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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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Feb 14 Physlet Physics - Mechanics
Feb 14 Physlet Physics - 3rd Edition
Jan 4 Graphs and Tracks
Aug 31 Computational Modeling in Physics First Bootstrap

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February 19th History

1473: Nicholas Copernicus was born in Torun, Poland. He revolutionized astronomy by suggesting that the Earth revolves around the Sun.
Source: Physics Infomall.