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

#### Finding Patterns

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

A Java applet that lets students create vectors on a cartesian coordinate system, and then add them graphically. Users... see more

#### Golf Range!

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

#### Hearing: Frequency and Volume

Test your hearing range by listening to low-, medium-, and high-frequency sounds. Compare the relative loudness of sounds... see more

#### How to Make a Roller Coaster Work

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

#### Inclined Plane - Simple Machine

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

#### Subtractive Colors

This allows users to experiment with color subtraction from virtual paints which produce cyan, yellow, and magenta spots.... see more

#### Center of Mass

This simulation lets users drag masses onto a grid, and plots the center of mass for the configuration. The center of... see more

#### Coulomb Force

This simulation lets users explore the forces due to electric charges. Users get to fire a proton into an area where it... see more

Derive an equation to calculate the frequency of an oncoming sound source and a receding sound source. Also, calculate... see more

#### Doppler Shift

Observe sound waves emitted from a moving vehicle. Measure the frequency of sound waves in front of and behind the... see more

#### Moment of Inertia

Users can place a variety of masses on a horizontal rotating platform that is being accelerated by a hanging mass (which... see more

#### See-Saw Torque

Users attempt to balance 1 to 4 masses on a see-saw-like lever system (massless beam). The number of masses, their... see more

#### Simple Harmonic Motion

This simulation lets users alter a variety of variables for simple harmonic motion for two systems: a spring with a... see more

#### Warp Special Relativity Simulator

A program to illustrate the appearance of fast moving objects due to special relativity. Effects modeled are: the Lorentz... see more

#### Phased Array

This is a simulation of a phased array like that used in radar or ultrasound devices. You can change the phase difference... see more

#### Ray Tracing

This is a simulation of an ideal virtual lens. Users can change the focal length, object size, and measure distances.... see more

#### Ultrasound: How does it Work?

There are ma­ny reasons to g­et an ultrasound. Perhaps you're pregnant, and your obstetrician wants you to have an... see more

#### Basic Prism

This simulation shows the basic principles behind a prism, and demonstrates Snell's Law. Users can see how a prism... see more