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Exploratorium: Ten Cool Sites: Physics
- "We invite you to visit our site every week to find out how physics is
part of your world. We'll answer your questions on how things work and keep
you informed with daily updates on physics in the news. We'll describe the
latest research and the people who are doing it and, if you want more, where
to go on the Web." Brought to you by the American Physical Society.
Cool Site: September/October 2004
The Particle Adventure - Find answers to the eternal, fundamental
questions of physics: "What is the world made of?" and "What holds it
together?" The information on this site is clearly presented and well
organized, with fabulous resources for teachers, including student activity
sheets and links to particle physics education sites. (This site uses Flash
Cool Site: March/April 2004
Animated Engines - These pages are an attempt to share the
magic of mechanical engines through animated examples.
Cool Site: January/February 2004
Things Fly - Learn about airplanes, gliders, rockets and more
through fun interactive animations. This site is by NASA.
Cool Site: August/September 2003
Cosmic Evolution: From Big Bang to Humankind - This
site traces the cosmic origin and evolution of matter and energy from the
Big Bang to 12 billion years later. You'll learn from movies, diagrams,
animations and educational activities. From Tufts University, Wright Center
for Science Education, and the Foundation for the Future. You'll need the
QuickTime Player and
RealPlayer for the movies.
Cool Site: April/May 2003
Physicslessons.com - Lab experiments, simple animations that
explain physical science concepts, and more.
Cool Site: October/November 2002
- The author of this site holds the Guinness world record for time aloft for
paper airplanes. This site is a good resource for paper airplane
aerodynamics, paper airplane history, and instructions for building super
Cool Site: December 2001
Physics - This site will erase any fear of physics you may have
by showing you just how much fun it can be! You will be entertained and
educated by the animations and interactive games.
Cool Site: October 2001
Antimatter: Mirror of the Universe - At this site you
can "discover what antimatter is, where it is made, and how it is already
part of our lives." Also, be sure to check out our new site about CERN, home
of the world's largest particle accelerator, at
Cool Site: November 2000
Beginner's Guide to Aerodynamics - This terrific site
explains aerodynamics to beginners through interactive animations,
equations, images, and text.
Cool Site: November 2000
Heavy Ion Collider at the Brookhaven National Laboratory - Find
out what happens when an ion is smashed! At this site, you can take a
virtual tour of the Brookhaven National Laboratory's Relativistic Heavy Ion
Collider. Learn about particle physics and the cutting-edge research being
done in the field, watch an animation of a collision, and learn about the
construction of the collider.
Cool Site: August 2000
Virtual Physics Laboratory - This site offers a nifty
collection of interactive physics activities.
Cool Site: July 1999
Life, the Universe, and the Electron - Do you know what
an electron is? Or how electrons can be used to see on a microscopic level?
This well-designed site is a celebration of the centenary of the discovery
of the electron.
Cool Site: June 1999
Aerodynamics in Sports Technology - Want to know how topspin
works to curve a tennis shot? This resource offers college level
investigations into the complex aerodynamics of tennis, plus excellent
lesson plans and curriculum resources.
Cool Site: June 1999
Visual Archive - This searchable collection "focuses on American
physicists and astronomers of the twentieth century, but includes many
scientists in Europe and elsewhere, in other fields related to physics, and
in earlier times." Also included are biographical features on scientists
such as Marie Curie, Enrico Fermi, and Niels Bohr.
Cool Site: May 1999
Amusement Park Physics - Learn about the physical
principles behind daredevil rides such as the roller coaster and the
free-fall. This site combines an introduction to the basic physics of the
rides with some historical notes on the rides themselves.
Cool Site: March 1999
Stanford Linear Accelerator - Have you ever wondered
what a linear accelerator really does? This cleanly organized site offers
clear explanations of an advanced area of physics.
Cool Site: December 1998
Physicists on the Money - Throughout history, many
physicists have been honored by having their pictures printed on money. This
site presents images of the currency, which can be surprisingly beautiful,
along with links to biographical information about the scientists.
Cool Site: August 1998
The Exploration of the Earth's Magnetosphere - Did you
know that the earth is a huge magnet, one whose magnetic influence extends
far into space? Learn how the earth produces this field, and how the field
is affected by "magnetic storms" from space! An information-packed site,
which may take some time to explore completely.
Cool Site: May 1998
The ABCs of
Nuclear Science - A soup-to-nuts site exploring the atom, with
a detailed glossary and many activities and high-school level experiments.
This site requires frames and, due to its horizontal layout, may be hard to
view on small monitors.
Cool Site: May 1998
Physics 2000 - This site teaches many basic concepts in physics
through interactive Java apps and colorful graphics. The site is a bit heavy
graphically and navigation is somewhat confusing, however the interactive
activities themselves are well-constructed and fun.
Cool Site: November 1997
Explore Science - This site is one of the best we've come across for explaining scientific concepts. Simple Shockwave demos help explain mechanics, life sciences, waves, and more. You'll need the Shockwave Player to view the site.
Cool Site: October 1997
The Internet Plasma Physics Education eXpereince (IPPEX) - Designed for middle school and high school students, this site provides an excellent introduction to plasma physics.
Cool Site: September 1997
The Internet Pilot to Physics - This site provides links to other physics-related sites, a calendar, and a "Physics Forum." However, it is the "Virtual Laboratory" with Java Applets, VRML, and ShockWave demonstrations and applications that makes this site "cool."
Cool Site: June 1997
The Particle Adventure - What is the world made of? What holds
it together? The Particle Adventure tries to answer these questions and
more. A great introduction to particle physics.
Cool Site: October 1996
The Perpetual Motion Page - Plans and explanations for
four perpetual-motion machines are on this page. The page includes an
Cool Site: August 1996
HotAIR - Rare
and well-done tidbits from the Annals of Improbable Research -
With areas of the web site dedicated to "Launching Stuff with Liquid
Nitrogen," "Dry Ice bombs and Surgical Tubing Slingshots," and "The Periodic
Table of the Presidents," how can you go wrong? The only disappointment was
that the "Spamcam" was working. (Warning: Some of the experiments on this
page can be dangerous.)
Cool Site: August 1996
Physics Unbound - An interesting collection of
resources. There is information here on classical mechanics, electricity and
magnetism, quatum mechanics, and more.
Cool Site: June 1996
Physics Lecture Demonstrations - If you are interested
in physics, this site is a must! From astronomy to magnetism to waves, this
site covers it all.
Cool Site: August 1995
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