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  1. How Things Work - Louis A. Bloomfield
    An archive of answers to physics questions sent by readers. "Think of this site as a radio call-in program that's being held on the WWW instead of the radio. If you ask how something works, using the button below, I'll try to provide an explanation. You'll find a more comprehensive discussion of many common objects in my book: How Things Work: the Physics of Everyday Life." Measuring temperature in a microwave oven; other measurement questions, and much more. more>>

  2. The Internet Pilot to Physics (TIPTOP) - IOP Publishing Ltd.
    Physics news, jobs, resources, events, and buyer's guide. From the publishers of the monthly periodical Physics World. more>>

  3. Motion Mountain Project - Christoph Schiller
    A mountain hike along the concepts of modern physics - a free physics textbook in English and Dutch, in PDF format, intended for anybody with an in-depth interest in physics and in nature. The aim is to write an exciting university-level textbook - if you knew nothing about physics, and had nothing but this book, you would get a complete tour of its most important ideas. In Part 1, How do things and images move? Classical physics, the description of hiking and other everyday motion leads the authors to introduce for its description the concepts of time, length, mass, charge, field, manifold, and lagrangian, which allow us to understand among other things why we have legs instead of wheels, and why we can see the stars. With related links and other physics textbooks on the Web. more>>

  4. The Nobel Prize in Physics – Educational - The Nobel Foundation
    Step through explanations of physics concepts, some with Flash activities: explore hidden worlds with microscopes (as developed by laureates Zernike, Ruska, Binnig and Rohrer), look into the interior of matter (from Chadwick to van der Meer), and take tours of semiconductor physics, the quantised world, vacuum tubes, the discovery of electrons, and the theory of special relativity. Also, play games that teach about liquid crystals (Pierre-Gilles de Gennes), lasers, integrated circuits (Kilby), and transistors (Shockley, Bardeen, and Brattain). With illustrated answers to common physics questions: How does E = mc2 give the answer? X-rays, what are they (Röntgen)? What are accelerators? How is the world of particles studied? more>>

  5. Physics 109N: Galileo and Einstein - Michael Fowler; Dept. of Physics, University of Virginia
    A course that explores two revolutions in our perception of the universe. The first, in which Galileo played the leading role, was the realization that what we see in the heavens - the moon, the planets, the sun and stars - are physical objects. The second revolution was Einstein's realization that space and time are not as straightforward as they first appear, but are related to each other in a simple but unexpected way and mass and energy are different aspects of the same thing. Notes on Counting in Babylon; early Greek science, astronomy, and mathematics; Brahe, Kepler, and Newton; special relativity; Flash and Java applets; and more. These pages are also at http://galileoandeinstein.physics.virginia.edu/. more>>

  6. Physics (MathPages) - Kevin Brown
    More than 60 "informal notes" by Kevin Brown on mathematical physics: Doppler for sound and light, optical rays in heterogeneous media, radial orbitgs in Schwarzschild geometry, the formation and growth of black holes, can Schrodinger's cat factor numbers?, consider a spherical ladder, relativistic appearance of the night sky, and many more. more>>


 
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  1. 1ucasvb's lab - Lucas Vieira
    Diagrams and animations from a longtime contributor to Wikipedia's math and physics articles. Posts, which date back to February 2013 and feature graphics coded in POV-Ray and PHP, include "Experimenting with sound: the polygonal trigonometric functions ...more>>

  2. 21st Century Problem Solving - Howard C. McAllister
    Examples of problems solved using reliable problem solving methods; discussion of the principles of reliable problem solving; a FAQ; and an evolving encyclopedia of solved problems in mathematics, physics, and chemistry. The main focus is on pre-college ...more>>

  3. 3D-Mathematikprogramm - Ingenieurbüro Riescher
    German shareware program for Windows: MATHPROF ist ein einfach bedienbares Mathematikprogramm mit graphischen 2D- und 3D-Darstellungen, für Schüler, Studenten und Lehrer. Auch lassen sich einfache Konstruktionen im 2D- und 3D-Bereich erstellen und analysieren. ...more>>

  4. Abarim Publications - Arie Uittenbogaard
    A site combining contemporary physics, mathematics and ancient literature, intended to be scientific, not religious. ...more>>

  5. Advanced Continuous Simulation Language (ACSL) - The AEgis Technologies Group, Inc.
    A modeling, execution, and analysis environment for continuous dynamic systems and processes. With ready-to-use code blocks, powerful analysis capabilities, and industry-specific toolkits. View case studies in the pharmaceutical, automative, military, ...more>>

