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Applets and Shockwave Animations for use in the Physics Syllabus

Preliminary Course HSC Course Options
8.2   The World Communicates 9.2   Space 9.5   Geophysics
8.3   Electrical Energy in the Home 9.3   Motors and Generators 9.6   Medical Physics
8.4   Moving About 9.4   From Ideas to Implementation 9.7   Astrophysics
8.5   The Cosmic Engine   9.8   From Quanta to Quarks
Physics Tools (Applets) Miscellaneous physics applets 9.9   The Age of Silicon


The World Communicates

Oscillation and Waves - Java Applets on Physics by Walter Fendt, including Beats, Standing Wave, Standing Longitudinal Wave, Doppler Effect. Applets can be downloaded from the web site to be used locally.
http://www.walter-fendt.de/ph14e/

Interactive Java Tutorials - from Molecular Expressions: Science, Optics and You, including Electromagnetic Radiation, Reflection of Light, Refraction of Light, Polarisation of Light
http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/optics/tutorials/

Interactive Java Tutorials - from Molecular Expressions: Science, Electricity and Magnetism, including How a Compact Disk Works.
http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/electromag/java/

Young's Double Slit Interference - from Wave Optics, University Level Education
http://vsg.quasihome.com/interf.htm

The Applet Collection: Wave Phenomena - from Learning on Line Network, Michigan State University, including Reflection, refraction and diffraction, Spectrum, Doppler effect, Polarizers
http://lectureonline.cl.msu.edu/~mmp/applist/applets.htm

The Applet Collection: Electrostatics - from Learning on Line Network, Michigan State University, including Oscilloscope, capacitors
http://lectureonline.cl.msu.edu/~mmp/applist/applets.htm

Electromagnetic Spectrum - from Victoria Junior College, Singapore
http://www.vjc.moe.edu.sg/fasttrack/physics/ElectromagneticSpectrum.dcr


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Electrical Energy in the House

Energy and Environment - Physics Applets from VLAB at the University of Oregon, including Circuit Simulator, Units, Voltage and Work. Free to use online, right-to-use local linences can be negotiated. This site uses popups so ensure they are not blocked.
http://jersey.uoregon.edu/vlab/

Electrodynamics - Java Applets on Physics by Walter Fendt, including Magnetic Field of a Bar Magnet, Magnetic Field of a Straight Current-carrying Wire, Ohm's Law, Simple AC circuit, combination of resistors, electromagnetic waves, generator. Applets can be downloaded from the web site to be used locally.
http://www.walter-fendt.de/ph14e/

Interactive Java Tutorials - from Molecular Expressions: Science, Electricity and Magnetism, including AC Generator, DC Generator, Ohm's Law
http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/electromag/java/


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Moving About

Mechanics - Physics Applets from VLAB at the University of Oregon, including Cannon, Potential Energy, momentum, Gravity and Kepler's Third Law. Free to use online, right-to-use local linences can be negotiated.
http://jersey.uoregon.edu/vlab/

Mechanics - Java Applets on Physics by Walter Fendt, including Motion with Constant Velocity, Resultant of Forces, Projectile Motion, Elastic and Inelastic Collisions. Applets can be downloaded from the web site to be used locally.
http://www.walter-fendt.de/ph14e/

Reaction time measurement - from National Taiwan Normal University
http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/viewtopic.php?t=224

Traffic Light System - from National Taiwan Normal University
http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/viewtopic.php?t=226
also at
http://www.phys.hawaii.edu/~teb/java/ntnujava/trafficControl/trafficControl.html


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The Cosmic Engine

Astrophysics - Physics Applets from VLAB at the University of Oregon, including Elemental Spectra, Stellar Atmospheres, Inverse Square Law, Planck Radiation Formula, Kepler's Third Law, Moons of Jupiter, Planetary Cratering Simulator, Lunar Phases, Hubble Expansion Law, Stellar Parralax and Galaxy Crash. Free to use online, right-to-use local licences can be negotiated.
http://jersey.uoregon.edu/vlab/

Kepler's Planetary Orbit - from from Online Journey Through Astronomy, University of Tennessee
http://csep10.phys.utk.edu/guidry/java/kepler/kepler.html

Demonstrations and Animations for Teaching Astronomy - from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
http://www.astro.uiuc.edu/projects/data/

Hertzsprung-Russell Diagram - from University of Aberdeen
http://www.astro.ubc.ca/~scharein/a311/Sim/hr3/HRdiagram.html

Kepler Motion - from University of Aberdeen
http://www.abdn.ac.uk/physics/ntnujava/Kepler/Kepler.html


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Space

Astrophysics - Physics Applets from VLAB at the University of Oregon, including Elemental Spectra, Stellar Atmospheres, Inverse Square Law, Planck Radiation Formula, Kepler's Third Law, Moons of Jupiter, Planetary Cratering Simulator, Lunar Phases, Hubble Expansion Law, Stellar Parralax and Galaxy Crash. Free to use online, right-to-use local linences can be negotiated.
http://jersey.uoregon.edu/vlab/

