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In this interactive activity from the American Museum of Natural History, students explore how the apparent motion of an object depends on the observer's frame of reference. An…
  
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This web page contains an index of all topics available from NASA's Beginner's Guide to Aerodynamics site. Resources include lesson plans, activities, and interactive simulations for…
  
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Publisher: Center for Innovation in Engineering and Science Education
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This is a high school instructional unit that features nine lessons relating to vectors. Students build understanding of vector properties as they learn airplane navigation.…
  
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K. Lee; Publisher: Astronomy Education at the University of Nebraska
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This simulation-based module demonstrates how the earth-sun-moon geometry gives rise to the phases of the moon as seen from earth. Initially, students explore a moon bisector demo to…
  
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This web site contains media-illustrated articles on various physical phenomena related to the Coriolis effect. Almost all of the articles are illustrated with mathematically…
  
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G. Gladding; Publisher: University of llinois Physics Education Research Group
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This interactive problem presents an accelerating car with a ball of known mass hanging by a string from its ceiling. Given the string displacement from the vertical, learners must…
  
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J. Wolfe and G. Hatsidimitris
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This animated tutorial, part of the Einstein Light website, presents the concept of relativity from a situation inspired by Galileo (an inertial reference frame). It shows the motion…
  
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This web page describes inertial and non-inertial frames of reference, the latter being frames where Newton's laws do not hold. The text explains "fictitious forces", the centrifugal…
  
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This simple animation illustrates the principle of time dilation, the phenomenon in which a clock that is moving relative to an observer is measured to run more slowly by that…
  
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Interactive educational modules are the heart of "Live from Earth and Mars." The modules feature data and concepts from meteorology and space science. The modules are intended to…
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