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Virtual Microscope: Scanning Probe Microscopy Basics - Oct 3, 2013

What is a scanning probe microscope & how does it "see" atomic resolution to create images of nanoscale specimens? Find out in this animated tutorial.


NBC Learn: Science of NFL Football - Oct 3, 2013

This video collection funded by NSF aims to spark interest in physics through the motion of football players & ball trajectory. Entertaining AND accurate science.


Concord Consortium: Atomic Structure - Jul 24, 2013

Give your students a powerful way to explore the orbital model of an atom. They can play with mass and charge, create different isotopes, and build atomic models that identify patterns.


Using Direct Measurement Video to Teach Physics - Jul 24, 2013

Hi-speed videography & robust digital tools are at the heart of these exceptional video-based modules: video analysis without the expense of software.


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.


Nanoreisen: Adventures Beyond the Decimal - Apr 16, 2013

See the wonder and strange beauty of matter at the smallest known dimensions in our universe in this "nano-journey" formatted in descending powers of 10. View a human cell, an LED, and a laptop microchip.


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.

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