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Accuracy and Precision Lab (with measurement and density) part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
In this lab exercise, students practice correctly using measurement tools, recording data, calculating density, using significant figures, and exploring the concepts of accuracy and precision.

Subject: Chemistry:General Chemistry, Physics:General Physics:Mathematical Physics, Measurement/Units, Mathematics

Investigation of Pitch & Rate of Vibration part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This is an activity demonstrating how pitch varies using water bottles, and allows students to investigate pitch further with rulers, straws, and water bottles.

Subject: Physics:Oscillations & Waves

Motion of a Mass on a Spring part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity is a lab where students make measurements of a mass on a spring and work through appropriate calculations dealing with simple harmonic motion.

Subject: Physics:Oscillations & Waves:Oscillations

Exploring Work and Energy part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity is used to explore the difference between work and energy.

Subject: Physics:Classical Mechanics:Work and Energy

Bending Light part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity will allow students to see light bending. The students will be able to calculate the amount of bend or refraction that occurs with various mediums.

Subject: Physics:Optics:Geometrical Optics

Calculating Air Resistance using the Monte Carlo Method part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
Students will discover the terminal velocity to mass relationship and use this information to calculate the air resistance constant. They will evaluate the accuracy of their lab using the Monte Carlo method.

Subject: Physics:Classical Mechanics:Gravity

Investigating White Light: What colors make up white light? part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity is an investigation of what colors make up white light. Students will explore through two different hands-on activities.

Subject: Physics:Optics

Temperature-Volume Relationship of a Gas part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This investigation uses the relationship between volume and temperature to reinforce the ideal gas law. It also uses the data collected to find absolute zero.

Subject: Physics:Thermodynamics & Statistical Mechanics:Gas Law, Chemistry:General Chemistry:Gas Laws

Calculating the Speed of Sound part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This activity enables students to calculate the speed of sound in a laboratory setting.

Subject: Physics:Oscillations & Waves

Investigating Buoyancy: Calculating the Maxium Load of a Ship part of MnSTEP Teaching Activity Collection:MnSTEP Activity Mini-collection
This lab activity allows students to apply their knowledge of Archimedes' Principle by calculating the maximum buoyant force that a ship can produce.

Subject: Physics:Fluid Mechanics