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The Physics Source is a collection of resources for introductory college level physics courses. It includes curriculum, curriculum support material, reference material, and pedagogical and physics education research inspired content.

The Source relies on you, the community of teachers, to expand and maintain its holdings.

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Waves: An Interactive Tutorial
This collection of interactive tutorials on Waves covers topics ranging from basic motion through chains of oscillators and non-linear waves. Each tutorial is built around an interactive simulation that can be run on a wide range of devices.

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Drawings of energy: Evidence of the Next Generation Science Standards model of energy in diagrams
These rubrics help instructors assess learners' representations of energy in a variety of science contexts.

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June 3th History

1899: Georg von Bekesy was born in Budapest, Hungary. He received the 1961 Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine for his explanation of how the ear detects sound.
Source: Physics Infomall.