"Education is not the filling of a pail, but the lighting of a fire."
William Butler Yeats
The purpose of this site is to serve as a resource for high school physics
teachers and students.
Descriptions of different projects and class activities can be found in
lessons and projects. These include The Egg Drop Contest,
The Fettucini Bridge Project, The Cardboard Boat Regatta, The Tower of Straws, and The Electric House.
These are projects that have been successfully done in my physics classes.
Lecture notes for my students are found in lecture
Sample Problems for my students are found in sample
problems link. These are the guided practice problems that students complete in class. No answers are included.
Homework, projects, and interesting Internet sites are found in
A brief biography of Peggy E. Schweiger can be found at biography.
Students use lab forms to submit their individual responses to the labs performed in class. Lab groups post their data and graphs for their labs on the Internet.
Weekly schedules showing assignments and due dates for both Physics I-Honors and Physics AP can be found at Weekly Schedule.
A description of my policy for writing college and scholarship recommendations can be found at Policy.
Klein Oak High School
Suggestions or comments:
email Peggy E. Schweiger
These pages were developed through GirlTECH , a
teacher training and student technology council program sponsored by the Center for Research on Parallel
Computation (CRPC), a National Science
Foundation Science and
Thanks to the RGK Foundation for its generous support of
This page was created by and represents the views
and opinions of the creator. It does not represent the views of, nor is it
endorsed in any way, by the Klein Independent School District or any of
© July 1998 Peggy E. Schweiger
Last updated on August 9, 2005