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    SimuLAB: Motion in a Circle

    Interactive simulation lab activity where students explore quantities describing circular motion.

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    SimuLAB: Universal Gravitation APlusPhysics Simulation

    Interactive simulation to explore the basic relationships in Newton's Law of Universal Gravitation using Geogebra.

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    SimuLAB: Coulomb's Law APlusPhysics Simulation

    Lab handout to accompany the APlusPhysics Coulomb's Law mini-lab simulation activity.

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    The AP Physics C Companion - Mechanics

    The AP* Physics C Companion - Mechanics is an easy-to-read companion to the AP Physics C: Mechanics curriculum, featuring 350 sample problems with fully worked-out solutions. The AP Physics C Companion: Mechanics covers all major topics of the AP Physics C Mechanics course, including fundamentals of calculus, kinematics, dynamics, work, energy, momentum, rotation, oscillations, and gravity.
    The AP Physics C Companion is not a textbook replacement nor is it a strict test-prep guide. It is a short, sweet roadmap to calculus-based physics courses such as AP Physics C: Mechanics and University Physics I, invaluable not just during test prep time, but throughout the entire course. The book lays out basic physics principles as quickly and clearly as possible, then demonstrates their application with hundreds of example problems solved in detail.
    Written by a physics teacher, The AP Physics C Companion correlates directly with the APlusPhysics.com website, where you will find free video mini-lessonsexplaining fundamental concepts, detailed study guides, a question and answer discussion board, and most importantly, a meeting place where you can interact with other students from around the world.
     
    This is a license for a digital download of the PDF version for use by one person only on up to five electronic devices. This document may not be printed, edited, re-distributed, re-sold, or licensed to any other user. Once the file has been downloaded no refunds will be given.


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    The Ultimate Regents Physics Question and Answer Book - 2016 ed.

    This study book contains nearly 1500 questions and answers from the last 20 Regents Physics exams through June 2015 broken up by topic.  A terrific companion book to go with APlusPhysics: Your Guide to Regents Physics Essentials. Topics covered include:
    kinematics dynamics circular motion gravity momentum work and energy electrostatics circuits magnetism waves optics modern physics  
    Problems are presented in workbook / worksheet format.
     
    This is a license for a digital download of the PDF version for use by one person only on up to five electronic devices. This document may not be printed, edited, re-distributed, re-sold, or licensed to any other user. Once the file has been downloaded no refunds will be given.  Just to reaffirm -- this file is NOT printable.

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    AP Physics 1 Essentials - An APlusPhysics Guide

    AP* Physics 1 Essentials is an easy-to-read guide to the entire AP Physics 1 course, featuring more than 600 worked-out problems with full solutions and deeper understanding questions. AP Physics 1 Essentials covers all major topics included in the AP Physics 1 course, including: kinematics, dynamics, momentum, impulse, gravity, uniform circular motion, rotation, work, energy, power, mechanical waves, sound, electrostatics, and circuits.

    AP Physics 1 Essentials is integrated with the APlusPhysics.com website, which includes online question and answer forums, videos, animations, and supplemental problems to help you master the essential concepts of physics.

    This book is designed to assist physics students in their high school AP Physics courses both as a guide throughout the course as well as a review book to assist in end-of-course exam preparation. Its focus is on providing the bare bones, essential concepts necessary for success in the course in a straightforward and easy-to-read manner, leaving development of in-depth problem solving and lab work to the classroom, where it is most effective. In short, this is not intended as a substitute for a standard textbook or course, but rather as an invaluable supplementary resource.

    New 2nd edition includes more than 90 AP-style problems to test your understanding and help prepare you for the AP Physics 1 Exam. Additional supplemental AP-1 level problems are available on the APlusPhysics site.

    Note: This is a license for a digital download of the PDF version for use by one person only on up to five electronic devices. This document may not be printed, edited, re-distributed, re-sold, or licensed to any other user. Once the file has been downloaded no refunds will be given.

    *AP and Advanced Placement Program are registered trademarks of the College Board, which does not sponsor or endorse this product.

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    AP Physics 2 Essentials - An APlusPhysics Guide

    AP Physics 2 Essentials is an easy-to-read companion to the AP Physics 2 curriculum, featuring more than 450 worked-out problems with full solutions. AP Physics 2 Essentials covers all major topics of the AP Physics 2 course, including fluids, thermal physics, electrostatics, circuits, magnetism, optics, and modern physics.

    AP Physics 2 Essentials is integrated with the APlusPhysics.com website, which includes online question and answer forums, videos, animations, and supplemental problems to help you master the essential concepts of physics.

