How do PhET simulations fit in my middle school program?

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Title How do PhET simulations fit in my middle school program?
Description I wanted to share how I use the PhET sims in my school. This shows the topics we address in our grades 6-8 and lists the sims that help us. I have more activities on the PhET website that show specifically what I do in class, so this is just meant to be helpful to see the scope of my use.
Subject Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, Physics
Level Middle School
Type Other
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords sample use
Simulation(s) Acid-Base Solutions (HTML5), Acid-Base Solutions, Alpha Decay, Area Builder (HTML5), Arithmetic (HTML5), Arithmetic, Atomic Interactions (HTML5), Atomic Interactions, Balancing Act (HTML5), Balancing Act, Balancing Chemical Equations (HTML5), Balancing Chemical Equations, Balloons & Buoyancy, Balloons and Static Electricity (HTML5), Balloons and Static Electricity, Band Structure, Battery-Resistor Circuit, Battery Voltage, Beer's Law Lab (HTML5), Beer's Law Lab, Bending Light (HTML5), Bending Light, Beta Decay, Blackbody Spectrum (HTML5), Blackbody Spectrum, Quantum Bound States, Build a Fraction (HTML5), Build a Fraction, Build a Molecule, Build an Atom (HTML5), Build an Atom, Buoyancy, Calculus Grapher, Capacitor Lab, Charges and Fields (HTML5), Charges and Fields, Circuit Construction Kit (AC+DC), Circuit Construction Kit (AC+DC), Virtual Lab, Circuit Construction Kit (DC Only), Circuit Construction Kit (DC Only), Virtual Lab, Collision Lab, Color Vision (HTML5), Color Vision, Concentration (HTML5), Concentration, Conductivity, Double Wells and Covalent Bonds, Curve Fitting, Davisson-Germer: Electron Diffraction, Density, Neon Lights & Other Discharge Lamps, Eating & Exercise, Electric Field of Dreams, Electric Field Hockey, Energy Forms and Changes (HTML5), Energy Forms and Changes, Energy Skate Park, Energy Skate Park: Basics (HTML5), Energy Skate Park: Basics, Estimation, Faraday's Electromagnetic Lab, Faraday's Law (HTML5), Faraday's Law, Fluid Pressure and Flow, Forces in 1 Dimension, Forces and Motion, Forces and Motion: Basics (HTML5), Forces and Motion: Basics, Fourier: Making Waves, Fraction Matcher (HTML5), Fraction Matcher, Fractions: Intro (HTML5), Fractions Intro, Friction (HTML5), Friction, Gas Properties (HTML5), Gas Properties, Gene Expression Essentials (HTML5), Gene Expression - The Basics, Gene Machine: The Lac Operon, Generator, Geometric Optics, Glaciers, Graphing Lines (HTML5), Graphing Lines, Equation Grapher, Gravity And Orbits (HTML5), Gravity and Orbits, Gravity Force Lab (HTML5), Gravity Force Lab, The Greenhouse Effect, Models of the Hydrogen Atom, Isotopes and Atomic Mass, John Travoltage (HTML5), John Travoltage, Ladybug Motion 2D, Lasers, Least-Squares Regression (HTML5), Lunar Lander, Magnet and Compass, Magnets and Electromagnets, Masses and Springs (HTML5), Masses & Springs, Maze Game, Membrane Channels, Microwaves, Molarity (HTML5), Molarity, Molecular Motors, Molecule Polarity, Molecule Shapes (HTML5), Molecule Shapes, Molecule Shapes: Basics (HTML5), Molecule Shapes: Basics, Molecules and Light (HTML5), Molecules and Light, Motion in 2D, The Moving Man, Simplified MRI, My Solar System, Natural Selection, Neuron, Normal Modes, Nuclear Fission, Ohm's Law (HTML5), Ohm's Law, Optical Quantum Control, Optical Tweezers and Applications, Pendulum Lab, pH Scale (HTML5), pH Scale, pH Scale: Basics (HTML5), Photoelectric Effect, Plate Tectonics, Plinko Probability (HTML5), Plinko Probability, Projectile Motion (HTML5), Projectile Motion, Quantum Tunneling and Wave Packets, Quantum Wave Interference, Radiating Charge, Radio Waves & Electromagnetic Fields, Radioactive Dating Game, Ramp: Forces and Motion, Reactants, Products and Leftovers (HTML5), Reactants, Products and Leftovers, Reactions & Rates, Resistance in a Wire (HTML5), Resistance in a Wire, Resonance, Reversible Reactions, Rutherford Scattering, Self-Driven Particle Model, Semiconductors, Signal Circuit, Salts & Solubility, Sound, States of Matter (HTML5), States of Matter, States of Matter: Basics (HTML5), States of Matter: Basics, Stern-Gerlach Experiment, Stretching DNA, Sugar and Salt Solutions, The Ramp, Torque, Under Pressure (HTML5), Under Pressure, Vector Addition, Wave Interference (HTML5), Wave Interference, Wave on a String (HTML5), Wave on a String

Author(s) Sarah Borenstein
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School / Organization Campus Middle School
Date submitted 10/19/15
Date updated 5/12/20