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Open Source Physics - Nov 5, 2013

OSP provides computation-based curricular materials, programs, modeling tools, and a Java code library, focused on upper division physics.

Hertzsprung–Russell (H-R) Diagrams - Oct 1, 2012

An Interactive H-R Diagram with luminosity, temperature, and spectrum.

Circular Well Superposition Model - Jun 26, 2012

This model illustrates the time evolution of the wavefunction of a particle in a hard-walled 2D circular well, and the properties of angular momentum.

VPython - Jun 3, 2012

vpython is a modeling environment allowing novice programmers to develop 3D animations.

Computational Physics: A Better Model for Physics Education? - Jun 10, 2008

Simulations of physical systems are a key component of the physics curriculum.