Essential Physics Teacher Lab Manual Resources

Product Code: EP-6328-DIG


The Essential Physics Teacher Lab Manual Resources are all of the electronic teacher resources for the 46 lab activities found in the printed Essential Physics Student Lab Manual (the printed student lab manual is sold separately). These teacher resources are only available electronically and include the following:

  • Editable Word version of each student lab
  • Complete lesson slide sets in PPTX format for displaying during the lab, and pre-lab
  • Teacher answer keys for each lab investigation in editable Word format
  • Links to videos that help guide you through the data collection, and data analysis steps

Available separately:

  • Essential Physics Student Lab Manual (EP-6326) – this printed, student-consumable lab manual includes 46 labs that cover a full year of introductory physics.
  • Essential Physics Teacher Lab Manual (EP-6329) – printed set of teacher answer keys for all 46 labs inside the Essential Physics Student Lab Manual. Also includes editable electronic copies of all 46 students lab handouts, and teacher answer keys.

Video Support

How-to videos for some lab activities are included with the teacher resources. These videos focus on proper set up of lab equipment, helpful tips for collecting good data, and strategies for analyzing that data.


There are 46 labs and activities covering a full year of physics topics:

Lab Title Forces & Motion Kit Simple Machines Engineering Kit Oscillations, Waves, & Sound Kit Modular Circuits for Essential Physics Light, Color, & Optics Kit Standard Equipment Kit Comprehensive Equipment Kit
1 Graphs of Motion
2 Motion Graphs
3 Acceleration
4 A Model for
Accelerated Motion
5 Newton’s Second Law
6 Hooke’s Law
7 Static and Kinetic
8 Projectile Motion
9 Acceleration on an
Inclined Plane
10 Static Equilibrium
11 Work and the Force
Versus Distance Graph
12 Inclined Plane and the
Conservation of Energy
13 Work and Energy
14 Springs and the
of Energy
15 Work Done by Friction
16 Crash barrier
17 Conservation of
18 Inelastic Collisions
19 Elastic Collisions
20 Levers
21 Pulleys
22 Ramps and Inclined
23 Gear Ratios
24 Designing Gear
25 Torque
26 Mechanical Advantage
of Gears
27 Oscillators
28 Resonance
29 Waves
30 Interference
31 Resonance and Sound
32 Design a Musical
33 Electricity and Circuits
34 Voltage and Batteries
35 Resistors and
Ohm’s law
36 Series and Parallel
37 Electrical Power
38 Compound Circuits
39 Design a Lemon Battery
40 Magnification of Mirrors
and Lenses
41 Reflection in a
Plane Mirror
42 Refraction of Light
43 Creating Real and Virtual
Images with Lenses
44 Image Formation
for a Convex Lens
45 Build a Microscope
and a Telescope
46 Phosphorescence