    This book is designed to assist physics students in their high school AP Physics courses both as a guide throughout the course as well as a review book to assist in end-of-course exam preparation. Its focus is on providing the bare bones, essential concepts necessary for success in the course in a straightforward and easy-to-read manner, leaving development of in-depth problem solving and lab work to the classroom, where it is most effective. In short, this is not intended as a substitute for a standard textbook or course, but rather as an invaluable supplementary resource.

    This book includes more than 60 AP-style problems to test your understanding and help prepare you for the AP Physics 2 Exam. Additional supplemental problems are available on the APlusPhysics website.

    Note: This is a license for a digital download of the PDF version for use by one person only on up to five electronic devices. This document may not be printed, edited, re-distributed, re-sold, or licensed to any other user. Once the file has been downloaded no refunds will be given.

    *AP and Advanced Placement Program are registered trademarks of the College Board, which does not sponsor or endorse this product.

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    Breakdown of Regents Questions

    A breakdown of the Regents Physics questions from the APlusPhysics.com worksheets, courtesy of Ken Levy of Calhoun High School in N. Merrick, NY.  Insightful for determine what topics and types of questions are emphasized compared to others.  Thanks Ken!

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    Fundamentals of LaTeX for High School Students

    LaTeX is a commonly used science, technology, engineering and mathematical (STEM) typesetting program.  It is designed to allow writers to focus on content while producing high quality output.  Unlike Microsoft Word or Apple Pages, however, it is not a what-you-see is what you get (WYSIWYG) interface, and therefore has a steeper learning curve than some of the more commonly available writing tools.  The program is available on a wide variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac OSX, Unix, Linux, and even iOS.  For the purposes of getting started, we'll assume you will be using a web-based implementation of LaTeX.
    Advantages of LaTeX are a clean, crisp output while allowing the writer to focus on writing and content as opposed to appearance of the final document.  Students are highly encouraged to focus on writing the entire document first, then coming back later to tweak the stylization and appearance of their final product.
    First invented by Don Knuth in 1970, LaTeX was designed as a tool to help publish a computer programming book.  Since then, however, it has been built into a wide number of systems and applications, some free, some commercial, and has been expanded with a wide variety of packages which extend the functionality of the typesetting system.
    This guide is intended to provide you a starting reference.  Although it looks complex and does involve a bit of a learning curve, once you gain a bit of experience you'll find you can write high quality technical documents very quickly.  Please note that there are tons of additional commands and capabilities built into LaTeX that are extremely accessible with just a bit of Google-Fu.

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    Measuring Circles LaTeX Lab Report

    This is a .zip file containing a sample lab report created using LaTeX.  It is designed to be used as a template for students interested in creating professionally-typeset lab reports while focusing on writing and content instead of stylization.

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    SimuLAB: Projectile Motion (Excel)

    Projectile motion simulation lab activity using an Excel spreadsheet.  Students input angle, launch speed and can trace path of projectile, view velocity vector, etc.
    Thanks to Ed Pogozelski (SUNY Geneseo) and Dan Baker (U of Rochester) for their assistance in creating this activity.

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    LAB: Popper Lab

    Write up for an open-ended "popper" lab in which students use their kinematic equations to determine the launch velocity of a popper toy.
     
    Popper toys can be found in a variety of places such as Amazon, CVS and Wal-Mart, as well as Oriental Trading.
    CVS Spring Toys item number is SKU# 439412, bar code 50428 06656, "Spring Up & Catch Game", $2.99 each or 2/$5
    Walmart item number is #ES-41035, 6 to a package for $2.98, called the "Sport Pop-Up Game", bar code 79940 41035

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    LAB: How Does a Ball Roll

    Students use their knowledge of acceleration and kinematic equations to find the acceleration of two different balls rolling down an incline.  A nice "early lab activity" following introduction of the kinematic equations to get students a hands-on application of their problem-solving principles as well as continued development of general measurement and lab procedures.

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    Regents Physics Essentials - PDF Digital Download

    APlusPhysics: Your Guide to Regents Physics Essentials is a clear and concise roadmap to the entire New York State Regents Physics curriculum, preparing students for success in their high school physics class as well as review for high marks on the Regents Physics Exam.
    Topics covered include pre-requisite math and trigonometry; kinematics; forces; Newton's Laws of Motion, circular motion and gravity; impulse and momentum; work, energy, and power; electrostatics; electric circuits; magnetism; waves; optics; and modern physics.
    Featuring more than five hundred questions from past Regents exams with worked out solutions and detailed illustrations, this book is integrated with the APlusPhysics.com website, which includes online question and answer forums, videos, animations, and supplemental problems to help you master Regents Physics essentials.
    Check out the online sample! (Note: Click and drag corners to turn pages.)



