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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.

The Source relies on you, the community of teachers, to expand and maintain its holdings.

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Waves: An Interactive Tutorial
This collection of interactive tutorials on Waves covers topics ranging from basic motion through chains of oscillators and non-linear waves. Each tutorial is built around an interactive simulation that can be run on a wide range of devices.

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Drawings of energy: Evidence of the Next Generation Science Standards model of energy in diagrams
These rubrics help instructors assess learners' representations of energy in a variety of science contexts.

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Jul 22 Data Tool JS
Jul 19 Tracker Video Modeling with Spreadsheets
Jul 19 Maker Lab course materials
Jul 6 Beyond Diffraction: Extending Labs for Student Autonomy

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1620: Kepler's mother was arrested for witchcraft, in response to Kepler's publication of a fantasy story about a trip to the Moon.
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