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This is a collection of 8 years of condensed articles from the New York Times that have physics applications. The author has added physics questions to each article and posted them online for students to answer.  Uses for the articles include extra credit projects, warm-up questions, context-rich exercises, quiz, or test questions. The collection is made of approximately 700 items with applications and questions for each.  Topics include mechanics, heat, work and energy, simple harmonic motion, waves, and sound.

Editor's Note: The articles have been edited and stored in mhtml, a web page archive format, and will download in html.  Solutions to some of the problems are provided alongside the questions.  Teachers may wish to share files with students in an alternative format to ensure the security of solutions.
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Usefulness for introductory physics.

Author: John Cise
Posted: October 4, 2008 at 12:21AM
Source: The Physics Source collection

This site is excellent with current application questions based on articles from the New York Times. I highly recommend.

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J. Cise, (2008), WWW Document, (http://cisephysics.homestead.com/files/NYTCisePhysics.pdf).
J. Cise, New York Times Physics Applications, (2008), <http://cisephysics.homestead.com/files/NYTCisePhysics.pdf>.
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Cise, J. (2016, July 1). New York Times Physics Applications. Retrieved November 16, 2019, from http://cisephysics.homestead.com/files/NYTCisePhysics.pdf
Chicago Format
Cise, John P.. New York Times Physics Applications. July 1, 2016. http://cisephysics.homestead.com/files/NYTCisePhysics.pdf (accessed 16 November 2019).
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Cise, John P.. New York Times Physics Applications. 2008. 1 July 2016. 16 Nov. 2019 <http://cisephysics.homestead.com/files/NYTCisePhysics.pdf>.
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