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Sliding Down an Incline Plane Model  [ Computer Program ]
  
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This interactive simulation shows a stone block lying at rest on an inclined plane. Initially, the component of gravity along the plane surface is exceeded by the force of static…
  
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This web page consists of a series of NSF-sponsored videos on the scientific principles behind NASCAR racing. Based on the book The Physics of NASCAR by Diandra Leslie-Pelecky, the…
  
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This page contains a set of 21 problems (with solutions) on motion and forces, designed to support an introductory physics curriculum. Topics encompass kinematics, vector algebra,…
  
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C. Cyr; Publisher: Collegial Centre for Educational Materials Development
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This item is a PBL (Problem-Based Learning) activity for introductory physics relating to conservation of momentum, frictional force, and kinetic energy. This scenario involves a car…
  
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N. Lasry; Publisher: Collegial Centre for Educational Materials Development
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This item is a 2-day experiential learning activity for introductory physics relating to circular motion and friction. In this scenario, students design a flat circular highway exit…
  
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N. Lasry; Publisher: Collegial Centre for Educational Materials Development
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This item is a 5-day PBL (Problem-Based Learning) activity for introductory physics relating to Newton's Second Law and net force . This scenario requires students to measure the…
  
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C. Cyr; Editor: C. Viger; Publisher: Collegial Centre for Educational Materials Development
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This item is Part 2 of a two-part experiential learning activity for beginning physics students relating to Newton's Second Law and net force. The problem presents a mock space…
  
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This simulation offers users the opportunity to sketch free-body diagrams relating to a one-dimensional situation. Two boxes are stacked one atop the other. The bottom box rests on…
  
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J. Wolfe; Publisher: University of New South Wales
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This web page provides a multimedia introduction to rotation. It includes topics such as rotational kinetic energy, rotational kinematics, moment of inertia, torques, Newton's laws…
  
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This page contains an overview of the Problem-Based Learning pedagogical approach, an instructional method in which authentic problems are used as the basis for student activities.…
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