  6. Aeronautics Resources - NASA Lewis Learning Technologies Project
    This section of the Learning Technologies Project at the Glenn Research Center includes guides on various aeronautic principles, activities to teach students by example, and Web-based simulations with pre- and post-simulation exercises. Topics include: ...more>>

  7. Airplane Weight and World Population (Math Chat) - Frank Morgan; Christian Science Monitor
    J. Henry asks whether, on a sinking boat, it helps to make parakeets in the hold fly around. K. Reinecke asks whether an airplane gets lighter when the passengers eat a meal. What causes an airplane to get lighter during flight? ...more>>

  8. Analysis & Knowledge - Sanford Aranoff
    Download data analysis software, such as Patterns, which analyzes and charts trends in stock market using Andrews concepts. See also this former Rutgers University physics professor and current high school educator's thoughts on teaching and help file ...more>>

  9. AP Test Prep Books
    Find an AP prep book for multiple subjects, including AP Calculus, Computer Science, Economics, Physics, and Statistics. ...more>>

  10. Archimedes - Chris Rorres, Drexel University
    A collection of information on Archimedes' life and achievements, complete with historical quotes, illustrations, and animations. The site covers Archimedes' inventions and accomplishments: Archimedes' Claw, Burning Mirrors, the Golden Crown, the Archimedes ...more>>

  11. Arnd Roth - Arnd Roth, Institute for Theoretical Physics, Heidelberg, Germany
    Arnd Roth studies computational physics and neuroscience. This page provides documentation and code for related Mathematica notebooks, and a notebook for the Knight's Tour chess problem, available online. Also links to abstracts or text of many of Roth's ...more>>

  12. arXiv.org e-Print archive - Los Alamos National Laboratory (LANL)
    A major site for mathematics preprints that has incorporated many formerly independent specialist archives including alg-geom, funct-an, dg-ga, q-alg, auto-fms, cd-hg, MAGNUS, Several Complex Variables, Logic E-prints, Commutative Algebra, Dynamical Systems, ...more>>

  13. The Atoms Family - Miami Museum of Science, Science Learning Network
    An online exhibit containing educational activities relating to different forms of energy, as presented by famous gothic horror characters. Activities include: The Mummy's Tomb (energy conservation, kinetic, and potential energy), Dracula's Library (properties ...more>>

  14. Boil, Boil, Toil and Trouble: The International Boiling Point Project - Center for Improved Engineering and Science Education (CIESE)
    People from all over the world boil water at different elevations and post data to discover which factor in the experiment (room temperature, elevation, volume of water, or heating device) has the greatest influence on boiling point. Anyone can boil water, ...more>>

  15. Books: Professional & Technical: Professional Science: Mathematics - Amazon.com
    Browse bestselling math books from the Professional and Technical Bookstore at Amazon.com, in such categories as Applied; Chaos & Systems; Geometry & Topology; Mathematical Analysis; Mathematical Physics; Number Systems; Pure Mathematics; Transformations; ...more>>

  16. Boomerang (SMILE) - Wilhelm L. Lilly, Kenwood Academy High School
    A lesson for grades 4-12 designed to teach students to estimate angles in degrees and distances in feet or meters; collect data and analyze a histogram; and (optionally) study gyroscopic precession and aerodynamics. From the Recreational and Creative ...more>>

  17. Bowman in Arabia - Bowman Dickson
    Blog by a teacher of calculus and AP Calculus at King's Academy (Jordan) who "believes in optimism and enthusiasm above all else." Posts, which date back to August, 2009, have included "Maybe I'm starting to become more Jordanian"; "But my son told me ...more>>

  18. Brilliant
    Weekly Olympiad-style challenges that offer "rigorous, competitive, whimsical, and edifying" problem sets in math and physics. Register to explore the Brilliant Techniques Trainer's practice exercises; answer correctly to earn points redeemable for lanyards, ...more>>

  19. BrokenAirplane.com - Phil Wagner
    Blog of "tips and ideas that you can use in your classroom immediately, and suggestions to help you, no matter your teaching or technology experience." Posts, which date back to June, 2010, have included "Math Project - Slope Art," "SAM Animation Is the ...more>>

  20. Buses on Quantum Schedules - Ivars Peterson (MathTrek)
    Anyone who has waited for a bus in the city has probably casually observed that, after an inordinately long wait, two or three buses often come along at the same time. Mathematical models that simulate traffic flow confirm that bus bunching is a real ...more>>

