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Power of Ideas - Perimeter Institute

The Power of Ideas is an interactive learning module designed to help you understand these paradigm shifts – exactly what about our conceptual frameworks was unified, and the transformative effect it has had on our world.

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To Infinity and Beyond: A Mind-Bending Documentary from the BBC



Infinity. It's a puzzling concept....
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Physicist's crowd-sourcing philosophy gains traction in the classroom

Physicist's crowd-sourcing philosophy gains traction in the classroom | PhysicsLearn | Scoop.it

How do you create a generation adept at collaborative problem solving and critical thinking?

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Building the Unbalanced Force Particle Model

Building the Unbalanced Force Particle Model | PhysicsLearn | Scoop.it
Hey guys, I want to show you something cool. Bring your new packet and a pencil and come next door.



Make sure the stools are out of the way or someone's going to get themselves killed in thi...
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Physics for the 21st Century

Physics for the 21st Century | PhysicsLearn | Scoop.it

Physics for the 21st Century: an on-line course that explores the frontiers of physics. The 11 units, accompanied by videos, interactive simulations, and a comprehensive Facilitator's Guide, work together to present an overview of key areas of rapidly-advancing knowledge in the field, arranged from the sub-atomic scale to the cosmological.

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dy/dan » Blog Archive » Five Lessons On Teaching From Angry Birds That Have Nothing Whatsoever To Do With Parabolas

dy/dan » Blog Archive » Five Lessons On Teaching From Angry Birds That Have Nothing Whatsoever To Do With Parabolas | PhysicsLearn | Scoop.it

Angry Birds: the educational value continues!

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» The Search for a More Perfect Kilogram

» The Search for a More Perfect Kilogram | PhysicsLearn | Scoop.it
Somehow, the perfect kilogram, locked in a vault in Paris, is getting lighter. Can science find a more reliable standard?
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» Physics Professor Cracks Mystery of the Perfect Putt

» Physics Professor Cracks Mystery of the Perfect Putt | PhysicsLearn | Scoop.it
Can physics help you make the perfect putt every time? A Yale University physicist says he's come up with a technique that helps any golfer putt like a pro.
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Pendulum Waves

Fifteen uncoupled simple pendulums of monotonically increasing lengths dance together to produce visual traveling waves, standing waves, beating, and (seemin...
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Sixty Symbols - Physics and Astronomy videos

Sixty Symbols - Physics and Astronomy videos | PhysicsLearn | Scoop.it
Curious and quirky videos describing the various symbols used in physics and astronomy...
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Why a physicist needs speech team and wind ensemble

Not long ago, someone asked me if I thought my high school prepared me well for becoming a physicist. The short answer is, "Definitely." I was lucky to attend an excellent public high school in the...
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Open Source Physics

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The Open Source Physics project seeks to create and distribute curricular material for physics computation and computational physics education at all levels.
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Scientists Claim Neutrinos Are Faster Than Light : NPR

Scientists at the Italian Institute for Nuclear Physics are now touting a successful second experiment that may challenge Albert Einstein's long-held theory of relativity. The results show that neutrinos could travel faster than the speed of light.
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The Problem with Lecturing

The Problem with Lecturing | PhysicsLearn | Scoop.it
The traditional college lecture has never been a good way to learn. This is the story of how some physics professors figured out the lecture wasn't working.
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Angry Birds, Happy Physicists

Angry Birds, Happy Physicists | PhysicsLearn | Scoop.it
Galileo discovered the language of nature. Einstein questioned the color of rainbows. Today's physicists ponder the vertical acceleration and horizontal velocity of an angry bird in flight.
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Angry Birds in the Physics Classroom | Action-Reaction

Angry Birds in the Physics Classroom | Action-Reaction | PhysicsLearn | Scoop.it
Great ideas to implement Angry Birds videos as investigations in the physics classroom.
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Physics Games - Play free online Physics-based Games

Physics Games - Play free online Physics-based Games | PhysicsLearn | Scoop.it
Free online Physics-based Games with walkthroughs and cheats for you. New Physics Games added every day.
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Olive-Wineglass Puzzler

Using a wineglass we show the plausibility of transferring an olive to a Martini glass without touching the olive. Here we model the olive first with a ping ...
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