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Physics Illuminations

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

Describing Motion with Position vs.... Describing Motion with Position vs. Time Graphs

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

First Semester Physics Simulations

A complete set of simulations for a first semester college physics class.

Free Fall and the Acceleration of... Free Fall and the Acceleration of Gravity

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

Introductory Physics Lab e-Manual

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

Motion with Constant Acceleration

A simulation of a car where the user can input the initial position, velocity, and acceleration. Simulation displays the... see more

Motion-PhET Simulations

A group of simulations involving 1 and 2 dimensional linear motion, periodic motion, projectile motion, simple harmonic... see more

Physics Demo Videos

A collection of over 140 videos of Physics Demonstrations covering a wide variety of topics, from mechanics to atomic.... see more

Physlet Physics: Kinematics

The Physlet Workbook provides physics teachers with a collection of ready-to-run, interactive, computer-based curricular... see more

The Moving Man

This java application simulation shows the position, velocity, and acceleration graphs of a moving person. Motion can be... see more

Describing Motion with Diagrams

Introduction to ticker-tape diagrams and vector diagrams. How these diagrams represent velocity and acceleration.... see more

Describing Motion with Equations

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

Describing Motion with Velocity vs.... Describing Motion with Velocity vs. Time Graphs

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

Describing Motion with Words

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

Dynamics Illuminations -- with... Dynamics Illuminations -- with Kinematics

A collection of Java applets with accompanying text illustrating conceptually the effect of forces upon the kinematics of... see more

Equations of Motion

A tutorial on basic kinematic motion, part of a larger series of discussions on introductory physics (also included in... see more

Free Fall Lab - Terminal Velocity

Shockwave simulation of linear acceleration.

Graph Lab (Displacement, Velocity)

Applet allows user to make basic changes in kinematic motin and see the resulting plots for velocity versus time and... see more

Instantaneous Speed

A Java applet for demonstrating basic linar motion.

Instantaneous Velocity

This applet demonstrates how the instantaneous velocity can be approximated as the time interval is decreased for an... see more

Kinematic Graphing

Ten problems will be generated in a random manner. Your task involves interpretting a graph and identifying the motion... see more

Lessons on Motion

A collection of simulations and other lessons on motion of objects.

Linear Motion Web Assignment No. 1

A java applet of Linear motion, velocity, acceleration, constant acceleration, gravity, freely falling body. It displays... see more

Motion Diagrams

A description and illustration of motion diagrams using a physlet to demonstrate motion with constant velocity,... see more