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Title: The Physics Classroom Shockwave Physics Studios
Url: http://www.physicsclassroom.com/shwave/
Publisher: Physics Classroom
Description: On this interactive site, visitors with a penchant for velocity-time graphs, kinematics, and the world of motion will be well-served. Created as part of "The Physics Classroom" portfolio of educational materials, this collection of interactive Shockwave files simulate a series of physical situations. Visitors to the site can manipulate a variable in each activity and observe the outcome. All told, the site has around two dozen different activities, and many of them are accompanied by an activity sheet which provides basic directions for users. One of the most interesting activities here is the "Riverboat Simulator", which allows users to explore concepts of relative velocity by investigating the motion of a boat across a river in the presence of a current.
LC Classification: Science -- Physics -- Communication in physics -- Computer network resources
Science -- Physics -- Study and teaching. Research
GEM Subject: Science -- Physics
Science -- Instructional issues
Key Concept: Physics -- Circuits
Physics -- Heat
Physics -- Kinematics
Physics -- Motion
Physics -- Newton's laws and Newtonian mechanics
Physics -- Temperature
Physics -- Acoustics
Physics -- Resistance
Physics -- Sound
Physics -- Optics and light
Physics -- Aerodynamics
Key Concepts Complete: Yes
Resource Type: Instructional Materials
Reading Materials
Science Materials
Teaching Guides
Format: html
Audience: College/University Instructors
Higher Education
Secondary Education
Students
Teachers
Technical School First Cycle
Technical School Second Cycle
University First Cycle
University Second Cycle
Vocational Training
Language: English
Rights: The Physics Classroom
Access Rights: Free access
Date Of Record Release: 2009-11-30 10:34:52 (W3C-DTF)
Date Last Modified: 2011-07-26 15:42:48 (W3C-DTF)
Source: Scout Archives  Scout Archives
Full Record Views: 119
Resource URL Clicks: 9
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