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A collection of simulations and virtual labs focusing on first-year college physics.  PhET provides fun, interactive,... see more

JavaOptics is an ensemble of teaching resources for Physical Optics at university level as part of physics or optics and... see more

Applet simulates an optical bench, including lenses, mirrors, and aperatures.

This is a web version of a public talk I gave about color in astronomy pictures. The nature of light and color is... see more

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

This activity lets you experiment with color addition from virtual lightsources which produce red, green, and blue light.... see more

This tutorial explores the effect of raising the temperature of a blackbody radiator. The example is a black pot that can... see more

Illustrates light through a concave lens. Can change the x-coordinate of the obbject.

Illustrates light through a convex lens. Can change the x-coordinate of the obbject.

A tutorial that demonstrates simple image reflection of an object with a convex mirror. The visitor can adjust the... see more

This guide provides ideas for incorporating the exhibition of Richard Torchia's camera obscura projections into your... see more

Build a pattern to complete a sequence of patterns. Study a sequence of three patterns of squares in a grid and build the... see more

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

What light is, and ways of thinking about it (particles and waves). Discussion of the electromagnetic spectrum, white... see more

What x-rays are. How an x-ray machine works, and uses of x-rays/x-ray machines. Includes pictures and diagrams. A basic... see more

Rays of lights are reflected from the mirror, each ray satisfying the law of reflection.

The Online Optics Tutorial “Staying in Focus” introduces students to some of the basic concepts of geometrical optics in... see more

The PADs are a set of Java applets that allow students to respond to questions on the web by drawing a diagram or making... see more

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

A collection of physics java applets illustrating concepts in mechanics, light and waves, electricity and magnetism, and... see more

This tutorial allows visitors to interactively block or pass light waves by controlling the alignment of polarizers with... see more

This applet illustrates the propagation of electromagnetic fields from a transmitter to a receiver

This tutorial explores how changes in the refractive index of a lens material affects the focal point of the lens. It... see more