Editor selections by Topic and Unit

The Physics Front is a free service provided by the AAPT in partnership with the NSF/NSDL.

Featured Resource Archive - Page 2

Squishy Circuits - Jun 5, 2015

HUGELY fun activity to introduce younger kids to electric circuits. "Squishy" dough is quickly made from scratch. Start with a simple series circuit and go creative!

Physics for the 21st Century - Apr 1, 2015

Looking for high-quality content support in modern physics? Take a look at this free course, complete with videos and simulations. It is aimed at secondary teachers and AP physics students.

Using Direct Measurement Video to Teach Physics - Apr 1, 2015

Hi-speed videography & robust digital tools are at the heart of these exceptional video-based modules: video analysis without the expense of software.

All About Circuits: Worksheets - Jan 2, 2015

An outstanding set of 50+ worksheets on basic electricity and DC circuits, designed to spark analytical reasoning in your students. The interactive online version will allow students to see answers. For teachers wishing to use them as quizzes, the worksheets can be freely downloaded with the solutions hidden.

NBC Learn: Science of the Olympic Winter Games - Nov 3, 2014

Spark student interest with this collection of 16 short videos that explore the physics behind winter sports. Entertaining AND accurate science.

Circus Physics - Oct 15, 2014

Collection of 8 videos with teacher guides provides a highly visual way to learn about projectile motion, linear and angular momentum, and Newton's Laws.

Concord Consortium: Atomic Structure - Oct 15, 2014

Give your students a powerful way to explore the orbital model of an atom. They can play with mass and charge, create different isotopes, and build atomic models that identify patterns.

Understanding Car Crashes: It's Basic Physics - Jul 7, 2014

Completely turn-key resource for a unit on momentum and collision. Fascinating video plus four comprehensive classroom activities.

PhET Teacher Activities: Experimental Design with Forces - Jul 7, 2014

Blend a classroom experiment with an interactive PhET simulation to help middle school students form deeper understanding of forces on a spring, kinetic/potential energy transformation, and effects of gravity on spring motion.

NASA: Solar System Exploration - Jul 7, 2014

A stand-out collection from NASA that offers a wealth of information about the objects in our solar system. Browse beautiful image galleries, 3D interactive animations, and videos of space missions.

« Previous 10   |   Next 10 »