Space and Time in Special Relativity - from National Taiwan Normal University
http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/viewtopic.php?t=70


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Motors and Generators

Electrodynamics - Java Applets on Physics by Walter Fendt, including Magnetic Field of a Bar Magnet, Magnetic Field of a Straight Current-carrying Wire, Ohm's Law, Simple AC circuit, combination of resistors, electromagnetic waves, generator. Applets can be downloaded from the web site to be used locally.
http://www.walter-fendt.de/ph14e/

Interactive Java Tutorials - from Molecular Expressions: Science, Electricity and Magnetism, including AC Gnerator, DC Generator, Ohm's Law
http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/electromag/java/


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Ideas to Implementation

Physics of Atoms - Java Applets on Physics by Walter Fendt, including Photoelectric Effect. Applets can be downloaded from the web site to be used locally.
http://www.walter-fendt.de/ph14e/

Semiconductor Applet Service - from School of Engineering and Applied Science, University of Buffalo
http://jas.eng.buffalo.edu/

The Applet Collection: Quantum Physics - from Learning on Line Network, Michigan State University, including Photoelectric Effect, Bohr Atom and Black Body Radiation
http://lectureonline.cl.msu.edu/~mmp/applist/applets.htm

Planck Law Radiation Distribution - also Blackbody: The Game and Wien's Law, Steffan-Boltzmann Law, and Color Indices, from Online Journey Through Astronomy, University of Tennessee
http://csep10.phys.utk.edu/guidry/java/planck/planck.html

Photoelectric Effect - from Institute for High Energy Physics, Spain
http://www.ifae.es/xec/phot2.html

Basic Function of an Oscilloscope - from National Taiwan Normal University
http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/viewtopic.php?t=51


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Geophysics

Nuclear Physics - Java Applets on Physics by Walter Fendt, including Radioactive Decay Series and Law of Radioactive Decay. Applets can be downloaded from the web site to be used locally.
http://www.walter-fendt.de/ph14e/

The Applet Collection: Nuclear Physics - from Learning on Line Network, Michigan State University, including Radioactive Decay, Nuclear Isotope Half-lifes
http://lectureonline.cl.msu.edu/~mmp/applist/applets.htm

Playing and Learning with JAVA Applets - from Geophysics Department TU Clausthal
http://www.ifg.tu-clausthal.de/java-e.html

How many trees? - with this applet, determine the tree density from a false-colour Landsat photograph, from Whiting School of Engineering, Johns Hopkins University
http://www.jhu.edu/~virtlab/how-many-trees/

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Medical Physics

Nuclear Physics - Java Applets on Physics by Walter Fendt, including Radioactive Decay Series and Law of Radioactive Decay. Applets can be downloaded from the web site to be used locally.
http://www.walter-fendt.de/ph14e/

The Applet Collection: Nuclear Physics - from Learning on Line Network, Michigan State University, including Radioactive Decay, Nuclear Isotope Half-lifes
http://lectureonline.cl.msu.edu/~mmp/applist/applets.htm


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Astrophysics

Astrophysics - Physics Applets from VLAB at the University of Oregon, including Elemental Spectra, Stellar Atmospheres, Inverse Square Law, Planck Radiation Formula, Kepler's Third Law, Moons of Jupiter, Planetary Cratering Simulator, Lunar Phases, Hubble Expansion Law, Stellar Parralax and Galaxy Crash. Free to use online, right-to-use local linences can be negotiated.
http://jersey.uoregon.edu/vlab/

Optics - Java Applets on Physics by Walter Fendt, including Refracting Astronomical Telescope. Applets can be downloaded from the web site to be used locally.
http://www.walter-fendt.de/ph14e/

Visual Quantum Mechanics - from Physics Education Research Group, Kansas State University, including Emission Spectrum, Absorption Spectrum
http://phys.educ.ksu.edu/vqm/

Java Applets on Astronomy - from Walter Fendt, including Celestial Poles, Apparent Movement of a Star and The Brightest Fixed Stars
http://www.walter-fendt.de/a14e

Blackbody Radiation and Stellar Luminosity - from McGraw-Hill Publishers
http://www.mhhe.com/physsci/astronomy/applets/Blackbody/frame.html

Demonstrations and Animations for Teaching Astronomy - from University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign
http://www.astro.uiuc.edu/projects/data/

ECLIPSING BINARIES - a Java Applet from Cornell University
http://instruct1.cit.cornell.edu/courses/astro101/java/eclipse/eclipse.htm

Orbiting Binary Stars - a Java Applet from Cornell University
http://instruct1.cit.cornell.edu/courses/astro101/java/binary/binary.htm

Stellar Evolution - a Java Applet from Cornell University
http://instruct1.cit.cornell.edu/courses/astro101/java/evolve/evolve.htm


