Video Story Problem – Water, Friction, and Force

Oct 27, 2011 by

In my never ending quest to find an engaging way to bring the real world into the classroom, I captured some video of my children and I playing with...

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Any Questions?

Aug 2, 2011 by

Storytelling, inquiry, and mathematics go hand in hand, or so says Dan Meyer. And since he’s a former Google Curriculum Fellow, and a doctoral...

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The Physics of “My Little Pony”

May 26, 2011 by

Apparently when you discontinue your cable TV for a couple of years, you miss out on all sorts of excellent programming, including an anime-imspired...

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Gelatin Cubes + High Speed Camera = Physics GOLD!

May 16, 2011 by

A couple of weeks ago I found a very cathartic video of water splashes in slow motion, so it was with great joy that I discovered this video from...

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Video Story Problem – Friction & Inertia (highly unscientific edition)

Apr 6, 2011 by

I’ve been producing a series of video story problems for a few weeks now, and up until recently I’ve been sticking mostly to math...

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The Green Goblin & The Conservation of Momentum

Nov 15, 2010 by

The Physics of Superheroes is a fantastic book by Dr. James Kakalios that explores how physics is both utilized and completely ignored in the world...

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