  21. Calculators By Ken - Ken Prentice
    Calculators for Windows that convert between different units, create calendars, perform basic physical computations, and more. Read descriptions, or download sample programs. ...more>>

  22. Calculators On-Line Center - Martindale's Reference Desk
    Online software and Java applets that calculate quantities for a number of general and specific uses. Numerous "calculators" available for Code Translators, Distance/How Far is it?, Finance, Taxes, Grade Point Average, Logic & Syllogism, Navigation/GPS, ...more>>

  23. Calculus-Based Physics - Jeffrey W. Schnick
    Calculus-Based Physics is a free (in electronic form) 2-volume physics textbook designed for an introductory college course. The book itself is provided in pdf and MS WordTM format. Calculus-Based Physics is also available in hard copy at LuLu.com at ...more>>

  24. Cambridge Physics Outlet (CPO) Online - Tom Hsu
    An integrated math/science curriculum that builds skills in three levels for grades 4-8, 7-11, and 11/12+. Designed in 11 modules, the curriculum comes with student Activity Guides, detailed Teacher's Guides with full solutions, six kinds of assessment ...more>>

  25. Cédric Villani
    For mathematicians, the 2010 Fields Medalist offers his publications, lecture notes for students, errata sheets, and his research into collisional kinetic theory (Boltzmann type), collisionless kinetic theory (Vlasov type), and optimal transport. "For ...more>>

  26. Celestial Mechanics and the Stability Problem - Jeff Suzuki, Boston University
    A thesis that traces the history of the problem of proving (or not) that the solar system is dynamically stable over a long period of time (like geological eras), between the publication of the Principia of Newton (1687) and the works of Laplace (1787). ...more>>

  27. CelLab - Rudy Rucker and John Walker
    Programs to explore cellular automata, for Windows or MS-DOS, which allow you to view preset patterns, or create your own rules using Java, C, Basic, or Pascal. Download a copy or subscribe to a mailing list. The substantial User's Manual includes bibliographies ...more>>

  28. Center for Complex Systems Research - University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
    A research group studying the phenomena of systems with a large flow, such as turbulence and information flow on the Internet. Includes an outline of current research projects and outreach programs (can researchers "resonate" with at-risk kids?). ...more>>

  29. Center for Nonlinear Studies (CNLS) - H. Frauenfelder; Los Alamos National Lab, Los Alamos, NM
    The CNLS coordinates a broad range of theoretical, experimental, and computational basic research programs in nonlinear science. Research themes include: Multilevel Upscaling in Heterogeneous Porous Media; Nonlinearity in Structural and Electronic Materials; ...more>>

  30. Chaos Group - University of Maryland
    Chaos is a multidisciplinary science. The members of the group are affiliated with diverse departments and institutions: Electrical Engineering; Mathematics; Physics; Physical Sciences and Technology; Institute for Plasma Research (IPR); Institute for ...more>>

  31. The Chaosgruppe - Sperl, Rast
    A non-profit scientific Association for direct support of current research projects and dialogue between faculties and interested amateurs about phenomena of nonlinear dynamics and pattern formation. The association produces a Who's Who Handbook of nonlinear ...more>>

  32. CIESE Online Classroom Projects - Stevens Institute of Technology
    Projects that use realtime data available from the Internet, and collaborative projects that use the Internet's potential to reach peers and experts around the world. The site lists currently sponsored projects by level, with an archive of past sponsored ...more>>

  33. Circles of Light: The Mathematics of Rainbows - Frederick J. Wicklin, Paul Edelman; The Geometry Center
    How are rainbows formed? Why do they only occur when the sun is behind the observer? If the sun is low on the horizon, at what angle in the sky should we expect to see a rainbow? This lab helps to answer these and other questions by examining a mathematical ...more>>

  34. Circles of Light: The Mathematics of Rainbows - Steven Janke; The Geometry Center
    How are rainbows formed? Why do they only occur when the sun is behind the observer? If the sun is low on the horizon, at what angle in the sky should we expect to see a rainbow? This lab helps to answer these and other questions by examining a mathematical ...more>>

  35. College Physics for Students of Biology and Chemistry - Kenneth R. Koehler
    A hypertextbook written for first-year undergraduate physics students, emphasizing human physiology and how the physics of the system affects its chemical and biological behavior. Nine chapters, with problems, cover mechanics, fluids, electricity, magnetism, ...more>>

