Heat Transfer: Conduction, Convection, Radiation
By Laurie Jarvis, Deb Simonson
In this animated activity, learners explore three major methods of heat transfer and practice identifying each.
Construction of Free-Body Diagrams
By Kim Ristow
In this learning activity you'll explore a step-by-step process to solve simple free-body diagrams. They identify forces acting in the x or y direction in interactive exercises.
What Is Electricity?
By Terry Bartelt
The learner studies how electrons travel from one atom to the next. Examples demonstrate how voltage is created by the use of a battery or through magnetism. A quiz completes the activity.
Mass Versus Weight
In this learning activity you'll explore the difference between mass and weight.
What Is Torque?
Learners read a description of torque and study the factors that cause its magnitude to change. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Methods of Producing Electricity
In this learning activity you'll review the six different ways in which electricity is produced: chemical, friction, heat, light, magnetism, and pressure.
Newton's First Law of Motion
The learner views several animations to study Newton's First Law of Motion, also known as "The Law of Inertia."
Introduction to Class 3 Levers
By James Bourassa, John Rosz
In this interactive object, students view an animated depiction of Class 3 levers. A matching quiz completes the activity.
In this animated object, learners examine how thermal energy is transferred by conduction, convection, and radiation. A brief quiz completes the activity.
Newton's Third Law of Motion - Video
In this learning activity you'll examine Newton's Third Law: for every action, there is an equal but opposite reaction.
Newton's First Law of Motion - Video
Newton's Second Law of Motion - Video
In this learning activity you'll examine force, mass, and acceleration to understand this "Law of Acceleration."
Statics - Trig: Law of Cosines
By Steve Whitmoyer
In this interactive object, learners use the Law of Cosines to calculate forces.
Slope and Intercept on Graphing Calculators
By Ron Keys
The learner reads directions for finding the slope, intercept, and correlation coefficient for a group of ordered pairs using one of eight different scientific calculators.
Introduction to Class 1 Levers
In this interactive object, students view an animated depiction of Class 1 levers. A matching quiz completes the activity.
Newton's Second Law of Motion
Introduction to Class 2 Levers
In this interactive object, students view an animated depiction of Class 2 levers. A matching quiz completes the activity.
Using Graphs to Explain Motion
By Henry Merrill
In this learning activity you'll observe two vehicles moving across the screen at different rates then describe the motion. Additionally, you'll select the corresponding graphs of distance vs. time, velocity vs. time, and acceleration vs. time for each vehicle.