became an NBA star, then presents a challenge about the math behind the perfect free throw shot.
Standard(s): [MA2013] AM1 (912) 2: (+) Solve problems involving velocity and other quantities that can be represented by vectors, including navigation (e.g., airplane, aerospace, oceanic). [NVM3] (Alabama)
Math in Basketball
http://www.thirteen....
Basketball player Elton Brand describes how he became an NBA star, then presents a challenge about the math behind the perfect free throw shot.
Assessments
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Testing your Conceptual Knowledge of Newton's First Law of Motion
Description:
Testing your conceptual knowledge of Newton's First Law of Motion, Khan Academy quiz on Newton's First Law of Motion Podcast
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 4: Describe quantitative relationships for velocity, acceleration, force, work, power, potential energy, and kinetic energy.
Testing your Conceptual Knowledge of Newton's First Law of Motion
http://www.khanacade...
Testing your conceptual knowledge of Newton's First Law of Motion, Khan Academy quiz on Newton's First Law of Motion Podcast
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Friction Quiz
Description:
The concepts of frictions placed in a 10 question quiz to assess mastery.Quiz is computer graded.
Standard(s): [STM] STM3 (912) 10: Describe primary characteristics associated with mechanical systems, including physical quantities, motion, and energy.
Friction Quiz
http://www.bbc.co.uk...
The concepts of frictions placed in a 10 question quiz to assess mastery.Quiz is computer graded.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Forces Quiz
Description:
The concepts of forces are placed in a 10 question quiz to assess mastery. Quiz is computer graded.
Standard(s): [S1] PHS (912) 7: Relate velocity, acceleration, and kinetic energy to mass, distance, force, and time.
Forces Quiz
http://www.bbc.co.uk...
The concepts of forces are placed in a 10 question quiz to assess mastery. Quiz is computer graded.
Informational Materials
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Physics 401: Newton's 1st and 2nd Laws
Description:
Physics 401: Newton's 1st and 2nd Laws. GPB Television Podcast for physics and physical science.
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 1: Explain linear, uniform circular, and projectile motions using one and twodimensional vectors.
Physics 401: Newton's 1st and 2nd Laws
http://www.gpb.org/c...
Physics 401: Newton's 1st and 2nd Laws. GPB Television Podcast for physics and physical science.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Physics 403: More of Newton's 2nd Law
Description:
Physics 403: More of Newton's 2nd Law. GPB Television Podcast for physics and physical science.
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 1: Explain linear, uniform circular, and projectile motions using one and twodimensional vectors.
Physics 403: More of Newton's 2nd Law
http://www.gpb.org/c...
Physics 403: More of Newton's 2nd Law. GPB Television Podcast for physics and physical science.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Physics 404: Newton's 3rd Law and Projectile Motion
Description:
Physics 404: Newton's 3rd Law and Projectile Motion. GBP Television Podcast for Physics and Physical Science.
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 4: Describe quantitative relationships for velocity, acceleration, force, work, power, potential energy, and kinetic energy.
Physics 404: Newton's 3rd Law and Projectile Motion
http://www.gpb.org/c...
Physics 404: Newton's 3rd Law and Projectile Motion. GBP Television Podcast for Physics and Physical Science.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Calculating Average Velocity or Speed
Description:
Khan Academy, Khan works problems for velocity and speed
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 1: Explain linear, uniform circular, and projectile motions using one and twodimensional vectors.
Calculating Average Velocity or Speed
http://www.khanacade...
Khan Academy, Khan works problems for velocity and speed
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Rubber Band Airplane Lab
Description:
You would not think that the rubber band planes that kids play with as toys today had any relevance in our history. But, in fact, the commercial airplanes that you ride on every day originated from the simple idea of the rubber band airplane. Many scientists’ ideas on aerodynamics started with a plane as simple as one powered by a rubber band. This website allows students to identify the best model of a rubber airplane by manipulating its weight and propeller speed.
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 1: Explain linear, uniform circular, and projectile motions using one and twodimensional vectors.
Rubber Band Airplane Lab
http://tuhsphysics.t...
You would not think that the rubber band planes that kids play with as toys today had any relevance in our history. But, in fact, the commercial airplanes that you ride on every day originated from the simple idea of the rubber band airplane. Many scientists’ ideas on aerodynamics started with a plane as simple as one powered by a rubber band. This website allows students to identify the best model of a rubber airplane by manipulating its weight and propeller speed.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Catch The Light
Description:
Website contains lesson plans and standards for teaching light waves, and the electromagnetic spectrum.
