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Physlet Routines part of Web Resource Collection
This site consists of links to Java-based models of physical phenomena. Other features include links to a Daisy World simulation, a pollution simulation, and other physics sites, among others.
Subject: Environmental Science, Physics
Resource Type: Computer Applications, Activities:Classroom Activity:Short Activity, Audio/Visual:Animations/Video
Strategic Programs for Innovations in Undergraduate Physics: Project Report part of Web Resource Collection
This pdf file is the January 2003 report for project Strategic Programs for Innovations in Undergraduate Physics (SPIN-UP), a physics community effort organized by the National Task Force on ...
Subject: Education, Physics
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Research Results
Cosmic Catastrophes part of Web Resource Collection
This homepage for a freshman astronomy class provides a detailed syllabus and clearly defined learning goals for students, not only about astronomy and the universe, but about how we make choices, as ...
Subject: Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science, Physics:Astronomy
Resource Type: Course Information
Vectors and slope stability part of Web Resource Collection
This activity is designed to teach students with little or no experience with vectors, free-body diagrams, or the like to apply vectors to slope stability problems. Students first learn the basic ...
Subject: Physics, Geoscience:Geology:Geomorphology, Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Mass Wasting
Resource Type: Activities:Classroom Activity
Uniaxial Positive Indicatrix Movie part of Web Resource Collection
This is a movie showing slices through crystals in different crystallographic orientations, and the corresponding indicatrix and interference colors. This is a big file and takes awhile to download. ...
Subject: Physics:Optics, Geoscience:Geology, Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology, Mineralogy:Optical Mineralogy, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Animations/Video, Audio/Visual
Cosmochemistry Illustrated part of Web Resource Collection
This website offers short PowerPoint presentations that provide extraterrestrial examples of terrestrial topics. Longer presentations are also available for anyone wishing to go into more ...
Subject: Geoscience:Geology:Sedimentary Geology:Weathering, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Igneous Rocks, Geoscience:Lunar and Planetary Science, Physics:Astronomy:Solar System, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Phase Equilibria/Thermodynamics, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Thermodynamics and Phase Equilibria, Igneous Processes, Geoscience:Geology:Geochemistry:Radioisotopes, Stable Isotopes, Oxidation/Reduction Reactions, Geoscience:Geology:Igneous and Metamorphic Petrology:Geochemistry, Geoscience:Geology:Mineralogy
Resource Type: Pedagogic Resources:Collection, Overview/Summary, Audio/Visual:Images/Illustrations, Collections
Nuclear Fission Simulation part of Web Resource Collection
A PhET simulation showing nuclear fission. Companion activities are linked from the simulation page.
Subject: Environmental Science:Energy:Nuclear Energy, Physics:Modern Physics:Nuclear Physics
Resource Type: Datasets and Tools:Datasets with Teaching Activities, Audio/Visual:Animations/Video, Datasets and Tools:Datasets with Tools
Middle School Portal 2: Math and Science Pathways part of Web Resource Collection
The Middle School Portal 2: Math and Science Pathways (MSP2) project supports middle grades educators with high-quality, standards-based resources and promotes collaboration and knowledge-sharing ...
Subject: Mathematics, Physics, Geoscience, Environmental Science, Chemistry, Biology
Resource Type: Activities
Visionlearning Library part of Web Resource Collection
At Visionlearning, we've developed a set of peer-reviewed materials for learning science including modular readings, interactive multimedia, and a glossary - all available for free on the web in both ...
Subject: Chemistry, Environmental Science, Physics, Library Science, Mathematics, Geoscience, Biology
Resource Type: Assessments, Pedagogic Resources, :Collection, Assessments:On line
HydroViz part of Web Resource Collection
HydroViz is an educational 'virtual' hydrologic observatory developed for a 'real' watershed. It is based on integration of field data, remote sensing observations and computer simulations of ...
Subject: Physics:Other Sciences:Engineering, Geoscience:Hydrology
Resource Type: Audio/Visual