Website Detail Page

published by the Physics Education Technology Project
Available Languages: English, Spanish, Greek, Portuguese, Chinese
This interactive game allows users to study motion in two dimensions. A particle's movement is controlled by varying its position, velocity, or acceleration in both direction and magnitude. Only one of the three variables can be controlled at a time. This allows users to see how each are related and affect movement individually. To provide further interest, each variable can be used to attempt to navigate the particle around different complexities of barriers in both timed and untimed modes.

This simulation is part of a large and growing collection. It has been designed using principles from physics education research and refined based on student interviews.
SEE RELATED MATERIALS BELOW: for links to concept questions designed by the PhET team specifically to accompany this simulation.

Please note that this resource requires Java.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- Motion in Two Dimensions
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Informal Education
- Upper Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Interactive Simulation
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Learners
- application/java
- text/html
  • Currently 0.0/5

Want to rate this material?
Login here!


Mirror:
http://phet.colorado.edu/sims/maz…
Access Rights:
Free access
License:
This material is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 3.0 license. Additional information is available.
Rights Holder:
PhET and University of Colorado
Keywords:
acceleration, motion, movement, position, velocity
Record Cloner:
Metadata instance created October 30, 2006 by Gifford Weber
Record Updated:
July 8, 2010 by Lyle Barbato
Last Update
when Cataloged:
August 11, 2006
Other Collections:

ComPADRE is beta testing Citation Styles!

Record Link
AIP Format
, Version 1.01 (Physics Education Technology Project, Boulder, 2005), WWW Document, (http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/maze-game).
AJP/PRST-PER
PhET Simulation: Maze Game, , Version 1.01 (Physics Education Technology Project, Boulder, 2005), <http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/maze-game>.
APA Format
PhET Simulation: Maze Game. (2006, August 11). Retrieved September 20, 2014, from Physics Education Technology Project: http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/maze-game
Chicago Format
Physics Education Technology Project. PhET Simulation: Maze Game. Boulder: Physics Education Technology Project, August 11, 2006. http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/maze-game (accessed 20 September 2014).
MLA Format
PhET Simulation: Maze Game. Vers. 1.01. Boulder: Physics Education Technology Project, 2005. 11 Aug. 2006. 20 Sep. 2014 <http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/maze-game>.
BibTeX Export Format
@misc{ Title = {PhET Simulation: Maze Game}, Publisher = {Physics Education Technology Project}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {20 September 2014}, Month = {August 11, 2006}, Year = {2005} }
Refer Export Format

%T PhET Simulation: Maze Game
%D August 11, 2006
%I Physics Education Technology Project
%C Boulder
%U http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/maze-game
%O 1.01
%O application/java

EndNote Export Format

%0 Electronic Source
%D August 11, 2006
%T PhET Simulation: Maze Game
%I Physics Education Technology Project
%V 2014
%N 20 September 2014
%7 1.01
%8 August 11, 2006
%9 application/java
%U http://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/maze-game


Disclaimer: ComPADRE offers citation styles as a guide only. We cannot offer interpretations about citations as this is an automated procedure. Please refer to the style manuals in the Citation Source Information area for clarifications.

Citation Source Information

The AIP Style presented is based on information from the AIP Style Manual.

The APA Style presented is based on information from APA Style.org: Electronic References.

The Chicago Style presented is based on information from Examples of Chicago-Style Documentation.

The MLA Style presented is based on information from the MLA FAQ.

This resource is stored in a shared folder.

You must login to access shared folders.

PhET Simulation: Maze Game:

Accompanies http://phet.colorado.edu/admin/get-contribution-file.php?contribution_file_id=923

A link to five downloadable clicker questions and two classroom activities developed by the PhET team specifically for use with The Maze Game simulation.

relation by Caroline Hall

Know of another related resource? Login to relate this resource to it.
Save to my folders

Supplements

Contribute

Related Materials

Similar Materials