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Physics and Astronomy

Last updated and all links checked February 25, 2001.

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  1. ePanorama

  2. Electrostatics Demonstrations

  3. Just-in-Time Teaching (JiTT)

  4. Introduction to Optical Microscopy and Photomicrography

  5. Virtual Microscopy

  6. Electricity, magnetismm and NMR interactive Java tutorials

  7. Electronics Tutorials

  8. Electricity Online

  9. Theater of Electricity

  10. Computer animations of physical processes

  11. Seat Activities

  12. A New Model Course in Applied Quantum Physics

  13. Lab manual for Physics

  14. Light and Matter

  15. Socratic Dialog-Inducing (SDI) Labs

  16. Open Physics Education

  17. Physics Resources and Instructional Strategies for Motivating Students (PRISMS)

  18. Dynamic mechanical construction set

  19. CASTLE high school electricity curriculum

  20. Interactive microscopic model of a gas

  21. Physics Lessons and Tutorials from the Physics Zone

  22. Modules from Sciences Education Foundation

  23. Stephen Hawking's Universe

  24. When Dragons eat the Sun

  25. Explore the Solar System

  26. Lunar Anomalities Home Page

  27. Phil Plait's "Bad Astronomy" website

  28. NASA Watch site

  29. The NIST Reference on Constants, Units, and Uncertainty

  30. MegaConverter 2

  31. Relationships of the SI derived units with special names and symbols and the SI base units

  32. The Constellations and their Stars

  33. Satellite Passes Over North American Cities

  34. Interactive Physics

  35. Physics Pavilion

  36. Internet-based virtual lock-in amplifier

  37. Physics and Astronomy Java Applets and programs

  38. Exploring Electric Fields

  39. Astronomy and planetary science

  40. Science and Astronomy Superstore

  41. The Animated Chalkboard

  42. Buoyancy activities for kids

  43. Demonstrations and Activities

  44. Science Trek

  45. Einstein's Legacy: X-Rays

  46. C.M. Physics Demonstrations

  47. Physics Education Research Papers on the Web

  48. Examination of free energy claims

  49. Wave Lab

  50. Supernova Cosmology Project

  51. Steam Engines

  52. Crocodile Physics

  53. Donald Simanek's Pages

  54. The Physics Classroom

  55. How Stuff Works

  56. The virtual Laboratory (collection of JAVA applets)

  57. Vibration Data

  58. Measurement Equipment with PC Sound Cards

  59. Physics around the world

  60. World-in-Motion Physics Video Analysis Software

  61. Sound: The Soundry

  62. Backyard Astronomy

  63. About Temperature

  64. Heat: An Agent of Change

  65. Cockpit Physics

  66. The Physics of Golf

  67. Smile Program Physics Index

  68. Space Station

  69. Physics Teacher Webpages

  70. Digital Oscilloscope Uses PC Sound Card for Input

  71. Fowler's Physics Applets

  72. SCUBA Diving Explained

  73. Modeling Workshop Project

  74. Physics Sites from Cyberscience

  75. Art Ludwig's Sound Page

  76. The Bubbleshpere

  77. Physical Sciences Resource Center

  78. Physics Simulations

  79. The Mining Company: Physics

  80. Astronomy with a Stick

  81. Virtual Laboratory (U. Oregon)

  82. Physlets: Small, single concept Java applets designed for teaching physics.

  83. Lecture Demonstration Manual

  84. The Solar System

  85. Stars, Galaxies, and Cosmology

  86. The Solar Spectrum

  87. Physics Tutorials

  88. DC Circuits

  89. ElectroSim: Electronic Circuit Simulations

  90. Bradford Robotic Telescope Observatory

  91. University of Iowa Automated Telescope Facility

  92. Amazing Space

  93. Real time Experiments from the Little Shop of Physics

  94. Patterns in Nature

  95. Explore Science

  96. National Air and Space Museum

  97. Workshop Physics and Studio Physics

  98. Comprehensive Conceptual Curriculum for Physics, C3P

  99. Virtual Prof's Physics Shop

  100. The Wave Theory of Sound

  101. Learning in Motion

  102. Galileo Project: First Entry into a Giant Planet Atmosphere

  103. The Particle Adventure

  104. Embryonic Stars Emerge from Interstellar "EGGs"

  105. Earth & Sky Radio Programs

  106. Using Science and the Internet as Everyday Classroom Tools


  108. AstroEd: Astronomy Education Resources

  109. Science Theater Animations and Images

  110. Hubble Space Telescope

  111. NASA's main home page

  112. PDS Imaging Node

  113. OMNIWeb

  114. Oak Ridge National Laboratory Review

  115. American Institute of Physics


  117. Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics

  118. National Academy of Sciences

  119. Comet Shoemaker-Levy Collision with Jupiter

  120. Comet Shoemaker-Levy home page

  121. The Planetary Society

  122. Educational Outreach at JPL (was JPL Learning Link)

  123. Vibration web pages

  124. Sound Wave Project

  125. Computers, Teachers, Peers

  126. Comet Observation Home Page


  128. Sky & Telescope

  129. The Nine Planets: A Multimedia Tour of the Solar System

  130. Astromart

  131. SkyMap
  132. Liftoff to Space Exploration
  133. Center for Earth and Planetary Studies
  134. Gemini Telescope Projects
  135. High Energy Astrophysics Science Archive Research Center
  136. Infrared Processing & Analysis Center (IPAC)
  137. Los Alamos National Laboratory
  138. MIT Microwave Subnode Home Page
  139. NASA Solar Data Analysis Center
  140. NASA Planetary Rings Node
  141. NASA's Astrophysics Data System
  142. National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration
  143. U.S. Naval Observatory
  144. National radio astronomy observatory

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