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The Physics Source is a collection of resources for introductory college level physics courses. It includes curriculum, curriculum support material, reference material, and pedagogical and physics education research inspired content.

The Source relies on you, the community of teachers, to expand and maintain its holdings.

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Using Direct Measurement Video to Teach Physics
Direct Measurement Videos encourage active learning in introductory physics classes. Students can analyze real-world behavior using physics concepts and measurement tools included in the video. This material includes best practices for using these videos, a library of videos, and example class activities.
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Physics for Scientists and Engineers: ActivPhysics Online
Online interactive tutorials for introductory physics, from Newtonian Mechanics and E&M through relativity and quantum physics.
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Jul 28 Introductory Physics for the Life Sciences Conference
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September 1th History

1877: Francis William Aston was born in Harborne, England. He built the first mass spectrograph.
Source: Physics Infomall.