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published by the Boston University Physics Department
edited by Andrew Duffy
This web page features a collection of Easy Java Simulations developed by secondary teachers for use in high school physics and physical science courses. Topics include astronomy, momentum and collision, projectile motion, Gauss's Law and electric field, special relativity, and more. Each simulation is accompanied by a standards-based lesson plan and printable student guides. Users may run the simulations as a Java applet or may directly download a jar file version.

The materials in this collection were created with Easy Java Simulations (EJS), a modeling tool that allows users without formal programming experience to generate computer models and simulations. To modify or customize the model, See Related Materials for detailed instructions on installing and running the EJS Modeling and Authoring Tool.

This resource is part of Project ITOP (Improving the Teaching of Physics), a graduate program offered at University of Massachusetts-Boston. The archived computer models are hosted and maintained as part of the BU Physics Simulation collection.

Please note that this resource requires Java (JRE).
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Astronomy
- Solar System
Classical Mechanics
- General
Electricity & Magnetism
- Electric Fields and Potential
General Physics
- Collections
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Collection
- Instructional Material
= Curriculum support
= Interactive Simulation
= Lesson/Lesson Plan
= Problem/Problem Set
= Student Guide
Appropriate Courses Categories Ratings
- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Lesson Plan
- Activity
- Laboratory
- Assessment
- New teachers
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Keywords:
EJS, Easy Java, Gauss's Law, elastic collision, inelastic collision, orbital mechanics, point charge, projectiles, rocket, simulations, solar system simulator, two-dimensional motion
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Metadata instance created July 10, 2010 by Caroline Hall
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, edited by A. Duffy (Boston University Physics Department, Boston, 2010), WWW Document, (http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/NS548_simulations/ITOP_EJS.html).
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EJS Simulations by High School Physics Teachers, edited by A. Duffy (Boston University Physics Department, Boston, 2010), <http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/NS548_simulations/ITOP_EJS.html>.
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Duffy, A. (Ed.). (2010, April 30). EJS Simulations by High School Physics Teachers. Retrieved July 30, 2014, from Boston University Physics Department: http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/NS548_simulations/ITOP_EJS.html
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Duffy, Andrew, ed. EJS Simulations by High School Physics Teachers. Boston: Boston University Physics Department, April 30, 2010. http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/NS548_simulations/ITOP_EJS.html (accessed 30 July 2014).
MLA Format
Duffy, Andrew, ed. EJS Simulations by High School Physics Teachers. Boston: Boston University Physics Department, 2010. 30 Apr. 2010. 30 July 2014 <http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/NS548_simulations/ITOP_EJS.html>.
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