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Exploratorium ExploraNet

ExploraNet is provided by the Exploratorium, located in San Francisco, California. It includes hands-on scientific experiments, exhibits, and "Ten Cool Sites" for the month. Current and past issues of Exploratorium's What's New in the World can be searched or browsed. The site also contains a "Digital Library" which has past images, sounds, exhibits, and Web cams. It also features educational...

https://www.exploratorium.edu/
The International Boiling Point Project

Between September 13 and December 10, 1999, the Center for Improved Engineering and Science Education (CIESE) at the Stevens Institute of Technology in Hoboken, New Jersey invites students and adults from all over the world to participate in The International Boiling Point Project. "The purpose of this project is to discover which factor in the experiment (room temperature, elevation, volume of...

http://ciese.org/curriculum/boilproj/
Science Snacks Online

"Science Snacks" is an online compendium of science tidbits that pique the interest and satisfy the gee-whiz appetite. Whether seeking to understand Afterimage or Whirling Watcher, users will be drawn in by these brief and intriguing descriptions of scientific fact, with associated learning activities and Helpful Hints. Designed originally for local high school science teachers but used by...

https://www.exploratorium.edu/snacks/
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SLAC National Accelerator Laboratory

The Stanford Linear Accelerator Center (SLAC) has been a collaboration between the U.S. Department of Energy and Stanford University since its inception in 1962. Readers may want to start with the About section, where they can peruse the history of the center, including resident scientists' discovery of quarks, the J/psi particle, and the tau lepton. In total, researchers at SLAC have received six...

https://www6.slac.stanford.edu
Kansas State University Physics Research

The Kansas State University promotes its research in various areas of physics through this website. The materials are divided into six categories: atomic, molecular, and optical physics; cosmology and particle astrophysics; condensed matter physics; high energy physics; interdisciplinary research; and physics education research. Educators can find laser safety rules as well as links to many lab...

https://www.phys.ksu.edu/research/
Little Shop of Physics: Online Experiments (Last reviewed in the Scout Report on January 25, 2002)

Not to be confused with a certain Roger Corman movie that has a rather similar title, this site presents a wide range of very nice physics experiments, all of which can be done online. Dedicated staff members of the physics department at Colorado State University created the Little Shop of Physics site. The site includes the "Amazing Physics" area, which features experiments that will require...

https://www.lsop.colostate.edu/
Wake Forest University Physics Demonstration Videos

Physics is plenty exciting on its own, but this clutch of physics demonstration videos offered up by Wake Forest University's Physics departments will probably have students running out to learn more about string theory and cosmology. Teachers will definitely appreciate this resource, as they can use these videos in the classroom or just recommend to their students. Visitors can view the videos in...

http://physics.wfu.edu/demolabs/demos/avimov/videointro.htm
Physics Education Technology

Funded by grants from The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation and the National Science Foundation, the Physics Education Technology (PhET) site features many well-designed and engaging physics and chemistry simulations for use in the classroom. Currently, the site offers a number of simulations, which cover projectile motion, salts & solubility, wave interference, and other related areas....

https://phet.colorado.edu/
North Carolina State Physics Demonstrations

The Lecture Demonstrations Facility is part of the physics department at North Carolina State University, and is tasked with supporting the teaching activities of the department's faculty and graduate students. This website features a number of online demonstrations that can be used by outside parties, who can click on the Visitor Access area to view some of these great videos. The demonstrations...

https://www.physics.ncsu.edu/demoroom/
University of Florida: Physics Department Demonstration Page

The University of Florida has a distinguished physics program, and visitors can learn more about the world of physics via this handy website. The site contains photographs and descriptions of the experiments used to teach undergraduate physics classes. Visitors will note that on the left-hand side of the site are a series of drop-down menus. The categories here include Mechanics, Fluid Mechanics,...

http://www.phys.ufl.edu/demo/
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