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    How to Study Physics - A University of Texas classic, written before the web was around, but now revised and web-ready.

    Newton's Law of Motion - Newton's law of motion, Christmas songs and a couple of problems.

    Physics Comics - Comics-style lessons in physics fundamentals. Topics include motion, forces, vectors, work and energy, and impulse and momentum.

    Society of Physics Students (SPS) - Complete set of information for members of any level of SPS. Scholarships and awards, news, activities, staff, structure, online forms, student resources, and links to significant physics sites.

    FYKOS - Physical Correspondence Seminary - Worldwide competition in physics for grammar school (under age 19) students with an interest in physics.

    Amusement Park Physics - Explores how the laws of physics play a role in the design of amusement park rides. Activities invite visitors to design a roller coaster and determine the outcomes of bumper car collisions. Links to related sites are provided.

    PhysLINK.com - A very visually "busy" site for physics-related topics. Educational content includes a large variety of good web links, "ask the expert," and some reference materials.

    Web Physics Project - A flexible low budget outlet for small volume, high quality, HTML-based curricular material. It provides a forum for physics educators to exchange curriculum ideas and resources that make use of web technology (primarily public domain material), and provides a medium for the dissemination of student work.

    How To Study Physics, the Original Version - A 1955 pamphlet of advice for physics students, with much that's still useful today.

    Computer Simulation Methods - A web site devoted to faculty and students using computer simulation techniques as a method of discovery in physics. This is a companion site to a textbook, but provides content from other sources as well.

    Interactive Textbook - College freshman-level physics textbook online in several different formats, notably a java-interactive format.

    The World of Beams (Both Energy and Particle) - Explores the nature of particle beams, laser beams, and related physics topics.

    Space and Time - Course based on Stephen Hawking's best selling book, "A Brief History of Time". The course deals with topics in modern physics such as Einstein's Special Theory of Relativity, Quantum Theory, Black Holes and the Creation of the Universe.

    The Elements of Machines - Some simple machines, explained, decribed and illustrated.

    Physics for Beginners - An introduction to some concepts in physics for the absolute beginner. Included is a equation solver which is for use with the Physics For Beginners section.

    Science Teachers Lounge - Gather and share science teaching ideas and tips.

    TYC Physics Workshops - Information about workshops provided for two-year or community college physics teachers and the products of this project.

    ALPS: Advanced Level Physics Syndicate - A syndicate of teachers with the sole aim of developing free, high quality resources for A-level physics.

    Bang! Boing! Pop! - Explore the topics of energy, linear momentum, and angular momentum, and take interactive quizzes. The site also includes a glossary to help students learn physics.

    Physics 2000 - An interactive journey through modern physics. Have fun learning visually and conceptually about 20th century science and high-tech devices. Uses java applets.

    Physics Laws and Quizzes - Solve some problems using the fundamental laws and be announced as a Quiz Master.

    Space Station Phyve - A WebQuest for high school physics and MST students to research and design a rotating space colony. This highly scientific mission contains links and teacher rubric.

    Physicsweb.com - Text and software resources for creative physics teachers and their students.

    International Physics Olympiads - Regional and international physics olympiads. Information, mailing lists, and links to all the IPhO problems available on the web.

    Physics.org.uk - A site for UK students wishing to do physics or engineering, at all levels. Helping UK students decide on a future in physics.

    North Salinas High School Physics Club - Projects done over the years, alumni information, and details about the club's events and members.

    Mousetrap-Powered Cars and Projects - Designed as "your complete source for mousetrap car knowhow." Provides technical help, building tips, and activities that can be downloaded. The book, "Mousetrap Car: The Secrets to Success!" is available for sale at the site.

    Numerical Relativity Exhibitions - These are WWW exhibits based on the NCSA Relativity Group's work and on General Relativity. Here you will find exhibits about calculations, computers, virtual reality, the history of science, and much more.

    Essential Physics - A book for first-year college students who have an interest in pursuing a career in physics or a closely related field.

    QuarkNet - Supports centers at 60 universities and laboratories that are participants in the collider experiments at CERN in Switzerland and at Fermilab in Illinois. Physicists will mentor and collaborate with high school teachers. Stipends are provided to the teachers who participate.

    Live The Physics - Somewhat interactive site which intends to help with all sorts of physics homework and studying issues, and even allows you to email questions to the authors.

    Fundamental Physical Constants from NIST - The values of the fundamental physical constants provided at this site are recommended for international use by CODATA and are the latest available.

    Physics Simulations - Teaching Programs - Free and commercial site with physics programs and some other materials available for download and/or sale. No Macintosh materials offered.

    Skateboard Science - The techniques and equipment skateboarders use to seemingly bend the law of gravity. In the trickscience section, the site explains the physics behind the stunts, and several experiments to try at home. The equipment section offers an in-depth look at skateboard design.

    Thermal and Statistical Physics Curriculum Development Project - Devoted to the enhancement of the teaching of undergraduate thermal and statistical physics.

