Lesson Plan Central Archive - Page 2
CIESE Real Time Data Projects: Tsunami Surge - Jun 2, 2016
Cross disciplinary resource blends physics, earth science, and global history to get students excited about the science of tsunamis. Use real-time data to see how various global agencies monitor for tsunami activity, then develop your own "preparedness plan".
PhET Teacher Activities-Middle School: Build An Atom - Mar 31, 2016
Exemplary turn-key, scripted lesson plan that blends hands-on activities with the PhET simulation "Build An Atom". Excellent way to help kids visualize atomic structure.
TeachEngineering: Using Spectral Data to Explore Saturn - Mar 23, 2016
Using authentic data from the Cassini mission, students compare the chemical composition of Earth, Saturn, and Titan. Package includes lesson, worksheet with answer key, Power Point warm-up, and Flash interactive activity.
PhET: Gas Laws Lesson Plan - Mar 23, 2016
This lesson plan is a companion to the simulation "Gas Properties" and includes a series of questions, graphs and tasks with student worksheets available.
Multimedia lesson lets kids build an apparatus to create their own snow crystals. Simulations help them visualize the forces that interact at the molecular scale to create these wonders of nature.
NEED Project: Energy of Moving Water - Jan 3, 2016
13 complete lessons for teaching about hydropower and conversion of moving water to electrical energy.
TryEngineering: Solar Structures - Jan 3, 2016
3-day unit explores passive solar design: students work on teams to build & test a scaled solar "house" that meets quality constraints.
PhET Teacher Activities: My Solar System-Gravity Lab - Jan 3, 2016
This lesson gives kids explicit guidance in using the PhET simulation My Solar System to investigate factors that influence gravity.
PhET Teacher Activities: Phase Change and Phase Diagrams - Jan 3, 2016
Complete lesson plan by a HS physics teacher to accompany the PhET simulation States of Matter. It explores how force interactions occur at the molecular level.
PBS Learning Media: Forces Lab - Oct 21, 2015
4-part interactive for Grades 4-8 explores forces crucial to structural engineering: compression, tension, torque, and shear. Highly engaging way for kids to investigate how materials will respond to applied force.