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3 November 2003 Vol. 8, No. 44 THE MATH FORUM INTERNET NEWS The Physics Classroom Virtual Skies - NASA | Vocabulary PuzzleMaker THE PHYSICS CLASSROOM http://www.physicsclassroom.com/ The Physics Classroom Tutorial is an online physics tutorial written by Tom Henderson for his high school physics students at Glenbrook South High School in Glenview, Illinois. Today the Tutorial pages and other original Glenbrook South resources are hosted by StudyWorks! Online. - Physics Tutorial - Students can learn basic physics concepts and take online quizzes to check for understanding. - Multimedia Physics Studio - These multimedia animations help students visualize and understand major physics concepts. The animations cover common physics principles discussed in a first year physics course. - Physics Help - The resources in this section help students master basic physics principles including graphing, recognizing forces, vector direction, and vector addition. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- VIRTUAL SKIES - NASA http://virtualskies.arc.nasa.gov/ This Web site was developed by NASA Ames Education Division and is funded in part by Aviation Operations Systems and the Aerospace Education Coordinating Committee (AECC). It is designed for use by high school teachers and their classes, homeschool teachers and students in grades 9 - 12 as well as aviation enthusiasts. Sections of the site include: - Weather - Aviation Research - Airport Design - Air Traffic Management - Navigation - Communication - Aeronautics - Online Activities - Teacher's Desk If your computer cannot display pages requiring Flash 5 and/or Javascript, a static version is also available. -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- VOCABULARY PUZZLEMAKER http://www.glencoe.com/sec/math/t_resources/free/ Available in both Windows and Macintosh formats, Vocabulary PuzzleMaker can be freely downloaded from the Glencoe Online site. The puzzle types include: - Crossword - Word Search with Words - Word Search with Clues - Jumble Puzzle files are aligned to each of the Glencoe texts: - Pre-Algebra - Mathematics Applications and Connections - Course 1 - Mathematics Applications and Connections - Course 2 - Mathematics Applications and Connections - Course 3 - Algebra: Concepts and Applications - Algebra 1 - Algebra 2 - Geometry - Geometry: Concepts and Applications -|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|-\-/-|- CHECK OUT OUR WEB SITE: The Math Forum http://mathforum.org/ Ask Dr. Math http://mathforum.org/dr.math/ Problems of the Week http://mathforum.org/pow/ Mathematics Library http://mathforum.org/library/ Math Tools http://mathforum.org/mathtools/ Teacher2Teacher http://mathforum.org/t2t/ Discussion Groups http://mathforum.org/discussions/ Join the Math Forum http://mathforum.org/join.forum.html Send comments to the Math Forum Internet Newsletter editors Donations http://deptapp.drexel.edu/ia/GOL/giftsonline1_MF.asp Ask Dr. Math Books http://mathforum.org/pubs/dr.mathbooks.html _o \o_ __| \ / |__ o _ o/ \o/ __|- __/ \__/o \o | o/ o/__/ /\ /| | \ \ / \ / \ /o\ / \ / \ / | / \ / \ |

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