Teacher Resources

The Physics Classroom has been devoted to helping students, teachers, and classrooms since the 1990s. We are as passionate about that mission now as we have ever been. If you are a teacher of Physics or Physical Science, we encourage you to use our Video Tutorial with your students. And we also encourage you to consider the use of other resources on our website that coordinate with the video. We have listed a few below to help you get started.


Minds On Physics the App, Part 5, Light and Color Module, Mission LC2

Our Minds On Physics apps provide a rigorous conceptual work-out, relentlessly attacking common misconceptions that students have. While it's not for the meek, it delivers its promise of getting students minds thinking deeply about Physics concepts. Consider Mission LC2 from App#5 of this app-based program.


Physics Classroom Tutorial, Light and Color Chapter, Lesson 1

The Tutorial section of our website explains and illustrates Physics concepts in an easy-to-understand language and a logical manner. This particular page will provide strong Tutorial support for the lesson in this video. Consider providing a link to the page from your course management page.


Curriculum Corner, Light and Color Section

Our free curriculum provides a great tool for skilled teachers to use with students within the classroom. Either as independent practice or group work, our Think Sheets provide an exceptional means of processing the ideas in this video. Try this one on ...


Teacher Toolkits - Wave Model of Light

We love our Teacher Toolkits. You will too. They include a collection of annotated links to vetted resources from accross the web that we feel coordinate very well with the resources on our own website. This particular one focuses on the polarization of light and other wave-like behaviors.