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Graphs and Tracks Model  [ Computer Program ]

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W. Christian and M. Belloni
The Graphs and Tracks Model allows instructors to create custom models of a ball rolling on a track with a variable shape. This EJS model was inspired by the Graphs and Tracks…

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G. Ramsey, Phys. Teach., 42 (7), 438-439 (2004).
A short article giving some guidance on how to build and use a bed of nails for best effect.
Graph Matching Motion Model  [ Computer Program ]

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A. Duffy
This simulation gives users an opportunity to investigate the meaning of shape and slope for three types of motion graphs: position vs. time, velocity vs. time, and acceleration vs.…
Falling in Fluid Model  [ Computer Program ]

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W. Christian
The Falling in Fluid model shows a sphere falling through a fluid. The sphere is acted on by gravitational, buoyant, and viscous drag forces acting at the interface between the fluid…
Rocking Semicircular Hoop Model  [ Computer Program ]

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W. Christian
The Rocking Semicircular Hoop model shows the dynamics of a simple object rocking without slipping on a horizontal surface. It is a supplemental simulation for an article by Leaf…

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R. Teese, P. Laws, D. Jackson, K. Koenig, and M. Willis
This interactive video tutorial is an exploration of Newton's First Law. This vignette includes videos of the motion of sliding objects with differing frictional forces. Students…

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R. Teese, P. Laws, D. Jackson, K. Koenig, and M. Willis
This interactive video tutorial is an exploration of Newton's Second Law. The videos show a constant force exerted on carts of different mass. When the same force acts on a more…

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R. Teese, P. Laws, D. Jackson, K. Koenig, and M. Willis
This interactive video tutorial allows students to explore collisions and the implications of Newton's Third Law. This vignette features “person-on-the-street” interviews about…

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C. Singh
This web site contains a suite of web-based tutorials for introductory mechanics and electricity and magnetism courses. The tutorials are self-paced and can be used as a self-study…

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D. Rosengrant, A. Van Heuvelen, and E. Etkina, Phys. Rev. ST Phys. Educ. Res., 5 (1), 010108 (2009).
Physics education literature recommends using multiple representations to help students understand concepts and solve problems. However, there is little research concerning why…
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