APS Excellence in Physics Education Award
November 2019

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Science SPORE Prize
November 2011

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The Open Source Physics Project is supported by NSF DUE-0442581.

EJS Modeling

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Astronomy Education, Fundamentals, Historical Astronomy, Solar System, Stars, Galaxies, Cosmology, Cosmic Time and Distance

Education Practices

Active Learning, Curriculum Development, Instructional Material Design, Pedagogy, Professional Development, Technology

Fluid Mechanics

Statics of Fluids, Dynamics of Fluids

Mathematical Tools

Algebra, Trig and Pre-cal, Calculus, Complex Variables, Coordinate Systems, Vector Algebra, Vector Calculus, Differential Equations, Linear Algebra and Tensors, Series and Functions, Numerical Analysis, Probability, Statistics


General, Geometrical Optics, Photometry, Diffraction, Interference, Color

Other Sciences

Mathematics, Computer Science, Economics


Galilean Relativity, Special Relativity, General Relativity, Spacetime Fundamentals, Reference Frames

  Classical Mechanics

General, Motion in One Dimension, Motion in Two Dimensions, Relative Motion, Newton's First Law, Newton's Second Law, Newton's Third Law, Applications of Newton's Laws, Gravity, Work and Energy, Linear Momentum, Rotational Dynamics

Electricity & Magnetism

General, Electrostatics, Electric Fields and Potential, Capacitance, Electromotive Force and Current, DC Circuits, Magnetic Materials, Magnetic Fields and Forces, Inductance, Electromagnetic Induction, Electromagnetic Radiation, AC Circuits

General Physics

Equipment, Collections, Curriculum, Measurement/Units, Computational Physics

Modern Physics

General, Atomic Physics, Nuclear Physics, Chaos & Non-linear Dynamics, Biophysics, Medical Physics

Oscillations & Waves

General, Oscillations, Wave Motion, Acoustics, Instruments

Quantum Physics

General, Probability, Waves, and Interference, Bound State Systems, Scattering and Unbound Systems, Spin and Finite Dimensional Systems, Approximation Techniques, Multi-particle Systems, Foundations and Measurements

Thermo & Stat Mech

General, Thermal Properties of Matter, First Law, Kinetic and Diffusive Processes, Statistical Physics, Second and Third Law, Probability, Ensembles, Models

OSP Projects:
Open Source Physics - EJS Modeling
Physlet Physics
Physlet Quantum Physics
STP Book