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Space Time Travel -- Relativity Visualized - May 17, 2013

What would it be like to travel at the speed of light? These models help students visualize effects of special and general relativity.

Physics Education Research User's Guide - Apr 25, 2013

The PER community has been at the forefront of research in science education. This easy-to-use guidebook lets you browse teaching methods and techniques associated with evidence-based best practice.

NASA: Goldilocks and the Three Planets - Nov 8, 2012

Great interactive resource for blending math and space science! Kids explore atmospheric gases for Earth, Mars, and Venus w/data from real space missions.

A Framework for K-12 Science Education: Practices, Crosscutting Concepts, and Core Ideas - Aug 27, 2012

A must-read for all K-12 science teachers: principles in this report will drive the new NextGen science standards. Read the full report at no cost or download a free pdf summary.

MIT Tech TV: Physics Demos - Aug 27, 2012

These newly-created videos will help kids visualize motion, wave interactions, electricity, and magnetism. Excellent videography; easy to embed.

Futurity - Apr 21, 2012

This nonprofit website was created in response to a decrease in science coverage by the news media. Written for lay audiences, articles keep you up-to-date on the latest discoveries.

CIESE Real Time Data Projects: Tsunami Surge! - Apr 15, 2012

Students take on roles as scientists as they analyze authentic data to develop a global tsunami preparedness plan.

ParticleAdventure.org - Mar 4, 2012

The Particle Adventure is an award-winning site aimed at high school students.  It introduces the Standard Model and the theory of fundamental particles and forces.

PhET Simulation: Color Vision - Feb 16, 2012

This is a interactive simulation with color filters  and lights that can be manipulated and controlled by students.

PhET Simulation: Wave Interference - Feb 15, 2012

This simulation allows you to examine properties of water, sound, and light waves.

Subject: Oscillations & Waves / Wave Motion

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