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 4: Describe quantitative relationships for velocity, acceleration, force, work, power, potential energy, and kinetic energy.
Catch The Light
http://amazingspace...
Website contains lesson plans and standards for teaching light waves, and the electromagnetic spectrum.
Interactives/Games
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Physics Projectile Motion, Interactive Simulation
Description:
This is an interactive simulation used to test the students calculations and predictions for projectile motion.
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 1: Explain linear, uniform circular, and projectile motions using one and twodimensional vectors.
Physics Projectile Motion, Interactive Simulation
http://phet.colorado...
This is an interactive simulation used to test the students calculations and predictions for projectile motion.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Physics Velocity and Accleration, interactive simulation
Description:
This is an interactive simulation for physic students to calculate velocity and acceleration
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 4: Describe quantitative relationships for velocity, acceleration, force, work, power, potential energy, and kinetic energy.
Physics Velocity and Accleration, interactive simulation
http://phet.colorado...
This is an interactive simulation for physic students to calculate velocity and acceleration
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Forces and Motion: Basics
Description:
Explore the forces at work in a tug of war or pushing a refrigerator, crate, or person. Create an applied force and see how it makes objects move. Change friction and see how it affects the motion of objects
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 4: Describe quantitative relationships for velocity, acceleration, force, work, power, potential energy, and kinetic energy.
Forces and Motion: Basics
http://phet.colorado...
Explore the forces at work in a tug of war or pushing a refrigerator, crate, or person. Create an applied force and see how it makes objects move. Change friction and see how it affects the motion of objects
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Lunar Landing
Description:
Can you avoid the boulder field and land safely, just before your fuel runs out, as Neil Armstrong did in 1969? Our version of this classic video game accurately simulates the real motion of the lunar lander with the correct mass, thrust, fuel consumption rate, and lunar gravity. The real lunar lander is very hard to control
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 4: Describe quantitative relationships for velocity, acceleration, force, work, power, potential energy, and kinetic energy.
Lunar Landing
http://phet.colorado...
Can you avoid the boulder field and land safely, just before your fuel runs out, as Neil Armstrong did in 1969? Our version of this classic video game accurately simulates the real motion of the lunar lander with the correct mass, thrust, fuel consumption rate, and lunar gravity. The real lunar lander is very hard to control
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Motion in 2D
Description:
Students will learn about position, velocity, and acceleration vectors. Move the ball with the mouse or let the simulation move the ball in four types of motion.
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 4: Describe quantitative relationships for velocity, acceleration, force, work, power, potential energy, and kinetic energy.
Motion in 2D
http://phet.colorado...
Students will learn about position, velocity, and acceleration vectors. Move the ball with the mouse or let the simulation move the ball in four types of motion.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Newton's Laws of Motion
Description:
An interactive discovery.com website that allows a student to learn Newton's 3 Laws of Motion
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 4: Describe quantitative relationships for velocity, acceleration, force, work, power, potential energy, and kinetic energy.
Newton's Laws of Motion
http://science.disco...
An interactive discovery.com website that allows a student to learn Newton's 3 Laws of Motion
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Temperature and Particle Motion
Description:
This website allows students to observe the movement of particles of an ideal gas at a variety of temperatures for 5 minutes. A histogram showing the MaxwellBoltzmann velocity distribution is shown, and the most probable velocity, mean velocity, and root mean square velocity can be calculated. Molecules of different gases can be compared by moving the graph at various velocities and times. Requires flashplayer.
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 4: Describe quantitative relationships for velocity, acceleration, force, work, power, potential energy, and kinetic energy.
Temperature and Particle Motion
http://www.explorele...
This website allows students to observe the movement of particles of an ideal gas at a variety of temperatures for 5 minutes. A histogram showing the MaxwellBoltzmann velocity distribution is shown, and the most probable velocity, mean velocity, and root mean square velocity can be calculated. Molecules of different gases can be compared by moving the graph at various velocities and times. Requires flashplayer.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: The Moving Man
Description:
Learn about position, velocity, and acceleration graphs. Move the little man back and forth with the mouse and plot his motion. Set the position, velocity, or acceleration and let the simulation move the man for you.
Standard(s): [MA2013] AM1 (912) 2: (+) Solve problems involving velocity and other quantities that can be represented by vectors, including navigation (e.g., airplane, aerospace, oceanic). [NVM3] (Alabama)
The Moving Man
http://phet.colorado...
