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#### Fractions: Intro

This downloadable Java applet allows students to experiment with fractions by building and displaying fractions in the... see more

#### Everything Balances Out in the End

In this lesson students use a rule of thumb about the weight of babies to practice doubling and halving numbers. They... see more

#### The Institute of Physics: Content... The Institute of Physics: Content Tailored for Teachers

The Institute of Physics, based in London, has created this page for teachers looking for high-quality resources to help... see more

#### Shrinking Coin

In this demonstration, learners attempt to get a large coin through a small hole, the size of a smaller coin. Use this... see more

#### Magnetic Pendulums

In this activity and demonstration about electricity and magnetism, learners observe how the current generated when one... see more

#### Heavy Air

In this activity and/or demonstration, learners illustrate visually and physically that air has weight. Learners balance... see more

#### Bone Stress

In this optics activity, learners examine how polarized light can reveal stress patterns in clear plastic. Learners place... see more

#### State Data Map

This application uses percentages to shade in a map of the United States. It displays ten different data sets and their... see more

#### Slide Projector Activities

This resource contains several mini-explorations using a slide projector as a light source to investigate light and the... see more

#### Using a Triple Beam Balance

A 3 minute amateur video shows a triple beam balance in use.

#### Exploring Newton's Second Law

Using the scientific method this simple hands on experiment is designed to verify Newton's Second Law.

#### Wavelength and Energy

This is an activity about wavelength and frequency. Using a 30 to 50 foot rope and two volunteers, learners will observe... see more

#### Sounds of the Sun

This is an activity about the Doppler effect. Learners begin by simulating the noise made by a passing siren. After... see more

#### Touch the Spring (Lightbulb)

In this activity, a lightbulb is placed in front of a concave mirror. The actual lightbulb is not visible to the viewer,... see more

#### Egg Drop

Perform this classic inertia demonstration to illustrate the transfer of potential energy to kinetic energy. Eggs are... see more

#### Resolving Force Vectors: Interactive... Resolving Force Vectors: Interactive Demonstration

This is an Interactive Lecture Demonstration for resolving force vectors using the suspended block demonstration... see more

#### NOVA: Einstein's Big Idea

It is hard to overestimate the importance of Albert Einstein's equation, "Energy equals mass times the speed of light... see more

#### SmartGraphs physical science... SmartGraphs physical science activities

SmartGraphs provides free, open source activities that help students learn about graphs and concepts represented in... see more

#### World Year of Physics 2005: Einstein... World Year of Physics 2005: Einstein in the 21st Century

The International Union of Pure and Applied Physics declared 2005 as the World Year of Physics, which coincides with the... see more

#### Iron Filings and (2-3D) Magnetic... Iron Filings and (2-3D) Magnetic Field Lines

This is a lesson to demonstrate magnetic field lines in 2- and 3-dimensions. In the first activity, learners sprinkle... see more

#### How to Detect Cosmic Rays

In this lesson on cosmic rays, students will explain two examples of a cosmic ray detector. Includes information about... see more

#### PBS Learning Media: What Is a Wave?

This is an interactive activity for middle school on the fundamentals of waves, adapted from the University of Utah's... see more

#### Buoyancy Bulls-Eye

In this hands-on activity, learners will construct a scuba diver that can float in order to explore how sea creatures... see more

#### Train Trouble

This Technology Problem of the Week (tPoW) challenges students to use proportional reasoning to determine the speed of a... see more