Amusement Park Physics
Learn the physics behind the roller coaster, carousel, and bumper cars as well as ride safety. This site is geared towards a general audience and was created by the Annenberg/CPB Channel.
Center for the History of Physics
From the American Institute of Physics, this site's mission is to "preserve and make known the history of modern physics and allied fields including astronomy, geophysics, optics, and the like."
Fear of Physics
This site's slogan is: "Physics. Explained. Finally." This very visual site explains the concepts of physics and how physics play an essential role in everyday life. The site also includes a dictionary and a section on homework help. Designed for students so information is easy to read and not overly technical.
The Laws List
This site is an alphabetical listing of the "laws, rules, principles, effects, paradoxes, limits, constants, experiments, & thought-experiments in physics."
Created by the American Physical Society, this page's purpose is to "communicate the excitement and importance of physics to everyone." Geared towards a general audience, this site provides physics news and also answers questions on on things work and how physics is a part of your daily life.
Resources in Physics
From the Physics-Mathematics-Astronomy Division of the Special Libraries Association, this site provides useful links on physics conferences, professional societies, news, internet resources and references.
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December 7, 2009