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Resources For Physics Teachers

by ZapperZ
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Sep9-08, 09:12 AM
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Please post in this thread links and other resources for Physics Teachers and the teaching of physics. The links that I have listed below will be updated and added whenever I have new resources.

Arxiv Site for Physics Education
Physical Review Special Topics - Physics Education Research
Art Hobson's Selected Papers

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Institute of Physics: Teaching Resources
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The AAPT website has some great info

Jan28-09, 03:36 PM
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From Canada's Perimeter Institute for Theoretical Physics - free teacher resources
Feb5-09, 09:42 AM
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The University of Colorado has a series of great Java applets at As a teacher with minimal lab equipment, these have been great for demos and virtual labs.

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"Physics education research: Resources for middle school science teachers"

There's a wealth of resources here, in various forms. And despite the title, I think it is quite useful for almost all level of pre-college education.

May25-10, 02:10 PM
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I and my collaborators are preparing movie clips for use in the physics classroom. These clips have activities and lesson plans at this website:

You can download the clips from the website, or, if you're interested in getting the DVD, just enter your e-mail on the front page of the above site.

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UK/IoP - STEM program

The National STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) Programme is a 22 million HEFCE/HEFCW funded initiative based at the University of Birmingham


Australia - STEM

These are just some that I could readily find
Jul27-10, 04:01 AM
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This is a new blog on Physics Teachers Training:
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My name is Brad, Im new to this forum but think I might be able to help. I do some work with Adobe and the new Adobe Education Exchanges has tons of resources for teachers. Here's the link to the science resource section: hope this helps!

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