Amusement Park Physics - Explains how the design of amusement park rides in terms of physics laws. Activities involve designing a roller coaster and discovering the outcomes of bumper car collisions. Also includes links to related sites.
Bicycle Physics - Explains the physics of riding a bicycle and the role of stop signs in commuting.
Bicycle Physics Online - A two part study: First, a theory study; Second, a report of the experiment. The Kansas State University's department of physics performed “The Bicycle Project” in September through December 1999.
Computer Simulation Methods - Site for students and faculty using computer simulation techniques to explore physics. This site supplements one textbook but also contains content from other sources.
Exploring Physics in Cyberspace - This site, supported by the National Science Foundation, Explores several proven extracurricular programs that introduce hands-on physics activities for K-12 students.
How Atoms Work - Explains how man discovered atomic structure and interaction.
HSC Physics - School of Physics at the University of New South Wales. The site contains details about professional development workshops for physics educators. Provides background and help on the Stage 6 HSC syllabus. Also contains some workshop resource material.
HyperPhysics Concepts - A conceptual physics map that provides references and explains the relationships between topics.
Physics 2000 - Enjoy visual and conceptual learning through this interactive journey about 20th century science and technology. Site uses java applets.
Physics Courseware Communicator - The Physics Courseware Evaluation Project (PCEP) in the Department of Physics at North Carolina State University publishes this newsletter quarterly. It explains physics educational software to physics teachers of all grade levels.
The Physics Encyclopedia - This site provides comprehensive, exhaustive, structured and carefully selected physics material from the internet.
Physics Equations and Constants - Sorted by topic at the high school level, this site contains a concise guide to basic physics facts, lists of constants, and equations.
Physics First - Discusses the integral role of physics as a part of science throughout the past 130 years and how its current vertical position is now challenged.
The Physics of Learning - This paper defines the terms and relations made easily familiar to scientists through analogy, suggests methods for quantifying those terms and thus gives teachers a method for enhancing the student’s learning experience.
The Physics Of... (Part 2) - Website contains a Kentridge High School student research project into the physics of everyday, commonplace things.
QuarkNet - Physicists will mentor high school teachers from 60 laboratories and universities whose centers participate in the collider experiments at CERN in Switzerland and at Fermilab in Illinois. Stipends are provided to the teachers who participate.
Spacetime Wrinkles - Major advances in computation are only now helping scientists to understand how black holes form, interact, and evolve. Here students can learn about relativity and its implications through video and text files.
TYC Physics Workshops - Provides information on workshops for community or junior college physics teachers and the resultant products.
UMPERG: Minds-On Physics (MOP) - The National Science Foundation supports this one-year high school curriculum as the result of a materials-development project. Educational research findings guided the project’s design.
West Point Bridge Design Contest - As a tribute to the U.S. Military Academy's two hundred years of service to the United States of America. U.S. students age 13 through grade 12 may participate in this bridge design contest (using specialized software) and are eligible for prizes. Site contains rules, an overview, software download, resources, and FAQ.
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