Resource Sites

 

U of I Talk and Colloquium Presentations

 

PVC Physics


Colloquium at UNI 9/22/03


Sacramento AAPT Outreach Talk 2016


Outreach Luncheon Dec. 2014


Osher 2009


Laserfest Song


Laserfest Workshop 2011


India Project - Dale Stille and Vincent Rodgers

 

3-D Printable Physics:

 

www.eckerd.edu/3d-physics from Eckerd College


http://www.thingiverse.com  search Vernier for some printable Vernier accessories.

 

Other ideas for 3-D printing

 

3D Printed Digital Sundial


PASCO DIY


Cubic Sphere



 

STEM/STEAM:

 

The 10 Best STEM Resources

 

STEM Recourses - STEM CAREERS

 

Ohio University Online Master of Science in Electrical Engineering

 

Ohio University Online Master of Science in Civil Engineering

 

NJIT Online Master of Science in Electrical Engineering

 

NJIT Online Master of Science in Civil Engineering


Villanova University Online Master of Science in Analytics

The Rise of Women in Stem

teacherrebootcamp.com/2015/10/20/steam7cs/

emojiscience.com/

6secondscience.tumblr.com/

Helping Women in STEM - Graduate School Support Services

Everyday Curiosity - A weekly magazine that explores math, science, and engineering in the real world.

The Curiosity Effect - A suite of online programs designed to encourage kids to explore in depth some topics on engineering, physics, and inventing,

The Comprehensive Resource for Engineering Degrees

Types of Engineer Careers

STEM TO STEAM - Online Masters Of Music In Music Education - Kent State

13 Experts: How Learning Computer Programming Impacts the World


Management Resources:

 

100 Best Web Recourses for Managers

Completed list of websites covering HR, operations, strategic, marketing, financial, and IT management. 

 

Time Management Skills

An article about time management for teachers.

 

University and College Comparison Tools:

 

Affordable Colleges

 

College Scorecard (US Gov. Site)

 

CollegeMeasures.org

 

College Affordability Guide

 

Accredited Schools Online

 

Affordable Online Colleges in America: Rankings & Report

 

The Rise of the Not-for-Profit Online Degree

 

Online Colleges and Their Respective Tuitions

 

Nursing Schools Guide

 

Nursing Degree Guide


A Complete Guide to LPN Education and Career


Physics Education Research Guide

 

 

New Lecture Methods and Techniques

 

Best Colleges Online article

 

Financial Aid for Online Colleges 

 

Finding the Right Online College

 

College Resources:

 

Physics Study Skills from College Atlas

 

Types of Engineering Degrees

 

Try Engineering - Tips and Fields

 

Scholarship Guidance


Thinking of Skipping College? Here are 6 Stats to Change Your Mind

 

Us News University Directory


Alcohol and Drug Abuse: Fighting the High Rates of Addiction

 

Vanan Services to Students


Alcoholism Rehab Resources


College Guide for College Students with Cerebral Palsy


Mesothelioma Scholarship


Recall Report

Cyberbullying Awareness and Avoidance Resource Guide

 

 

PHYSICS & ASTRONOMY RESOURCES:

 

A Nobel wining theoretical physicist's collection of websites: How to Become a GOOD Theoretical Physicist by Gerard't Hooft

 

University of Iowa Physics & Astronomy Courses

 

University of Iowa Lecture Demonstration Site Disclaimer

 

University of Maryland Lecture Demonstration Site Disclaimer

 

Princeton Plasma Physics Laboratory Safety Manual

 

Capacitors in Series by Brightstrom 2

 

Ice Accelerating Down an Incline by KhanAcademy

 

Chegg Online Physics Tutors 

 

Chegg Online Student Study Resources

 

Little Gems YouTube Channel by Douglas Stith

 

Osmos Hemisphere Games

 

Math:


Free Math Homework Resources


Math Activities for Kids

 

Math Calculators


Good Calculators


Calculators for Kids (Credit Critics)



Lasers:

 

More Than 101 Ways to Use a Laser

 

 

Apps:

 

 

Electrical Engineering Schools - 101 Electrical Engineering Apps. 

 

Mechanical Engineering Schools

  A complete list and comparison of the top Mechanical Engineering Schools. 

 

 

MISC:

 

Blogs

  • Built on Facts - Written by physics grad. student. Detailed posts on higher-level physics.

  • Bad Astronomy - Phil Plait - half astronomy, half skeptics.

