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The Physlet Physics Section 4: Thermodynamics provides a technology-enhanced introduction to topics in introductory thermal physics. Interactive javascript simulations are used to…
  
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Publisher: Exploratorium
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This is a student activity on the detection of a warm object with a liquid crystal sheet. This activity also can be a simulation of the detection of infrared radiation. The "For…
The Physics Teacher
  
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R. Egler; Publisher: American Association of Physics Teachers, Phys. Teach., 28 (9), 599 (1990).
This article, from The Physics Teacher, explains how water puts out fires. It also contains a description of how firefighters determine the water pressure for their hoses--and this…
  
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This site provides a description of how research teams from the Lawrence Livermore and the Los Alamos National Laboratories are joining forces to develop a physics-based model of…
  
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Publisher: PhET
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This simulation explores how greenhouse gases affect Earth's climate. Students can view levels of atmospheric greenhouse gases present during Earth's last Ice Age, in the year 1750,…
  
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This web page provides an activity on energy transfer through radiation. Students investigate the relative absorption of light energy by water, light soil, and dark soil. The…
  
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Publisher: Department of Energy
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This website provides an introduction to the U.S. Department of Energy's research and development into concentrating solar power. The site outlines the department's three main…
  
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Publisher: The Pembina Institute
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This page provides turn-key directions for a project to build a solar oven. The construction kit calls for simple materials such as cardboard and duct tape, and includes a…
  
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This simulation provides a highly visual, interactive way to explore gas properties. As you pump gas molecules into a chamber, you control volume, add/remove heat, and change…
Dipping Bird 
  
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This Exploratorium activity uses dipping birds to provide an introduction to heat engines which convert heat energy to mechanical work. The site contains an explanation of the…
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