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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: Science@NASA
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This NASA Science press release covers the discovery of tiny flame balls, a shape flames take in microgravity. The article discusses implications of the research for combustion here…
  
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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…
  
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C. Nave
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This Hyperphysics page contains photographs of the remarkable cloud that forms around an aircraft breaking the sound barrier. The site describes how pressure changes and the ideal…
  
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Investigating candle flames in microgravity can be done as either a demonstration or an activity. "Student reader" pages give background information about candle flames in…
  
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Try this activity from the Exploratorium-- you'll make the startling observation that soap bubbles can float! Dry ice is required, so gloves and adult supervision are a must. The…
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Visit this Exploratorium site for an activity on how warm or cold objects seem to the touch. Students can touch pieces of wood, metal, and Styrofoam; then order them by estimated…
  
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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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Check out this site by Paul Doherty, Senior Scientist at the Exploratorium, to learn about the burning peanut experiment and about food energy and how it is measured. The site…
  
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This webpage contains an interactive simulation that allows users to explore the physics behind lasers. Two simulations are available, the first showing the optical excitation of a…
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