  36. Computational Physics - Angus MacKinnon; Imperial College, London
    Lectures on numerical solutions and applications to physics. Includes sections on ordinary differential equations (Types of Differential Equation; Euler Method; Leap-Frog Method; Runge-Kutta Method; Predictor-Corrector Method; Intrinsic Method) and partial ...more>>

  37. Computational Science Highlights - National Science Foundation Metacenter: Science Highlights
    This multimedia collection contains descriptions of some of the 10,000 scientific research projects that have used the resources of National Science Foundation supercomputing centers. The reports range from astronomy to zoology, and include scientific ...more>>

  38. Computation, Computers, and Math Center - Sandia National Laboratories
    Research and development in support of a wide variety of programs for the Department of Energy and other customers. A major part of the center works on massively parallel computing, and is located in the Massively Parallel Computing Research Laboratory ...more>>

  39. Computer Simulations in Physics - Maciej Matyka
    Physically based modelling simulations. Examples: Simple Newton Dynamics; Particle Dynamics Engine; Waves equation; Cellular automata; Incompressible Navier-Stokes; Fluid Calculations; Quantum Mechanics; Rigid Cloth Behaviour Classical and quantum physics, ...more>>

  40. Connected Curriculum Project: CCP Materials - Lawrence C. Moore & David A. Smith, Duke University
    Materials for Precalculus, Differential Calculus, Integral Calculus, Multivariable Calculus, Differential Equations, Linear Algebra, and Engineering Math, with application areas in biology, chemistry, economics, engineering, environmental sciences, epidemiology, ...more>>

  41. The Constants and Equations Pages - Jonathan Stott
    A growing reference resource providing alphabetically listed categories of some of the more important and useful aspects of maths and special sections on numbers, algebra, trigonometry, integration, differentiation, and SI units and symbols, with in addition ...more>>

  42. Constants, Units, and Uncertainty - National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST)
    A reference with three sections: Fundamental Physical Constants (values of the constants and related information, and a searchable bibliography on the constants); the International System of Units (in-depth information on the SI, the modern metric system), ...more>>

  43. Contributions of 20th Century Women to Physics - Nina Byers; Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of California at Los Angeles
    A searchable archive of data on 86 twentieth century women who have made original and important contributions to physics, including to the field of mathematical physics. Graphics include an annotated photo gallery and a poster montage of famous females ...more>>

  44. Cool Cosmos - Education and Public Outreach Group, Infrared Processing and Analysis Center and the SIRTF Science Center
    To communicate the world of infrared astronomy to the public, the Cool Cosmos web site offers: classroom activities; infrared light lessons; infrared astronomy tutorial and timeline; multiwavelength astronomy; Ask an Astronomer; Cosmic Kids; image galleries, ...more>>

  45. CPO Online - Cambridge Physics Outlet
    A company founded by teachers and scientists that creates hands-on equipment and curriculum for teaching science, math, and technology from grades 4-12 and beyond, and provides effective professional development in science and math that is both content ...more>>

  46. Cyberpapy - Boulanger
    Posez votres questions des devoirs dans les forums; des "cyberpapys" répondent. ...more>>

  47. d'Arbeloff Interactive Math Project - Massachusetts Institute of Technology
    Java applets, with help documentation, for exploration: Amplitude and Phase, Beats, Complex Exponential, Complex Roots, Convolution (accumulation or flip and drag), Damped Vibration, Damping Ratio, Euler's Method, Forced Damped Vibration, Fourier Coefficients, ...more>>

  48. DPGraph (Dynamic Photorealistic Graphing) - David Parker
    Software that allows you to: display multiple simultaneous dynamic photorealistic 3D implicit equalities and inequalities, and intersections of their volumes; spin, slice, and view time-dependent (moving) photorealistic surfaces in real time; and construct ...more>>

  49. Draining the Swimming Pool (SMILE) - William Byrne, Martin Luther King School
    A lesson for grades 9-10 designed to teach students to determine the time needed to drain a quantity of water using tubes of different inside diameters; and to determine the time needed to drain a quantity of water using two tubes at the same time, contrasting ...more>>

  50. education.ti.com - Texas Instruments, Inc.
    Texas Instruments calculator resources and educational solutions: product information; free program downloads; classroom activities, including both a test prep section and a free, collaborative forum for sharing favorite activities that use TI technology, ...more>>


 
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