Physics Activities for Middle Grades

Optics

 

Sound*

Reflection Refraction*      
Color* Polarization*      
         

Matter

 

Electricity & Magnetism

Air* Water and Liquids   Circuits* Magnets*
         

Projects created by Summer Academy Teachers (all content areas)

* under construction - slow but steady!! We'll keep working on publishing activities as time permits. If you are interested in a specific topic, email me at meerac[at]missouri.edu.

These activities were developed by the Exploring Physics Program. Educators have permission to photocopy the activities for their classes or for workshops, but not to distribute them for profit.

Resources

Density data: Table of density of water as a function of temperature and the density of various substances.