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SCIENCE IN THE SOUTH: Session I  8:30 - 9:30 AM

Virtual Simulations: An Alternative to Expensive Physics Equipment

Presenter: Michael Dollins mldollins@hotmail.com

Everything should be made as simple as possible, but not simpler
                       
                                                                        --Albert Einstein

I. Starting Point and Lab Manual - - - www.physicsuniverse.com

 

II. Numerous Virtual Labs - - - www.physicsuniverse.com then Science Teacher Resources

  

III. Virtual Websites

 

1. ELECTRICITY

                * (circuit board) http://www.article19.com/shockwave/oz.htm**

                * (power house) http://www.article19.com/shockwave/ph.htm

                * (energy costs) http://zebu.uoregon.edu/nsf/work.html

2. OPTICS

                * (lenses) http://www.hazelwood.k12.mo.us/~grichert/optics/intro.html **

                * (beam reflection) http://www.hazelwood.k12.mo.us/~grichert/optics/intro.html

3. MAGNETISM

                * (induced current) http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/electromag/java/lenzlaw/index.html

                * (induced current) http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/electromag/java/faraday2/

4. PERSONAL FAVORITES

                    * (shoot the monkey) http://www.explorelearning.com/index.cfm?method=cResource.dspView&ResourceID=42

                * (projectile motion) http://www.hazelwood.k12.mo.us/~grichert/projectile/proj.html

                * (airplane) http://standards.nctm.org/document/eexamples/chap7/7.1/part2.htm

                * (simple nuclear reactor) http://www.ida.liu.se/~her/npp/demo.html

                * (complex nuclear reactor) http://www.ae4rv.com/games/nuke.htm

                * (pith ball) http://physics.weber.edu/amiri/director/dcrfiles/electricity/pithBallS.dcr

                * (transformer) http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/electromag/java/transformer/

                * (beats) http://www.walter-fendt.de/ph11e/beats.htm

 

 

 

 

** handouts

 

Pre-Written Labs $15   http://www.hazelwood.k12.mo.us/~grichert/sciweb/

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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