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written by Michael Davidson
supported by the National Science Foundation
technical implementer: Matthew J. Parry-Hill
edited by Kristen Coyne
This is a collection of more than 60 Java tutorials on concepts, laws, and historical milestones associated with electricity and magnetism. The simulations range in complexity from very simple to highly advanced. Topics include models for electricity, DC current, AC current, capacitance, electromagnetic induction, magnetic field around a wire, and more. Be sure not to miss the simulations of historical instruments, which bring the work of E&M pioneers to life.

Mag Lab U is part of a large collection of web-based educational materials for K-20, developed by the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory at Florida State University.

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Subjects Levels Resource Types
Education Practices
- Technology
= Multimedia
Electricity & Magnetism
- Electromagnetic Induction
- General
- Magnetic Fields and Forces
- Magnetic Materials
General Physics
- Collections
- Equipment
- History
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Middle School
- Informal Education
- Upper Undergraduate
- Collection
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
= Tutorial
- Audio/Visual
= Movie/Animation
Appropriate Courses Categories Ratings
- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Activity
- New teachers
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© 1995 http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/micro/legal.html
Keywords:
E&M simulations, Java tutorials, current, electricity simulations, historical instruments, interactive simulations, magnetism simulations
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Metadata instance created May 12, 2010 by Caroline Hall
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M. Davidson, , edited by K. Coyne (1995), WWW Document, (http://www.magnet.fsu.edu/education/tutorials/java/index.html).
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M. Davidson, Mag Lab U: Interactive Java Tutorials, edited by K. Coyne (1995), <http://www.magnet.fsu.edu/education/tutorials/java/index.html>.
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Davidson, M. (2009, December 30). Mag Lab U: Interactive Java Tutorials. Retrieved September 1, 2014, from http://www.magnet.fsu.edu/education/tutorials/java/index.html
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Davidson, Michael. Mag Lab U: Interactive Java Tutorials. Edited by Kristen Coyne. December 30, 2009. http://www.magnet.fsu.edu/education/tutorials/java/index.html (accessed 1 September 2014).
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Davidson, Michael. Mag Lab U: Interactive Java Tutorials. Ed. Coyne, Kristen. 1995. 30 Dec. 2009. National Science Foundation. 1 Sep. 2014 <http://www.magnet.fsu.edu/education/tutorials/java/index.html>.
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Contains Mag Lab U: Interactive Tutorials - Current Flow

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