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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.

Mobile Device Models ` - Mar 21, 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.

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.

The Nebraska Astronomy Applet Project: Online Labs for Introductory Astronomy ` - May 31, 2017

Planning a unit on Astronomy? Don't miss these simulation-based modules. Superior quality, fun, and adaptable for grades 8-12. Includes assessments.

Concord Consortium: SmartGraphs ` - May 31, 2017

These digital SmartGraphs accept student inputs, then provide scaffolding to promote deep understanding of the meaning behind the graphs. Classroom tested.

Virtual Microscope ` - Mar 26, 2017

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

Concord Consortium: Electrostatics ` - Mar 26, 2017

Exemplary digital lesson provides a rich way for students to visualize charge interaction and explore Coulomb's Law at the atomic level. Allow one full class period.

Concord Consortium: Energy2D - Interactive Heat Transfer Simulations for Everyone ` - Jan 23, 2017

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

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