# Algodoo: Art and Physics

Algodoo is a unique 2D-simulation software from Algoryx Simulation AB. Algodoo is designed in a playful, cartoony manner, making it a perfect tool for creating interactive scenes. Explore physics, build amazing inventions, design cool games or experiment with Algodoo in your science classes. Algodoo encourages students and children’s own creativity, ability and motivation to construct knowledge while having fun. Making it as entertaining as it is educational. Algodoo is also a perfect aid for children to learn and practice physics at home. Functionality With Algodoo you can create simulation scenes using simple drawing tools like boxes, circles, polygons, gears, brushes, planes, ropes and chains. Physical elements You can also add more physics in your simulation like fluids, springs, hinges, motors, thrusters, light rays, tracers, optics and lenses. Analyze and visualize For deeper analysis you can also show graphs or visualize forces, velocities and momentum. Algobox – Sharing scenes

Real-World Math Problems? Try Google Earth! One of the most common questions math teachers hear from their students is, “why does this matter?” They are constantly trying to convince students that math is useful and could help them in their everyday lives. But it can be a tough sell. Pulley Calculator. RPM, Belt Length, Speed, Animated Diagrams Pulley Calculator - Centers - RPM - Belt Length and Speed Enter any 3 known values to calculate the 4th If you know any 3 values (Pulley sizes or RPM) and need to calculate the 4th, enter the 3 known values and hit Calculate to find the missing value. For example, if your small pulley is 80mm diameter, and spins at 1000 RPM, and you need to find the second pulley size to spin it at 400 RPM, Enter Pulley1 80, Pulley 1 RPM 1000, Pulley 2 RPM 400, and hit Calculate to find the second pulley diameter.

CamScanner- A Great App for Scannig, Editing and Sharing Docs May 26, 2015 CamScanner is an excellent document scanning and sharing app. It allows you to instantly scan any type of text or graphic and save or share them with others. Using your phone or tablet camera, you can take a photo and CamScanner will automatically enhance the scanned results so you can easily email, print, fax or share them in PDF or PNG format. HyperPhysics Concepts About HyperPhysics Rationale for Development HyperPhysics is an exploration environment for concepts in physics which employs concept maps and other linking strategies to facilitate smooth navigation. For the most part, it is laid out in small segments or "cards", true to its original development in HyperCard. The entire environment is interconnected with thousands of links, reminiscent of a neural network. The bottom bar of each card contains links to major concept maps for divisions of physics, plus a "go back" feature to allow you to retrace the path of an exploration.

Bending Light - Index of Refraction, Light, Snell's Law - PhET Topics Snell's Law Refraction Reflection Optics Prisms Lenses Light Description Explore bending of light between two media with different indices of refraction. See how changing from air to water to glass changes the bending angle. Play with prisms of different shapes and make rainbows. The 25 Must Have Resources for Science Teachers Here is what I have been preparing for you over this weekend. Below is a list featuring some great resources for science teachers. These resources provide a wide variety of materials for teaching science from lesson plans, printables, activities, technology resources and many more. I invite you to have a look and share with your colleagues. This is a periodic table of chemical elements ( around 180 ) with an illustrative video around each element.

Belts Pulleys and Gears The Belts, Pulleys and Gears calculator contains equations related to speeds, diameters and RPMs in systems of belts, pulleys and gears. two pulley system The Belt and Pulley calculator has equations to calculate lengths, speeds and RPMs of pulleys and belts. The equations include the following: A belt and pulley system is characterized by two or more pulleys in common to a belt. 3 Powerful Apps for Creating Green Screen Videos with Students June 8, 2015 Green screen is a cinematographic technique that allows video editors to add a variety of visual effects to their videos. These effects include : adding virtual backgrounds, superimposing subjects over animated backdrops, placing a subject on another shot and many more. Green screen technology has been widely used in weather and movie industry. But now with the emergence of apps such as the ones below, everyone can use this technology to create engaging clips and presentations.

4 Great Equation Tools for Math Teachers and Students June 29, 2015 Here are four excellent Chrome apps specifically curated for Math teachers and students. These apps are ideal for writing, editing and viewing math formula whether they are simple or complex. One of these tools, TeX equation editor, is integrated with Google Drive so you can easily paste TeX equations right into your Google Docs. 1- Daum Equation Edior 'Edit the formula in this program is designed to quickly and easily.

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