# MERLOT Materials

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#### Carousel (Centripetal Force)

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

#### Circular and Satellite Motion

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

#### Conservation of Linear Momentum

Two applets demonstrate conservation of momentum.

#### Electricity Generation

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

#### Glossary of Mechanics

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

#### Gravity (Newton's Apple)

An online activity center for exploring the effects of gravity.

#### Momentum and its Conservation

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

#### Motion with Constant Acceleration

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

#### Newton's Laws

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

#### Planetary Motion

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

#### Potential Energy

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

#### Projectile Cannon II

Applet demonstrates projectile motion both without and with air resistance.

#### 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

#### 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.

#### 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

#### Work, Energy, and Power

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

#### Projectile Motion

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

#### Rolling and Slipping

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

#### Air Track

Shockwave simulation of an air track for testing collisions.

#### Billiards

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

#### Cannon Simulation

Java applet for simulating projectile motion.

#### Center of Mass

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

#### 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