  • Physics Buzz - from Physics Central highlights interesting articles from various blogs and important news in physics.

  • Swans on Tea - frequent posts highlighting physics from around the web. YouTube videos helpful for classroom.

  • Dot Physics - written by a physics professor, includes a lot of physics content and activities.

  • Sciencegeekgirl - "Intersection between science, education, communication, and me."

 

 

Science Teaching Tips PodCast

    Five minute podcast episodes for grade school science teachers.  

 

A resource website on clicker use
   Numerous resources pertaining to the wireless personal response systems (clickers).

 

Confessions of a Converted Lecturer - Erik Mazur

Big file will take time to download.

 

Addiction Resource

Raises awareness on the dangers of addition and helps university students stay drug-free.

 

Health Finder

Promotes better health on university campuses.


The Future of Virtual and Augmented Reality

 

 

Resources for Kids 

 

ZoomSci: Science and Engineering Projects for kids

 

The Kids' Guide to Simple Machines in Cars

 

Car & Vehicle Science Experiments (titleproloans.com)

 

Forest Fire Safety and Prevention for Kids

 

Kids Know It Network

 

An Intro to Logistics for Kids

 

Astronomy for Kids

 

K-8 Space Education Resources

 

Calculators for Kids: Important STEM Tools

 

Exploratorium | The Science of Cooking

 

Sport Science Links


"Archery"

Physics of Archery sites.

http://www.stortford-archers.org.uk/medieval.htm

http://www.student.utwente.nl/~sagi/artikel/

 

"Baseball"

You Can Understand the Physics of Baseball! - Activities

http://phys.csuchico.edu/baseball/

Physics and Acoustics of Baseball & Softball Bats by Daniel A. Russell, Science & Mathematics Department, Kettering University.

http://www.kettering.edu/~drussell/bats-new/ball-bat-0.html

Physics of Sport on the Web

www.physics.usyd.edu.au/~cross/baseball.html

www.kettering.edu/~drussell/bats.html

The Physics of Baseball

http://www.npl.uiuc.edu/~a-nathan/pob

 

"Basketball"

Physics of Sport on the Web

http://www.scire.com/sds/sdsmenu.html

http://www.fearofphysics.com/Proj/proj.html

http://www.geocities.com/thesciencefiles/physicsof/basketball.html

 

"Billiards"

http://billiards.colostate.edu

"Cricket"

Physics of Sport on the Web

www.scienceinafrica.co.za/2002/december/bounce.htm

www.phys.unsw.edu.au/~jw/cricket.html

http://www.tickey.co.za/cricket/maths%20and%20physics%20of%20cricket.pdf

 

"Cycling"

Physics of Sport on the Web

http://www.analyticcycling.com/.

http://www.helmets.org/henderso.htm

http://www.canecreek.com/site/product/wheels/info/proof.html

http://www.princeton.edu/~asmits/Bicycle_web/bicycle_aero.html

http://links.math.rpi.edu/devmodules/bicycle/index.html

Inspired Bicycles - Danny MacAskill April 2009

 

"Dance"

Physics in Sport on the Web

http://physics.dickinson.edu/~podance/podance_homepage.html

http://web.hep.uiuc.edu/home/g-gollin/dance/dance_physics.html

 

"Football"

Physics of Sport on the Web

http://physics.unl.edu/outreach/football.html

http://www.howstuffworks.com/question225.htm

"Golf"

Physics of Sport on the Web

kingfish.coastal.edu/physics/projects/2000_Spring/golf/

sportsillustrated.cnn.com/augusta/cool_stuff/physics/index.html

www.nationalsciencecenter.org/FortDiscovery/RiverFrontPlazaBalcony/demos/parabola/ParabolicGolfApplet.htm

Golf Impacts - Slow Motion

Funny Golf Tips from J.C. Anderson

Golf Ball hitting Steel in Slow Motion

"Gymnastics"

Physics of Sport on the Web

http://www.angelfire.com/sc2/physics212/

http://www.geocities.com/bright_effect/physics.html

 

"Javelin"

Physics of Sport on the Web

http://webphysics.iupui.edu/152/152f02/152Basics/projectiles/projectiles.html

 

"Kayaking"

Physics of Sport on the Web

http://www.oneoceankayaks.com/kayakpro/kayakgrid.htm

http://www.seakayak.ws/kayak/kayak.nsf/NavigationList/NT0001DD22

http://home.messiah.edu/~barrett/mpg/mpg.html

http://www.thinkquest.org/library/site_sum.html?tname=3042&url=3042/java/linear_demo.html

