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November 2011

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The Open Source Physics Project is supported by NSF DUE-0442581.

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Astronomy

Astronomy Education, Fundamentals, Historical Astronomy, The Sun, Solar System, Stars, Cosmic Time and Distance

Education Foundations

Alternative Conceptions, Assessment, Cognition, Learning Theory, Student Characteristics, Teacher Characteristics

Electricity & Magnetism

General, Electric Fields and Potential, Magnetic Materials, Magnetic Fields and Forces, Electromagnetic Induction, Electromagnetic Radiation

General Physics

General, Equipment, Collections, Curriculum, Measurement/Units, Computational Physics, Scientific Reasoning

Modern Physics

Atomic Physics, Chaos & Non-linear Dynamics

Oscillations & Waves

General, Oscillations, Wave Motion, Acoustics, Instruments, Sound Reproduction, Resonance

Quantum Physics

General, Probability, Waves, and Interference, Bound State Systems, Spin and Finite Dimensional Systems, Approximation Techniques, Multi-particle Systems, Foundations and Measurements

Thermo & Stat Mech

General, Thermal Properties of Matter, First Law, Phase Transitions, Kinetics and Dynamics, Statistical Physics, Second and Third Law, Probability, Ensembles, Models

  Classical Mechanics

General, Motion in One Dimension, Motion in Two Dimensions, Relative Motion, Newton's First Law, Newton's Second Law, Newton's Third Law, Statics of Rigid Bodies, Applications of Newton's Laws, Gravity, Work and Energy, Linear Momentum, Rotational Dynamics

Education Practices

Learning Environment, Active Learning, Classroom Management, Curriculum Development, Informal Education, Instructional Material Design, Pedagogy, Professional Development, Teacher Preparation, Technology

Fluid Mechanics

Dynamics of Fluids

Mathematical Tools

Algebra, Trig and Pre-cal, Calculus, Complex Variables, Vector Algebra, Vector Calculus, Differential Equations, Linear Algebra and Tensors, Series and Functions, Numerical Analysis, Probability, Statistics

Optics

General, Geometrical Optics, Photometry, Diffraction, Interference, Color, Polarization, The Eye, Modern Optics

Other Sciences

Chemistry, Mathematics, Computer Science

Relativity

General Relativity, Spacetime Fundamentals

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