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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 6 Good Virtual Science Lab Apps for Students. May 6, 2017 The apps we curated for you today provide students with virtual labs where they can learn more on a wide variety of scientific phenomena.

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 6 Good Virtual Science Lab Apps for Students

Using an inquiry-based learning approach, students will get to access interactive simulations, collaborate on quizzes, explore tables of elements and solve scientific puzzles all while having fun. We have included both Android and iPad apps, check them out and see which ones work for you. Enjoy 1- Lab4Physics - A Lab in Your Pocket ‘Lab4Physics is an educational solution designed to support teachers around the world improve science education, by making it easy and inexpensive to bring lab experiences into the classroom. In this lab, students can find tools (like an accelerometer, a sonometer or a speedometer) that can help them measure gravity or acceleration in real time.’ Earl Haig Secondary School - Physics Review Lessons.

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ValleyFair Project - Bohacek Physics. McCulley's HTML 5 Physics Lab Simulations., Work and Momentum/Pages 273-279 from Irwin Physics.pdf. GeoGebra. GO4ST8Physics. Our organization was developed over twenty years ago by physics teachers for persons interested in physics education in the state of Minnesota.


There are no dues, just an interest in sharing ideas that can improve physics education and the persons attending the meetings. There are usually 4 meetings a year. We have had people attend who live in northern Iowa or northern Minnesota and we try to accommodate these participants by scheduling meetings from 9:00 AM – 12:00 PM on Saturdays (the 2nd Saturday of odd-numbered months). It is usually easier to attend a meeting on a Saturday morning versus a weekday.

An important part of the meetings is the networking that is developed. There is a newsletter sent to some schools. Participants are always welcomed and are encouraged to bring others with them. Steve Ethen. APlusPhysics - High School Physics and AP Physics Online. PBL. Cartoon Physics. This page is authored by Ray Purdom, University of North Carolina at Greensboro, based on an original activity by Dan Burns, Los Gatos High School, Los Gatos, CA Author Profile Summary The physical laws of nature are often broken or bent in cartoons for comic effect. Students will watch segments of cartoons that depict physical activities and discuss the physical world portrayed with the accepted physical laws of nature. Learning Goals The goal of this activity is to reinforce the knowledge of several laws of physics and to uncover misconceptions that students may possess. Context for Use This activity could be used at the beginning of the semester to introduce the subject and to explore the prior knowledge or misconceptions that students possess.

Description and Teaching Materials We will use the Road Runner cartoon series to promote discussion of physical principles introduced or violated in numerous Road Runner segments. Active Physics. Arbor Sci Labs. Flash simulation, Animation, Illustration, Picture, Diagram. MicroLabs - Effective, brief, hands-on science experiments. Measurement 1.

MicroLabs - Effective, brief, hands-on science experiments.

Time Estimation 2. A "Staple" of Science 3. Mechanics 5. Great Physics Resources for Students and Teachers. I teach Physics and AP Physics B and have found some great resources over the years to use in class and to share with students as support materials. Here's a list of some of them. 1. The Physics Classroom - this site is excellent.

It has a tutorial section (online lessons with links, practice problems and simulations) along with a review section, help for solving word problems, links, multimedia resources and much more. The lessons are in easy to understand terms and each subject area is broken down into small parts. 2. PhET: Free online physics, chemistry, biology, earth science and math simulations. Physics 2000. Physics Teaching Technology Resource. Prettygoodphysics - home. Questions without numbers. St. Mary's Physics Regents Review Sheets. NOTE: N.Y.S.

St. Mary's Physics Regents Review Sheets

Physics Core Curriculum References in Parenthesis Straight line Motion Lessons Kinematics Study Sheet Kinematics Review Self-Study Animations. The Physics Classroom. UMPERD - On-Line Archive. Mechanics Problems Suitable for both Algebra-based and Calculus-based Physics Linear Kinematics Problems Force Problems Force and Linear Kinematics Problems Force and Circular Motion at a Constant Speed Conservation of Energy and Conservation of Momentum Rotational Kinematics and Dynamics Problems Conservation of Energy and Heat Oscillations and Waves E&M Problems Suitable for Calculus-based Physics Electric Field and Electric Force Electric Potential Energy Electric Power Circuits Magnetic Force and Field Unsorted problems submitted to us (coming soon!)

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Submit Your Own Context Rich Problems. Using Direct Measurement Videos to Teach Physics. Peter Bohacek, Henry Sibley High School, Matthew Vonk, University of Wisconsin - River Falls Ellen Iverson, Science Education Resource Center (SERC), Carleton College Karin Kirk, Science Education Resource Center (SERC), Carleton College What are Direct Measurement Videos?

Using Direct Measurement Videos to Teach Physics

Direct Measurement videos show situations that students can use to learn and apply physics concepts. Grids, rulers, and frame-counters are added as overlays on the video. These allow students to make precise measurements of quantities such as position and time, without needing additional video analysis software. Vectors dice and pennies. Win? Fail? PHYSICS!