Learn about position, velocity, and acceleration graphs. Move the little man back and forth with the mouse and plot his motion. Set the position, velocity, or acceleration and let the simulation move the man for you.
Learning Activities
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Newton's Laws: action and reaction
Description:
This site has several minilabs for Newton's Laws of motion and allows students to observe, collect data, and form hypotheses also.
Standard(s): [S1] PHS (912) 7: Relate velocity, acceleration, and kinetic energy to mass, distance, force, and time.
Newton's Laws: action and reaction
http://teachers.net/...
This site has several minilabs for Newton's Laws of motion and allows students to observe, collect data, and form hypotheses also.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Forces and Motion: Basics
Description:
Explore the forces at work in a tug of war or pushing a refrigerator, crate, or person. Create an applied force and see how it makes objects move. Change friction and see how it affects the motion of objects
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 4: Describe quantitative relationships for velocity, acceleration, force, work, power, potential energy, and kinetic energy.
Forces and Motion: Basics
http://phet.colorado...
Explore the forces at work in a tug of war or pushing a refrigerator, crate, or person. Create an applied force and see how it makes objects move. Change friction and see how it affects the motion of objects
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Water Bottle Rocket Competition
Description:
Participants will design, construct, and test a rocket made from a 2 liter plastic soda bottle. The goal is to design a rocket that will remain aloft for a maximum period of time. Every group will launch their rocket 3 times. Do not use the same rocket body (2 liter bottle) for more than two launches. The first 2 launches will be test launches. Your group must choose one or more aspects of the rocket to test. After each test launch you must analyze what hurt your rocket’s performance the most and redesign it before the next launch day. Your goal is to have the best possible rocket by the final launch day.
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 1: Explain linear, uniform circular, and projectile motions using one and twodimensional vectors.
Water Bottle Rocket Competition
http://cchsliu.org/w...
Participants will design, construct, and test a rocket made from a 2 liter plastic soda bottle. The goal is to design a rocket that will remain aloft for a maximum period of time. Every group will launch their rocket 3 times. Do not use the same rocket body (2 liter bottle) for more than two launches. The first 2 launches will be test launches. Your group must choose one or more aspects of the rocket to test. After each test launch you must analyze what hurt your rocket’s performance the most and redesign it before the next launch day. Your goal is to have the best possible rocket by the final launch day.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Rubber Band Airplane Lab
Description:
You would not think that the rubber band planes that kids play with as toys today had any relevance in our history. But, in fact, the commercial airplanes that you ride on every day originated from the simple idea of the rubber band airplane. Many scientists’ ideas on aerodynamics started with a plane as simple as one powered by a rubber band. This website allows students to identify the best model of a rubber airplane by manipulating its weight and propeller speed.
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 1: Explain linear, uniform circular, and projectile motions using one and twodimensional vectors.
Rubber Band Airplane Lab
http://tuhsphysics.t...
You would not think that the rubber band planes that kids play with as toys today had any relevance in our history. But, in fact, the commercial airplanes that you ride on every day originated from the simple idea of the rubber band airplane. Many scientists’ ideas on aerodynamics started with a plane as simple as one powered by a rubber band. This website allows students to identify the best model of a rubber airplane by manipulating its weight and propeller speed.
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Temperature and Particle Motion
Description:
This website allows students to observe the movement of particles of an ideal gas at a variety of temperatures for 5 minutes. A histogram showing the MaxwellBoltzmann velocity distribution is shown, and the most probable velocity, mean velocity, and root mean square velocity can be calculated. Molecules of different gases can be compared by moving the graph at various velocities and times. Requires flashplayer.
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 4: Describe quantitative relationships for velocity, acceleration, force, work, power, potential energy, and kinetic energy.
Temperature and Particle Motion
http://www.explorele...
This website allows students to observe the movement of particles of an ideal gas at a variety of temperatures for 5 minutes. A histogram showing the MaxwellBoltzmann velocity distribution is shown, and the most probable velocity, mean velocity, and root mean square velocity can be calculated. Molecules of different gases can be compared by moving the graph at various velocities and times. Requires flashplayer.
Teacher Tools
Save to ALEX 
Share

Show Details
Title: Catch The Light
Description:
Website contains lesson plans and standards for teaching light waves, and the electromagnetic spectrum.
Standard(s): [S1] PHY (912) 4: Describe quantitative relationships for velocity, acceleration, force, work, power, potential energy, and kinetic energy.
Catch The Light
http://amazingspace...
Website contains lesson plans and standards for teaching light waves, and the electromagnetic spectrum.

