Updating search results...

# Physics SEEd Resources

This collection contains recommended high school Physics SEEd lessons, activities, and other resources from the eMedia library.

38 affiliated resources

# Search Resources

View
Selected filters:
Restricted Use
Rating
0.0 stars

Science Phenomena: HS Physical Science - Forces and Interactions - Special caution should be taken when sitting down or getting up from a bed of nails. In this video, Steve Spangler used a motor to lift the entire bed of nails up and down safely. Each of the nails is pushing on the participant but since there are so many nails the force is distributed safely between all of the nails. This demonstration could be used in any physics unit discussing forces and pressure.

Subject:
Physics
Science
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
The Wonder of Science
10/24/2021
Restricted Use
Rating
0.0 stars

Explore bending of light between two media with different indices of refraction. See how changing from air to water to glass changes the bending angle. Play with prisms of different shapes and make rainbows.

Subject:
Physics
Science
Material Type:
Interactive
Provider:
PhET Interactive Simulations University of Colorado Boulder
Author:
Emily Moore
Kathy Perkins
Noah Podolefsky
Sam Reid
Trish Loeblein
05/09/2011
Restricted Use
Rating
0.0 stars

How does the blackbody spectrum of the sun compare to visible light? Learn about the blackbody spectrum of Sirius A, the sun, a light bulb, and the earth. Adjust the temperature to see the wavelength and intensity of the spectrum change. View the color of the peak of the spectral curve. (Phys 3.3)

Subject:
Physics
Science
Material Type:
Interactive
Provider:
PhET Interactive Simulations University of Colorado Boulder
Author:
Kathy Perkins
Michael Dubson
11/15/2007
Rating
0.0 stars

Arrange positive and negative charges in space and view the resulting electric field and electrostatic potential. Plot equipotential lines and discover their relationship to the electric field. Create models of dipoles, capacitors, and more!

Subject:
Physics
Science
Material Type:
Interactive
Provider:
PhET Interactive Simulations University of Colorado Boulder
Author:
Michael Dubson
11/20/2008
Restricted Use
Rating
0.0 stars

Experiment with an electronics kit! Build circuits with batteries, resistors, ideal and non-Ohmic light bulbs, fuses, and switches. Determine if everyday objects are conductors or insulators, and take measurements with an ammeter and voltmeter. View the circuit as a schematic diagram, or switch to a lifelike view.

Subject:
Physics
Science
Material Type:
Interactive
Provider:
PhET Interactive Simulations University of Colorado Boulder
Author:
Carl Wieman
Kathy Perkins
Michael Dubson
Sam Reid
06/15/2005
Restricted Use
Rating
0.0 stars

Investigate simple collisions in 1D and more complex collisions in 2D. Experiment with the number of balls, masses, and initial conditions. Vary the elasticity and see how the total momentum and kinetic energy change during collisions.

Subject:
Physics
Science
Material Type:
Interactive
Provider:
PhET Interactive Simulations University of Colorado Boulder
Author:
Ariel Paul
Jon Olson
Kathy Perkins
Mike Dubson
Mindy Gratny
Sam Reid
Trish Loeblein
10/01/2010
Restricted Use
Rating
0.0 stars

Visualize the electrostatic force that two charges exert on each other. Observe how changing the sign and magnitude of the charges and the distance between them affects the electrostatic force.

Subject:
Physics
Science
Material Type:
Interactive
Provider:
PhET Interactive Simulations University of Colorado Boulder
Author:
12/04/2020
Restricted Use
Rating
0.0 stars

Science Phenomena: HS Physical Science - Waves and Information - Daniel Kish lost his eyes to cancer before he was 13 months old. He uses echolocation by listening to the reflection of sound waves to navigate in 3D space. He can even ride a bicycle. In addition to being an incredible story of perseverance this is a perfect phenomenon for a unit on waves. Sound waves are reflected, absorbed, and transmitted through objects in the environment and Daniel can sense the changes in energy of the returning waves.

Subject:
Physics
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
The Wonder of Science
10/08/2021
Restricted Use
Rating
0.0 stars

Science Phenomena: HS Physical Science - Energy (Phys 2.1, 2.2, 2.3, 2.4, 2.5) - An Earthship is a passive solar house that is designed to be off the electrical grid. It is generally constructed with natural and recycled materials. Much of the structure of the house is made with recycled tires that are filled with dirt. Thermal mass from the dirt, solar energy from the Sun, and cross-ventilation are used to keep the temperature within the house in a comfortable zone. This phenomenon can be used study thermal energy transfer, energy conservation, and human sustainability.

