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Phys.org – News and Articles on Science and Technology

Phys.org – News and Articles on Science and Technology

“Phys.org??? (formerly Physorg.com) is a leading web-based science, research and technology news service which covers a full range of topics. These include physics, earth science, medicine, nanotechnology, electronics, space, biology, chemistry, computer sciences, engineering, mathematics and other sciences and technologies.”
Subject: Science & Technology–Life Sciences; Science & Technology–Chemical Sciences (Chemistry); Science & Technology–Physics; Science & Technology–Astronomy

Optics, Waves, Sound

Optics, Waves, Sound

A collection of links to demonstrations and lessons to aid in understanding of optics, waves, and sound. Many other interesting physics links as well. Hosted by the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory.
Subject: Science And Technology–Physics–Light, Waves, And Optics

Physics Van

Physics Van

Watch physics demonstrations by students at the University of Illinois as they show ???science as fun and worthwhile for people who wonder about why the world acts the way it does???.
Subject: Science & Technology–Chemical Sciences (Chemistry); Science & Technology–Physics; Math And Science–Physics & Chemistry; Math And Science; Math And Science–Experiments & Science Fair Projects; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Chemistry; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Physics

The Particle Adventure: The Fundamentals of Matter and Force

The Particle Adventure: The Fundamentals of Matter and Force

“The Particle Data Group of Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory presents an award-winning interactive tour of quarks, neutrinos, antimatter, extra dimensions, dark matter, accelerators, and particle detectors.” Also features numerous links and interactive resources on nuclear physics.
Subject: Science And Technology–Physics–Atomic And Nuclear Physics

The American Experience: Meltdown at Three Mile Island

The American Experience: Meltdown at Three Mile Island

Contains information about the meltdown at Pennsylvania’s Three Mile Island nuclear power plant, including a timeline and facts on key people and events, plus a teacher’s guide. Also outlines the episode of the PBS series “The American Experience” relating to the Three Mile Island accident.
Subject: Science & Technology–Energy; Science And Technology–Physics–Atomic And Nuclear Physics; Arts & Humanities–History–History By Region–North American History–United States History–United States History By Region–Middle Atlantic States (Northeast)

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)

Oak Ridge National Laboratory (ORNL)

“Scientists and engineers at ORNL conduct basic and applied research and development to create scientific knowledge and technological solutions that strengthen the nation’s leadership in key areas of science; increase the availability of clean, abundant energy; restore and protect the environment; and contribute to national security.”
Subject: Science & Technology–Environmental Sciences & Ecology; Science & Technology–Physics; Computers & Internet–Computer Science

Spacetime Wrinkles

Spacetime Wrinkles

Information about Einstein’s General and Special theories of relativity and how they relate to space-time. Includes an extensive glossary.
Subject: Science And Technology–Physics–Modern Physics; Science & Technology–Astronomy–Astrophysics

Zona Land

Zona Land

In Edward Zobel’s Zona Land, “you will find educational and entertaining items pertaining to physics, to the mathematical sciences, and to mathematics in general.” The site uses Java programming, Ray Tracing and VRML (a virtual reality language) to provide tools and lessons that help students for students grasp major concepts in algebra, geometry, …
Subject: Science And Technology–Mathematics–Algebra; Science & Technology–Physics; Science And Technology–Mathematics–Geometry And Trigonometry; Science & Technology–Mathematics

Brightstorm

Brightstorm

Brightstorm provides homework help for match and science in the form of free and paid video tutorials. There are also free PSAT materials. The other test preparation materials are not free.
Subject: Science And Technology–Mathematics–Calculus And Advanced Mathematics; Science And Technology–Mathematics–Algebra; Science & Technology–Chemical Sciences (Chemistry); Science & Technology–Physics; Science And Technology–Mathematics–Geometry And Trigonometry; Science & Technology–Life Sciences–Cell Biology; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Math; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Chemistry; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Physics; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Biology

Spectrum of Physics

Spectrum of Physics

This comprehensive website includes over 140 pages and 21,000 links to physics resources in the following categories: relativity, black holes, quantum theory, cosmology, thermodynamics, journals, study guides, periodic tables, Einstein, and others.
Subject: Science & Technology–Physics

Chaos & Fractals

Chaos & Fractals

Provides a basic introduction to the study of chaos in mathematics and physics. Discusses nonlinear equations, strange attractors, logistic equations, and fractals. Includes print and online references for further study.
Subject: Science And Technology–Mathematics–Calculus And Advanced Mathematics; Science & Technology–Physics; Science And Technology–Mathematics–Geometry And Trigonometry

U.C. Berkeley Physics Lecture Demonstrations

U.C. Berkeley Physics Lecture Demonstrations

A University of California Physics Department at Berkeley site “for preparing and performing undergraduate lecture demonstrations.” Subjects covered include: “Mechanics, Waves, The Properties of Heat and Matter, Electricity and Magnetism, Optics, Modern and Contemporary Physics and Astronomy and Perception”
Subject: Science & Technology–Physics

Exploratorium: Sport Science

Exploratorium: Sport Science

Learn about the science behind sports, including ice hockey, baseball, cycling, surfing, and rock climbing. Read answers to frequently asked questions about the science of sports.
Subject: Science & Technology–Physics; Entertainment & Leisure–Sports; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Physics; Sports, Entertainment, And Arts–Sports

Entropy Sites – A Guide

Entropy Sites – A Guide

A professor emeritus of chemistry put up this site to help teach college students “a modern view of entropy change.” Aside from featuring many of the professor’s own articles on the subject, the site features supplementary materials and news that can help educators teach this topic.
Subject: Science & Technology–Chemical Sciences (Chemistry); Science And Technology–Physics–Heat And Thermodynamics

The Physics Classroom (Glenbrook South High School)

The Physics Classroom (Glenbrook South High School)

The Physics Classroom includes a comprehensive and extensive online physics tutorial written for high school physics students.
Subject: Science And Technology–Physics–Electricity And Magnetism; Science And Technology–Physics–Modern Physics; Science And Technology–Physics–Mechanics; Science And Technology–Physics–Light, Waves, And Optics

How Everything Works

How Everything Works

Resource for “explaining the physics of everyday life.” Users are encouraged to have their questions answered by Physics Professor Lou Bloomfield of the University of Virginia. Archive of previously asked questions available.
Subject: Science & Technology–Physics; School And Homework Help–Homework Help–Subject Area Help–Science–Physics

FreeBookCentre

FreeBookCentre

Freebookcentre.net contains links to thousands of free online technical books. These include core computer science, networking, programming languages, Systems Programming books, Linux books and many more.
Subject: Health & Medical Sciences–Specializations; Computers & Internet–Programming; Science & Technology–Physics; Science & Technology–Electronics; Science & Technology–Mathematics; Social Sciences–Psychology

Fractal Geometry

Fractal Geometry

Introduction to fractals for students without advanced math skills. Covers Mandelbrot and Julia sets; basic concepts, rules, and functions; and fractals in literature, music, history, economics, architecture, and nature.
Subject: Science And Technology–Mathematics–Calculus And Advanced Mathematics; Science & Technology–Physics; Science And Technology–Mathematics–Geometry And Trigonometry