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Online tutorials covering a wide range of physics topics, including modern physics and astronomy. Material is organized through extensive concept maps. This item received the 2005 MERLOT Classics Award in Physics because of its comprehensive coverage of most of physics, the creative use of multimedia and linking, and the impact it has had on students worldwide.... Show More


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khalaf altell
khalaf altell (Staff)
6 years ago

This is a good material it needs some modification

10 years ago

The lay-out is unique in that it shows the inter-connectedness of several areas of physics. I have not used this site in my classes personally, but was wondering if other instructors stress this aspect (regarding the sub-fields being interlinked) to their students!

Time spent reviewing site: 30 minutes
Frank Noschese
Frank Noschese (Faculty)
13 years ago
Great reference! Explains concepts at intro college level. (Wikipedia is too technical for most students.) Concept map layout is easy to navigate.
Used in course? Yes
Kathryn Beck
Kathryn Beck (Faculty)
13 years ago
The comprehensive nature of this site is fantastic. Students have an easy time finding the information that they need and seem to like to use it for that extra explanation.
Used in course? Yes