 

"Mountains"

Physics of Sport on the Web

http://www.physicscentral.com/people/people-02-9.html

http://motionmountain.dse.nl/welcome.html

http://physics.k12albemarle.org/teacher/Planet/home.html

http://ffden-2.phys.uaf.edu/211_fall2002.web.dir/Marvin%20Casanova/design.htm

http://www.bomberonline.com/articles/physics.cfm

http://www.miniclip.com/snowboardingxs.htm

http://modena.intergate.ca/business/kas/skydive/faq.htm

"Paintball"

Physics of Sport on the Web

http://home.comcast.net/~dyrgcmn/pball/trajectory.html

http://www.warpig.com/paintball/technical/gasses/co2dynamics.shtml

 

"Pole Vaulting"

Physics of Sport on the Web

http://www.aip.org/png/html/polevault.html

http://www.physics.carleton.ca/~watson/1000_level/ph14e/ph14e/mfbar2.htm

http://www.uvi.edu/Physics/SCI3xxWeb/Electrical/magnetism.html

"Rugby"

Physics of Sport on the Web

www.npl.co.uk/time/msf.html

www.citizenphil.co.uk/rugby/index.html

news.bbc.co.uk/sport1/hi/rugby_union/rugby_world_cup/kicking_kings/default.stm

 

"Soccer"

Physics of Sport on the Web

http://www.albertson.edu/physics/PHY271_F01/Projects-2002/whit,%20caleb,%20bill%20project/whit,%20caleb,%20bill%20project.htm

http://physicsweb.org/article/world/11/6/8#world-11-6-8-1

http://www.geocities.com/SiliconValley/Horizon/8596/ssoccer.html

http://www.oceansiderevolution.com/EINSTEIN.HTM

http://www.denmarkemb.org/bohr.html

 

"Skating"

Physics of Sport on the Web

http://btc.montana.edu/olympics/physbio/biomechanics/cam-intro.html

 

"Skydiving"

Physics of Sport on the Web

http://www.canadianarrow.com/spacediving.htm

http://departments.weber.edu/physics/amiri/director/dcrfiles/airResistance/ChuteTwoS.dcr

http://physics.k12albemarle.org/teacher/projectile/terminal/home.html

 

"Surfing"

Physics of Sport on the Web

http://www1.tpgi.com.au/users/mpaine/thesis.html

http://www.blackmagic.com/ses/surf/papers/physicsgrm.html

http://www.blackmagic.com/ses/surf/papers/mywaveproject.html

 

"Tennis"

Physics of Sport on the Web

http://www.physicscentral.com/news/news-01-10.html

http://users.wpi.edu/~tanguyen/tennis.html

http://www.engin.swarthmore.edu/~kpao/first.html#tennis

 

http://physics.usyd.edu.au/~cross/tennis.html

http://www.tennisplayer.net

http://www.itftennis.com/technical

http://www.tennisserver.com/set

 

 

"Weights"

Physics of Sport on the Web

http://www.bodybuilding.com/fun/becker2.htm

http://ffden-2.phys.uaf.edu/211_fall2002.web.dir/Peter_Broady/Pages/Homepage.htm

http://www.exploratorium.edu/ronh/weight/



Educator Resources 

 

101 Free Online Collaborative Learning Tools

 

Arbor Scientific - Cool Stuff Archives

  Low cost projects and demonstrations with Paul Hewitt and Chris Chiaverina.

 

The Astronomy Center

   Educational Resources for teaching introductory astronomy.

 

Astronomy and Space Resource

   Additional Resources for astronomy and space.

 

A View of Outer Space From Your Window

   Additional Resources for astronomy and space.

 

 

Bridge and Bridge Building

   A collection of websites about bridges, bridge construction, and bridge-building contests.

 

comPRADE

        Communities for Physics and Astronomy Digital Resources in Education.

 

CSERD (Computational Science Education Reference Desk)

   Links to science related resources including software downloads.

 

Daryl Science's E-World

    Hands-on, inexpensive demos.

 

DnaTube

    DnaTube is a non-profit video site which is aiming to be a visual scientific resource for its visitors making scientific concepts easily understandable.

 

Educational Electronics

  Educational Resources for Electronics Technology.