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From Quanta to Quarks

Nuclear Physics - Java Applets on Physics by Walter Fendt, including Bohr's theory of the hydrogen atom, Radioactive Decay Series and Law of Radioactive Decay. Applets can be downloaded from the web site to be used locally.
http://www.walter-fendt.de/ph14e/

Visual Quantum Mechanics - from Physics Education Research Group, Kansas State University, including Emission Spectrum, Absorption Spectrum
http://phys.educ.ksu.edu/vqm/

Physlet Illustration: Absorption in the Bohr Model - from Gustavus Adolphus College
http://physics.gac.edu/~chuck/PRENHALL/Chapter%2031/AABXTEJ0.html

Bohr's Atom - from Physics 2000, University of Colorado
http://www.colorado.edu/physics/2000/quantumzone/bohr.html


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The Age of Silicon
Polarizer Rotation in DIC Microscopy of the Silicon Zoo - from Molecular Expressions, Florida State University
http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/virtual/creaturedic/index.html

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Physics Tools (Applets)

Tools - Physics Applets from VLAB at the University of Oregon, including Graphing Applet, FitsReader and Spreadsheet. Free to use online, right-to-use local linences can be negotiated.
http://jersey.uoregon.edu/vlab/


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Miscellaneous Physics Applets

Welcome to Physics 1 Applet Page - from California Institute of Technology, includes Space Time Physics Lab, Electric Field, Moving Charge, Magnetic Field, Inductance
http://www.cco.caltech.edu/~phys1/java.html

Physics Java Applets - from University of Wisconsin
http://physics.uwstout.edu/physapplets/

Interactive Physics Simulations - from Colorado University, including Motion, Work, Energy & Power, Sound & Waves, Heat & Thermo, Electricity, Magnets & Circuits, Light & Radiation and Quantum Phenomena
http://www.colorado.edu/physics/phet/web-pages/

Physlets®: Web-Based Interactive Physics Illustrations by Steve Mellema and Chuck Niederriter - from Gustavus Adolphus College
http://physics.gac.edu/~chuck/PRENHALL/

Java Applets for Math and Science Learning - from University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, including The Moving Man, Light Bulb and Resistance
http://www.mste.uiuc.edu/users/Murphy/JavaOverview/default.html

Index of Physlets (Physics Applets) - from Cabrillo College
http://www.cabrillo.edu/~jmccullough/physlets/

Physlets - from High Point University
http://acme.highpoint.edu/~atitus/physlets/index.html

Fast Track at VJC - physics animation from Victoria Junior College, Singapore
http://www.vjc.moe.edu.sg/fasttrack/physics/

Physlets in the Classroom - from Boston University
http://physics.bu.edu/~duffy/classroom.html

Applets of Simulations on Physics - from KATO Noriyoshi
http://www2.biglobe.ne.jp/~norimari/science/JavaApp/e-JavaP.html

Interactive Physlets - from Memorial University of Newfoundland
http://www.swgc.mun.ca/physics/physlets.html

The Physlet Resource - from Davidson College
http://webphysics.davidson.edu/physlet_resources/

Physlets Web-based Interactive Physics Problems - from Davidson College
http://webphysics.davidson.edu/physletprob/Default.htm

Explore Science (Visualize Science) - variety of topics for junior science from Hazelwood School District, USA
http://www.hazelwood.k12.mo.us/~grichert/explore/dswmedia/interact.htm

Michelson-Morley Experiment - from University of Virginia
http://galileo.phys.virginia.edu/classes/109N/more_stuff/flashlets/mmexpt6.htm

Physics Flashlets - from University of Virginia, including Phases of Venus, Inner Planets, Outer Planets,
http://galileo.phys.virginia.edu/classes/109N/more_stuff/flashlets/home.htm

The Universe Within (Powers of 10) - from Molecular Expressions: Science, Optics and You
http://micro.magnet.fsu.edu/primer/java/scienceopticsu/powersof10/index.html

Math and Physics Applets - from Paul Falstad, including Oscillations, Acoustics, Electricity and Magnetism, Electrodynamics and Quantum Mechanics
http://www.falstad.com/mathphysics.html

NTNUJAVA Virtual Physics Laboratory (Java Simulaions in Physics) - from Conceptual Learning of Science, National Taiwan Normal University
http://www.phy.ntnu.edu.tw/ntnujava/

The Applet Collection - from Learning on Line Network, Michigan State University, including OPtics, Electrostatics and Wave Phenomena
http://lectureonline.cl.msu.edu/~mmp/applist/applets.htm

Interactive Program Downloads - from Glenn Research Center, NASA, inludes RocketModeler, KiteModeler, Atmosphere Applet & The GasLab
http://www.lerc.nasa.gov/WWW/K-12/InteractProgs/

Fermilabyrinth - accelerator, detector and methods, from Lederman Science Center, Fermilab
http://www-ed.fnal.gov/projects/labyrinth/games/index1.html


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