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The Nebraska Astronomy Applet Project: Online Labs for Introductory Astronomy ` - Mar 16, 2019

Planning a unit on Astronomy? Don't miss these simulation-based modules. Superior quality, fun, and adaptable for grades 11-12. Includes assessments.


Concord Consortium: Energy2D - Interactive Heat Transfer Simulations for Everyone ` - Mar 16, 2019

Free, simulation tool developed to help students grasp underlying concepts necessary to approach and solve heat transfer problems.


Coding in High School Physics and Physical Science ` - Mar 16, 2019

This ComPADRE Book contains a list of resources and community projects for integrating coding into high school physics and physical sciences classes. Anyone who knows of other similar resources are encouraged to contact the editor about adding them to this list.


PhET Circuit Construction Kit: DC - Virtual Lab ` - Dec 20, 2018

Do you like the PhET Circuit Construction Kit DC, but want to use only in-line ammeters? This is the sim for you! Now available in HTML 5.


Mobile Device Models ` - Dec 20, 2018

Turn your smartphone into a robust tool for data collection! This resource provides 8 simulations that use a mobile device accelerometer to sense motion.


Virtual Microscope ` - Dec 20, 2018

Robust free tool to explore high-resolution images produced by electron, fluorescence, and atomic force microscopes. Datasets are shared via Java RE.


NASA Jet Propulsion Laboratory: Eyes on the Solar System ` - Jun 2, 2018

NASA brings together a rich array of visualization tools for a 3D exploration of our cosmic neighborhood. Informative, interactive,and great fun!


Interactive Video Vignettes ` - Mar 21, 2018

IVV combines video analysis and conceptual physics questions, each designed to promote understanding of difficult concepts.


Micrometer Model ` - Dec 28, 2017

This interactive model is a great way to give students virtual practice in using a micrometer.  Perform measurements, then check your accuracy.


Desmos Graphing Calculator ` - Dec 28, 2017

Versatile online calculator lets you view multiple graphs on one grid, create your own interactive graph, and easily embed your creation.

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