 

Enchantedlearning.com

  Subscription site with links and resources to over 20,000 educational websites.

 

Experiment Problems for Electricity and Magnetism

  Examples of mechanics experiment problems at Ohio State.

 

Explore Science

      Highly interactive science activities for students and educators.

 

The Exploratorium Science Snacks

    A variety of science projects from the Exploratorium.

 

Force Concept Inventory and Mechanics Baseline Text

 

Free Physics Educational Software

  This website provides FREE physics instructional software.

 

Grey Company Trebuchet Page

  Shows various models of trebuchets and historical information.

 

Hands on Science!

  It is focused upon using physics-based, hand on activities as a creative method to bring older children out of their doldrums of learning apathy acquired by 4th, 5th, or 6th grade, and produce children interested in everything for a lifetime!

 

HyperPhysics

  Concept mapping of physics ideas.  Mostly for the science education teacher.

 

JoVE

  Journal of Visualized Experiments (JoVE) is an online video-publication for biological research.

 

The King of Random - Grant Thompson

Do not do these at home -- this is just to show how not to do these experiments. No safety equipment used in the videos.

 

Knowledge Revolution
  
Interactive Physics II.

 

Learner.org

    Resources for K-12 teachers from Annenberg Media

 

Learning and Teaching Resources

 

Lesson Planet

    Lesson Plans - search over 30,000 links to lesson plans via Lesson Planet.

 

 

The Mechanical Universe

  A collection of 52 half-hour university videotaped physics lessons from CalTech.

 

Martindale's "The Reference Desk"

  An incredible collection of links to resources on many different topics.

 

National Science Digital Library

  Educational resources for science, technology, engineering and mathematics.\

 

NSTA | Freebies for Teachers

 

PBS Teacher Source

   Website for science and technology.

 

Physics Central

  Physics news, links, "how things work," and pictures.

 

Physics Teaching for the 21st Century

  For teaching physics concepts in real-world contexts.

 

The Physics Front

  Resources for precollege teachers - high school and middle school physics and physical science teachers - with plans for materials for K-5 teachers underway.

 

The Physics Teacher's Index

  Hosted by Robert Barrett, and not related to "TPT Magazine."

 

Practical Physics

   Website where teachers can find out how to set up and manage practical work - both demonstration and class experiments.

 

PSRC Demonstration Sites

  Physical Science Resource Center - a collection of science related educational topics maintained by the AAPT.

 

OEDb - Open Education Database

  An online database of free resources for science students to supplement their studies, or for students wanting to learn more before choosing a field of study.

 

Rice University - The Center for Research on Parallel Computation

  This site has many resources for high school physics teachers and students.

 

Richard Feynman - The Character of Physical Laws

    Series of lectures on The Character of Physical Laws from a Cornell professor in 1964. Link is to YouTube, Microsoft also offers the full lectures at: http://research.microsoft.com/tuva

 

Rutgers University - Physics Teaching Technology Resource

   This website is an attempt by a group of physics education researchers at Rutgers University to implement video technology in an effective manner in physics instruction.

 

The Science of Addiction: K-12 Integrated Prevention Curriculum

 

Science of Discrepant Events - by PhenomenaScience

 

Science Fair Project Ideas, Answers, & Tools

 

The Science House - Physics Curriculum Guide

  Websites, Lesson Plans, Applets, and Shockwaves, and other resources for each Objective of the ten goals of the North Carolina Standard Course of Study for Physics.

 

Science Teaching Tips PodCast

  50+ five minute podcasts for grade-school science teachers. Produced by the San Francisco Exploratorium's Teacher Institute.

 

Science Toys

  Low cost projects and demonstrations.

 

Sci-Teach

  Is a set of short movies for science teachers. 

 

SciVee

  Created for scientists, by scientists, SciVee moves science beyond the printed word and lecture theater taking advantage of the internet as a communication medium where scientists young and old have a place and a voice.

 

ShoDor.org

    Instructional resources and software for use in the classroom. 

 

SpectralCalc

    High resolution spectral modeling.

 

   

Stevespanglerscience.com

    Science teacher that runs a website that features science experiments, educational info. and offers science products.         

      

 

U.C.Berkeley Department of Physics
  -On-line interactive problem sets
  -Videos available to download
  -Runs best on Macs with Interactive Physics II
 

 

Wildfire and Nature Lesson Plans and Resources for Educators 

 

Wireless Power

   Resonant Inductive Power and How it Works

 

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