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

This is a set of interactive tutorials designed to teach the fundamentals of wave dynamics. It starts with very simple... see more

LabWrite guides students through the entire lab experience. The resources are divided into four parts that are structured... see more

Tutorials on fundamentals of nuclear and particle physics. Many foreign language versions available.

Current is a function of voltage and resistance. This Formula Solver! Series program shows the step-by-step solution for... see more

Introduces position vs. time graphs. Discusses what their shape and slope mean, and how to determine slope. Includes... see more

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

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

Describes what free fall and the acceleration of gravity are. (The acceleration due to gravity is approximated in this... see more

This is a hyper-linked exploration of topics in classical mechanics.

Hyperlinked exploration of nuclear physics, including particles, structure, radiation, and applications.

A hyperlinked exploration of the physics of acoustics and sound, and the physiology of hearing.

This web site contains quantitative homework problems where students are helped through successive questions. The goal is... see more

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

A basic tutorial on nuclear physics, written for those with little experience in physics.

This is a tutorial about Newton's Laws.  The following topics are included: Lesson 1 - Newton's First Law of Motion... see more

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

A tutorial on potential energy with explanatory text, a Java applet, and a simple activity.

This Macromedia ShockWave applet illustrates visually the complex impedance in RLC series circuits. The users may use... see more

This web tutorial provides an online text with imbedded applets for a statistical physics course. It uses a macroscopic,... see more

This comprehensive website on thermodynamics features an extensive set of “daemons”, thermodynamic calculators that can... see more

A tutorial that uses a variety of applets, popup explanation and hint windows, images, and quiz tools. Covers the... see more

Special Relativity online book. Lorentz contraction, time dilation, Minkowski diagrams, Relativistic dynamics,... see more

describes blackbody radiation page. describes Herschel's experiment, gives Planck's equation and shows distributions