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Circus Physics - Oct 15, 2014

Collection of 8 videos with teacher guides provides a highly visual way to learn about projectile motion, linear and angular momentum, and Newton's Laws.

Concord Consortium: Atomic Structure - Oct 15, 2014

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.

Understanding Car Crashes: It's Basic Physics - Jul 7, 2014

Completely turn-key resource for a unit on momentum and collision. Fascinating video plus four comprehensive classroom activities.

PhET Teacher Activities: Experimental Design with Forces - Jul 7, 2014

Blend a classroom experiment with an interactive PhET simulation to help middle school students form deeper understanding of forces on a spring, kinetic/potential energy transformation, and effects of gravity on spring motion.

NASA: Solar System Exploration - Jul 7, 2014

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.

Designmate: Converging Lenses - Apr 15, 2014

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

Advanced Placement Program: What's Changing in AP - Feb 1, 2014

The redesigned AP Physics courses is slated for Fall, 2014. How will this impact your teaching?

Seeing isn't believing: Do classroom demonstrations help students learn? - Feb 1, 2014

In this 18-minute podcast, researchers talk about surprising results of their studies on the effectiveness of classroom demos.

NBC Learn: Science of NFL Football - Oct 3, 2013

This video collection funded by NSF aims to spark interest in physics through the motion of football players & ball trajectory. Entertaining AND accurate science.

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.

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