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Fascinating Friction! Summary Students use wood, wax paper and oil to investigate the importance of lubrication between materials and to understand the concept of friction. Using wax paper and oil placed between pieces of wood, the function of lubricants between materials is illustrated. Students extend their understanding of friction to bones and joints in the skeletal system and become aware of what engineers can do to help reduce friction in the human body as well as in machines. The Physics Classroom Topics 1-D Kinematics The motion of objects in one-dimension are described using word, diagrams, numbers, graphs, and equations. Newton's Laws Newton's three laws of motion are explained and their application to the analysis of the motion of objects in one dimension is discussed. Vectors - Motion and Forces in Two Dimensions Vector principles and operations are introduced and combined with kinematic principles and Newton's laws to describe, explain and analyze the motion of objects in two dimensions.
Physics Tutorial 1-D Kinematics The motion of objects in one-dimension are described using word, diagrams, numbers, graphs, and equations. Newton's Laws Newton's three laws of motion are explained and their application to the analysis of the motion of objects in one dimension is discussed. Vectors - Motion and Forces in Two Dimensions Vector principles and operations are introduced and combined with kinematic principles and Newton's laws to describe, explain and analyze the motion of objects in two dimensions.
Free. Open-source. Peer-reviewed. High-quality textbooks for your college course. - OpenStax College Free. Open-source. Peer-reviewed. High-quality textbooks for your college course. Can you make a rainbow disappear? What you need: A colour print out of the colour wheel above Glue Cardboard Scissors Pencil How you do it: Print out the colour wheel above. Glue the colour wheel to a sheet of cardboard. Wait for the glue to dry. Physics Flash Animations We have been increasingly using Flash animations for illustrating Physics content. This page provides access to those animations which may be of general interest. The animations will appear in a separate window. The animations are sorted by category, and the file size of each animation is included in the listing. Also included is the minimum version of the Flash player that is required; the player is available free from The categories are: In addition, I have prepared a small tutorial in using Flash to do Physics animations.
Free Linear Algebra textbook A Free text, with complete solutions, for a standard US undergraduate course Jim Hefferon Mathematics Department, Saint Michael's College jhefferon at smcvt.edu Linear Algebra is a text for a first US undergraduate Linear Algebra course. It is Free. You can use it as a main text, as a supplement, or for independent study.
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MythBusters Archive (Appropriate for Grades 6-12): MythBusters Live MythBusters Jamie Hyneman and Adam Savage shared their experiences as they make experimentation come alive through this dynamic presentation about science behind the exhibit. The interactive exhibit, created by Discovery Communications and Exhibits Development Group (EDG), in partnership with the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, helps inspire learning beyond the walls of the classroom. Scientists, engineers, and mathematicians drive innovation that will fuel our future. This live event will spark the natural curiosity of budding scientists by showing students just how fun science can be and how it’s helped Adam and Jamie follow their passion to ultimately find success. Presentation Format