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Developing and using models
Activity Name Data Strand Level NGSS Practices Topic
Quark Workbench (3 comments)

Students use Standard Model rules to build hadrons and mesons from quarks.

Cosmic Ray, LHC Level 1 2 6 Particle Composition
Dice, Histograms & Probability (1 comment)

Students roll dice, record the resulting individual values as well as the sum of the values, create histograms of the data and develop insight into the concept of “degrees of freedom." 

Cosmic Ray, LHC, LIGO Level 1 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 Data Analysis, Measurement
Cosmic Muon Lifetime (1 comment)

Students learn how physicists measure muon lifetime.

Cosmic Ray Level 1 2 3 4 5 Data Analysis, Measurement, Particle Composition, Student data