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At this site you learn mechanics through many simulations on the topic of force and motion. You can see, for instance, how velocity and acceleration change as a car moves along a roller coaster track. There's even a section on relativity.
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General Physics
- Collections
- General
Motion, Forces, and Energy
- Applications of Newton's Laws
- Miscellaneous
Waves and Pendula
- Wave Motion
- High School
- Middle School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
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Physics To Go This resource was a Physics To Go feature from March 1, 2006 until April 1, 2006. View the feature here!

Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 2004 Tom Henderson
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Keywords: collisions, kinematics, momentum, motion animations, optics animations, physics animations, ray optics, satellite motion, static electricity, vectors, waves animations
Record Creator: Metadata instance created July 23, 2004 by Melanie Carter
Record Updated: Aug 03, 2016 by Lyle Barbato
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Multimedia Physics Studio:

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The Physics Classroom is a collection of tutorials suitable for high school physics. It uses the animations and description collected in the Multimedia Physics Studio.

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