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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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PhET: Physics Education Technology
Research-validated simulations designed for student engagement. Simulations are available for a wide range of topics.

Latest Source Materials

Jul 17 UCLA Instructional Resource Lab: Inertia Ball
Jul 12 Brief Electricity and Magnetism Assessment
Jun 30 Physlet Waves and Oscillations Illustrations Package
Jun 21 PhET: Resistance in a Wire

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