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## Web Resources

### Lesson Plans

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Newton's Laws: action and reaction
http://teachers.net/...
This site has several mini-labs for Newton's Laws of motion and allows students to observe, collect data, and form hypotheses also.

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Catch The Light
http://amazing-space...
Website contains lesson plans and standards for teaching light waves, and the electromagnetic spectrum.

### Podcasts

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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.

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Testing your Conceptual Knowledge of Newton's First Law of Motion
Testing your conceptual knowledge of Newton's First Law of Motion, Khan Academy quiz on Newton's First Law of Motion Podcast

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Newton's First Law of Motion
Khan Academy podcast on Newton's First Law of Motion. Part 1

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Physics 403: More of Newton's 2nd Law
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Physics 403: More of Newton's 2nd Law. GPB Television Podcast for physics and physical science.

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Physics 404: Newton's 3rd Law and Projectile Motion
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Physics 404: Newton's 3rd Law and Projectile Motion. GBP Television Podcast for Physics and Physical Science.

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Physics 301: Analysis of Motion
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This is a GPB Television Podcast for Physics and Physical Science. This podcast talks about the motion of science.

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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.

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Calculating Average Velocity or Speed
Khan Academy, Khan works problems for velocity and speed

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Cacluating Velocity; Solving for time
Khan Academy Podcast. Khan works problems in velocity in which he solves for time.

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Displacement from Time and Velocity Example
This Khan Academy podcast works problems to calculation displacement from time and velocity.

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Newton's First Law of Motion, Part 3
This a podcast from Khan Academy. This is the third part of a four-part series on Newton's first law of motion.

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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

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Testing your Conceptual Knowledge of Newton's First Law of Motion
Testing your conceptual knowledge of Newton's First Law of Motion, Khan Academy quiz on Newton's First Law of Motion Podcast

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Friction Quiz
http://www.bbc.co.uk...
The concepts of frictions placed in a 10 question quiz to assess mastery.Quiz is computer graded.

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Forces Quiz
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The concepts of forces are placed in a 10 question quiz to assess mastery. Quiz is computer graded.

### Informational Materials

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Calculating Average Velocity or Speed
Khan Academy, Khan works problems for velocity and speed

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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.

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Catch The Light
http://amazing-space...
Website contains lesson plans and standards for teaching light waves, and the electromagnetic spectrum.

### Interactives/Games

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Physics Projectile Motion, Interactive Simulation
This is an interactive simulation used to test the students calculations and predictions for projectile motion.

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Physics Velocity and Accleration, interactive simulation
This is an interactive simulation for physic students to calculate velocity and acceleration

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Forces and Motion: Basics
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

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Lunar Landing
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

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Motion in 2D
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.

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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

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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 Maxwell-Boltzmann 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.

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The Moving Man
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

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Newton's Laws: action and reaction
http://teachers.net/...
This site has several mini-labs for Newton's Laws of motion and allows students to observe, collect data, and form hypotheses also.

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Forces and Motion: Basics
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

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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.

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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.

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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 Maxwell-Boltzmann 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

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Catch The Light
http://amazing-space...
Website contains lesson plans and standards for teaching light waves, and the electromagnetic spectrum.