Category: Science: Physics Unit

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Waves, the Electromagnetic Spectrum and Light Worksheets

Learn all about Waves, the Electromagnetic Spectrum and Light with these new Notebook Pages and Worksheets! This new section of the Energy Packet goes into more detail about electromagnetic waves and the wave nature of light. In this section, we went over terms like wavelength, frequency and amplitude before talking about the 7 types of electromagnetic waves in the electromagnetic spectrum radio waves microwaves infrared radiation visible light ultraviolet radiation...

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Energy Unit – Kinetic vs Potential Energy, Renewable vs Non-renewable Energy, the Carbon Cycle and More!

This 100+page Energy Unit covers a range of topics from energy and force, kinetic and potential energy, the types and sources of energy, power grids, to fossil fuels, the carbon cycle and more! You’ll find the link to purchase this packet down below or in Our Store. I am SO excited to share this with you! This is a unit that I’ve been working on for well over a year!...

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USA Science and Engineering Festival

Beep, Beep! Class, it’s time for another field trip! We went to participate in the largest science celebration in the U.S.A.  The kids got to participate in hundreds of hands-on exhibits! We got up really early and drove down to the 2nd annual USA Science and Engineering Festival last Friday.  It was phenomenal!  The mission of the festival was  “to re-invigorate the interest of our nation’s youth in science, technology, engineering and...

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Physics Unit: Gizmos, Gadgets, and Simple Machines

We have been gearing up for these activities for a long time.  Back in January I mentioned the kids read the Physics, Pre-Level 1 (Real Science-4-Kids) book. LD read it on his own while I read it together with DD. I thought it was a wonderful introduction to some basic physics concepts. Then as you’ve seen we did some background activities on Newton himself (the geography of England/Britain/UK; the Black...