Interactive Physics Technology - Interactive Physics Simulations

This Web site contains a variety of online physics simulations.

The Physics of Golf

This Web site contains is an article explaining the physics of golf from GolfWeb, a web magazine. It would be a good resource for students working on a research project on sports.

Cockpit Physics

Cockpit Physics is a course on the Web from the US Air Force Academy. It's design is based on educational research and is structured around Karplus' Learning Cycle. The lessons make excellent use of QuickTime movies, javascript, and other state-of-the-art Web resources.

Fermi Lab

Fermi Lab, one of the major physics research institutes, provides an education page
with many resources.

The Particle Adventure

This is a GREAT web site! The Particle Adventure is an interactive tour of the atom from the Lawrence Berkeley Labs. It can be used as an interactive tutorial software to lead students through quarks, mesons, leptons, and other secrets of the atom. It contains 3 paths of information: standard model of particles path, experimental evidence path, and beyond the standard model. Each path takes you on an adventure that explains some aspect of particle physics. The paths include great original (and copyrighted) graphics and cartoons. Each path contains interactive links. Excellent classroom activities are included.

Nobel Laureates in Physics

Descriptions and photos of Nobel Laureates in Physics from the Stanford Linear Accelerator Center Library. This site is a good starting point for historical or biographical projects.

Virtual Prof

This web site is a great source of help for physics teachers and students. Includes helpful hints on how to be a good student. Free registration for 1st and 2nd semester help for physics students plus a pay subscription for access to physicists.

Amateur Scientist

This site has lots of great information. Links to many sites. Some of particular interest are Kids' Science Projects Elsewhere and Physics Demo Page. Physics Demo Page includes details of experiments and links to other good sites for related information and research.

Instructional Materials in Physical Science

This website is a link to the larger website Community Learning Network Open School, Open Learning Agency of British Columbia, Canada. The site includes a search engine for searching the Community Learning Network, a Navigation map, and an alphabetical index. The Navigation Map includes the following categories: Educational Resources for Students and Teachers, Integrating the Internet into the Classroom, Professional Development in Information Technologies, Province of BC's K-12 Educational community, What's New on CLN, and CLN information. The Instructional Materials in Physics includes links to various Internet sites related to physics.

Smile Program Physics Index

Over 200 Physics lessons for middle and high school students. Topics are divided into the following categories: Matter, Mechanics, Fluids, Electricity & Magnetism, Waves, Sound and Optics, and Miscellaneous.

NC State University Physics Demonstrations

Physics Home Pages, PCIC, NCSU

This Webpage a resource list of good physics Web sites to visit.

NCSA/LCA-Potsdam-WashU International Relativity Group

Air Travelers

Physics 2000

This Web site provides an interactive journey through modern physics! You can have fun learning visually and conceptually about 20th century science and high-tech devices. Visit Einstein's Legacy and explore how Einstein's revolution in physics has led to X-rays, microwave ovens, lasers, and many other modern devices. Visit The Atomic Lab and see how some surprising 20th century physics experiments reveal that not everything is as it seems. Lastly, Science Trek lets you go into the minds of theoretical scientists! Learn basic principles of waves, quantum mechanics, polarization, and the periodic table. Click here to see applets from this unit.

Exploratorium's Science Of Baseball

Learn all about the science of baseball as you complete activities such as Thrown for a Curve, Finding the Sweet Spot, Bouncing Balls, Handle Forces, and "Basketballs." Also check out the site's exhibits, articles, and special features.

Exploratorium's Science Of Hockey

The Science of Hockey is the first in a series of "Sports Science" resources developed by Exploratorium. This site takes you inside the game. You'll hear from NHL players and coaches from the San Jose Sharks, as well as leading physicists and chemists. This site is divided into seven main sections which can be accessed individually.

Amusement Park Physics

In this Web site students can find out how physics laws affect amusement park ride design by designing their own roller coaster. Students can also experiment with bumper car collisions.

The Virtual Nuclear Tourist - Power Plants Around the World

ABC's of Nuclear Science


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