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In this animation, a moving cart shoots a ball straight up. Students get to vote on where the ball will land, and then... see more

This activity lets you experiment with color addition from virtual lightsources which produce red, green, and blue light.... see more

This series of animations lets you view a "fly-by" and "fly-through" of a house at different percentages of the speed of... see more

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

Build a pattern to complete a sequence of patterns. Study a sequence of three patterns of squares in a grid and build the... see more

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

A Java applet that lets students create vectors on a cartesian coordinate system, and then add them graphically. Users... see more

This simulation lets users study projectile motion in a "golf" setting. The launch velocity and launch angle of the "golf... see more

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

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

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

In this simulation, students learn about kinetic and potential energy by finding the best start point for a car of a... see more

This animation illustrates how sound waves cause us to hear.

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

Investigate how an inclined plane redirects and reduces the force pulling a brick downward, with or without friction. A... see more

This allows users to experiment with color subtraction from virtual paints which produce cyan, yellow, and magenta spots.... see more

In this animation, students must figure out what happens to a bicycle wheel hanging from a rope at the end of its axle,... see more

This simulation lets users drag masses onto a grid, and plots the center of mass for the configuration. The center of... see more

This simulation lets users explore the forces due to electric charges. Users get to fire a proton into an area where it... see more

This is a self-test for students covering DC circuits. It has questions on Ohm's law, parallel circuits, series circuits,... see more

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

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

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

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