Ideas and inspiration for your physics classroom.
Score These Basketball Science Activities
Fun, hands-on activities to get your students interested in the science and statistics of the game.
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Black hole facts on the horizon; Plus a free student handout from McGraw Hill's AccessScience
Help students stretch their minds and understand the gravity of the black hole phenomenon.
Discovering exoplanets in a galaxy not so near you – a free activity
Students practice science observation skills, data collection, and more as they learn how to hunt for planets outside our solar system with this free activity.
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Put Your Spin on Football Science
Use the popular sport to educate your class about the science behind the power-packed action in every game!
Explore the science of color with McGraw Hill’s AccessScience
Use these illuminating facts about color from McGraw Hill’s AccessScience to make the study of light & color fun & easy. Key concepts focus on the visual perception of different wavelengths of light.
Get the facts about radiation and a free student handout from McGraw Hill's AccessScience
Energize your class with the facts on radiation to help them distinguish safe forms of radiation from harmful ones.
Eureka! A free density column activity
Students discover the basics about the relative densities of solid objects and the intriguing ways “density matters” in real-world applications.
Want the facts on heat transfer? No sweat. Plus a free student handout from McGraw Hill’s AccessScience
So many processes in everyday life involve heat transfer; your students will be inspired to discover all the situations where it occurs.
Set the kitchen table for science time
There's a plethora of science experiments hiding in our refrigerators, pantries & junk drawers. If you're looking for creative science experiments for distance learners, then you're in the right place
Shocking facts about static electricity from McGraw Hill's AccessScience
Spark students’ curiosity about the basics of electric charges. Inspire hands-on educational activities that develop critical thinking skills that students can do at home or in the classroom.
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Try these 5 troubleshooting tips for your Van de Graaff generator
Van de Graaff generators are sophisticated machines that need a delicate touch and make you work for their affection. Here are five troubleshooting tips for any model.
How to build a Wiggle Bot to teach engineering and design
TeacherGeek Wiggle Bots make it easy to encourage students to build, make, create, and innovate as they build, test, and evolve a real working bot.
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How to use visual aides for quantitative analysis of quantum physics
Learn how to turn the particle in a box model from an abstract concept into a colorful visual representation of quantum mechanics that's so easy to understand, you've gotta see it to believe it!
How Students Can do Hands-On Science Safely at Home
Lab safety tips for blended and remote learning from WeAreTeachers.
9 ways to reinforce lab safety in the classroom or at home…plus a free student safety contract
Doing amazing science activities in the lab is only cool when we follow the rules. So, keep students and others as safe as possible—whether it's inside the classroom or in a home-based science lab.
Rock it at home with this rocket activity
A fun distance learning activity using simple household items that helps teach concepts on chemical reactions, gravity, rockets, thrust, pressurization, and carbon dioxide.
Hovercrafts aren't just science friction with this activity
Your students will get a rise out of building a hovercraft to explore the principles behind gravity, air resistance, and friction.
How science helps Santa go down the chimney…and 4 more easy holiday science activities to break up students’ breaks
Use this super-easy activity list to help students discover that physics, chemistry, and other STEM topics don’t take a break from the world around them, even during the holidays.
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Keeping a great laboratory notebook - an epic lesson
Students learn to use laboratory notebooks to keep consistent and accurate notes that record and reflect on their inquiry-based observations, activities, investigations, and experiments.