Useful Physics Links

Have you wished your teachers could have made your physics lessons more interesting to further your understanding of the world around you?  No worries.  You can certainly indulge yourself by going to some of the web sites listed below.  As always, do not hesitate to ask your teachers or me questions should you have any difficulties.

 

1.        Absolutely fascinating this link. The University of Colorado at Boulder's interactive website takes you through several important experiments and physics during the 20th century.  To see these wonderful experiments using Java Applets, click below:

http://www.colorado.edu/physics/2000/index.pl

2.        Do you want to know how many of the gadgets you encounter everyday works? Then you must visit Marshall Brain's 'HowStuffWorks'. Really good stuff here!

http://www.howstuffworks.com/

3.         Click on to access this great resource for science educators.

4.         To visit the University of California at Berkeley’s Physics Lecture      Demonstrations web site click on:

http://www.mip.berkeley.edu/physics/physics.html

 

4.     Why not the award winning University of Maryland’s Physics demonstrations at: http://www.physics.umd.edu/deptinfo/facilities/lecdem/

 

5.     How about the University of Texas at Austin’s Physics demonstrations instead:

http://www.ph.utexas.edu/~phy-demo/

 

6.     This is an absolutely fascinating web site for students of physics and astronomy at ‘all levels’. The American Institute of Physics beyond doubt “promotes the advancement and diffusion of the knowledge of physics and its application to human welfare”.

http://www.aip.org/

 

7.     To visit the American Journal of Physics home page, click on the URL:

http://ojps.aip.org/ajp

 

8.     For articles on ‘Physics World’, Web links, accessing TIPTOP and so on, you can click on:

http://physicsweb.org/

 

9.     You can spend a good deal or your time by browsing the Scientific American's website at their URL, and even ask their experts questions.

http://www.sciam.com/

 

10.     You can learn about the principles of physics behind daredevil rides such as the roller coaster and free-fall in the Amusement Park Physics web site.

http://www.learner.org/exhibits/parkphysics/

 

11.     You could visit the Physical Sciences Resource Center (PSRC), a project of the American Association of Physics Teachers (AAPT) created to provide teacher resources for the entire spectrum of learners.

http://www.psrc-online.org/

 

 

12.    For a fascinating array of physics topics and links, a site you must visit:

http://galaxy.tradewave.com/galaxy/Science/Physics.html

 

13.    Flying has always captured mankind’s fascination. The Beginner’s Guide to Aerodynamics web site explains the physics principles involved to beginners through interactive animations, equations, images, and text.

http://www.lerc.nasa.gov/WWW/K-12/airplane/bga.html

 

14.    The Nobel laureate Emilio Serge Visual Archive focus on American physicists and astronomers of the twentieth century, but includes many scientists in Europe and elsewhere, in other fields related to physics, and in earlier times.

http://www.aip.org/history/esva/

 

15.    Have difficulties understanding some of the scientific concepts? The Explore Science web site should help dispel several of your difficulties.

http://www.explorescience.com/

 

16.    Have you ever wondered what are the fundamental particles that make up everything in the world? Not cells or genetic blueprints as in a biologist perspective, but what’s even smaller? You can find some answers to these and more questions in the web site of  ‘The Particle Adventure’.

http://particleadventure.org/

 

17.   Would you like to visit a museum of science, art and human perception.  Then click on this captivating URL:

http://www.exploratorium.edu/

 

18.    You can find a wealth of information here about Science projects, useful links to other web sites in this URL. http://www.eskimo.com/~billb/amasci.html

 

19.    This comprehensive web site would help you find links to educational resources whether you’re a student, teacher or a parent. If you were looking for lesson plans for physical science, chemistry and physics on the internet, you can find some here.

http://www.cln.org/cln.html

 

20.    This web site has numerous physics lessons for middle and high school students, categorized along the traditional topics in physics

http://www.iit.edu/~smile/physinde.html

21.    In the past two decades, bankers and financial institution have increasingly recognized the value of hiring physicists, mathematics and engineers to predict fluctuations and patterns in the stock market. Using models in high-energy physics, statistical physics and more recently using the theories of combustion physicists have predicted the future value of some stocks with a great deal of accuracy. You can read more on this by clicking on the URL:

http://physicsweb.org/article/news/5/1/6

22.    This website is designed by scientists for scientists and is in their words like a BMW the ultimate web search tool, a scientists own internet community. Click on:

http://www.search4science.com

23.    This would be a very useful link to a myriad of physics departments worldwide.

http://physicsnet.uni-oldenburg.de/physnet/physnet.html

24.    To pore into The Institute of Physics' web site for physics and physicists, you can go to the URL:

http://www.iop.org/

25.    Astronomy enthusiasts must visit this link because you'd find this website of The Astronomical Society of the Pacific a very useful link.

http://www.astrosociety.org/education.html