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I'll post more with time (by the way, why do threads in this forum get automatically locked with time? Considering how sparsely populated it is, I don't think threads need to be locked). Warning: Don't open these in a browser full of tabs - Java applets apparently *love* to crash modern browsers. Feel free to post some of your own here too - in fact - I think it's a good idea to have a common thread just for the interactive things. Please don't post video lectures in here though - there are other places for that, and some of us learn better by doing rather than by listening.

Visualizations helpful for upper-division undergrads:

http://www.aw-bc.com/ide/

http://www.eftaylor.com/quantum.html

http://www.eftaylor.com/leastaction.html

http://www.jhu.edu/signals/

http://math.rice.edu/~dfield/dfpp.html (not really usable except with conjunction with a course, but amazing when used with conjunction)

http://www.myphysicslab.com/fluid.html

http://www.math.ttu.edu/~pearce/complex/complexviewer.html

http://webphysics.davidson.edu/Applets/Applets.html

http://pirate.shu.edu/~wachsmut/complex/about/index.html

http://www.math.umn.edu/~rogness/multivar/

http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/ (huge number, continually updated)

http://math.fullerton.edu/mathews/numerical.html [Broken] (though the mathematica code is hard to run). BTW: what happened to the complex analysis modules??

Circuit Simulators

For site discovery, this really helps: http://www.google.com/search?q=related:falstad.com (or just google related:[domain address for any website you really like])

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Visualizations less helpful for upper-division undergrads (more helpful for HS students):

http://web.mit.edu/8.02t/www/802TEAL3D/

http://physics-animations.com/Physics/English/el.htm

https://people.ifm.liu.se/freka/particleworld/

http://daugerresearch.com/SSS/index.shtml

http://interactagram.com/

http://www.nobelprize.org => lots of applets for each of the prizes, although many of them contain way too little content for the time you put into them

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Very specific:

http://escher.epfl.ch/symmetry/

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Computer Science:

http://www.cosc.canterbury.ac.nz/mukundan/cgeo/applcgeo.html

http://faculty.msmary.edu/Weiss/weiss/ai.htm [Broken]

http://fac-staff.seattleu.edu/quinnm/web/education/JavaApplets/ [Broken]

Small (incomplete) neural network tutorial: http://cialab.ee.washington.edu/nn_tutorial/nn_tutorial_1-01.html

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Applet Collections:

http://www.siue.edu/~lhorner/Links.shtml

http://www.math.harvard.edu/computing/java/links.html

Some more at https://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=283568

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Not interactive, but visualizations are still amazing:

http://www.bores.com/courses/intro/index.htm

Amazing Multivariable Calculus Notes

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You can also find some more applets if you try to search for terms like "visual + X". Searching for "Visual Quantum Mechanics", for example, will give you several books, some of which have their own programs for quantum

Even then, the applets at the websites above really form only a *very* tiny fraction of all interactive programs. If you really want more programs, you should get MATLAB/Mathematica and search for the m/nb files (many of them are free).

For example, here's Exploring Abstract Algebra with Mathematica: http://www.central.edu/eaam/ (although it only works for older mathematica versions).

Visualizations helpful for upper-division undergrads:

http://www.aw-bc.com/ide/

http://www.eftaylor.com/quantum.html

http://www.eftaylor.com/leastaction.html

http://www.jhu.edu/signals/

http://math.rice.edu/~dfield/dfpp.html (not really usable except with conjunction with a course, but amazing when used with conjunction)

http://www.myphysicslab.com/fluid.html

http://www.math.ttu.edu/~pearce/complex/complexviewer.html

http://webphysics.davidson.edu/Applets/Applets.html

http://pirate.shu.edu/~wachsmut/complex/about/index.html

http://www.math.umn.edu/~rogness/multivar/

http://demonstrations.wolfram.com/ (huge number, continually updated)

http://math.fullerton.edu/mathews/numerical.html [Broken] (though the mathematica code is hard to run). BTW: what happened to the complex analysis modules??

Circuit Simulators

For site discovery, this really helps: http://www.google.com/search?q=related:falstad.com (or just google related:[domain address for any website you really like])

===

Visualizations less helpful for upper-division undergrads (more helpful for HS students):

http://web.mit.edu/8.02t/www/802TEAL3D/

http://physics-animations.com/Physics/English/el.htm

https://people.ifm.liu.se/freka/particleworld/

http://daugerresearch.com/SSS/index.shtml

http://interactagram.com/

http://www.nobelprize.org => lots of applets for each of the prizes, although many of them contain way too little content for the time you put into them

===

Very specific:

http://escher.epfl.ch/symmetry/

===

Computer Science:

http://www.cosc.canterbury.ac.nz/mukundan/cgeo/applcgeo.html

http://faculty.msmary.edu/Weiss/weiss/ai.htm [Broken]

http://fac-staff.seattleu.edu/quinnm/web/education/JavaApplets/ [Broken]

Small (incomplete) neural network tutorial: http://cialab.ee.washington.edu/nn_tutorial/nn_tutorial_1-01.html

===

Applet Collections:

http://www.siue.edu/~lhorner/Links.shtml

http://www.math.harvard.edu/computing/java/links.html

Some more at https://www.physicsforums.com/showthread.php?t=283568

==

Not interactive, but visualizations are still amazing:

http://www.bores.com/courses/intro/index.htm

Amazing Multivariable Calculus Notes

==

You can also find some more applets if you try to search for terms like "visual + X". Searching for "Visual Quantum Mechanics", for example, will give you several books, some of which have their own programs for quantum

Even then, the applets at the websites above really form only a *very* tiny fraction of all interactive programs. If you really want more programs, you should get MATLAB/Mathematica and search for the m/nb files (many of them are free).

For example, here's Exploring Abstract Algebra with Mathematica: http://www.central.edu/eaam/ (although it only works for older mathematica versions).

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