    Cockpit Physics - Conceived as a innovative way to motivate USAF Academy cadets to become more interested in basic physics. Multimedia computer programs that are applications taken from real US Air Force missions are combined with traditional physics texts.

    Explore Science with Shockwave - A creative use of shockwave technology by Raman Pfaff. He has created a science site with many interactive physics experiments, from sliding down a ramp to tinkering with a solar system. Requires shockwave plug-in.

    The Physics Of... - Student research into the physics of various common objects.

    Flywheel Physics - Flywheel fundamentals. Derives stored energy/weight, energy/volume vs. various form factors.

    Contemporary Physics Education Project (CPEP) - A non-profit organization of teachers, educators, and physicists; at Lawrence Berkeley Lab.

    The Physics Encyclopedia - This site provides exhaustive, comprehensive, carefully selected and structured lists on Internet physics resources.

    Static Electricity - Scientific explanation of the phenomenon of static electricity.

    HyperPhysics Concepts - A concept map of physics showing relationships between topics while giving explanations and references.

    BrantaCan Physics - Pages and links about bridges, water, light, colors, waves and particles.

    Spacetime Wrinkles - Major advances in computation are only now enabling scientists to simulate how black holes form, evolve, and interact. Learn about relativity and its predictions through text and video files at this site.

    Astrophysics Science Project Integrating Research and Education (ASPIRE) - Site dedicated to helping teachers with lessons in physics and astrophysics by giving computer activities that help show how physical models work.

    Minnesota Lab-Centered Instruction (LCI) Program - LCI is a method for developing inquiry based learning in the classroom as an integral part of the pedagogy. Modules availaboe in math, biology, physics, chemistry and physical science.

    New Physics Teacher Project - Advice for the first year physics teacher gathered from interviews with expert physics educators.

    Simple Electric Motors - Summary of science projects by Stan Pozmantir, a junior secondary student. Easy-to-build and inexpensive electric motors utilizing many physics principles.

    Physical Science Resource Center (PSRC) - This site has a number of resources for physics and physical science teachers K-16.

    How Stuff Works: Force, Power, Torque and Energy - Animations help to thoroughly explain force, power, torque, and energy.

    Physics Education News - Summarizes information on resources, national initiatives, outreach programs, grants, professional development opportunities, and publications related to physics and science education. It is issued via email twice a month by the American Institute of Physics.

    Theory of Particle Size Analysis - Small particles are difficult to measure, especially in bulk. Here is a way to do it.

    Interactive Physics Problem Set - Contains almost 100 practice problems for physics students, accompanied by detailed solutions and interactive computer experiments.

    Teaching Dynamics with Excel97 - The material presented here is designed to be directly useful to a teacher or student in a more traditional high school or beginning university physics course on mechanics. There are profuse instructions, and some prewritten spreadsheets are available as well.

    Physics Reference - Physics symbols, constants, and SI units, prefixes and rules.

    Physics at Merton College - Matters related to the AS-level & A-level physics courses. The material covers topics in physics and its related mathematics and will supplement one's normal classwork.

    Playground Physics - A physics curriculum for upper elementary and middle school students which is designed to relate the experience children have on the playground to basic physics concepts.

    How Things Work - A service providing answers to questions about physics, science, and how things in the world around us work. Companion to the book by the same name.

    Fizzics Fizzle - Interactive guide to physics. Has three levels of instruction: beginner, intermediate and advanced.

    Radiation Physics and Radiocarbon Research Labs at University College Dublin - Specialises in the measurement of minute traces of artificial and natural radionuclides in the environment.

    Sea World Physics - Lesson plans, activities and objectives helpful to establish an understanding of the following physics concepts: velocity, acceleration, buoyancy and free fall.

    Interactive Physics Review - A study aid for some basic Newtonian physics concepts that come up early in a student's study of basic college level physics.

    JC Physics - A resource for A Level Physics. Those doing high-school, O Level or first year university physics may also find this site helpful. Reviews of material, questions, and archives of previous answers.

    How Atoms Work - Shows how man determined the structure of the atom and learned how atoms interacted with each other.

    UHS Physics Roller Coaster Engineering Competition - Students will build small models of roller coasters that transport ball bearings. Students will compete for trophies. Site has full details.

    Physics Courseware Communicator - Published quarterly by the Physics Courseware Evaluation Project (PCEP) in the Department of Physics at North Carolina State University. This newsletter describes physics educational software of interest to physics teachers at many levels of instruction.

    Bicycle Physics Online - Divided in two parts. The first is a theory study and the second is a report of the experiment. This study was done as a part of The Bicycle Project from September till December 1999. The research was done at the Kansas State University's department of physics.

    Bicycle Physics - The physics of how to steer a bicycle, and how stop signs interfere with bicycle commuting.

    Cartoons and Movies - Some diagrams and movies illustrating some otherwise abstract electrical principles.

    Math and Physics Help - Understandable explanatoins on a variety of math and physics topics at the high school and college level.

