Physics Home Learning Resources

To keep your mind healthy and active, it is recommended that you choose at least two activities of your choice each week.

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End of Year Science Celebration Activities

Download the iNaturalist app and search for the project "CoMo Eco Challenge". Join the project and get outside and start taking pictures of all the plants and animals you can find. Upload to the app and allow the app to help you identify them. The project continues all summer long so keep exploring and keep uploading!
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Join our place-based partners, the Great Smoky Mountain Institute for an end of year week-long Nature Challenge.  Earn points and prizes by doing the challenges you choose.  Click Here to learn more and register for free. 

We are so appreciative of your flexibility and willingness to learn more during this very unique time. Our science teachers cannot wait to see you next year.  Have a great summer and get outside!

Mike Szydlowski                                     Ragan Webb

K-12 Science Coordinator                     K-5 Science Coordinator

Columbia Public Schools                      Columbia Public Schools

Week of May 11

Graph of the Week

ACT Alert! Brush up on your graph interpretation skills and analyze a graph.  Determine patterns and make predictions. Pick one graph EACH week and analyze it!

Waves- The Science of Sound

This is a special option put together by RBHS sophomore, Carmen Marr. Last year, she set up a Green Day speaker conference to inspire and learn about environmental issues.  That could not happen this year so she put together this virtual conference of sorts where you can listen to a selection of environmental speakers of your choice. 

Week of May 4

Graph of the Week

ACT Alert! Brush up on your graph interpretation skills and analyze a graph.  Determine patterns and make predictions. Pick one graph EACH week and analyze it!

Transverse Pulse Lab

(handout)

Beats Interactive

(Physics 2)

Week of April 27

ACT Skills - Data & Graphs

Graph of the Week

ACT Alert! Brush up on your graph interpretation skills and analyze a graph.  Determine patterns and make predictions. Pick one graph EACH week and analyze it!

Photoelectric Effect

(Physics 2)

Week of April 27

 

Wave Explorations

(Handout)

Pulse Waves

(Handout)

Trebuchet

(Physics 2)

Week of April 20

Car Safety Comparison

Earth Day Home Energy Use

Optics of the Eye

(Physics 2)

(Directions)

Week of April 13

Fan Cart Gizmo

(access code provided by teacher)

Generator Virtual Lab

(Physics 2)

Week of April 13

Egg Drop Simulation

(Directions)

(handout)

Egg Crash!

(Directions)

Hit the Lights

(Physics 2)

Week of April 6

Fan Cart Gizmo

(access code provided by teacher)

 

Week of April 6

Collision Cart Lab​

(handout)

Crumple Zones Gizmo

(Get access code from your teacher)

 

Week of April 6

Climate Art Contest

(Due April 17)

Earth Day Challenges

(Starts April 11)

Bottle Racer

Host a family competition and explore force and motion using the these bottle racer instructions. 

Contacts

Mike Szydlowski

mszydlowski@cpsk12.org

Columbia, Missouri

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