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This simulation shows the motion of a moon around a planet under the influence of gravity. In this simulation, you can... see more

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

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

Applet demonstrates projectile motion both without and with air resistance.

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

Composition resistors are color coded to indicate the resistance values of resistors in ohms as well as the tolerance... see more

A shockwave tutorial on magnetism, concentrating on the magnetic field produced by moving charges. Written at the middle... see more

An interactive Java quiz tool for testing a student's understanding of significant figures. A number is presented, and... see more

This page demonstrates how CMOS transistors and basic gates work. It is intended for our computer science undergraduate... see more

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

Information and an animated gif showing how the eardrum receives sound waves.

This applet computes the thermodynamic properties of a system with fixed energy levels. The user can set the levels and... see more

A large collection of applets, VMRL image galleries, and DOS programs (most of which are listed separately within MERLOT)... see more

Lesson plan for teaching basic science concepts with the use of the yo-yo. Lesson plan opens as a .pdf file.

Shockwave simulaton of the Game of Life.

A complete online textbook, covering most of introductory physics.

Use the links provided to navigate to discussions about individual phytochemicals, complete with photomicrographs of the... see more

The movie below shows the evolution of a quantum-mechanical wavepacket bouncing on a hard surface under the influence of... see more

This applet demonstrates how a spectrum is related to the perceived color.

Displays the result when two vectors lying in a plane are multiplied with a curl.

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

A unit conversion tool that also displays the cancellation of terms when performing unit conversions.

A collection of Java applets from the University of Oregon. Categorized into sections, including astronomy, mechanics,... see more