    Common Errors in Undergraduate Mathematics - This page describes the errors seen most frequently in undergraduate mathematics, the likely causes of those errors, and their remedies. Avoid these errors in order to improve in any math-intensive course, including physics.

    Vectormind Physics Overview - This section covers the essentials of Physics. Such as: Fluid Mechanics, Waves, Heat, Thermodynamics, Optics, Mechanics, Modern Physics, etc...

    The Sound of Solitary Waves - Physicists have demonstrated the first acoustic solitary waves in air--waves that can travel long distances without changing shape.

    Interactive Physics Scenarios by A. John Mallinckrodt - A collection of intermediate and advanced level modules in mechanics, gravitation, thermodynamics, and electrostatics for use with the Interactive Physics software distributed by MSC Working Knowledge.

    ISU Physics Teacher Education Program - From Illinois State University.

    Animations of Wave Motion - Animated GIFs and a discussion of some of the math involved.

    Select Physics Topics - This physics online ebook covers basic physics from Newton's laws to electricity and magnetism. Lots of applets and animation included.

    NSTA Position Statement on Laboratory Science - Since the laboratory experience is of critical importance in the process of enhancing students' cognitive and affective understanding of science, the National Science Teachers Association makes the following recommendations.

    Physics First - For the past 130 years, physics has been an integral part of science curriculum at the high school level. Its current vertical position, established about 100 years ago, is now strongly challenged.

    Science-Pseudoscience - Science, non-science and pseudoscience: a set of lessons to teach students to define and differentiate the three.

    The Evil Tutor's Guide: Graphs and Figures - An amusing, yet sincere, look at where students go wrong when producing scientific graphs for school, college and degree level work.

    The Motion Mountain Textbook - A free physics textbook on the introductory physics course level, written to be surprising, entertaining, and thought-provoking. Chapters are downloadable pdf files.

    Perpetual Motion - Examples of machines which look like they might run forever, but they do not.

    Using Microcomputer Based Labs and Simulations in High School Science - Explores the various views and experiences of teachers, students and professional scientists about using computers to collect and analyze data in the science classroom.

    Professor Stephen Hawking Online - Biographical, educational, and scholarly. Also includes a bit of fun (did you know he was on The Simpsons TV show?)

    Physics Simulations in Education - ZIP-format files for DOS or Windows covering a variety of physics phenomena and applications.

    Art Ludwig's Sound Page - Various explorations of sound, sound detection and sound measurement. Includes a section on physics of sound.

    West Point Bicentennial Engineering Design Contest - Bridge design contest (using specialized software) to celebrate West Points 200 years of service to the United States of America. November 11, 2001 - February 28, 2002. Anyone can enter. U.S. students in grades K through 12 are eligible to compete for prizes. Overview, rules, resources, and FAQ.

    Exploring Physics in Cyberspace - This site describes several tested extracurricular programs geared to introducing hands-on interactive physics activities for K-12 students. Supported by the National Science Foundation.

    The Soundry, a Site About Sound - An exciting, interactive, and educational web site about sound. Covers everything from the most basic concepts of what sound actually is to the specifics of how humans perceive it. Requires java-enabled browser and shockwave plug-in to enjoy the whole site. Uses frames.

    Tom's Physics Help - Provides solutions to electricity and magnetism physics problems normally found in common, undergraduate physics courses.

    The CPU Project - The Constructing Physics Understanding is aimed at creating laboratory and computer-based materials that support a learning environment in which students take primary responsibility for developing a valid and robust knowledge about physics.

    International Physics Olympiad 2001 - Official site of IPhO 2001.

    AAPT Member Shares 2001 Nobel Prize for Physics - Carl Wieman, an AAPT member, is one of the physicists who will share the 2001 Nobel Prize for Physics for their work on creating the first Bose-Einstein Condensates--the so-called fifth state of matter--in the laboratory.

    Physics of Racing Series - A collection of articles exploring the physics of car racing.

    Eric Weisstein's Treasure Trove of Physics - One man's attempt to compile a useful encyclopedia of physics knowledge.

    HSC Physics - School of Physics, University of New South Wales. Details about professional development workshops for physics teachers intended to provide background and advice on the Stage 6 HSC syllabus. Some resources related to this workshop are found on the site.

    PhysicsSongs.org - Songs, and links to site with more of them.

    Beginner and Intermediate Electronics - Basic electronics explained using simple theory and diagrams.

    A Radically Modern Approach to Introductory Physics - An online book by D. Raymond.

    Cockpit Physics - Interactive physics education tool currently in development at the United States Air Force Academy. Each lesson is geared toward exploring a topic in physics as it relates to actual USAF applications.

    BAD PHYSICS - Misunderstood things in physics with simple explanations

    A Prelude to the Study of Physics - A paper first published in Quantum Vol 7 No 2, pg. 45, Nov/Dec 1996.

    WIU Department of Physics Resource Site for Science EducatorsPhysics of the Outdoors - Problems on the physics of the outdoors (pheonomena which one would observe in nature) and their solutions.


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