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

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

Two applets demonstrate conservation of momentum.

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

A digital textbook on the fundamentals of mechanics, in encyclopediac form. Many of the entries have corresponding... see more

An online activity center for exploring the effects of gravity.

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

A simulation of a car where the user can input the initial position, velocity, and acceleration. Simulation displays the... see more

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

This simulation shows the motion of a moon around a planet under the influence of gravity. In this simulation, you can... see more

A tutorial on potential energy with explanatory text, a Java applet, and a simple activity.

Applet demonstrates projectile motion both without and with air resistance.

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

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

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

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

Java applet plots the trajectory of an object undergoing projectile motion. Many parameters user-defined. Includes... see more

Allows the user to vary the coefficient of friction, angular speed, and linear velocity of a wheel.

Shockwave simulation of an air track for testing collisions.

This applet simulates a simple two dimensional collision between two objects of equal mass. After the applet loads, two... see more

Java applet for simulating projectile motion.

User draws masses on a grid, and then is asked to calculate the center of mass. User's answer is checked by the applet.

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

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