Pendulum Lab from Phet. Change the string length, mass, drop
angle - even the acceleration due to gravity!! How is that
Stupid Movie Physics: See examples of silly physics errors in
movies at this site and when Hollywood gets it right.
Physics demonstrations from Wake Forest University. Cool stuff!
Franklin Institute Site on Force and Motion
Forces in Action from the BBC
The following links are for simple machines.
"Aspire" on-line activity.
This link has videos and projects for a variety of topics, not
just physical science.
Great site for reviewing all topics. User name and password are
the same: darienps
This link takes you to the SWITCH Energy Lab videos.
This link takes you to the SWITCH curricula which includes the
information you need to fill in your packets.
United States Department of Energy: good source for researching
different types of energy.
Another link for sources of energy research.
Check out the following links for simple pendulum. Some are
animated. The first is really cool.
Physics Education Technology (University of Colorado at Boulder).
Interact physics simulation using the SIMS
Click this link to do the moving man activity.
Find out about gyroscopes and how they are used in satellites and
the Hubble telescope among other things.
Mythbusters Penny Drop episode. User name dpsmiddlesex, password
This link will take you to the homework assignment - Chapter 1
Motion Test Prep.
Watch Supercoasters on Nat Geo. It feels just like being
launched off on air craft carrier.
"Let's Move It: Newton's Laws of Motion" user name is
dpsmiddlesex, password is middlesex.
Go here to build an airplane. Use to complete the Forces of
From Discovery Education - brief summary of magnetism. User name
is dpsmiddlesex and password is middlesex.
This link takes you to the Magnetic Storm video transcript.
Pendulum Clock - watch the film and use this site to do research
for the SEYA. I can't make it any easier for you guys.
The clock video in the middle of the page above no longer works.
Go here instead.