Teaching Energy in Introductory Physics
Grade Level: Grades 10-12
Star Spectra Science: Using Balloons and Buttons to Model Spectroscopy
This lesson blends physics and Earth Science as students explore star spectra using a physical model made of balloons and buttons.
Concord Consortium: Energy2D - Interactive Heat Transfer Simulations for Everyone
Free, simulation tool developed to help students grasp underlying concepts necessary to approach and solve heat transfer problems.
General Atomics Sciences: It's a Colorful Life
This multi-day inquiry-based module on light and color includes a wealth of teacher and student guides and information. Topics include absorption, emission, additive and subtractive color, color mixing along with several hands-on activities. This resource is appropriate for students in grades 8-12.