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This web page uses the process of making lollipop candy as an introduction to an amorphous solid that has a range of freezing points. It compares the structure of amorphous and…
  
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A description of how ice crystals form on the earth and much more. A feature of Physics Today, Dec, 2007. Very nice graphics
  
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This web site is an extension of the ideas in Sorbjan's very readable book, Hands-on Meteorology, published by the American Meteorological Society. The book, is an excellent source…
  
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This is an online physics course on thermodynamics designed for elementary and middle school teachers. The course covers temperature, thermal properties, energy, and irreversibility.…
  
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This is a lesson plan for high school physics and/or chemistry, developed specifically to accompany the PhET simulation States of Matter . It guides students in an exploration of…
  
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Publisher: University of Wisconsin MRSEC
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This Project-Based Learning module for Grades 7-10 explores the properties of Nitinol, a nickel-titanium alloy with shape memory that is representative of "smart materials". It…
  
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P. Galvan and J. Kessler; Publisher: American Chemical Society
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This set of multimedia lessons, developed by the American Chemical Society, examines the process of dissolving materials in water. Videos, interactive simulations, hands-on labs, and…
  
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P. Galvan and J. Kessler; Publisher: American Chemical Society
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This set of multimedia lessons, developed by the American Chemical Society, introduces state change by examining four processes: evaporation, condensation, freezing, and melting.…
  
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P. Galvan and J. Kessler; Publisher: American Chemical Society
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This resource developed by the American Chemical Society features free multimedia lessons and activities to support middle school chemistry instruction. Lessons are organized into…