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Podcasts (14) A program (audio or video) made available in digital format for playback or download over the Internet. Assessments (1) Any activity or resource teachers use to help gauge student progress. Informational Materials (7) Textual information containing useful facts or information.
Interactives/Games (12) A learning object that requires a user's involvement. Learning Activities (4) Any activity that would enhance a lesson or unit in order to help the learner master an objective 
and/or acquire a skill.  Examples include, but are not limited to, online tutorials, experiments, 
demonstrations, and hands-on activities.


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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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Newton's First Law of Motion
http://www.khanacade...
Khan Academy Youtube podcast on Newton's First Law of Motion (Part 2) presents the concepts of Newton's First Law as an explanation of a quiz.

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Physics 402: Newton's 2nd Law
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Physics 402: Newton's 2nd Law. GPB Television Podcast for physics and physical science.

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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 of Projectile Motion
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Physics 405: Projectile Motion. GPB Television Podcast for physics and physical science. Includes an embedded 30 minute video lesson,two note-taking guides and a problem worksheet (PDF).

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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.

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Physics 302: Motion Math
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This is a GPB Television Podcast on the science of motion. This podcast will explain how to calculate motion.

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Physics 303: Motion of Falling Objects
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This is a GBP Television Podcast on the science of motion. The podcast describes the math and science of falling object.

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Calculating Average Velocity or Speed
http://www.khanacade...
Khan Academy, Khan works problems for velocity and speed

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Cacluating Velocity; Solving for time
http://www.khanacade...
Khan Academy Podcast. Khan works problems in velocity in which he solves for time.

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Displacement from Time and Velocity Example
http://www.khanacade...
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
http://www.khanacade...
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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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.

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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.

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 402: Newton's 2nd Law
http://www.gpb.org/c...
Physics 402: Newton's 2nd Law. 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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Physics of Projectile Motion
http://www.gpb.org/c...
Physics 405: Projectile Motion. GPB Television Podcast for physics and physical science. Includes an embedded 30 minute video lesson,two note-taking guides and a problem worksheet (PDF).

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Calculating Average Velocity or Speed
http://www.khanacade...
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.

Interactives/Games


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

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Gravity and Orbits, Physics Interactive Simulation
http://phet.colorado...
This is an interactive simulation for the effects of Gravity on orbiting bodies in space.

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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

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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.

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Motion in 1D
http://phet.colorado...
Explore the forces at work when you try to push a filing cabinet. Create an applied force and see the resulting friction force and total force acting on the cabinet. Charts show the forces, position, velocity, and acceleration vs. time. View a Free Body Diagram of all the forces (including gravitational and normal forces).

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Torque
http://phet.colorado...
Investigate how torque causes an object to rotate. Discover the relationships between angular acceleration, moment of inertia, angular momentum and torque

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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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When Pigs Fly! Make Your Own Plane
http://www.usmint.go...
Students use this website to construct and fly their own plane. They can compete to see whose plane flies the furthest and longest.

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Projectile Motion
http://phet.colorado...
This interactive makes learning fun either by teachers demonstrating projectile motion objects or students independently practicing by setting the angle, initial speed, and mass by firing various. Teachers and students can add air resistance to make a game out of this simulation by trying to hit a target.

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Forces and Motion
http://phet.colorado...
The interactive tool allows students to explore the forces at work when pushing a filing cabinet. Students create an applied force to determine the resulting friction force and total force acting on the cabinet. Charts show the forces, position, velocity, and acceleration vs. time. View a Free Body Diagram of all the forces (including gravitational and normal forces).

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Interactive Projectile Motion
http://phet.colorado...
Blast a Buick out of a cannon! Learn about projectile motion by firing various objects. Set the angle, initial speed, and mass. Add air resistance. Make a game out of this simulation by trying to hit a target.

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Gravity Launch
http://www.kineticci...
This interactive game challenges students to launch their ship to dock with 1 or more stations in outer space. To do this, the student must select the thrust and angle for their ship to land successfully. THRUST: How much force your rocket ship will use to fly. ANGLE: Set the path you'll take off on your mission. LAUNCH: Blast off.

Learning Activities


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Introduction to Vectors and Scalars
http://www.khanacade...
This is a Khan Academy video lesson introducing Vector and Scalars. **First video in a four part series on displacement, velocity and time.

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Torque
http://phet.colorado...
Investigate how torque causes an object to rotate. Discover the relationships between angular acceleration, moment of inertia, angular momentum and torque

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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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