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PhET's Foray into Social Media
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Explore Floating and Sinking with the Density and Buoyancy
Learn why different materials of different sizes float and sink with the new Density sim. Why do objects
like wood float in water?
Does it depend on size? The Density sim has a set of great teaching ideas with pre-lab,
post-lab, teaching notes and sim activities to help you through your lesson plan.
Learn How the Periodic Table Works with Build An Atom
Build an atom out of protons, neutrons, and electrons with the
Build An Atom sim. Learn
about the mass, charge, structure, and nomenclature of elements in the periodic table. With
this sim, students will learn
- What makes up an atom
- How protons are connected to element identity
- How neutrons affect nucleus stability
- How protons and electrons affect ionic charge
- How to describe the mass and charge of the subatomic particles
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