# MERLOT Materials

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The US Department of Energy, National Science Foundation (NSF), and Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory (LBNL)... see more

#### Color Perception Optical Illusions

This website from eChalk contains optical illusions offering proof that our color perception is strongly influenced by... see more

#### One-dimensional collision carts... One-dimensional collision carts computer model and its design ideas for productive experiential learning

We develop an Easy Java Simulation (EJS) model for students to experience the physics of idealized one-dimensional... see more

#### Modeling Instruction Program: Inertia... Modeling Instruction Program: Inertia and Interactions

This item is an educator's guide for teaching a unit on the topic of Newton's First and Third Laws. It is intended to... see more

#### Contructing a Projectile Launcher and... Contructing a Projectile Launcher and Free Falling Target

This activity describes the construction and use of a pneumatic cannon and free falling target used to teach the concepts... see more

#### MIT TechTV: Center of Mass Trajectory

This video demonstration illustrates the parabolic motion of the center of mass of a moving object. Non-symmetric objects... see more

This video from MIT demonstrates the effect of a Faraday cage in an electric field. A Benjamin Franklin figure is first... see more

#### Bouncing Balls and Geometric Series

The introduction to this intriguing exercise and article begins "If a ball bounces an infinite number of times, it must... see more

#### University of Virginia Physics 152:... University of Virginia Physics 152: Oscillations and Waves

This is a set of instructional materials developed at the University of Virginia to support teaching a unit on waves and... see more

#### University of Virginia Physics 152:... University of Virginia Physics 152: Introductory Physics II

This is a set of resource materials for second-semester introductory physics, developed at the University of Virginia.... see more

#### Understanding the Motion of a... Understanding the Motion of a Harmonic Oscillator

This inteactive lecture and series of demonstrations develops the concepts and vocabulary of oscillatory motion as it... see more

#### Standing Waves: Harmonics and... Standing Waves: Harmonics and Patterns

This high school physics tutorial provides an introduction to standing waves. The site contains a description of such... see more

#### Properties of Electrostatic Charge:... Properties of Electrostatic Charge: Interactive Lecture Demonstration

This activity is an interactive lecture demonstration format which can be used to teach the first lesson of... see more

#### Experiment Problem in Kinematics: How... Experiment Problem in Kinematics: How Much Does it Take to Win the Race?

In this activity, students are presented with two objects that have different constant speeds and that will race each... see more

#### An Electrostatics Puzzler

An interactive lecture demonstration intended to help students use physics reasoning to predict the outcome of a puzzling... see more

#### Vectors: Lifting a Bowling Ball

Compare lifting a bowling ball directly (one small person) to lifting a bowling ball at an angle with two people holding... see more

#### Understanding Vectors - Vector... Understanding Vectors - Vector Addition

This activity is a classroom activity in which students see the difference between vectors and scalars and learn how to... see more

#### Hand Towing a Car to Promote Critical... Hand Towing a Car to Promote Critical Thinking, Problem Solving Skills and Analysis

This towing lab students use a active learning activity to develop planning, problem solving and conceptual skills to... see more

#### Building Big--Bridges

This web page describes different aspects of designing bridges. It relates the concept of bridge designing with the real... see more

#### Breaking Glass with Sound

This video from MIT TechTV demonstrates how to break a glass using sound. The demonstrator determines the resonant... see more

#### Induction in an Aluminum Can

This activity demonstrates Lenz's Law, which states that an induced electromotive force generates a current that induces... see more

#### Flame Tube (Ruben's Tube)

This site shows and explains the setup of the Flame Tube or Ruben's Tube demonstration. It includes images of the... see more

#### Reflect on This

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#### Vocabulary Review Bingo

This is a vocabulary building game based on matching words with definitions.