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Physical Review Physics Education Research
  
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G. Kestin and K. Miller, Phys. Rev. Phys. Educ. Res., 18 (1), 010148 (2022).
The prevalence of online instruction highlights the importance of videos in education. Pedagogies that include elements that actively engage students are accepted as an improvement…
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C. Wieman, W. Adams, T. Loeblein, and K. Perkins, Phys. Teach., 48 (4), 225-227 (2010).
PhET Interactive Simulations (sims) are now being widely used in teaching physics and chemistry. Sims can be used in many different educational settings, including lecture,…
  
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This web page lists classroom-tested activities on a variety of different topics from physical and earth sciences. The lesson plans can downloaded for use in both formal and informal…
  
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Crocodile Clips physics tools have been discontinued, and replaced by Yenka simulation and modeling software. Yenka tools can open some of the legacy Crocodile files.
  
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This site has links to a series of applets relating to physics. The subjects include topics in mechanics, oscillations and waves, electrodynamics, optics, thermodynamics, relativity,…
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This web page provides a lesson plan for the concepts of friction. It includes demonstrations and student activities.
  
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This is a lab designed to teach students to recognize that weight and surface affect friction and not surface area. The experiment uses wood blocks on a variety of surfaces.
  
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This page describes a lab exercise demonstrating Bernoulli's principle by building detailed model gliders.
  
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This web page provides a lesson plan on forces, specifically focusing on gravity and friction. The lesson explains terminal velocity and air resistance in preparation for an egg-drop…
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Free Fall Ride JS Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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This mobile-friendly model allows students to design a free-fall ride to explore how height and time duration parameters affect g-forces on the rider. Students will drag control…
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