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In this animation, a moving cart shoots a ball straight up. Students get to vote on where the ball will land, and then... see more

Learning object repository for science teachers (biology, physics, mathematics). You will find flash animations and... see more

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

Kinematics and dynamics are presented here in multimedia, at introductory and also at deeper levels. Individual video... see more

In this animation, students must figure out what happens to a bicycle wheel hanging from a rope at the end of its axle,... see more

A 2-dimensional relative velocity problem with an integrated physlet.

Applet allows user to make basic changes in kinematic motin and see the resulting plots for velocity versus time and... see more

A Java applet for demonstrating basic linar motion.

A description and illustration of motion diagrams using a physlet to demonstrate motion with constant velocity,... see more

This java applet illustrates relations between displacement, velocity and acceleration for one dimensional motion,... see more

The Mechanics Animations are part of a larger collection of Animations for Introductory Physics and Astronomy. The... see more

This site has many features giving visual examples of concepts in physics. Deals with Acceleration, Velocity, Constant... see more

A solid ball, a solid cylinder, and a hollow cylinder are to roll down a ramp. Students must figure out their order of... see more

Applet compares the motion of three trucks, each with differing values of acceleration.

VRML demonstrations of basic kinematics.

Newton's law of motion look the same to all observers in inertial frames of reference. It is equally true that if... see more

Forces add like vectors. Three forces act on the orange disk. Drag the heads of the arrows representing these forces to... see more

Java applet to explain a peculiar motional effect of a ping-pong (table tennis) ball or a cue (pool, or billiard) ball.

In this animation, students must determine what will happen to a spinning bicycle wheel, supported on one end of its axle... see more

This applet shows the mass bouncing from the walls of the box. The mass moves under the force of gravity, and all... see more

A Java applet for demonstrating the basic principles of velocity and circular motion.

Short clips of RoadRunner and Coyote that illustrate concepts in mechanics. With each clip there is a short suggestion... see more

A flash animation of forces. Graphical and physical animation.

This java applet shows the free-body force diagram for a block on an inclined plane. THe frictional force, the incline... see more