Editor selections by Topic and Unit

The Physics Front is a free service provided by the AAPT in partnership with the NSF/NSDL.

Welcome to the Physics Front!
Here you can find teaching resources for your physics and physical science classes.
Login - Register to Participate - Take a Survey

Particles & Interactions: Build Your Unit Our Top Picks

Particles & Interactions: Build Your Unit
Grade Level: Algebra-Based Physics

Featured Resource

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

Technology Tools

Virtual Microscope
Virtual Microscope
Robust free tool to explore high-resolution images produced by electron, fluorescence, and atomic force microscopes. Datasets are shared via Java RE.

Teaching Modules

Cirque du Circuit: A Model Unit on Electric Circuits
A turn-key module for grades 9-12: introduces learners to concepts of electricity through animated tutorials, online circuit building, and problem-based labs in which they apply their knowledge to build an alarm system and more. The unit culminates with a look at the life and legacy of Nikola Tesla.

Teaching Modules Archive »