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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

A primer on nuclear radiation/radioactive decay. Covers atoms, subatomic particles, isotopes, and radioactive decay... see more

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

A virtual tour of 20 booths at the NSTA 2001 convention.

How capacitors are made, how they work, how they are used in circuits, the concept of the farad, applications of... see more

What light is, and ways of thinking about it (particles and waves). Discussion of the electromagnetic spectrum, white... see more

What x-rays are. How an x-ray machine works, and uses of x-rays/x-ray machines. Includes pictures and diagrams. A basic... see more

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

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

Explains the differences between permanent magnets and electromagnets. Shows you how to make your own small electromagnet... see more

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