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PhET Circuit Construction Kit: DC - Virtual Lab ` - Sep 2, 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.


Coding in High School Physics and Physical Science ` - Aug 1, 2018

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.


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.

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