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written by Gregory Bothun
This site is a collection of interactive JAVA applets for use in Physics, Astronomy, and Environmental Science courses. There are also some JAVA based tools that can be helpful for students in making graphs, figures or spreadsheets. Some of the major topics covered in this website are: astrophysics,  thermodynamics, and several current environmental issues.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
- Fundamentals
= Properties of Light
General Physics
- Collections
Other Sciences
- Environmental Science
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Upper Undergraduate
- Collection
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Interactive Simulation
= Laboratory
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Learners
- Educators
- application/java
- text/html
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Access Rights: Limited free access
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Restriction: © 2004 University of Oregon
Has a copyright or other licensing restriction.
Keywords: Astrophysics, Energy, Environment, Mechanics, Thermodynamics, animation, applet, energy, simulation
Record Creator: Metadata instance created December 22, 2003 by Kara Lehman
Record Updated: May 29, 2011 by Lyle Barbato
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applets don't work anymore

Author: courtney lantz
Posted: July 26, 2015 at 12:30PM
Source: The Physics Source collection

Need to change to html5 format; java blocks everything!

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Re: applets don't work anymore

Author: Bruce, ComPADRE Dir
Posted: Jul 28, 2015 at 9:39PM

Courtney, I was able to run these applets on firefox by adding it to the trusted sites in the java control panel. Java is problematic, but changing these applets to html 5 would take a huge amount of time for the developers.

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G. Bothun, University of Oregon Physics Applets, (2004), <>.
APA Format
Bothun, G. (2004). University of Oregon Physics Applets. Retrieved February 9, 2016, from
Chicago Format
Bothun, Gregory. University of Oregon Physics Applets. 2004. (accessed 9 February 2016).
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Bothun, Gregory. University of Oregon Physics Applets. 2004. 9 Feb. 2016 <>.
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