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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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Physics for Scientists and Engineers: ActivPhysics Online
Online interactive tutorials for introductory physics, from Newtonian Mechanics and E&M through relativity and quantum physics.

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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

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Community project to update physics for the life sciences
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Evidence-based methods for teaching physics.
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April 24th History

1960: Max von Laue died in Berlin as a result of injuries sustained from a motor accident. He received the 1914 Nobel Prize for Physics for his work with crystal diffraction of x-rays.
Source: Physics Infomall.