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D. Stern
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This is a lesson plan for teaching frames of reference. It is linked to text material on reference frames, aberration of light, and a very short introduction to the foundations of…
  
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F. Hwang
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This applet presents a graphical, interactive picture of relative motion. It illustrates how an object may appear to have different motions to different observers, depending on how…
  
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K. Browne and C. Manogue; Publisher: Paradigms in Physics Program
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This small group activity is designed to help upper division undergraduate students work out expressions for velocity and acceleration in polar coordinates. Students work in small…
  
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T. Dray; Publisher: Paradigms in Physics Program
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This small group activity is designed to help upper division undergraduate students determine which way the Coriolis and centrifugal accelerations point. Students use their small…
  
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T. Dray and D. McIntyre; Publisher: Paradigms in Physics Program
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This computer visualization activity is designed to help upper division undergraduate students visualize the motion of a hockey puck located on the surface of the earth. Students…
  
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T. Dray; Publisher: Paradigms in Physics Program
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This computer visualization activity is designed to help upper division undergraduate students model straight lines on a rotating Earth. Students use Maple to draw straight lines,…
  
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E. Minot; Publisher: Paradigms in Physics Program
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This kinesthetic activity is designed to help upper division undergraduate students visualize “straight” lines on a rotating object. Students work in pairs and attempt to draw…
  
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S. Reddy
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This applet illustrates the motion of an object in different reference frames. A block moves with a constant velocity on a second object that is also moving. The displacement vectors…
  
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D. Meredith
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This page contains step-by-step tutorials and guided inquiry activities that are designed to help students discover physical properties and concepts by developing understanding from…
  
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J. Wolfe
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This web page describes inertial and non-inertial frames of reference, the latter being frames where Newton's laws do not hold. The text explains "fictitious forces", the centrifugal…
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