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written by Anne Cox
technical implementer: William Junkin
content provider: Wolfgang Christian and Mario Belloni
This database contains a wide selection of interactive, Java-based educational materials for introductory physics classes.  Included are materials based on Physlets and Open Source Physics programs. Both the scripted applets and questions for students are included.  Instructors can search and browse through the database, and develop a personal collection for use in their classes or access by their students.  Instructors may also submit questions and scripts for inclusion in the database.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- General
Electricity & Magnetism
General Physics
- Collections
- General
Oscillations & Waves
Thermo & Stat Mech
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Upper Undergraduate
- Collection
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
= Problem/Problem Set
- Tool
= Search Engine
Appropriate Courses Categories Ratings
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Activity
- Laboratory
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PSRC This resource was featured by the PSRC collection from November 30, 2005 until January 31, 2006. View the feature here!
Open Source Physics This resource was featured by the Open Source Physics collection from May 29, 2008 until June 29, 2009. View the feature here!

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© 2003 William F. Junkin III and Anne Cox.
Resources are freely available for educational, non-commercial use.
Physlet, applet, interactive questions, java, physlet database, resource database, simulation
Record Creator:
Metadata instance created December 13, 2004 by Bruce Mason
Record Updated:
April 16, 2012 by Lyle Barbato
Last Update
when Cataloged:
July 31, 2007
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AIP Format
A. Cox, (2003), WWW Document, (http://bq.bqlearning.org/physlet/index.html).
A. Cox, BQ Learning: Better Questioning for Learning, (2003), <http://bq.bqlearning.org/physlet/index.html>.
APA Format
Cox, A. (2007, July 31). BQ Learning: Better Questioning for Learning. Retrieved August 20, 2017, from http://bq.bqlearning.org/physlet/index.html
Chicago Format
Cox, Anne. BQ Learning: Better Questioning for Learning. July 31, 2007. http://bq.bqlearning.org/physlet/index.html (accessed 20 August 2017).
MLA Format
Cox, Anne. BQ Learning: Better Questioning for Learning. 2003. 31 July 2007. 20 Aug. 2017 <http://bq.bqlearning.org/physlet/index.html>.
BibTeX Export Format
@misc{ Author = "Anne Cox", Title = {BQ Learning: Better Questioning for Learning}, Volume = {2017}, Number = {20 August 2017}, Month = {July 31, 2007}, Year = {2003} }
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%U http://bq.bqlearning.org/physlet/index.html
%O application/java

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%D July 31, 2007
%T BQ Learning: Better Questioning for Learning
%V 2017
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