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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.

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Equity investigation of attitudinal shifts in introductory physics
This study explores the impact of University Modeling Instruction on student attitudes regarding science, with a focus on the impact of gender and ethnicity.

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Jul 20 Secondary analysis of teaching methods in introductory physics: A 50 k-student study
Jul 10 Equity investigation of attitudinal shifts in introductory physics
Jun 26 PhET HTML5 Simulations

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1868: Helium was discovered on the sun.
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