Links Important for the Course
Online Physics Lectures, Tutorials
- Duke Professor Larry
Physics 54 notes, with many good insights for 162 students.
- KhanAcademy, many
videos related to introductory physics and related mathematics. But a
caution: Khan's physics-related tutorials are often not explained the
way an experienced physicist would. they are often more algorithmic
than scientifically insightful.
- American Physical
- Clicker questions
- Connextions, educational modules.
Electricity in Europe, practical information about
using American electrical devices in Europe, where the
voltage is 220 V (rms) at 50 Hz, versus the American
values of 120 V (rms) at 60 Hz. Especially watch out
for electric clocks (which run more slowly in Europe)
and devices using transformers (which can overheat in
Europe, can you understand why?).
Hyperphysics, use of concept maps to understand
connection between various concepts and applications of
Insultingly Stupid Movie Physics.
Webcomic, many photo-based "comics" with a science theme, e.g.,
equations; electromagnetism; speed of light.
physic links. MERLOT is a web resource for online multimedia
learning and teaching.
Opencourseware undergraduate physics courses.
- Nobel Prizes in Physics.
- PhET, Physics Education
Technology site for interactive software physics demos.
Source, resources for introductory physics courses.
website of art created by photographing polarized light
passing through ice crystals.
Polarization.com, many interesting applications and
anecdotes about polarization.
- Science museums:
- Science puzzles and questions:
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