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written by Wolfgang Christian and Mario Belloni
The Physlet Physics web site provides a technology-enhanced introduction to physics. Interactive javascript simulations are used to illustrate and explore physics topics, covering the material found in most introductory courses. The broad topics covered are Mechanics, Fluids, Waves, Thermodynamics, Electromagnetism, Circuits, and Optics.

The third edition has all simulations re-written in javascript so that Physlet Physics can now be used on all devices including tablets and smart phones.

Each chapter of the web site is broken into three types of resources. Illustrations provide a introduction to the topic through simulations. Explorations are tutorials guiding students through deeper investigations of the topic. Problems are simulation-based homework. Many chapters also include downloadable worksheets to supplement the simulations.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
General Physics
- Collections
= Introductory E & M
= Introductory Mechanics
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Collection
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Course
= Interactive Simulation
= Problem/Problem Set
= Tutorial
Intended Users Formats Ratings
- Learners
- Educators
- application/javascript
- application/pdf
- text/html
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This resource was featured by the PSRC collection from June 10, 2014 until December 31, 2014. View the feature here!


Access Rights: Free access
License: This material is released under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No derivatives 3.0 license.
Rights Holder: Wolfgang Christian and Mario Belloni
Merlot: pending
Keywords: computer-based learning, interactive simulation
Record Creator: Metadata instance created June 18, 2013 by Bruce Mason
Record Updated: Mar 20, 2019 by Bruce Mason
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January 1, 2019
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W. Christian and M. Belloni, (2013), WWW Document, (https://www.compadre.org/Physlets/).
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W. Christian and M. Belloni, Physlet Physics - 3rd Edition, (2013), <https://www.compadre.org/Physlets/>.
APA Format
Christian, W., & Belloni, M. (2019, January 1). Physlet Physics - 3rd Edition. Retrieved September 16, 2019, from https://www.compadre.org/Physlets/
Chicago Format
Christian, Wolfgang, and Mario Belloni. Physlet Physics - 3rd Edition. January 1, 2019. https://www.compadre.org/Physlets/ (accessed 16 September 2019).
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Christian, Wolfgang, and Mario Belloni. Physlet Physics - 3rd Edition. 2013. 1 Jan. 2019. 16 Sep. 2019 <https://www.compadre.org/Physlets/>.
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Physlet Physics - 3rd Edition:

Contains Physlet Physics - Mechanics

Physlet Physics - Mechanics is Section I of the Physlet Physics collection.

relation by Bruce Mason
Contains Physlet Physics - Fluids

Physlet Physics - Waves is Section II of the Physlet Physics collection.

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Contains Physlet Physics - Waves

Physlet Physics - Waves is Section III of the Physlet Physics collection.

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Contains Physlet Physics - Thermodynamics

Physlet Physics - Waves is Section IV of the Physlet Physics collection.

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Contains Physlet Physics - Circuits

Physlet Physics Circuits is Section VI of the Physlet Physics collection.

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