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September 2001
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Peggy E. Schweiger's Physics Site

This site, created by physics teacher Peggy Schweiger, is a rich resource for the physics teacher or student. It includes lesson plans, lab forms, and quizzes.
The color scheme of blue background and white text works well to make this mostly-text site appealing.
Links are explained and provided in the text of the main page; an index of the various sections appears on the left. Each section of the site has its own menu and a link back to the home page.
Physics teachers and students will find this site a good resource. Teachers will find lesson plans and projects, lecture notes, and lab forms. Students can benefit from the lecture notes, abstracts of science fair projects, sample problems, and quizzes. For quick reference to the topics and related materials check out the Syllabus. Lesson Plans and Projects includes such projects as Fettuccini Physics, The Leaning Tower of Straws Challenge, the Rockin' Roller Coaster, and many more. Most lessons include objectives, materials, procedures, rubrics, and quizzes. Lecture Notes provides information on such topics as velocity, rotational motion, momentum, and relativity and includes sample problems, appropriate homework assignments and useful links. This site is well worth the visit.

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