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A block moves on an inclined plane. Initial velocity and friction can be adjusted, and distances measured. Energy is also... see more

Online materials for information about aeronautics and flight.

This is an interactive PowerPoint presentation to be used in Kiosk mode with students. It is intended to be a stand-alone... see more

An interactive game that involves basics of physics through a rocket simulation game. 

This website describes the work of the Dutch physicist, Theo Jansen, in designing a "new nature" or walking beach... see more

This applet shows the mass bouncing from the walls of the box. The mass moves under the force of gravity, and all... see more

An interactive applet for simulating various combinations of the block/plane problem.

This is an activity that is contained in a PowerPoint.  It covers all three of Newton's Laws, explanations and examples. ... see more

This is a lesson introducing acceleration in Newton's Second Law using the moodle course management system.  In the... see more

"Artist Theo Jansen demonstrates the amazingly lifelike kinetic sculptures he builds from plastic tubes and lemonade... see more

Two blocks connected by a rope demonstrate Newton's Second Law and acceleration. Data from the simulated experiement can... see more

Shockwave simulation of linear acceleration and forces, air resistance, and weight.

A flash animation of forces. Graphical and physical animation.

This java applet shows the free-body force diagram for a block on an inclined plane. THe frictional force, the incline... see more

Applet for demonstrating kinetic (dynamic) friction.

This course introduces dynamics, a sub-branch of the general field of study known as Mechanics, through both theory and... see more

Tutorials and quizzes on forces, including friction and terminal speed.

Projectile motion Java applet with air resistance included.

A Java applet for demonstrating basic traffic flow, reaction times in braking, and importance of following distance,... see more

Would you like to measure your reation time? Would you like to estimate how fast you can drive on the highway?

Applet for demonstrating the acceleration of a body expelling mass (rocket). Extensive explanatory text included.

Demonstrates the kinematics and dynamics of a rolling object striking a surface and rebounding. Includes the effects of... see more