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Physics for the 21st Century - Jul 24, 2013

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.

Concord Consortium: Atomic Structure - Jul 24, 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.

Using Direct Measurement Video to Teach Physics - Jul 24, 2013

Hi-speed videography & robust digital tools are at the heart of these exceptional video-based modules: video analysis without the expense of software.

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.

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.

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.

A Framework for K-12 Science Education: Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Core Ideas - Aug 27, 2012

A must-read for all K-12 science teachers: principles in this report will drive the new NextGen science standards. Read the full report at no cost or download a free pdf summary.

MIT Tech TV: Physics Demos - Aug 27, 2012

These newly-created videos will help kids visualize motion, wave interactions, electricity, and magnetism. Excellent videography; easy to embed.

Futurity - Apr 21, 2012

This nonprofit website was created in response to a decrease in science coverage by the news media. Written for lay audiences, articles keep you up-to-date on the latest discoveries.

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