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Designmate: Converging Lenses ` - Dec 1, 2015

Beautifully crafted video incorporates animated ray diagrams to show how a convex lens converges rays of incident light.


2015 International Year of Light ` - Aug 17, 2015

Official website to commemorate the International Year of Light features a plethora of resources for all ages and audiences.


Physics for the 21st Century ` - Apr 1, 2015

Looking for high-quality content support in modern physics? Take a look at this free course, complete with videos and simulations. It is aimed at secondary teachers and AP physics students.


Using Direct Measurement Video to Teach Physics ` - Apr 1, 2015

Hi-speed videography & robust digital tools are at the heart of these exceptional video-based modules: video analysis without the expense of software.


All About Circuits: Worksheets ` - Jan 2, 2015

An outstanding set of 50+ worksheets on basic electricity and DC circuits, designed to spark analytical reasoning in your students. The interactive online version will allow students to see answers. For teachers wishing to use them as quizzes, the worksheets can be freely downloaded with the solutions hidden.


NBC Learn: Science of the Olympic Winter Games ` - Nov 3, 2014

Spark student interest with this collection of 16 short videos that explore the physics behind winter sports. Entertaining AND accurate science.


Circus Physics ` - Oct 15, 2014

Collection of 8 videos with teacher guides provides a highly visual way to learn about projectile motion, linear and angular momentum, and Newton's Laws.


PhET Teacher Activities: Experimental Design with Forces ` - Jul 7, 2014

Blend a classroom experiment with an interactive PhET simulation to help middle school students form deeper understanding of forces on a spring, kinetic/potential energy transformation, and effects of gravity on spring motion.


Seeing isn't believing: Do classroom demonstrations help students learn? ` - Feb 1, 2014

In this 18-minute podcast, researchers talk about surprising results of their studies on the effectiveness of classroom demos.


Advanced Placement Program: What's Changing in AP ` - Feb 1, 2014

The redesigned AP Physics courses is slated for Fall, 2014. How will this impact your teaching?

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