# MERLOT Materials

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#### Powers of 10

Java applet to demonstrate scentific notation by examining how a view changes upon magnification. From the site: "View... see more

#### Introductory Physics Lab e-Manual

An electronic laboratory manual for introductory physics consisting of videos (on principles and laboratory procedure) in... see more

#### Significant Figure Quiz Tool

An interactive Java quiz tool for testing a student's understanding of significant figures. A number is presented, and... see more

#### Unit Conversions

A unit conversion tool that also displays the cancellation of terms when performing unit conversions.

#### WWW Unit Converter

An online utility for making unit conversions between SI and the English system.

A series of tutorials on basic measurement theory, including such topics as experimental errors, measurement, accuracy... see more

#### English Weights and Measures

An extensive resource on units. Applet calculator also available.

#### Lesson on Units

A shockwave discussion on the fundament units of measure.

#### NIST Physical Reference Data

An authoratative compilation of important physical constants.

#### NIST Reference on Constants, Units,... NIST Reference on Constants, Units, and Uncertainty

Three categories to choose from, Fundamental Physical Constants, SI Units, and Uncertainty of Measurement Results.

#### Units, what are they good for?

Tutorial on units and measures. This is page 3 of the Physics for Beginners online tutorial (linked separately on... see more

#### Science Unit Converter

Here is our unit converter. To find the equivalent value of any inputted values in different units, input the value of... see more

#### The Vernier Caliper

Applet and tutorial showing how to use the Vernier caliper.

#### Dictionary of Units and Measures

This provides a summary of most of the units of measurement to be found in use around the world today (and a few of... see more

#### Conversion of Units

A unit conversion applet that includes a very large database of various units.

#### DimensionEngine Dimensional Equation... DimensionEngine Dimensional Equation Calculator

Don't just convert units, solve the entire problem using any units. DimensionEngine is an online engineering calculator... see more

#### Measurement Error

Applet and tutorial on experimental error and how it is measured.

#### Measuring the Area of a Rectangle

This site is designed to complement the Vernier Caliper by the same author (also available on MERLOT). Includes applet... see more

#### NIST Physics Portal

A large resource in physics education. Includes projects, links, news, physical constants, and articles.

#### SI Units

Discussion, including tables, of the SI (MKS) system of metric units.

#### Significant Figures

An explanation of the concept behind significant figures. Includes descriptions of how to use them.