Physical Science Module List



The Superhero Training Network materials are organized into modules, each of which contain video, activity, and book elements pertaining to a particular subject. The modules are then grouped into volumes for easy access or as packages providing you with all STN materials pertaining to an overall topic in science. Take a look at the list below and read about some of the exciting adventures that await you and your trainees when you join the Superhero Training Network!

Module 1: Lab Tools part 1

Topics Covered: scientific posters, length, micro and milli prefixes, weight and mass, magnification, and more!
Included Materials:
Module 1 in the Training Manual (16 pages), Trainee Activity Book (9 pages), and Trainer Manual (8 pages); DVD Volume 1: Episode 1 (20:18)
Episode Synopsis: In episode 1, trainees will be asked to join the Superhero Training Network to train alongside the superheroes and help stop Dr. Entropy from using science for evil. Once inducted, trainees will discover the superheroes’ secret identities in the lab and experience exciting demonstrations of common laboratory tools.

Module 2: Lab Tools part 2

Topics Covered: science notebooks, microscopes, volume, temperature, and more!
Included Materials: Module 2 in the Training Manual (20 pages), Trainee Activity Book (10 pages), and Trainer Manual (8 pages); DVD Volume 1: Episode 2 (31:46)
Episode Synopsis: Meet the scientists back in the lab for more demonstrations and lessons using common lab tools. In this episode, trainees will learn about high powered microscopes, volume, and temperature. The superheroes will then disclose a top secret Academic Challenge mission for your trainees to complete.

Module 3: Forms of Energy

Topics Covered: potential and kinetic energy, forms of energy, and energy transformations and more!
Included Materials: Module 3 in the Training Manual (18 pages), Trainee Activity Book (10 pages), and Trainer Manual (10 pages); DVD Volume 1: Episode 3 (28:00)
Episode Synopsis: Dr. Entropy is angry and decides to interfere with the most important thing in the Universe, energy. Big Bang, the master of all forms of energy, is on the loose and the superheroes need your help. Trainees join the superheroes in this electrifying episode and brush up on their energy skills as they prepare for the scientific mayhem of the evil Big Bang.

Module 4: Conductors, Insulators, and Circuits

Topics Covered: conductors and insulators of heat and electrical energy, circuits, and more!
Included Materials: Module 4 in the Training Manual (26 pages), Trainee Activity Book (10 pages), and Trainer Manual (8 pages); DVD Volume 2: Episode 4 (24:23)
Episode Synopsis: In episode 3, trainees helped the superheroes stop the evil Big Bang and now Dr. Entropy is very angry. Big Bang is still on the loose and an anonymous caller has contacted the Scientific League of Superheroes Hotline to report a Big Bang sighting. It is time to prepare for his next energy manipulation by tuning in to the Superhero Training Network.

Module 5: Force and Motion part 1

Topics Covered: Newton’s first law of motion, balanced and unbalanced forces, inertia, acceleration, and more!
Included Materials: Module 5 in the Training Manual (18 pages), Trainee Activity Book (9 pages), and Trainer Manual (8 pages); DVD Volume 2: Episode 5 (22:31)
Episode Synopsis: The evil Big Bang has been caught but the superheroes get into a squabble when he suggests that Super Conductor join his group of Evil Energists. In the meantime, the great scientist Sir Isaac Newton returns from the grave to show the superheroes a thing or two about his laws of motion and the true meaning of friendship.

Module 6: Force and Motion part 2

Topics Covered: Newton’s second and third laws of motion, projectile motion, gravity, friction, inertia, and more!
Included Materials: Module 6 in the Training Manual (20 pages), Trainee Activity Book (9 pages), and Trainer Manual (8 pages); DVD Volume 2: Episode 6 (28:38)
Episode Synopsis: Isaac Newton is still causing friction between the superheroes. Super Conductor has zombie fever. MegaByte and Sublimation are about to engage in a water balloon war of epic proportions. Join the superheroes and learn how Newton’s second and third laws of motion set the stage for an exciting force-filled water balloon war and T-ball game.

Module 7: Matter

Topics Covered: forms of matter, phases of matter, transformations of matter, chemical and physical changes, and more!
Included Materials: Module 7 in the Training Manual (51 pages), Trainee Activity Book (15 pages), and Trainer Manual (10 pages); DVD Volume 3: Episode 7 (30:30)
Episode Synopsis: Buildings all across the city are being transformed. Join the superheroes as they research by reading a story about Miss Matter, a past trainee in the STN. After bad memories are conjured up, Miss Matter becomes angry and changes into the villain AntiMatter. What kind of changes in matter are in store for the superheroes? Find out in this exciting storybook style episode.