Welcome to the Source

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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Open Source Tutorials in Physics with Teaching Assistant Development
Guided inquiry activities for introductory physics, with information about effective use.

Latest Source Materials

Nov 8 Physics for Scientists and Engineers: ActivPhysics Online
Jul 22 GlowScript
Jul 8 NDT Resource Center: Sound Tutorial
Jul 8 Interference Model: Ripple Tank

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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April 16th History

1957: Werner Heisenberg and 17 other German scientists sign a statement in which they refused to work on nuclear weapons.
Source: Physics Infomall.