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D. Stern
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This web page gives instructions for performing mass measurements in the same method used by astronauts on the Skylab space station. Using a hacksaw blade, clamps, bolts, and a…

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F. Hwang
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This applet illustrates the effect of frictional forces on the motion of masses. In this experiment, two masses, resting one on top of the other, are pulled by a hanging mass…

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This applet illustrates the forces on a block on an inclined plane. A free-body diagram shows the gravitational, normal, frictional and net force vectors. The weight, angle of the…

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P. Tesler, P. Doherty, and N. Wanner
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This website, developed by the Exploratorium Museum, analyzes the physics of skateboarding in great detail. It goes into many different 'tricks' and the effect of materials and…

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NASA Glenn Learning Technologies Project
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This experiment demonstrates Newton's Second Law of Motion by showing the reaction of a rolling car to increased mass and initial velocity. Students build the vehicle out of wooden…

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C. D'Souza
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This lab is intended to verify Newton's Second Law of motion by (a) subjecting a body to multiples of a force; (b) subjecting two bodies to the same force and qualitatively…

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T. Henderson
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This web site contains a number of tutorials relating to Newton's Laws. Each tutorial explains a subject and provides exercises to test the user's understanding. Some are accompanied…

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G. Kirwin
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This guide to a workshop for primary teachers provides an introduction to the concepts of motion and forces. It is designed to provide teachers with an inquiry-based learning…

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R. Hake
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SDI Labs are "guided construction" labs featuring hands-and-heads-on experiments in introductory mechanics. They were designed to allow students to work cooperatively to construct an…
Vector Addition with Integer Components  [ Computer Program ]

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This simulation offers beginning students practice in two-dimensional vector addition. It is relatively simple, as the x and y components of each vector are integers. Given the…
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