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

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

Two applets demonstrate conservation of momentum.

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

This simulation lets users study projectile motion in a "golf" setting. The launch velocity and launch angle of the "golf... see more

An online activity center for exploring the effects of gravity.

In this simulation, students learn about kinetic and potential energy by finding the best start point for a car of a... see more

Investigate how an inclined plane redirects and reduces the force pulling a brick downward, with or without friction. A... see more

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

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

The Physlet Workbook provides physics teachers with a collection of ready-to-run, interactive, computer-based curricular... 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

Applet demonstrates projectile motion both without and with air resistance.

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

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

This applet shows the applied force necessary to balance a lever with a mass at one end. The pivot point of the lever,... see more

A Java program that performs quantitative analysis of motion.  Data is collected using frame-by-frame analysis of video... see more

Interactive tutorials based on simulations involving all topics in introductory physics.  This is developed to support... see more

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