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General Relativity (GR) Package  [ Computer Program ]
  
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W. Christian, M. Belloni, and A. Cox
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The General Relativity (GR) Package is a self-contained file for the teaching of general relativity. The file contains ready-to-run OSP programs and a set of curricular materials.…
The Physics Teacher
  
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M. Belloni, W. Christian, and D. Brown, Phys. Teach., 51 (3), 149-151 (2013).
The paper Teaching Astronomy Using Tracker describes two new video analysis experiments for the teaching of astronomy made possible by Tracker, a free, open-source video analysis…
  
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L. Wee, G. Goh, and C. Chew
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L. Wee, G. Goh, and C. Chew, Fifth Redesigning Pedagogy Conference (2013).
Studying the gravitational physics of the solar system is difficult in real life. This paper describes four pedagogical computer models that we have developed for active inquiry…
  
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T. Timberlake
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This paper , submitted to Astronomy Education Review , describes a series of activities in which students investigate and use the models of planetary motion introduced by the…
Stellar Parallax and Aberration Package  [ Computer Program ]
  
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T. Timberlake
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The Stellar Parallax and Aberration Launcher package is a self-contained file for teaching the concepts of parallax and aberration of light as they apply to astronomy. The file…
Tracker Video Analysis: Angry Birds in Space  [ Computer Program ]
  
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R. Allain
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What type of force is exerted on Angry Birds in Space? The video analysis in this item explore the physics behind the game. The zip file contains the Angry Birds Space blog entry, a…
  
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M. Belloni
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The Measurement of the Solar Rotation Rate with Tracker Lab uses the Tracker video analysis tool to measure and analyze the motion of sunspots to determine the solar rotation rate.…
Measurement of the Sidereal Day with Tracker  [ Computer Program ]
  
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The Measurement of the Sidereal Day with Tracker Lab uses the Tracker video analysis tool to measure and analyze the motion stars near Polaris (the North Celestial Pole) to determine…
  
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Editor: A. Duffy; Publisher: Boston University Physics Department
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This web page features a collection of Easy Java Simulations developed by secondary teachers for use in introductory high school physics courses. Topics include astronomy, momentum…

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