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This web page contains links to published research articles relating to the Physics Education Technology Project (PhET).  This project provides technology-based resources and information for physics education, most notably, simulations on a wide range of topics including Newton's Laws, electricity, waves, light, and quantum physics. The simulations are developed in conjunction with careful research to enhance their effectiveness as learning tools.

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Physics Education Technology, classroom research, evaluation, magazine article, student interviews
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The PhET Project, (2004), WWW Document, (https://phet.colorado.edu/en/research).
The PhET Project, PhET: Research (2004), <https://phet.colorado.edu/en/research>.
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The PhET Project. (2008, November 30). PhET: Research. Retrieved July 19, 2024, from https://phet.colorado.edu/en/research
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The PhET Project. PhET: Research. November 30, 2008. https://phet.colorado.edu/en/research (accessed 19 July 2024).
MLA Format
The PhET Project. PhET: Research. 2004. 30 Nov. 2008. 19 July 2024 <https://phet.colorado.edu/en/research>.
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PhET: Research:

Contains PhET Research: Simulations That Enhance Learning

A magazine article appearing in the October, 2008, issue of Science magazine that highlights research efforts by the PhET team on how learners use interactive simulations to enhance their learning.

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