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written by Joel Bryant
This resource is a collection of labs and activities for introductory physics classrooms which are easy to set up on a tight budget.  More than 30 activities are included, covering topics such as kinematics, Newton's Laws, simple harmonic motion, conservation of momentum, wave energy, optics, and electricity.  Each item may be opened in a pdf format or as a Word document to allow users to customize the materials.

This web site is part of a larger collection of resources developed by the Center for Mathematics and Science Education (CMSE), at Texas A&M University.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- General
Electricity & Magnetism
General Physics
- Collections
- Geometrical Optics
Oscillations & Waves
- Wave Motion
- High School
- Middle School
- Informal Education
- Collection
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Laboratory
Appropriate Courses Categories Ratings
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Activity
- Laboratory
- New teachers
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© 2006 Center for Mathematics and Science Education, Texas A&M University
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J. Bryant, (2006), WWW Document, (http://jabryan.iweb.bsu.edu/lowcostphysics/).
J. Bryant, Low Cost Physics Activities, (2006), <http://jabryan.iweb.bsu.edu/lowcostphysics/>.
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Bryant, J. (2008, February 3). Low Cost Physics Activities. Retrieved October 23, 2017, from http://jabryan.iweb.bsu.edu/lowcostphysics/
Chicago Format
Bryant, Joel. Low Cost Physics Activities. February 3, 2008. http://jabryan.iweb.bsu.edu/lowcostphysics/ (accessed 23 October 2017).
MLA Format
Bryant, Joel. Low Cost Physics Activities. 2006. 3 Feb. 2008. 23 Oct. 2017 <http://jabryan.iweb.bsu.edu/lowcostphysics/>.
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