##### Lab Safety Guidelines

Students will be doing many laboratory activities that may require the use of chemicals, laboratory equipment, and other items which, if used incorrectly, can be hazardous.

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Mystery Eggs (opening experiment)

Powerpoint Lecture: Scientific Method | Lecture Notes

Independent and Dependent Variables

{Lab} Conducting an Experiment (Plop Plop Fiz Fiz)

Powerpoint Lecture: Standards of Measurement | Lecture Notes

Standards - (Article) How Many Hands on a Horse

(Lab) Scientific Processes - Tools and Measurements

Powerpoint Lecture: Interpreting & Creating Graphs | Notes

Tadpoles Change in Number (English usage)

Interpreting Graphs (bar, line, scatterplots)

Graphing Practice | Graphing Flow Rates |

Math & Physics | Lecture Notes

Review Guide and Practice Test

Powerpoint Lecture: Motion | Lecture Notes

Problemset: Distance & Displacement

Problemset: Velocity

Activities:

Speed and the Two Step | Mealworm Speed

Distance and Time Graphs with Wind-Up Ducks

Problem Set: Acceleration

PPT: Motion & Forces (Newton's Law) | Lecture Notes

PPT: Newton's 2nd Law (F=ma) | Lecture Notes

Articles: Mathematics to Everywhere | High Speed Trains |Satellites | Another Dead Satellite Newton's Laws

Labs: Mass vs Weight | How Much Weight

eLabs: Projectile Motion | Airtrack Collisions | Elevator Forces

Lab: Momentum; Marble Slides into Cup

FunLab: Design a Balloon Car

Problemset: Force and Acceleration (F=ma)

Problemset: Mass and Weight | Momentum

Powerpoint Lecture: Newton's Third Law (collisions)

Lecture Notes

Activity: Design a website for Isaac Newton

Review Guide: Newton's 2nd and 3rd Laws

Powerpoint Lecture: Potential & Kinetic Energy | Lecture Notes

Article: Wicked Rollercoaster

Elab: Coaster Crafter

Problem Set: Kinetic and Potential Energy

Graphic: Potential Energy | Law of Conservation of Energy

Review Guide: Energy

Powerpoint Lecture: Work and Power | Student Notes

Powerpoint Lecture: Simple Machines | Student Copy

Problemset: Work

Problemset: Power

Article: Levers and the Body

(Lab) Lever Lab: Calculate Mechanical Advantage

(Lab) Pulleys and Inclined Planes: If Your Need to Move a Piano.

PHET ELab - Balancing Act

(ELab) Levers | ELab - Simple Machines

For Fun: Build a system of gears with Gearsket.ch

Video: Disney Imagineering: Levers and Pulleys

Powerpoint Lecture: Electricity | Student Notes

Light Bulb Exploration | Circuit Construction Kit (web)

Electronic Diagrams | Series and Parallel Circuits

Electricity ProblemSet (Ohm's Law)

Electricity Crossword (Review)

Powerpoint Lecture: Magnets | Lecture Notes

(Lab) Experiments with Magnets

(Demo Lab) Make an Electromagnet

(Lab) Create a Compass

Article: Magnetism

Powerpoint Lecture: Waves | Lecture Notes

Powerpoint Lecture: Sound (Waves) | Lecture Notes

Powerpoint Lecture: Electromagnetic Waves | Lecture Notes

Powerpoint Lecture: Light & Color | Lecture Notes

Problemset: Wave Speed

Vocabulary: Electromagnetic Waves

Lab: Working with Light & Color

Article: Sonar

Video: Tsunami

Final Project: Technology and Inventions

Final Exam Practice Quizzes: Scientific Method & Motion | Forces | Energy & Work | Electricity & Magnets |

Final Exam Topic Review Guide | Final Exam Fill in the Blank Review

*If it's green, it's BIOLOGY. ▪ If it stinks, it's CHEMISTRY. ▪ If it doesn't work, it's PHYSICS *

Students will be doing many laboratory activities that may require the use of chemicals, laboratory equipment, and other items which, if used incorrectly, can be hazardous.

Read moreExamine pie graphs, bar graphs, and scatterplots and answer questions about what is being displayed.

Read morePractice creating graphs that show the position of an object as it moves. Finally, take your own data of a wind-up toy as it moves in a straight line.

Read morePractice the acceleration equation by identifying variables: final velocity, initial velocity, and time.

Read moreRead and article about Newton's three laws and answer questions. (Literacy and Science)

Read moreHow do roller coasters use potential and kinetic energy to design loops and hills. (Literacy and Science)

Read moreLearn how the arm length can affect the amount of work done by a lever in this virtual lab by PHET.

Read moreConstruct circuits and run tests to determine how voltage and resistance affects the brightness of a bulb.

Read moreThis problemset uses the Ohm's Law equation to calculate voltage, resistance, and current within a circuit.

Read moreThis article gives a brief overview of how magnets are used in everyday living.

Read moreData from appliances is used to create a bar graph and analyze the costs of running electricity.

Read moreEngineering and Design lab where students design a car using bottle caps, straws, and skewers.

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