Denver Area physics teachers team-up



Resources on this page were shared by the Denver Area Physics Teachers TEAM-UP which meets four times per year and is supported by PhysTEC.

Rotation: January 25, 2020

Energy of Rotation Lab (pdf)

Toilet Paper Roll Drop Instructions (doc)

Toilet Paper Roll Drop Physics (ppt)

Ampere’s Law Lab Analysis (doc)

AP Magnetism Review Breakout Cards (ppt)

Center of Mass Activity (doc)

Center of Mass Solutions (pdf)

IB Magnetism Review Breakout Cards (ppt)

Inertia Equations Handout (ppt)

Rotational Kinetic Energy and Momentum Problems (doc)

Rotational Kinetic Energy and Momentum Solutions (pdf)

Rotational Kinetic Energy and Momentum Solutions 2 (pdf)

Moments of Inertia (ppt)

Rotational Crossword Review (pdf)

Rotational Crossword Solution (pdf)

Building a Mobile Activity (doc)

Mobile Solutions (pdf)

Rotational Mechanics Problems (doc)

Rotational Mechanics Solutions (pdf)

Rotational Motion Module (pdf)

Torque and Inertia Solutions (pdf)

Optics: November 19, 2019

Practicums for Physics Teachers (pdf)

Get Critical Kit (website)

Momentum: October 19, 2019

The Ballistic Pendulum Questions (pdf)

QuarkNet top data (pdf)

QuarkNet topquarkmass-student (pdf)

AP Momentum Review Questions (doc)

The Ballistic Pendulum Solutions (pdf)

Introduction to Momentum and Impulse Activity (doc)

Happy and Sad Balls (doc)

Car Crush Lab (doc)

Cart Push Off 1 (video)

Cart Push Off 2 (video)

Cart Push Off 3 (video)

White Angel (pdf)

Plot Map Template (pdf)

Circular Motion: November 8, 2018

Lab 11 Handout-Circular Motion (pdf)

Newton’s Laws: October 20, 2018

Newton’s 3rd Law Worksheet (pdf)

Newton’s Review problems (.pdf) 

Newton’s Review Xword (pdf)

Newton’s Xword solution (pdf)

Newton Review (doc)

Pushy Lab (doc)

Bowling Ball Grand Prix (doc)

The Car Push Lab (pdf)

I.O. Lab (ppt)

Elitches-Amusement Park Physics: July 28, 2018

Elitches Curriculum 2018 (pdf) 

Waves: April 7, 2018

Echo Lab Instructions (doc)

Echo Lab Activity (doc)

Chordophone Mini Lab (doc)

Orchestral Sound Activity (doc)

Palm Pipe Songs (ppt)

Aerophone Mini Lab (doc)

Tuning Fork Mystery Video (video)

Direct Measurement Video: Speed of Sound (video)

Palm Pipes Instructions (pdf)

Palm Pipes Music (pdf)

Speed of Sound Lab (pdf)

Electricity: January 31, 2018

Sticky Situation (pdf)

Writing With Electricity (pdf)

Static Flash (pdf)

Batteries “R” Us (pdf)

Mini Plasma Cutter (video)

Fun With Tape! For Physical Science: (pdf or doc) For Algebra-based College Physics: (pdf or doc)

Static Electricity with Balloons (pdf)


Energy: November 2, 2017

Consevation of Energy Lab Challenge (doc or pdf) by Cherie Bornhorst

How Hot are your Hot Wheels? (doc or pdf) by Cherie Bornhorst

Energy Balance Instructions by Courtney Willis

Energy Resources Links

Egg Bungee Jumping Lab by Mark Paricio

Conservation of Energy Introduction Group Activity Lab by Mark Paricio

Target Lab Lab, Target by Chris Nichols

Projectile Motion: September 9, 2017

Projectile Motion Hoop Challenge by Wendy Adams

Motivation for and data supporting the Projectile Motion Hoop Challenge Lab (pdf)

Projectile Calculator (xls) courtesy of John Rice

Speed Bus Jump Lab – Instructions (pdf) Movie clip (video)

 courtesy of Cherie Bornhorst

Thinking Map (jpg) courtesy of Joe Kremer

The Sniper Story courtesy of Stephan Graham

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