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written by Wolfgang Christian and Mario Belloni
The Physlet Physics Section 1: Mechanics  provides a technology-enhanced introduction to topics in introductory mechanics. Interactive javascript simulations are used to illustrate and explore  concepts ranging from kinematics and Newton's laws to conservation laws, statics and rotations, and gravitation.

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

Each chapter 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 Mechanics
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Collection
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Course
= Interactive Simulation
= Problem/Problem Set
= Tutorial
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- Physical Science
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
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computer-based learning, interactive simulation
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W. Christian and M. Belloni, (2013), WWW Document, (https://www.compadre.org/Physlets/mechanics/).
W. Christian and M. Belloni, Physlet Physics - Mechanics (2013), <https://www.compadre.org/Physlets/mechanics/>.
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Christian, W., & Belloni, M. (2019, January 1). Physlet Physics - Mechanics. Retrieved July 22, 2024, from https://www.compadre.org/Physlets/mechanics/
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Christian, Wolfgang, and Mario Belloni. Physlet Physics - Mechanics. January 1, 2019. https://www.compadre.org/Physlets/mechanics/ (accessed 22 July 2024).
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Christian, Wolfgang, and Mario Belloni. Physlet Physics - Mechanics. 2013. 1 Jan. 2019. 22 July 2024 <https://www.compadre.org/Physlets/mechanics/>.
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