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Links to Teaching Resources
Article Collections from AAPT Journals
Services from AAPT
International Physics Education Websites(Conference Proceedings may be available)
AAPT Partners & Projects
Reports, Reviews, & Articles
Newton's Apple - The Physics of Roller Coasters (YouTube Video)
WebAssign Physics Explorations with Direct Measurement Videos: collection features physics questions with embedded videos of actual events and systems, such as objects colliding and rockets launching. The videos utilize rulers, grids, frame-counters, and other graphical overlays that enable students to make measurements directly from the video to analyze and apply physics concepts.
The Center for Probing the Nanoscale at Stanford University-Hands-onNanoActivities
Don’t Lecture Me: Rethinking the Way College Students Learn tells the unexpected story of how a group of physicists became concerned about what their students were learning, what they did about it, and how their work is influencing a new generation trying to reinvent college so that students really learn.
The Small Matter of Big Science This short clip discusses the connection between economic security and investment, including government investment, in scientific research. This is a small section of a two-part program called "The Small Matter of Big Science" that closely examines developing policy as it relates to nuclear science and frontier research in the United States.
We Are the Explorers (NASA Video)
Why Study Physics? (James Madison University Video)
Free member resources at the Physics StoreGuidelines
The Cyclotron Kids, video (YouTube.com)