This will be the most scientific and precise post regarding Winston Churchill's belly you'll read today. Maybe all week.
Today, we'll be analyzing the following video:
After randomly embedding the preceding video while thinking about Hooke's Law and the spring constant in my last post, what I, and I'm sure you as well, immediately [...]
The Hazard Zone team with their coaster
I like projects. I really liked this project. The pipe insulation roller coaster project is one of the most enjoyable projects I've ever used in class.
It was my second year teaching physics. During the unit on energy, the book we were using frequently used roller [...]
Fair warning: This isn't a description of the pipe insulation roller coaster (a.k.a. PI Coaster) project. It is the activity we did immediately before starting on the roller coasters.
The PI coaster project was one of those quality projects that students enjoyed while still requiring solid content knowledge. I last used this project in [...]
There's something powerful about physically making something that works yourself. The tinkering, trial and error testing, and early frustration often lead to some impressive feelings of accomplishment in the end.
This year when covering the types of energy and energy transformations, I realized a project I ran for 6 years at my school in Michigan [...]
I find great irony in the push for offshore drilling. As schools are being held accountable for improving numeracy in our students some political leaders seem to be lacking in that exact same skill when proposing policy decisions.
Offshore drilling sites wouldn't be online until 2017 (according the US Energy Information Administration), then would only [...]