This is part 3 of a 6 part hands-on unit on Inventions and Simple Machines. Build and test waterwheels, use cylinders to make wheel cookies, experiment with matchbox cars to demonstrate friction, compare the mechanical advantage of an adult and a children's bicycle, and more!
This is part 5 of a 5 part hands-on unit on Floating & Flying. Have fun while creating various types of paper airplanes in order to examine the relationship between plane design and the four forces of flight! My lessons are geared toward 4th-5th grade level children and their siblings. These are...
Sound is a powerful energy source which impact us in many different ways. Every sound is a vibration made of waves oscillating at a particular frequency. Learn how we produce sound by speaking and singing.
This article is about the life story of Nikola Tesla, a genius inventor and scientist well known for his design of the alternating current electricity supply system and other inventions.
Is green really green? Why shouldn't you pick out the paint for your bedroom when the only light that you have available is a green lightbulb? What does a CD have to do with the color spectrum? Also, what color is the bedroom really painted in that picture?!? These questions are all answered...
This is part 4 of a 6 part hands-on unit on inventions and simple machines. Build and test pulleys, play pulley tug-of-war, find out how a clock works, and more! My lessons are geared toward 3rd-4th grade level children and their siblings. These are lessons I created to do with a weekly homeschool...
A hub on how infrared radiation works, its discovery, detection, properties and facts. This will also help with reference for school and college / university students.
Are you interested in the different calculator techniques in Engineering Mechanics? This is the right place for you. A step-by-step guide to different calculator techniques in Engineering Mechanics.
Both of these are used frequently in astronomical work but the differences between them help us learn more about their sources.
Here we will do the mathematical calculation of work done and power consumed by a lifting system in bringing the deliverables up and down.