Curated Classroom
Materials Lists


Are you starting a new lab?

Or just trying to refresh your current equipment?

With educators from around the country, the staff at Arbor Scientific have curated a series of classroom equipment and supply lists to help smooth the requisition process.

Nicole Murawski

Nicole has over 25 years of experience as a STEM educator in the metropolitan Detroit area and is active in the physics education community nationwide and beyond. She is a self-professed STEM equity nerd and seeks opportunities to eliminate the "elite status" of physics education. Nicole loves to support educators and students to develop a passion for physics as it is truly a stepping stone to a wide variety of future successes!

Melissa Girmscheid

Melissa Girmscheid is in her 16th year of teaching High School Physics and is a National Board Certified Teacher in Adolescent and Young Adult Science. She is a curriculum and workshop developer for the American Modeling Teachers Association, notably working on the Computational Modeling in Physics First with Bootstrap project funded through a grant with the National Science Foundation. Melissa routinely leads Modeling workshops and has served as the Board President of both AMTA and STEMteachersPHX.

Steven Rea

Steven Rea has over 40 years' experience teaching high school AP physics and 12 years' experience teaching Physics at the college level. He was one of the early participants in AAPT’s PTRA project (Physics Teaching Resources Agents), and has enthusiastically honored the program’s goal of conducting extensive workshops on training teachers on updated Physics instruction.

"Buzz" Putnam

Dwight “Buzz” Putnam is a recipient of the New York State Master Teacher Program Award and is certified to teach Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. He has spent over 33 years teaching High School Physics and Nanotechnology. Buzz is a “teacher’s teacher”, and has been inspirational to many through his demonstrations at professional conferences.

Mark Davids

Mark Davids taught High School Physics for 37 years and has won a multitude of awards throughout his career including and has been a leader in the Modeling in Physics pedagogy. He has authored or coauthored, several works including the Physics Principles and Problems textbook. As part of a small team, Mark contributed to the development of the Physics standards in the State of Michigan.

Curated Classroom
Materials Lists


Are you starting a new lab?

Or just trying to refresh your current equipment?

With educators from around the country, the staff at Arbor Scientific have curated a series of classroom equipment and supply lists to help smooth the requisition process.

Nicole Murawski

Nicole has over 25 years of experience as a STEM educator in the metropolitan Detroit area and is active in the physics education community nationwide and beyond. She is a self-professed STEM equity nerd and seeks opportunities to eliminate the "elite status" of physics education. Nicole loves to support educators and students to develop a passion for physics as it is truly a stepping stone to a wide variety of future successes!

Melissa Girmscheid

Melissa Girmscheid is in her 16th year of teaching High School Physics and is a National Board Certified Teacher in Adolescent and Young Adult Science. She is a curriculum and workshop developer for the American Modeling Teachers Association, notably working on the Computational Modeling in Physics First with Bootstrap project funded through a grant with the National Science Foundation. Melissa routinely leads Modeling workshops and has served as the Board President of both AMTA and STEMteachersPHX.

Steven Rea

Steven Rea has over 40 years' experience teaching high school AP physics and 12 years' experience teaching Physics at the college level. He was one of the early participants in AAPT’s PTRA project (Physics Teaching Resources Agents), and has enthusiastically honored the program’s goal of conducting extensive workshops on training teachers on updated Physics instruction.

"Buzz" Putnam

Dwight “Buzz” Putnam is a recipient of the New York State Master Teacher Program Award and is certified to teach Physics, Chemistry, and Biology. He has spent over 33 years teaching High School Physics and Nanotechnology. Buzz is a “teacher’s teacher”, and has been inspirational to many through his demonstrations at professional conferences.

Mark Davids

Mark Davids taught High School Physics for 37 years and has won a multitude of awards throughout his career including and has been a leader in the Modeling in Physics pedagogy. He has authored or coauthored, several works including the Physics Principles and Problems textbook. As part of a small team, Mark contributed to the development of the Physics standards in the State of Michigan.

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Physics

Essential Physics Classroom Materials

The Arbor Scientific Essential Physics list is customizable for your classroom. Find all the products you need to get up and running, supplement your current equipment, or outfit a new school with the basics.

Complete Physics Classroom Materials

This Complete Physics list is replete with all the cool stuff a physics classroom needs. Use this list to completely outfit a school for physics instruction or a touchpoint to see what might be missing from an existing lab.

Supplemental A.P. Physics Materials

The Supplemental A.P. Physics list contains unique items geared toward topics specifically in A.P. Physics. This is a great list for adding to an existing stock room for more engaging demos and classroom activities.

PEER Physics Materials

PEER Physics offers comprehensive physics curriculum, professional learning, and responsive partnerships that lead to teacher community, pedagogical growth, and student success. To learn more about PEER Physics, visit peerphysics.org.

