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Video of the Day – 4/5/13 (Can We Predict Earthquakes?)

Daily Video — “Can We Predict Earthquakes?

Today’s video attempts to answer the question as to whether or not earthquakes are predictable   Explained are some methods used to attempt to predict earthquakes and why these are generally unreliable and why it is nearly impossible for science to currently make accurate predictions for where earthquakes may strike.

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Posted by on April 5, 2013 in Daily Video

 

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Video of the Day — 2/11/13 (Dark Side of the Moon: Fact or Fiction?)

Daily Video — Dark Side of the Moon: Fact or Fiction?

Today’s video explores the misnomer “Dark Side of the Moon” and examines whether or not one actually exists.

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Posted by on February 11, 2013 in Daily Video

 

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Free Flash Animations & Activities for Physics

Flash Animations for Physics

Looking to conduct physics or physical science labs and activities in your class but either don’t have the funds or the space or the time for setting up equipment?  Try the Flash Animations for Physics where you can access nearly 100 animations and interactive activities that allow students to manipulate variables and conduct those experiments virtually.

All the animations are sorted by category and require a minimum version of Flash Player to function and that is listed with each file.  Descriptions of the animations and interactives are also provided so you can easily find just the one you want to use.  The categories available are:

Flash Animations for Physics is not the most visually stunning site, but is a fantastic resource to have on hand for use in class and for quick, easy to do illustrations and activities.

 
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Posted by on January 31, 2013 in Websites

 

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