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NASA Spacelink: Instructional Materials

Described as an aeronautics and space resource for education, NASA's Spacelink Web site contains several links including the Instructional Materials page. Basically an online clearinghouse for NASA supplied educational material, the page contains links to various material. Visitors will find categories that include NASA educational products; online educational activities; curriculum support;...

https://www.nasa.gov/audience/foreducators/postsecondary/fea...
PH2200 University Physics II: Electricity & Magnetism

This Web site is part of an online physics course from Michigan Technological University. Visitors will find a host of original and outside links categorized by topic including electric charge and electric fields, capacitance, current and resistance, magnetic forces, reflection and refraction, and more. The prism animation for example, allows students to adjust the angle and position of a light...

https://pages.mtu.edu/~weidman/ph2200/pages/simapp.html
The Contemporary Physics Education Project

The temporary Physics Education Project is a non-profit organization whose Web site contains materials that present "the current understanding of the fundamental nature of matter and energy, incorporating the major research findings of recent years." Some of the products that the project creates, including educational material and wall charts, are featured on this site with links to other...

https://www.cpepweb.org/
APS: The American Physical Society

This expansive website features the American Physical Society's (APS) work in advancing and diffusing the knowledge of physics. Visitors will find the latest APS news and releases such as the Report of the APS Study Group on Boost-Phase Intercept Systems for National Missile Defense. Teachers can learn about the APS's work in improving science education. The website features many programs and...

https://www.aps.org/
The Physics Classroom

Developed for high school physics students by Glenbrook South High School in Glenview, Illinois, the Physics Classroom Tutorial offers clear and concise details of the basic physics topics. The website, modeled like an online physics book, contains a series of main categories, which are divided into lessons and sub-lessons. Within the sub-lessons, students can find helpful diagrams, animations,...

https://www.physicsclassroom.com/
Physics Flash Animations

How does one exactly illustrate the principle of chaos? Well, fortunately for budding physicists and other interested parties, a very nice animation demonstrating chaos (and other such processes and phenomena) are made available at this website. Created by David M. Harrison of the Department of Physics at the University of Toronto, the site contains Flash animations that illustrate principles in...

https://faraday.physics.utoronto.ca/GeneralInterest/Harrison...
The Physics Front

Richard Feynman was one of the great communicators and scholars within the field of physics, and his very accessible lectures remain the stuff of legend today. While Professor Feynman is no longer with us, physics teachers can avail themselves of the very nice resources offered at The Physics Front. Created by the American Association of Physics Teachers and the National Science Foundation, the...

https://www.compadre.org/precollege/?
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Physics to Go

The Physics to Go site invites the casual visitor to "explore physics on your own." Providing an assortment of great resources, it does just that. The site functions as a monthly mini-magazine and offers a collection of more than 1000 websites, physics images, and activities. A well-designed site, Physics to Go is divided into sections including Physics in Your World, From Physics Research, and...

https://www.compadre.org/informal/?
Bouncing Balls and Geometric Series

The introduction to this intriguing exercise and article begins "If a ball bounces an infinite number of times, it must take an infinite amount of time to finish bouncing!" This piece appeared in The Journal of Online Mathematics and Its Applications in May 2007, and it was authored by Robert Styer and Morgan Besson of Villanova University. This particular article and its accompanying teaching...

https://www.maa.org/press/periodicals/loci/joma/bouncing-bal...
Amusement Park Physics

It's one thing to learn about physics in a lab, but it can be quite another thing to make a pilgrimage to an amusement park to take in the laws of physics. Users will have to supply their own corn dogs and popcorn, but this rather nice educational resource from Annenberg Media will be quite useful for budding physicists and their teachers. The resource allows users to design their own roller...

https://www.learner.org/series/interactive-amusement-park-ph...
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