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Physclips
A collection of multimedia physics teaching resources.
Grade Level: 9-12


http://www.physclips.unsw.edu.au/

CONTENT
Physclips, created by Professor Joe Wolfe of the University of New South Wales, offers a collection of multimedia physics teaching resources, including learning modules with video clips and background information.
SITE DESIGN
This multimedia site is well organized with links to main areas listed on the right side of the front page, as well as in the image map. An HTML version also is available for those with a slow connection by scrolling down the front page. A handy site map is provided.
 

REVIEW
Physclips offers teachers and students multimedia learning activities that make learning the principles of physics more interesting. The site uses film clips, animations, still photos, montages and diagrams to demonstrate the different principles of physics, and includes links to other supporting and related pages as well as to background information and materials. Physclips are available for such topics as constant acceleration, projectiles, circular motion, Newtons laws, center of mass, momentum, rotation, and more. The tutorials for the modules are accessible from the main page of the site. Teachers can go straight to the download page and download resources for use in their classrooms.

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