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This collection provides instructions for a range of inquiry-based physics labs covering topics that include Mechanics, Waves, E&M, Optics, and Quantum Scattering.  Comprehensive, standards-based lab manuals are available for download, and users that have completed training may borrow lab kits from the Cornell lending library if the lab materials are unavailable in the classroom.

The available labs are at the bottom of the page. To download a lab manual, click on the Learn More link below the lab title.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- General
Electricity & Magnetism
- DC Circuits
- Electromotive Force and Current
- General
General Physics
- Collections
Modern Physics
- Nuclear Physics
Optics
- General
Oscillations & Waves
- Wave Motion
Quantum Physics
- Scattering and Continuum State Systems
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Collection
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Laboratory
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- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Activity
- Laboratory
- New teachers
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Keywords:
atomic force microscopy, collection, high school labs, nanophysics
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Metadata instance created July 23, 2007 by Dennis Fox
Record Updated:
August 24, 2016 by Lyle Barbato
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April 1, 2014
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Topic: Digital Collections: Physics and Physical Science
Unit Title: Online Resource Collections

This NSF-sponsored collection provides instructions for 24 inquiry-based high school physics labs available for free download.  Topics include Mechanics, Waves, E&M, and Optics.  The materials on Atomic Force Microscopy and Resistance of Atomic Wires are among the few web-based resources on nanophysics designed specifically for high school students.

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(Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based Sciences and Education, Ithaca), WWW Document, (https://xraise.classe.cornell.edu/lending-library.html).
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Cornell Xraise: Lending Library, (Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based Sciences and Education, Ithaca), <https://xraise.classe.cornell.edu/lending-library.html>.
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Cornell Xraise: Lending Library. (2014, April 1). Retrieved September 25, 2016, from Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based Sciences and Education: https://xraise.classe.cornell.edu/lending-library.html
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Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based Sciences and Education. Cornell Xraise: Lending Library. Ithaca: Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based Sciences and Education, April 1, 2014. https://xraise.classe.cornell.edu/lending-library.html (accessed 25 September 2016).
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Cornell Xraise: Lending Library. Ithaca: Cornell Laboratory for Accelerator-based Sciences and Education. 1 Apr. 2014. 25 Sep. 2016 <https://xraise.classe.cornell.edu/lending-library.html>.
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