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edited by Elizabeth Moxon
MicroWorlds is a web site containing a set of educational resources highlighting research in materials sciences at Berkeley Lab's Advanced Light Source (ALS). The ALS is a national user facility that generates intense light for scientific and technological research. The site contains several teacher resources including "Exploring the Material World"; three Classroom Teaching Modules, focusing on what makes a material hard, brittle, or a good electrical conductor.
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Electricity & Magnetism
- Magnetic Fields and Forces
- Resistance
General Physics
- Properties of Matter
- Polarization
Other Sciences
- Chemistry
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Collection
- Instructional Material
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= Tutorial
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- Learners
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© 1996 University of California, Berkeley
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light source, magnet, microworld, particle accelerator, particle physics, polarizer, polymer
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Metadata instance created January 13, 2007 by Lyle Barbato
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August 13, 2016 by Lyle Barbato
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