Physics

Physics and Astronomy Teaching Resources

Physics teaching resources developed at CWU

CWU faculty and students develop numerous creative physics and physics-related activities and resources. Many of these resources use free, publicly available computer resources such as PhET (http://phet.colorado.edu/).

ResourceDescriptionGrade level
Sorting Trash with Static Electricity interrupted case studyThis multi-part case study has students analyze an experiment on sorting trash as a context to learn about static electricity. This and more is available at the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science. Written by Bruce Palmquist.MS, HS, College
The Itsy-Bitsy Spider interrupted case studyThis multi-part case study has students analyze the locomotion of a spider as a context to learn about forces and energy. This and more is available at the National Center for Case Study Teaching in Science. Written by Bruce Palmquist.MS, HS, College

Astronomy Teaching resources developed at CWU

CWU faculty and students develop numerous creative astronomy activities and resources.

ResourceDescriptionGrade level
Guide to creating WorldWide Telescope ToursThis video shows you how to create recorded tours using WorldWide Telescope. Written and produced by Sumiyyah Jalalyar.MS, HS, College
Guide to creating WorldWide Telescope ToursThis handout shows you how to create recorded tours using WorldWide Telescope. Written by Sumiyyah Jalalyar.MS, HS, College