Peer Review for material titled "Visual Physics"
User Rating for material titled "Visual Physics"
Member Comments for material titled "Visual Physics"
Bookmark Collections for material titled "Visual Physics"
Course ePortfolios for material titled "Visual Physics"
Learning Exercises for material titled "Visual Physics"
Accessibility Info for material titled "Visual Physics"
Please enter a Bookmark title
Please limit Bookmark title to 65 characters
Please enter a description
Please limit Bookmark title to 4000 characters
A Bookmark with this title already existed.
Please limit a note about this material to 2048 characters
Search all MERLOT
Select to go to your profile
Select to go to your workspace
Select to go to your Dashboard Report
Select to go to your Content Builder
Select to log out
Search Terms
Enter username
Enter password
Please give at least one keyword of at least three characters for the search to work with. The more keywords you give, the better the search will work for you.
select OK to launch help window
cancel help

MERLOT II




        

Search > Material Results >

Visual Physics

        

Visual Physics

Logo for Visual Physics
The one stop site for teaching and learning interactive and visual physics.
Material Type: Animation
Date Added to MERLOT: April 12, 2002
Date Modified in MERLOT: June 16, 2011
Author:
Submitter: Venlee Kresge

Quality

  • Reviewed by members of Editorial board for inclusion in MERLOT.
    Editor Review
    Very good quality; in queue to be peer reviewed
    avg: 5 rating
  • User review 3.5 average rating
  • User Rating: 3.5 user rating
  • Discussion (2 Comments)
  • Learning Exercises (none)
  • Bookmark Collections (1)
  • Course ePortfolios (none)
  • Accessibility Info (none)

  • Rate this material
  • Create a learning exercise
  • Add accessibility information
  • Pick a Bookmark Collection or Course ePortfolio to put this material in or scroll to the bottom to create a new Bookmark Collection
    Name the Bookmark Collection to represent the materials you will add
    Describe the Bookmark Collection so other MERLOT users will know what it contains and if it has value for their work or teaching. Other users can copy your Bookmark Collection to their own profile and modify it to save time
    Edit the information about the material in this {0}
    Submitting Bookmarks...

About

Primary Audience: High School, College General Ed
Mobile Compatibility: Not specified at this time
Language: English
Cost Involved: no
Source Code Available: no
Accessiblity Information Available: no
Creative Commons: unsure
Browse in Categories:

Connections





QR Code for this Page

Users who viewed this material also viewed...

Discussion

Discussion for Visual Physics

Log in to participate in the discussions or Register if you are not already a MERLOT member.

Return to Top of Page
Avatar for Dan Ferencik
13 years ago

Dan Ferencik (Student)

This site is a very interesting site to browse about in. Practically everything
in it is interactive. All the topics that I visited seemed to be related to the
physics that I am currently taking. Interacting with different exercises I can
see the relationships between the components within the experiment to best see
how the formulas are put together. I can see that if I add higher number of one
element it changes very little. Howevevr, if I change the element to a lower
number then the outcome changes dramtically. That is why this is an interesting
site because it shows many relationship.

Technical Remarks:

Navigating through the site was very quick and easy. Every link seemed to come
up on the screen with no trouble what so ever. Basically for each interaction
there are no right or wrong answers so there is no need for a place to find the
correct answers. When browsing around it would probably be better to have some
idea of what your looking at so t would be better if byou had some kind of
physics backround or else this site wouldn't do you much good.

Avatar for Venlee Kresge
13 years ago

Venlee Kresge (Student)

As a student using this site I found that it was helpful in visualizing
difficult physics applications. The interactive models allow the user to change
variables and other functions to see the change in relationships. The material
within the site is educationally significant because it builds upon key physics
applications and then clearly shows the relationship visually. The site is a
great teaching and learning material because of this fact.

Technical Remarks:

The site was easy to use technically with the exception that the materials have
to be downloaded as shareware and self-extracting zip files which can only be
installed in Windows95. The model programs can be seen before downloading as a
snapshot, though.