PHYSICAL SCIENCE CURRICULUM LIBRARY, which includes
Hands–On Physics Activities and Hands–On Chemistry Activities
For easy use, this resource is organized into the eight units of study listed below. Each unit offers a variety of activities designed to provide interaction between students and their world in a way that encourages scientific reasoning.
- Energy and Momentum
More than 300 illustrations supplement instruction, and interest, and heighten the learning process. Also included is a handy appendix that contains listings of physical quantities and their units, common conversions, units of pressure, and more.
And as a special help, each lesson provides complete answer keys and enough detailed explanation to ensure success for even the inexperienced science teacher.
You′ll find Hands–on Physics Activities can be used to supplement any physical science textbook or as a stand–alone physics program in itself. However you use it, these activities will help you inject new vitality into your curriculum.
About the Resource.
UNIT ONE: MEASUREMENT.
UNIT TWO: MOTION.
Center of Mass.
Velocity and Acceleration.
UNIT THREE: FORCE.
UNIT FOUR: PRESSURE.
Fluids in Motion.
UNIT FIVE: ENERGY AND MOMENTUM.
Work and Power.
Potential and Kinetic Energy.
UNIT SIX: WAVES.
Transmission of Sound.
Frequency and Wavelength of Sound.
Wave Properties of Sound.
UNIT SEVEN: LIGHT.
Interference and Diffraction.
UNIT EIGHT: ELECTRICITY AND MAGNETISM.
Index of concepts to investigate..
Norman Herr (Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles) is associate professor of science and computer education at California State University, Northridge and served as Chair of the Science Department in a California High School. He has also worked as a chemist, community college science instructor, for the College Board, and has written many science education articles.