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K. Gramoll
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This item is an interactive demonstration of the topic of significant digits. It computes the error that can be introduced by rounding during a calculation. Users input numbers and…
  
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W. Bauer
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This Java applet is a game designed to provide practice in significant figures for beginners. Users view a number and must determine the number of significant figures. Scores are…
  
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P. Mohr and B. Taylor; Publisher: National Institute of Standards and Technology
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The values of the fundamental physical constants provided at this site are recommended for international use by CODATA and are the latest available (data updated in 1998).
  
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Publisher: SRI International
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This web page contains a curriculum unit that explores the effect of nano-powders in sunscreen. The lessons focus on absorption and scattering of light, size and scale, ultraviolet…
  
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E. Redish; Publisher: University of Maryland Physics Education Research Group
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This is a collection of introductory physics problems illustrating some general mathematical tools necessary for the course. The questions are designed for active learning classrooms…
  
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S. Wirt
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Science Joy Wagon and the Ithaca City School District offer the Physics Zone Web site as a resource for algebra-based physics courses. Numerous interactive lessons, simulations,…
  
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Physics Central; Publisher: American Physical Society
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This site tells of the history and the difficulty encountered when trying to measure the gravitational constant known as G. The site gives details into experimental setups for…
  
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Physics Central; Publisher: American Physical Society
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This article tells of astronomical observations that may show the fine structure constant, which specifies how strongly electromagnetic fields affect charged particles, is not…
  
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Physics Central; Publisher: American Physical Society
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This article describes how physicists are trying to settle a debate about the size of an organism and its consumption of energy. It contains charts, diagrams, and more links on the…
  
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L. Quigg; Publisher: Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory
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In this activity, users arrange objects according to size, with musical feedback. This game describes the building blocks of nature and their scale.
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