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Welcome to the MERLOT Physics Portal, a collection of educational resources for instructors and students of physics. The collection focuses on open access and open source content that improves conceptual understanding and problem solving. You can help build the collection by joining MERLOT, submitting content, lesson plans, and activities, and volunteering to join the peer review process.


The Editor's Choice 2014: This project provides a wide range of visual, interactive quantum mechanics tutorials. The materials cover all aspects of an upper-level quantum mechanics class, as well as advanced topics in quantum information and the foundations of quantum theory.

The Quantum Mechanics Visualization Project in MERLOT 

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Make a Pocket LED Cube
Make Magazine presents a video demonstrating how to make a 3x3x3 cube made of...
Encyclopedia of Laser Physics and Technology
This online encyclopedia explains the terms and principles of laser physics and...
Understanding Torque
This website, presented by the University of Guelph, is a tutorial on...
Why Should I Care?: Teaching Physics to Non-Believers
Introductory physics courses targeting life science and premedical students are...
National Science Teachers Association
The National Science Teachers Association. The National Science Teachers...
MEMS Accelerometer Lab Activity
The MEMS Accelerometer Lab Activity was developed by Ui Luu as part of NetWorks...
Kinetic City
Kinetic City is an after-school standards-based science program in which kids...
Hi-Fidelity Homemade Loudspeakers
Jose Pino's Project and Tidbits presents these how to instructions about making...
Tesla Turbine from Old Hard Drives and Minimal Tools
This page provides step by step instructions on building a Tesla turbine from...

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