Subject:
Physics
Science
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
The Wonder of Science
10/24/2021
Restricted Use
Rating
0.0 stars

Learn about the conservation of energy at the skate park! Build tracks, ramps, and jumps for the skater. View the skater's kinetic energy, potential energy, and thermal energy as they move along the track. Measure the speed and adjust the friction, gravity, and mass.

Subject:
Physics
Science
Material Type:
Interactive
Provider:
PhET Interactive Simulations University of Colorado Boulder
Author:
Carl Wieman
Danielle Harlow
Kathy Perkins
Michael
Michael Dubson
Sam Reid
Trish Loeblein
10/03/2006
Restricted Use
Rating
0.0 stars

Learn about conservation of energy with a skater gal! Explore different tracks and view the kinetic energy, potential energy and friction as she moves. Build your own tracks, ramps, and jumps for the skater.

Subject:
Physics
Science
Material Type:
Interactive
Provider:
PhET Interactive Simulations University of Colorado Boulder
Author:
Ariel Paul
Emily B Moore
Katherine Perkins
Noah Podolefsky
Sam Reid
Trish Loeblein
01/31/2012
Rating
0.0 stars

Investigate Faraday's law and how a changing magnetic flux can produce a flow of electricity! Best used as a demonstration and not a full lesson.

Subject:
Physics
Science
Material Type:
Interactive
Provider:
PhET Interactive Simulations University of Colorado Boulder
Author:
Michael Dubson
Trish Loeblein
07/01/2006
Restricted Use
Rating
0.0 stars

Explore the forces at work when pulling against a cart, and pushing a refrigerator, crate, or person. Create an applied force and see how it makes objects move. Change friction and see how it affects the motion of objects.

Subject:
Physics
Science
Material Type:
Interactive
Provider:
PhET Interactive Simulations University of Colorado Boulder
Author:
Ariel Paul
Kathy Perkins
Noah Podolefsky
Sam Reid
Trish Loeblein
10/24/2012
Restricted Use
Rating
0.0 stars

Move the Chemistry book and observe what happens. Best used as a demonstration and not a full lesson.

Subject:
Physics
Science
Material Type:
Interactive
Provider:
PhET Interactive Simulations University of Colorado Boulder
Author:
Carl Wieman
Danielle Harlow
Michael Dubson
Mindy Gratny
06/01/2004
Rating
0.0 stars

Science Phenomena: HS Physical Science - Forces and Interactions - The coupled pendulum can be created with either string or a spring connecting the two pendulums. With each swing energy is transferred from one pendulum to the other. If the pendulums both have the same length one pendulum comes to a complete stop before alternating motion. This phenomenon can be used to show balanced and unbalanced forces, how motion can be used to predict future motion, and the conservation of energy.

Subject:
Physics
Science
Material Type:
Diagram/Illustration
Provider:
The Wonder of Science
10/24/2021
Restricted Use
Rating
0.0 stars

Visualize the gravitational force that two objects exert on each other. Adjust properties of the objects to see how changing the properties affects the gravitational attraction. (Phys 3.1, 3.3, 3.4)

Subject:
Physics
Science
Material Type:
Interactive
Provider:
PhET Interactive Simulations University of Colorado Boulder
Author:
Carl Wieman
Noah Podolefsky
Sam Reid
Trish Loeblein
11/12/2010
Restricted Use
Rating
0.0 stars

Visualize the gravitational force that two objects exert on each other. Discover the factors that affect gravitational attraction, and determine how adjusting these factors will change the gravitational force. (Phys 3.3)

Subject:
Physics
Science
Material Type:
Interactive
Provider:
PhET Interactive Simulations University of Colorado Boulder
10/24/2021
Restricted Use
Rating
0.0 stars

Move the sun, earth, moon and space station to see how it affects their gravitational forces and orbital paths. Visualize the sizes and distances between different heavenly bodies, and turn off gravity to see what would happen without it! (Phys 3.1, 3.3, 3.4)

Subject:
Physics
Science
Material Type:
Interactive
Provider:
PhET Interactive Simulations University of Colorado Boulder
Author:
PhET
02/07/2011
Restricted Use
Rating
0.0 stars

Science Phenomena: HS Physical Science - Waves and Information (Phys 4.3) - Daniel Kish lost his eyes to cancer before he was 13 months old. He uses echolocation by listening to the reflection of sound waves to navigate in 3D space. He can even ride a bicycle. In addition to being an incredible story of perseverance this is a perfect phenomenon for a unit on waves. Sound waves are reflected, absorbed, and transmitted through objects in the environment and Daniel can sense the changes in energy of the returning waves.

Subject:
Physics
Science
Material Type:
Lesson Plan
Provider:
The Wonder of Science