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The Physics Source is a collection of resources for introductory college level physics courses. It includes curriculum, curriculum support material, reference material, and pedagogical and physics education research inspired content.

The Source relies on you, the community of teachers, to expand and maintain its holdings.

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Waves: An Interactive Tutorial
This collection of interactive tutorials on Waves covers topics ranging from basic motion through chains of oscillators and non-linear waves. Each tutorial is built around an interactive simulation that can be run on a wide range of devices.
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Physics for Life
Sciences Project Wiki

Community project to update physics for the life sciences
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PER User's Guide

Evidence-based methods for teaching physics.
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July 27th History

1759: Pierre de Maupertuis died in Basel, Switzerland. In 1736, he led an expedition to Lapland, where he proved that the Earth is flattened near the North Pole. This discovery showed that Newton's theory of gravity was correct.
Source: Physics Infomall.