John Travoltage

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  • Static Electricity
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  • Static Electricity

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Sample Learning Goals

  • Describe and draw models for common static electricity concepts (transfer of charge, attraction, repulsion, and grounding).
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Inquiry Based Modeling Static Electricity A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein HS
MS
HW
MC
Remote
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Physics
Concept questions for Physics using PhET (Inquiry Based) A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein UG-Intro
HS
MC Physics
Algebra-based Physics Semester one lessons, clicker questions, and schedule in pdf (Inquiry Based) A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein UG-Intro
HS
Demo
HW
Lab
Physics
Static Magnetic and Electric unit (Inquiry Based) A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein HS Lab
HW
Demo
Physics
How do PhET simulations fit in my middle school program? This contribution was designed by PhET. Sarah Borenstein MS Other Chemistry
Earth Science
Physics
Biology
Alignment of PhET sims with NGSS This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein updated by Diana López MS
HS
Other Physics
Chemistry
Earth Science
Biology
Travoltage Lab Briana Clarke HS Guided
Lab
Physics
Mapping of PhET and IBDP Physics Jaya Ramchandani HS Other Physics
MS and HS TEK to Sim Alignment Elyse Zimmer HS
MS
Other Biology
Physics
Chemistry
Charges and Charged Objects Investigation Steve Banasiak HS Guided
Lab
Physics
PhET Simulations Aligned for AP Physics C Roberta Tanner HS Other Physics
Exploring Electric Charges Matt Simkins MS
HS
Lab
Guided
Physics
Electricity Simulations Analysis Chris Leverington MS
HS
Lab
HW
Guided
Chemistry
Physics
Static Electricity Lab! Jamie Schoenberger MS Lab
Guided
Physics
Serie de actividades para Electrostática: de Electrización, Campos y Fuerzas A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Trish Loeblein (traducción Diana López) HS
MS
UG-Intro
Discuss
Remote
Lab
MC
Guided
HW
Physics
Preguntas de razonamiento para todas las simulaciones HTML5 A gold star indicates high-quality, inquiry-based activities that follow the PhET design guidelines. This contribution was designed by PhET. Diana López K-5
HS
Grad
MS
UG-Intro
UG-Adv
Discuss
HW
Mathematics
Chemistry
Physics
Astronomy
SECUNDARIA: Alineación PhET con programas de la SEP México (2011 y 2017) This contribution was designed by PhET. Diana López MS
HS
Other Mathematics
Biology
Physics
Chemistry
PREPARATORIA: Alineación de PhET con programas de la DGB México (2017) This contribution was designed by PhET. Diana López UG-Intro
HS
Other Physics
Chemistry
Mathematics
PRIMARIA: Alineación con programas de la SEP México (2011 y 2017) This contribution was designed by PhET. Diana López K-5
MS
Discuss
Guided
Lab
Demo
HW
Physics
Chemistry
Astronomy
Mathematics
Opladen door wrijving, influentie, geleiders en isolatoren - Google Quiz - guided inquiry Loran de Vries MS Remote
Lab
Physics
ELETTRICITA' STATICA Eileen Campana HS Lab
Guided
Remote
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Chemistry

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  • Wendy Adams (interviewer)
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