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NASA: Solar System Exploration - Jun 2, 2016

A stand-out collection from NASA that offers a wealth of information about the objects in our solar system. Browse beautiful image galleries, 3D interactive animations, and videos of space missions.


Direct Measurement Video: Wave Properties - Mar 5, 2016

Analyze frequency, amplitude, and wavelength with this very high-resolution video. Use the overlay tools for measurement.


Waves: An Interactive Tutorial - Jan 10, 2016

This set of interactive tutorials provide an introduction to waves, from basic motion through interference and coupled oscillators.


PhET Simulation: Charges and Fields - Jan 4, 2016

Have fun learning about the variables that affect interactions among charged bodies with this PhET sim. Drag + or - charges onto the field,  view voltage values, plot equipotential lines and more.


Designmate: Converging Lenses - Dec 1, 2015

Beautifully crafted video incorporates animated ray diagrams to show how a convex lens converges rays of incident light.


Nanoreisen: Adventures Beyond the Decimal - Dec 1, 2015

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.


PhET Simulation: Energy Forms and Changes - Dec 1, 2015

Build your own system to convert mechanical, light, or chemical energy into electrical or thermal energy.


2015 International Year of Light - Aug 17, 2015

Official website to commemorate the International Year of Light features a plethora of resources for all ages and audiences.


Using Direct Measurement Video to Teach Physics - Apr 1, 2015

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


Physics for the 21st Century - Apr 1, 2015

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.

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