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A collection of Java applets with accompanying text designed to help students understand concepts in introductory... see more

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

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

A complete set of simulations for a first semester college physics class.

An online activity center for exploring the effects of gravity.

Simulations of experiments involving the application of an impulse (force over a short time period) to different masses.... see more

This applet shows the motion of a particle moving under the influence of different types of forces. Options include a... see more

A group of simulations involving 1 and 2 dimensional linear motion, periodic motion, projectile motion, simple harmonic... see more

A collections of java applet simulations of classical dynamical systems. Also includes video animations of fluid and... 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

A collection of over 140 videos of Physics Demonstrations covering a wide variety of topics, from mechanics to atomic.... see more

This simulation shows the motion of objects fired from a cannon. Initial conditions can be changed, as can the object... see more

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

While learning about simple machines in Physical science, my students built Rube Goldberg contraptions using all six... see more

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

This java simulation allows the user to investigate work and energy properties while a virtual man pushes objects up a... see more

This applet demonstrates various properties of vector fields. You can select from a number of vector fields and see how... see more

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

This java application simulation shows the force (applied, frictional, and total), position, velocity, and acceleration... see more

From the site: "This package of computer simulations offers some dynamic illustrations for the properties of... see more

This applet shows a unique form of oscillator created by an board resting on two counter-rotating wheels. Changes in the... see more

Java applet for simulating projectile motion.

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