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Kinematics Recommendations

The following MERLOT items are recommended by the MERLOT/Physics Editorial Board for kinematics.

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  • Physlet Physics: Kinematics
    This set of Physlet-based learning activities provide a wide range of exercises to help students explore one dimensional... More
  • Resultant Vector
    Resultant Vector (Simulation)
    This short annimation displays the vector sum of up to five (5) vectors. A good display of the tip-to-tail method.
  • Physics Illuminations
    This is a collection of online tutorials using Java applets with accompanying text designed to help students understand... More
  • The Moving Man
    The Moving Man (Simulation)
    This applet is designed to help students explore the concepts of 1D motion. The user can place a simulated man at some... More
  • Projectile Motion
    Projectile Motion (Simulation)
    This applet simulates the motion of projectile fired into the air. It allows the user to fire many different objects... More
  • Vector Composition
    Vector Composition (Simulation)
    This shockwave applet is a simple illustration of the addition of two vectors. The placement, direction, and magnitude... More
  • Projectile Motion
    Projectile Motion (Simulation)
    This Spanish tutorial outlines the properties of the motion of a projectile. Two applets are included on this page. The... More