Conceptual Academy Physics Materials

Conceptual Academy is a public benefit company of science teachers, media producers, and authors know for their conceptual science textbooks such as Conceptual Physics. To learn more about Conceptual Academy, conceptualacademy.com.

"Physics First" - 9th Grade Physics

AMTA Modeling Instruction "Physics First" Essentials

Recommended Physics First list for units on Motion, Forces, Energy, Momentum, Waves, and Electrical Circuits.

Curated By: Melissa Girmscheid; West Point Leadership Academy Physics, President, American Modeling Teachers Association

AMTA Modeling Instruction "Physics First" Complete

Recommended Physics First list for demonstration materials and lab equipment to run the complete 10 units of AMTA’s Physics First, 2018 version.

Curated By: Melissa Girmscheid; West Point Leadership Academy Physics, President, American Modeling Teachers Association

Patterns Physics - Selected Materials

Recommended materials for units in the Patterns Physics curriculum. The list includes select products broken out under the Patterns Physics titles and can be customized to suit your classroom needs.

Curated By: Arbor Scientific Staff from the Patterns Physics equipment list

Chemistry

Basic Chemistry Classroom Supplies and Lab Materials

The Arbor Scientific Essential Chemistry list is customizable for your chemistry lab. Find all the products you need to get up and running, supplement your current equipment, or outfit a new school with the basics.

Arizona STEM Acceleration Project (ASAP)

Materials Support for ASAP Grade 6

This list of materials has been created for 6th grade teachers to find quality STEM materials after completing the ASAP professional development program with Arizona State University.

Curated by: Arbor Scientific

Materials Support for ASAP Grade 7

This list of materials has been created for 7th grade teachers to find quality STEM materials after completing the ASAP professional development program with Arizona State University.

Curated by: Arbor Scientific

Materials Support for ASAP Grade 8

This list of materials has been created for 8th grade teachers to find quality STEM materials after completing the ASAP professional development program with Arizona State University.

Curated by: Arbor Scientific

Physics

Essential Physics Classroom Materials

The Arbor Scientific Essential Physics list is customizable for your classroom. Find all the products you need to get up and running, supplement your current equipment, or outfit a new school with the basics.

Complete Physics Classroom Materials

This Complete Physics list is replete with all the cool stuff a physics classroom needs. Use this list to completely outfit a school for physics instruction or a touchpoint to see what might be missing from an existing lab.

Supplemental A.P. Physics Materials

The Supplemental A.P. Physics list contains unique items geared toward topics specifically in A.P. Physics. This is a great list for adding to an existing stock room for more engaging demos and classroom activities.

PEER Physics Materials

PEER Physics offers comprehensive physics curriculum, professional learning, and responsive partnerships that lead to teacher community, pedagogical growth, and student success. To learn more about PEER Physics, visit peerphysics.org.

"Physics First" - 9th Grade Physics

AMTA Modeling Instruction "Physics First" Essentials

Recommended Physics First list for units on Motion, Forces, Energy, Momentum, Waves, and Electrical Circuits.

Curated By: Melissa Girmscheid; West Point Leadership Academy Physics, President, American Modeling Teachers Association

AMTA Modeling Instruction "Physics First" Complete

Recommended Physics First list for demonstration materials and lab equipment to run the complete 10 units of AMTA’s Physics First, 2018 version.

Curated By: Melissa Girmscheid; West Point Leadership Academy Physics, President, American Modeling Teachers Association

Patterns Physics - Selected Materials

Recommended materials for units in the Patterns Physics curriculum. The list includes select products broken out under the Patterns Physics titles and can be customized to suit your classroom needs.

Curated By: Arbor Scientific Staff from the Patterns Physics equipment list

Chemistry

Basic Chemistry Classroom Supplies and Lab Materials

The Arbor Scientific Essential Chemistry list is customizable for your chemistry lab. Find all the products you need to get up and running, supplement your current equipment, or outfit a new school with the basics.

Arizona STEM Acceleration Project (ASAP)

Materials Support for ASAP Grade 6

This list of materials has been created for 6th grade teachers to find quality STEM materials after completing the ASAP professional development program with Arizona State University.

Curated by: Arbor Scientific

Materials Support for ASAP Grade 7

This list of materials has been created for 7th grade teachers to find quality STEM materials after completing the ASAP professional development program with Arizona State University.

Curated by: Arbor Scientific

Materials Support for ASAP Grade 8

This list of materials has been created for 8th grade teachers to find quality STEM materials after completing the ASAP professional development program with Arizona State University.

Curated by: Arbor Scientific

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What can these lists be used for?

Our prepopulated equipment and supply Lists for Physics and Chemistry are developed with the help of experienced educators to make outfitting your entire physics or chemistry classroom a breeze.

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