Physics Lesson Plan Links
CFAITC.org - Simple & Complex Machines (pdf) - Download this activity book for ideas for your simple machine unit. The lessons are geared for grades 2-5, but some may be modified for older students.
Discovery Channel School - Physical Science - A list of lessons and activities on a variety of physical science topics.
Energy Lesson Plans - Alliance to Save Energy - Download hands-on lesson plans used in the Alliance to Save Energy Green Schools project - a unique collaborative effort by teachers, administrators, and maintenance staff which reduces school energy costs at the same time it educates students.
Fear of Physics - A great resource to learn more about a variety of common physics concepts! Use the "Make a Quiz" option to create your own quizzes to challenge your students as they surf the website.
Magnets - Browse this site for a large collection of cool experiments with magnets
Marvelous Machines - This site provides a series of experiments about simple machines: levers, wheels and inclined planes designed for use in the third grade.
Math-Science Learning Coalition - Physical Science Lessons - This site offers a wide range of physical science lessons for elementary, middle school, and high school.
MyScienceSite.com - Teacher Resources - Explore the resources available on this website for physical science as well as other science concepts. Scroll down the page to find many ready-to-use worksheets and lab ideas for electricity, flight, optics, fluids, motion, simple machines, and more.
NEED.org - Learn how to put "energy into education" with the ideas available at this site!
Peggy Schweiger's Lessons & Projects - Make a visit to this site for several great project ideas for your physics classroom!
Physics & Astronomy Lesson Plans - Scroll down this page for a large list of lesson plans and activities for astronomy. Grade levels are provided for each lesson!
Proteacher - Physical Science - An assortment of physical science lesson plans and links for elementary teachers.
Science-Class.net - Click the link for the "Work & Simple Machines", "Force & Motion", or "Energy" to find new lessons for your classroom!
SMILE Program Physics Index - A huge assortment of almost 200 single concept lesson plans and activities organized by category.
ThomasNet Simple Machines Guide - Visit this webpage for a listing of links to online activities and resources for simple machines.
Be sure to visit http://middleschoolscience.com/ for a wealth of resources!
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