## AP/IB/Honors Physics Activity Browse

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# Subject: Physics

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# Grade Level: College Lower (13-14)

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Using a Direct Measurement Video to Find the Rotational of Inertia of a Bicycle Wheel part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Using Direct Measurement Videos to Teach Physics:Examples

This activity is an opportunity for students to apply the principles of rotational motion to a real-world situation using a direct measurement video. Students will work together in small groups to determine the ...

Direct Measurement Video of a Cart Rolling Down a Ramp part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Using Direct Measurement Videos to Teach Physics:Examples

In this activity students use technology to investigate conservation of energy, Hooke's Law, and transfers of energy. Students will use previous knowledge of Hooke's Law, but will be using simulations on ...

Direct Measurement Video Analysis: Friction of a Block Sliding Down a Ramp part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Using Direct Measurement Videos to Teach Physics:Examples

This activity is intended for an entry level algebra based physics course in the chapter of forces in two directions. The objective of this lesson is for students to use a direct measurement video to calculate the ...

Direct Measurement Video Analysis - Blow-Dart Collides With Cart part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Using Direct Measurement Videos to Teach Physics:Examples

Students will use a video clip to directly measure conservation of momentum.

Using Direct Measurement Video to find the acceleration of a rocket-powered cart part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Using Direct Measurement Videos to Teach Physics:Examples

A video of a student accelerating across a stage on a cart powered by a releasing compressed carbon dioxide from a fire extinguisher can be used to analyze constant acceleration. This video includes a to-scale ...

Introduction to Direct Measurement Video: Measure the Velocity of a Roller Coaster part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Using Direct Measurement Videos to Teach Physics:Examples

This activity can be students' first exposure to using Direct Measurement Videos in physics. Students will use a video to make measurements that will allow them to calculate the speed of a roller coaster. ...

Direct Measurement Video of a Ball Sliding and Rolling part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Using Direct Measurement Videos to Teach Physics:Examples

This activity is intended to help students understand and apply rotational mechanics. Students will use a video of a billiard ball that is sliding and rolling along a metal track. Students can use the video to ...

Conservation of Linear and Angular Momentum During a Collision part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Using Direct Measurement Videos to Teach Physics:Examples

This activity is intended as an introduction to the concept of the angular momentum of a particle moving in a straight line. Students will use a video of a marble colliding with a wood block to analyze how both ...

ASTRO 100: Introduction to Astronomy part of Workshops:Class Assignments

Astro 100: Introduction to Astronomy Instructor: Cindy Blaha, Professor of Physics and Astronomy and Marjorie Crabb Garbisch Professor of the Liberal Arts Astronomy Fall 2011 Course Description An introduction to ...

Direct Measurement Video of a Toy Car Accelerating part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Using Direct Measurement Videos to Teach Physics:Examples

This is a short activity intended to allow students to practice kinematics using a video of a familiar object: a spring-powered toy car. Students measure displacement and elapsed time from the video and use these ...

Sonar Demonstration -- Human Sound Wave part of Cutting Edge:Oceanography:Activities

Sonar technology allowed scientists to produce high-resolution maps of the sea floor for the first time. This sonar demonstration uses a Human Sound Wave to image the "sea floor" in a lecture hall. In ...

Direct Measurement Video of a Bouncing Ball part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Using Direct Measurement Videos to Teach Physics:Examples

This is an activity presents an opportunity for students to practice problem solving using a direct measurement video. The video shows an inflatable rubber ball bouncing across a stage. Students make measurements ...

Sun Path: Interactive On-line Mac or PC part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Mathematical and Statistical Models:Mathematical and Statistical Models Examples

Students use SunPath in the yearly mode to investigate seasonal changes in sunrise, sunset, length of day and sun altitude at their own latitude. JAVA activity for Mac or PC. -

Pressure Melting of Ice: While-U-Wait part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Interactive Lecture Demonstrations:Examples

In this demonstration, students get to witness pressure melting and regelation first-hand. A weight is suspended via a thin wire over an ice cube. Over the course of the course of the demonstration, the wire ...

Airplane on a String part of Pedagogy in Action:Library:Using Direct Measurement Videos to Teach Physics:Examples

Students analyze the motion of a toy airplane on a string using information from the video (a visible force scale, a frame-counter & an overlaid protractor). These measurments allow them to determine the mass and speed of the aircraft as well as the length of the string that constrains it.

Reflection and Absorption of Light part of Starting Point-Teaching Entry Level Geoscience:Teaching with Data:Examples

Students use a microcomputer connected to a light sensor and temperature probe to explore the reflection and absorption of light. -

Density of Rocks - Some Applications part of Quantitative Skills:Activity Collection

This module studies some applications of being able to determine the density of rocks.

The Floating Lithosphere - Isostasy part of Quantitative Skills:Activity Collection

Students are asked to numerically and then analytically determine the relations governing the depth of compensation.

Direct Measurement Video of a Girl on a Trampoline part of Direct Measurement Videos:Activities

Screen shot from a video of person jumping on a trampoline (Quicktime Video 7.7MB Jul9 12) This clip shows a person jumping on a trampoline. When studying conservation of energy, a common example is a ball being ...

Using a Direct Measurement Video to Find the Rotational of Inertia of a Bicycle Wheel part of Direct Measurement Videos:Activities

This activity is an opportunity for students to apply the principles of rotational motion to a real-world situation using a direct measurement video. Students will work together in small groups to determine the ...