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DNA Science: Modeling Rosalind Franklin's Discovery with a Pen Spring
DNA Science: Modeling Rosalind Franklin's Discovery with a Pen Spring
Integrate physics/biology in this HS diffraction lab that lets students model the work of Rosalind Franklin in discovering the structure of DNA. more »

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NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory:  Eyes on the Solar System
NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory: Eyes on the Solar System
NASA brings together a rich array of visualization tools for a 3D exploration of our cosmic neighborhood. Informative, interactive,and great fun!

Teaching Modules

Physics for the 21st Century: Gravity
In many ways the dominant force in the universe, gravity is also the weakest of the four forces known in nature. This multimedia module for high school explores gravity through video clips, animations, written text, and interactive tutorial.

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