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Explains the 4 one-dimensional kinematic equations that describe an object's motion. Relates the kinematic equations to... see more

The meaning of shape and slope for velocity vs. time graphs. Explains the difference between positive and negative... see more

An introduction to the language of kinematics. The focus is on kinematics terms/words (vector, scalar, distance,... see more

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

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

The Fear of Physics Web site contains more than twenty interactive physics related activities. Everything from things... see more

Discussion of how a particle accelerator works, different types of particle accelerators, basic parts of particle... see more

This site explains the concept of the atom, and the history of its discovery from ancient times to the 20th century. The... see more

Explanation of how fluorescent and incandescent black lights work, and practical applications of black lights. Includes... see more

How a magnetic compass works. Includes discussion of magnetism, the earth?s magnetic field, how to make a compass, and... see more

The parts of a fluorescent lamp, and how it produces visible light. Old vs. new fluorescent lamp designs. Includes... see more

How atoms work in terms of lasers. Types of lasers, laser classifications, and how lasers work. The difference between... see more

The basics of light, structure of an incandescent bulb, and how incandescent bulbs produce visible light. Includes... see more

Explains what semiconductors are, how doping works, and how to make a diode using semiconductors. Also discusses silicon... see more

Details the concepts of space, time, matter, motion, mass, energy, light, and then explains special relativity. Covers... see more

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

This is a self-test for students covering rotational motion, mainly torque. It is on the beginning level. The questions... see more

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

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

A solid ball, a solid cylinder, and a hollow cylinder are to roll down a ramp. Students must figure out their order of... see more

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

This is the home page of the NIST Electron Beam Ion Trap Project. By browsing these pages you can learn about the basic... see more

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

Downloadable mp3s of pure tones from 100 to 10,000 Hz, and combinations of pure tones, including the combinations used to... see more