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Waves, Matter, and Simple Machines:
Three Physical Science Activities for Middle School Classrooms

Thomas Oberst
2004-2005 Fellow


These three projects were designed for use in middle or high school physical science classes:

  • Four Important Properties of Waves

Teacher's Guide
Powerpoint Presentation
Key to Student Worksheet
Student Handout: Four Important Properties of Waves

  • Two States of Matter They Didn’t Teach You About in School (Until Now)

Teacher's Guide
Powerpoint Presentation

Keys to Student Activity Sheets:

Thinking about Liquid Nitrogen
States of Matter

Student Activity Sheets:

Thinking about Liquid Nitrogen
States of Matter

  • Simple Machines: Levers and Inclined Planes

Teacher's Guide
Student Materials:

Simple Machines Lab 1
Simple Machines Lab 2


 

 

 

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