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Space Time Travel -- Relativity Visualized - May 17, 2013
What would it be like to travel at the speed of light? These models help students visualize effects of special and general relativity.
PhET Simulation: Energy Forms and Changes - May 17, 2013
Build your own system to convert mechanical, light, or chemical energy into electrical or thermal energy.
Physics Education Research User's Guide - Apr 25, 2013
The PER community has been at the forefront of research in science education. This easy-to-use guidebook lets you browse teaching methods and techniques associated with evidence-based best practice.
Nanoreisen: Adventures Beyond the Decimal - Apr 16, 2013
See the wonder and strange beauty of matter at the smallest known dimensions in our universe in this "nano-journey" formatted in descending powers of 10. View a human cell, an LED, and a laptop microchip.
Advanced Placement Program: What's Changing in AP - Apr 16, 2013
The new AP Chemistry course begins Fall, 2013, with the redesigned AP Physics courses slated for Fall, 2014. How will this impact your teaching?
Using Direct Measurement Video to Teach Physics - Mar 6, 2013
Hi-speed videography & robust digital tools are at the heart of these exceptional video-based modules: video analysis without the expense of software.
Concord Consortium: Atomic Structure - Feb 19, 2013
Give your students a powerful way to explore the orbital model of an atom. They can play with mass and charge, create different isotopes, and build atomic models that identify patterns.
Virtual Microscope: Scanning Probe Microscopy Basics - Feb 12, 2013
What is a scanning probe microscope & how does it "see" atomic resolution to create images of nanoscale specimens? Find out in this animated tutorial.
Physics for the 21st Century - Nov 29, 2012
Looking for high-quality content support in modern physics? Take a look at this free course, complete with videos and simulations. It is aimed at secondary teachers and AP physics students.
NASA: Goldilocks and the Three Planets - Nov 8, 2012
Great interactive resource for blending math and space science! Kids explore atmospheric gases for Earth, Mars, and Venus w/data from real space missions.
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