    This is a license for a digital download of the PDF version for use by one person only on up to five electronic devices. This document may not be re-distributed, re-sold, or licensed to any other user.

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    Most Missed Questions of 2014 Review and Answers

    From my review quizzes, which spanned almost 300 of the 966 MC questions since 2002. (I had many versions. I don't make the kids do 300 questions!) I compiled a list of the 40 most missed questions (by my students anyway) in order.

    https://app.box.com/s/xddw0txo451ajjwkfgbz

    I also made a youtube video explaining how I think about each question with a little review snuck in.
    http://youtu.be/MeOpoRtHkLo


    The most missed topics by my students were

    Longitudinal Waves
    Vector Addition.
    Min and Max values of Vector Addition
    Equilibrant
    Energy Problems with Internal Energy
    Diffraction (slit size/wavelength relationship)
    Momentum/Inelastic Collisions
    Displacement from Area of VT
    Estimation (of Weight Force)

    Thanks to Dan Hosey for creating this.

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    SimuLAB: Magnetic Flux Simulation Lab

    A Magnetic Flux simulation lab from Frank McCulley.

    http://www.tandftechnology.com/Physics/Programs/Labs/MagneticFlux/index.html

    Student Directions: https://sites.google.com/site/mcculleyapphysics1/home/energy/magnetic-flux-lab

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    Circuits Mistake Game Review Activity

    Students are presented with a number of problems and solutions that have subtle mistakes. It is their job to find the mistake, fix it, and present their solution to the class.

    Designed as a pre-exam review activity.

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    Inquiry Lab - Resistivity of Play-Doh

    Students will independently determine the resistivity of an unknown material (Play-Doh) using common electrical equipment available in the lab. Students have been introduced to Ohm’s Law and the Resistance of a Resistor formulas previously, and have had a very brief introduction to building electrical circuits from a schematic from the “Resistivity” Lab. Students have also used ammeters and voltmeters in the resistivity lab, though all the equipment is still quite unfamiliar.

    The goal of this activity is to reinforce Ohm’s Law and the resistance equation in a practical sense, while guiding the students to develop their own experimental procedure and analysis in an inquiry-based format. The added challenge of students working with circuit schematics to design and build their own circuits will also provide them a head start into our next activities, focused on series and parallel circuit analysis.


    Objectives: CIR.A2 I can utilize Ohm’s Law to solve for current, voltage, and resistance.
    CIR.A3 I can calculate the resistance of a conductor
    CIR.B3 I can use voltmeters and ammeters effectively

    Materials: Play-Doh
    Ammeter
    Voltmeter
    DC Power Supply
    Connecting Wires

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    Plotting Equipotentials and Electric Fields Lab

    From Barry Hopkins at Severna Park High School

    "I use the inexpensive clear plastic storage containers (shoe box size) from the dollar store and a couple of 9 volt batteries. Small pieces of copper wire and aluminum strips are placed into the tubs and water in the various configurations shown on page 3 of the Word document. We eventually print out each group’s results and make copies for everyone, and they use the equipotentials to help them trace out the electric fields.

    If you’ve never done this before, you’ll find it’s extremely tedious and time-consuming, so I usually get them to come after school (for some extra credit) to collect the data, rather than waste valuable class time."

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    WS: Work, Energy, and Power in Crossfit

    Problem set to go along with the Work, Energy, and Power in Crossfit video.

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    Kinetic Energy Concept Mapping Activity

    An end-of-kinematics / beginning-of-dynamics concept mapping exercise in which students build a concept map to create a "big-picture" look at what has been studied so far. The current version assumes students have access to Inspiration software, though I have also done this with index cards and string, poster paper, etc. The end-of-activity group discussion typically centers around transitioning from describing motion to causing motion, which introduced the concept of forces, making this a great transition activity from kinematics to dynamics.

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    Motion Graphs - Write the Story

    Students are presented a d-t graph and asked to create the corresponding v-t graph and formulate an appropriate story around it. Then they are given a v-t graph, asked to produce a corresponding d-t graph, and formulate an appropriate story.

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    GUESS Problem Solving Methodology Poster

    Room poster emphasizing the GUESS Problem Solving Methodology

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    WS: Order of Magnitude

    A brief worksheet reviewing order of magnitude in a fashion targeted toward answering NY Regents Physics Exam standardized questions. From Mike Powlin.

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    Breakdown of June 2013 Regents Physics Exam

    Diagnostic Guide for the June 2013 Regents Physics Exam

    I use these to help students prepare for the Regents Exam each spring. Students take the exam, which is scored by the instructor, then students are directed to use the diagnostic guide to determine the percent of questions they answered correctly under each topic. This information is then used to develop a personalized action plan to help each student focus their review efforts in areas that will return the biggest "bang for the buck."

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