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Title: Float or Sink?
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Students will define density and use the density formula to determine the density, volume, and mass of various items using the correct units for each measurement.
Standard(s): [S1] PHS (912) 12: Identify metric units for mass, distance, time, temperature, velocity, acceleration, density, force, energy, and power.
Subject: Mathematics (9  12), or Credit Recovery Science (9  12), or Science (9  12)
Title: Float or Sink?
Description: Students will define density and use the density formula to determine the density, volume, and mass of various items using the correct units for each measurement.
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Title: Transform Me!  Types of Energy
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Students will understand the law of conservation of energy and the transformation of energy from one type to another.
Standard(s): [S1] PHS (912) 12: Identify metric units for mass, distance, time, temperature, velocity, acceleration, density, force, energy, and power.
Subject: Mathematics (9  12), or Credit Recovery Science (9  12), or Science (9  12)
Title: Transform Me!  Types of Energy
Description: Students will understand the law of conservation of energy and the transformation of energy from one type to another.
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Title: Automotive Brake Serviceinspecting and Machining a Disc Brake Rotor Off the Vehicle.
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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: Credit Recovery Science (9  12), or 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.
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Title: Automotive Brake Serviceinspecting and machining a disc brake rotor onthevehicle
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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: Credit Recovery Science (9  12), or 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.
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Title: How High Did My Rocket Go?
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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: Credit Recovery Science (9  12), or 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.
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Title: Curve Balls
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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
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Title: Planet Gravity project
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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):
[SC2015] ENVS (912) 1: Investigate and analyze the use of nonrenewable energy sources (e.g.,
fossil fuels, nuclear, natural gas) and renewable energy sources (e.g., solar,
wind, hydroelectric, geothermal) and propose solutions for their impact on the
environment.
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.
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Title: Balanced & Unbalanced Forces 2
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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):
[SC2015] PHYS (912) 2: Identify external forces in a system and apply Newton's laws graphically by using models such as freebody diagrams to explain how the motion of an object is affected, ranging from simple to complex, and including circular motion.
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.
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Title: Newton's Second Law
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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):
[SC2015] PHYS (912) 2: Identify external forces in a system and apply Newton's laws graphically by using models such as freebody diagrams to explain how the motion of an object is affected, ranging from simple to complex, and including circular motion.
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.
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Title: Nuclear and Gravitational Force
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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):
[SC2015] PHYS (912) 2: Identify external forces in a system and apply Newton's laws graphically by using models such as freebody diagrams to explain how the motion of an object is affected, ranging from simple to complex, and including circular motion.
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.
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Title: Types of Friction
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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):
[SC2015] PHYS (912) 5: Construct models that illustrate how energy is related to work performed on or by an object and explain how different forms of energy are transformed from one form to another (e.g., distinguishing between kinetic, potential, and other forms of energy such as thermal and sound; applying both the workenergy theorem and the law of conservation of energy to systems such as roller coasters, falling objects, and springmass systems; discussing the effect of frictional forces on energy conservation and how it affects the motion of an object).
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.
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Title: Curve Balls
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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

