Math - PhET Simulations
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|University of Colorado|
|Dozens of free interactive, research-based simulations of mathematical phenomena, from arithmetic, estimation, graphing lines, and Plinko probability, to projectile motion, wave on a string, Fourier (making waves), and blackbody spectrum. PhET's Java and Flash simulations "animate what is invisible to the eye through the use of graphics and intuitive controls such as click-and-drag manipulation, sliders and radio buttons," and further encourage quantitative experimentation with rulers, stop-watches, voltmeters, thermometers, and other measurement instruments.|
|Levels:||Late Elem. (3-5), Middle School (6-8), High School (9-12)|
|Resource Types:||Simulations, Net-Based Resources, Web Interactive/Java|
|Math Topics:||Basic Algebra, Fourier Analysis/Wavelets, Basic Operations, Estimation, Fractions/Decimals/Percents, Measurement, Patterns/Relationships, Discrete Math, Pre-Calculus, Probability, Statistics, Sciences|
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