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Physics Resources

by Ron Kurtus (revised 24 September 2018)

The following are resources and references on general Physics:

Use these resources to help your understanding of the material.



Basics

Hodder Science - listing of science resources for students, teachers, and technicians from the Great Britain.

Science at NASA - space science

National Science Foundation - U.S. Government site to promote science research

Video Lessons on Physics - From Socratic.org

Top-rated books on Physics

Basics for kids

Physics4Kids - overview of Physics topics

Fun Science for Kids

Matter

Matter - Wikipedia

Matter is the Stuff Around You - Chem4Kids.com

Atomic Theory

Dalton's Atomic Theory

John Dalton - Wikipedia

Postulates of Dalton's Atomic Theory - LibreTexts.org

Atomic Theory - Wikipedia

States of Matter

Matter: Definition & the Five States of Matter - LiveScience.com

States of Matter - Purdue University

States of Matter - Chem4Kids.com

States of Matter - NOVA

Video of States of Matter - YouTube

State of Matter - Wikipedia

Phases of Matter - Wikipedia

Phases of Matter - NASA

Phase transition - Wikipedia

States of Matter books

Equilibrium Between Phases of Matter: Phenomenology and Thermodynamics by H.A.J. Oonk and M.T. Calvet; Springer (2010) $109.00

Liquid Crystals: Nature's Delicate Phase of Matter, by Peter J. Collings; Princeton University Press (2001) $46.38

Extreme States of Matter in Strong Interaction Physics: An Introduction by Helmut Satz; Springer (2012) $59.95

States of Matter by David L. Goodstein; Dover Pubns (2002) $40.15

Children's books

What Is the World Made Of? All About Solids, Liquids, and Gases by Kathleen Weidner Zoehfeld and Paul Meisel; Collins (1998) $5.99

States of Matter: A Question and Answer Book by Bayrock and Fiona; Capstone Press (2007) $6.75

Solids, Liquids, And Gases by Ginger Garrett: Childrens Pr (2005) $4.95

Experiments With Solids, Liquids, and Gases by Salvatore Tocci; Children's Press (2002) $6.95

Kinematics

Kinematics - Wikipedia

1-D Kinematics - The Physics Classroom

Motion

Top-rated books on the Physics of Motion

Newton's Laws

Newton's laws - HyperPhysics

Car Physics and Newton's Laws of Motion - Good explanation, along with useful links

Elevator Physics - Newton's Laws - Good links (thanks to Alice for resource)

Newton's laws of motion - Wikipedia

Pendulums

Simple Pendulum - Hyperphysics explanation

How Pendulum Clocks Work - From How Stuff Works

Pendulum Physlet - Java application and equations for a damped pendulum

The Foucault Pendulum - University of Louisville pendulum

Top-rated books on Pendulums

Projects and experiments

Science Projects and Experiments - Listing on our site

You and Your Science Fair Project - Projects outline from informED of Australia

Exploratorium Science Explorer - Simple science experiments

Miscellaneous

Summary

Use these resources to get further information on the various Physics and Physical Science topics. If you have some good resources, let me know about them.


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