# MERLOT Materials

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#### Physics Illuminations

A collection of Java applets with accompanying text designed to help students understand concepts in introductory... see more

#### Carousel (Centripetal Force)

This simulation demonstrates the concept of centripetal force through a simplified carousel consisting of masses on the... see more

#### Electricity Generation

A tutorial on basic electromagnetism, with an applet demonstrating Ohm's Law.

#### First Semester Physics Simulations

A complete set of simulations for a first semester college physics class.

#### Gravity (Newton's Apple)

An online activity center for exploring the effects of gravity.

#### Kinetic Energy and Forces

Simulations of experiments involving the application of an impulse (force over a short time period) to different masses.... see more

#### Motion under different kinds of force

This applet shows the motion of a particle moving under the influence of different types of forces. Options include a... see more

#### Motion-PhET Simulations

A group of simulations involving 1 and 2 dimensional linear motion, periodic motion, projectile motion, simple harmonic... see more

#### MyPhysicsLab

A collections of java applet simulations of classical dynamical systems. Also includes video animations of fluid and... see more

#### Newton's Laws

This is a tutorial about Newton's Laws. The following topics are included: Lesson 1 - Newton's First Law of Motion Lesson... see more

#### Physics Demo Videos

A collection of over 140 videos of Physics Demonstrations covering a wide variety of topics, from mechanics to atomic.... see more

#### Projectile Motion

This simulation shows the motion of objects fired from a cannon. Initial conditions can be changed, as can the object... see more

#### Pulley System

You can raise or lower the load with the mouse. If you click on the mouse button, a spring balance appears showing the... see more

#### Rube Goldberg Simple Machines... Rube Goldberg Simple Machines Contraption

While learning about simple machines in Physical science, my students built Rube Goldberg contraptions using all six... see more

#### Teaching Science with the Yo-yo

Lesson plan for teaching basic science concepts with the use of the yo-yo. Lesson plan opens as a .pdf file.

#### The Ramp

This java simulation allows the user to investigate work and energy properties while a virtual man pushes objects up a... see more

#### Vector Fields Simulation

This applet demonstrates various properties of vector fields. You can select from a number of vector fields and see how... see more

#### Vectors and Motion in Two Dimensions

This site contains an extensive set of notes on basic topics in physics. There are extensive illustrations and animations... see more

#### Force in One Dimension

This java application simulation shows the force (applied, frictional, and total), position, velocity, and acceleration... see more

#### The Ocean Tides

From the site: "This package of computer simulations offers some dynamic illustrations for the properties of... see more

#### An Oscillator

This applet shows a unique form of oscillator created by an board resting on two counter-rotating wheels. Changes in the... see more

#### Cannon Simulation

Java applet for simulating projectile motion.

#### Central Forces (Many Particles)

Applet simulates the motion of particles acted upon by a central force. User can choose between attractive and repulsive... see more

#### Central Forces (One Particle)

Applet shows the path of a particle under the influence of inverse square central force. The force can be attractive or... see more