How To Tell Your Parents That They Are Overworking You With Physics!

This lessons explains the basics of work and energy in physics terms with the real life application of allowing students to justify to their parents how much work they are actually doing. The physics equations that apply to this concept are also incorporated.


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Lesson Plan

To start this lesson off, ask the class if they think they receive too much work. After the class answers this question, state that you are going to give them a way to calculate just how much work they are doing by teaching them the physics concepts of work and energy. The youtube video can then be shown.

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Lesson tags: Eighth, Ninth, Pop Culture, Science, Tenth

Anthony Naclerio

Anthony Naclerio Tony Naclerio is a curriculum writer and experienced Science educator. Tony specializes in merging video games, music, movies, and other forms of entertainment with life science principles. Tony believes that the key to teaching science is showing how science can apply to everyday life. Science is, in its purest sense, a way to understand the world around you, and in turn, yourself.