Because inquiry is the cornerstone of understanding physics, it is crucial for students to apply the concepts they are reading about. Holt McDougal Physics includes the most comprehensive lab resources with its wide variety of print and digital lab options to meet your classroom needs.
Hands-on Labs and Activities
Holt McDougal Physics includes a wide variety of labs that provide students with opportunities to apply analytical skills while reinforcing science concepts; to explore in student-driven inquiry-based labs; and to bring the application of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics into your physics classroom. Labs are provided as part of the Interactive Online Edition as PDFs for easy access by students and teachers. Editable versions of labs are also provided to teachers for easy customization to meet their classroom needs. All labs are linked to relevant chapters and can be accessed online or on the Lab Generator DVD. Bench-tested lab types include: Quick Labs, Open Inquiry, Core Skills, Standard, Probeware, Forensics, plus ten hands-on STEM Labs designed to bring the application of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics into your classroom. Each problem-based lab emphasizes inquiry and the engineering design process.
This powerful, customizable tool provides teachers with easy access to the entire robust physics lab program. The database of physics labs is searchable by topic, difficulty level, duration, or standard. Teachers can also add their own labs.
Accessible at point of use in the Interactive Online Edition, this set of 24 comprehensive labs developed specifically for a full-year high school physics curriculum includes everything your students need to conduct traditional labs in a virtual setting. Use Virtual Physics Labs to replace hands-on labs when equipment is not available, or enhance your hands-on labs with this interactive online content. Each virtual lab includes: objectives, theory, pre-lab and post-lab quizzes, equipment list for hands-on option, video introduction, video demonstration, simulation, hands-on option, questions, and a teacher’s guide.
The Smart Grapher is a powerful, easy-to-use graphing tool that students can use to create a variety of graphs using their own data. You can use it as a stepping stone before exposing your students to more complex or sophisticated graphing tools.