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Using Transfer as a Schema to Learn about Energy: A Modular Approach

Matthew N VanKouwenberg
Keywords: Constructivist, electricity, Electromagnetic Spectrum, Energy Transfer, Environmental Science, Eolic, Generator, global warming, Experiment, High School, Lab, Magnetism, Mechanical Energy, Middle School, Motor, PhotoVoltaics, Physical Science, physics, student-centered, Thermodynamics, wind energy


Extracting Earth’s Elements

Eual A. Phillips
Keywords: Chemistry, earth, compounds, coordination, covalent, endangered elements, Environmental Science, crystals, green chemistry, ionic, Math, molecular geometry, minerals, physics


Planetary Motion From the Ground Up

Klint Kanopka
Keywords: advanced placement physics, advanced placement, ap physics, argument, astronomy, geometry, Galileo, geocentric, gravity, heliocentric, High School, Inquiry, Kepler, Math, mathematics, Physical Science, Newton, observation, orbit, physics, Science, simulation, solar system

Your Galactic Address: Space, Place, and Perspective

Amanda Amanullah
Keywords: astronomy, elementary, English, fractions, Geography, geometry, Math, Proportion, perspective, physics, point of view, Science, Ratio, Reading, scale, Space Science, social studies, solar system, space, universe, writing

Determining the Motion of Galaxies Using Doppler Redshift

Caitlin M. Matyas
Keywords: astronomy, discussion, Doppler effect, High School, Hubble expansion, Inquiry, Physical Science, physics, redshift, Science, simulation

The Born Identity of Atoms

Eual A. Phillips
Keywords: algebra, atoms, Chemistry, fission, fusion linear equations, High School, graphing, modelling, Medicine, neutrons, nuclear, nuclides, protons, physics, Physical Science, radioactivity, reactions, Science, stars, stellar nucleosynthesis, universe


What Is It Like to Live Without Electricity?

Catherine Michini
Keywords: choice boards, data displays, electricity, Environmental Science, physics, probability, Probability and Statistics, quantitative tools, real world problems, scientific context, Statistics

Conservation: The Thermodynamics of Sustainability

Klint Kanopka
Keywords: advanced placement, ap physics, climate, design, energy, engineering, heat, maker, makered, making, Math, mathematics, physics, problem based learning, problem solving, project based learning, Technology, sustainability, temperature, Thermodynamics


The Chemistry of Semiconductor Integrated Circuits

Cristobal Carambo
Keywords: chemis, Chemistry, electric circuits, electricity, Electrochemistry, electronics, engineering, Physical Science, physics, physics vocabulary, Science

Engineering Physics: Modding and Making

Klint Kanopka
Keywords: 3d, 3d carving, 3d printing, advanced placement physics, advanced placement, ap, ap physics, Arduino, building, CAD, makerspace, construction, design, design thinking, engineering, fabrication, maker, makered, Math, mathematics, physics, problem based learning, problem solving, project based learning, making, robot, robotics, Science, tools


All That Glitters is Not Gold. Extending Scientific Thinking to Analyze Manufacturers’ Claims on Consumer Products

Naomi Mureria
Keywords: Chemistry, Biology, Consumer Power, Environmental Science, High School, physics, Physical Science, Science, Scientific Method


The Science Behind Art and Literature: How We Process What We See and Hear

Amanda Bridgeford
Keywords: Physical Science, physics, poetry

Alternative Energy Resources Unit On Wind Energy

John DiFiore
Keywords: engineering, non-renewable energy, physics, renewable energy


It’s a Small World After All

Jennifer Boyd-Waller
Keywords: atoms, high school science, Nanotechnology, physics, Science, science lab

The Importance of Surface to Volume Ratio (SVR) in Everyday Life.

Krishan L. Wadhwa
Keywords: geometry, physics


Mathematics Through the Eyes of Physics

Anne Cherian
Keywords: 11th grade, acceleration, displacement, distance, Kinematics, linear equations, Math, motion, motion of objects, physics, quadratic equations, speed, time, velocity

Can You Hear Me Now? – Exploring the Science of Sound

Rita Sorrentino
Keywords: acoustics, computer science, elementary school, hearing, language arts, medium, physics, Science, sound, speech, Technology, vibrations, wave motion

Physics of Music: Making Waves in a Science Classroom

Rosalind Echols
Keywords: hip-hop generation, motion, Physical Science, physics, Science, sound, waves

Cartoon Animation and Films in Literature: Intrinsic to Physics

Bonnee L. Breese
Keywords: cartoon animation, English Language Arts, film, film editing, literacy terms, Math, physics, physics vocabulary, Making connections, Science

Learning Physics and Math: An Aesthetic Approach

Moses B. Jackson
Keywords: 10th grade, 9th grade, Art, arts, create, dance, discover, explore, high school math, Math, Music, physics, think