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Column Editor: Dan McIssac, SUNY Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY https://www.aapt.org/Publications/Visual-Physics.cfm

2022

Testing Home Electrical Wiring to Destruction The Physics Teacher 60, 623 (2022); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0014313

Jay’s Plasma Channel Electrolytic Capacitor “Gun” The Physics Teacher 60, 623 (2022); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0014314

Introductory Mechanics: Newton’s Laws of Motion from the European Space Agency The Physics Teacher 60, 623 (2022); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0014315

Finger Airboard Surfing Out Your Car Window The Physics Teacher 60, 623 (2022); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0014316

COVID Hasn’t Finished with Us Yet; Also, University of Toronto’s “Physics in the Time of COVID-19” by Dan MacIsaac The Physics Teacher 60, 528 (2022); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0013867

Welcome Back: Fall Classroom Physics Resources by Dan MacIsaac The Physics Teacher 60, 528 (2022); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0013868

Developing an Intuition for e: Euler’s Number by Dan MacIsaac The Physics Teacher 60, 528 (2022); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0013869

“Megaprojects” YouTube Video Channel with Simon Whistler
The Physics Teacher 60, 400 (2022); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0010404

Putin’s Ukrainian War Threatens and Accelerates End of Lifecycle Planning for the International Space Station
The Physics Teacher 60, 400 (2022); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0010405

Physics: The First Science by S. Brahmia and P. Lindenfeld Now Freely Available Online
The Physics Teacher 60, 400 (2022); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0010406

Chicken-Slapping Summer Silliness Redux
The Physics Teacher 60, 400 (2022); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0010407

Summer Professional Development for Physics Teachers
The Physics Teacher 60, 400 (2022); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0010408

Darek Dewey’s Twitter physics videos
The Physics Teacher 60, 319 (2022); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0010007

Real-world civil engineering events for introductory mechanics: The Citicorp Center, Millenium Tower (SF), and Champlain Towers South structures
The Physics Teacher 60, 319 (2022); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0010008

Gregg Swackhamer’s HS Honors Physics website
The Physics Teacher 60, 319 (2022); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0010009

Introductory Physics, A Model Approach by Robert Karplus (1969, revised and edited by Fernand Brunschwig, 2006) with a Teacher’s Guide
The Physics Teacher 60, 239 (2022); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0009700

David Butler’s “How Far Away Is It?”
The Physics Teacher 60, 239 (2022); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0009701

Eugene K’s “Physics Videos” features “Black Holes as you’ve never seen them”
The Physics Teacher 60, 239 (2022); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0009702

Leveling up your mask game to respirators in the 6th wave of COVID
The Physics Teacher 60, 159 (2022); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0009435

Nick Lucid’s “The Science Asylum”
The Physics Teacher 60, 159 (2022); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0009436

James Webb Space Telescope in the news
The Physics Teacher 60, 159 (2022); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0009437

The Big Misconception About Electricity (or how do circuits transport energy?)
The Physics Teacher 60, 80 (2022); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0009123

Perimeter Institute Outreach Newsletter
The Physics Teacher 60, 80 (2022); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0009124

Big Clive on “How to use your trashy meter without blowing it up (much)”
The Physics Teacher 60, 80 (2022); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0009125

2021

Wacky Mechanics Gadgets: Quint’s BUILDs
The Physics Teacher 59, 735 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0007420

Science Article “Airborne Transmission of Respiratory Viruses”
The Physics Teacher 59, 735 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0007421

Climate Change, Decarbonizing, and Nuclear Energy as a Possible Bridging Technology
The Physics Teacher 59, 735 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0007422

AIP Physics Trends Flyers
The Physics Teacher 59, 735 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0007423

Computational physics modelers (including climate modelers) win 2021 Nobel Prize in Physics
The Physics Teacher 59, 670 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0006931

Rhett Allain on Confusion, Sweat, and Learning
The Physics Teacher 59, 592 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0006472

Using Physics to Make Your Classroom Safer Against COVID-19
The Physics Teacher 59, 511 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0006149

Summer Professional Development for Physics Teachers
The Physics Teacher 59, 383 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0004899

“Understanding Car Crashes: It’s Basic Physics” “Understanding Car Crashes: When Physics Meets Biology” (US) Insurance Institute for Highway Safety
The Physics Teacher 59, 303 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0004169

Underrepresentation Curriculum Project Revises Their Free Curriculum
The Physics Teacher 59, 223 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0003677

Brad Moser’s Physics Alive Podcast
The Physics Teacher 59, 142 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0003478

Call to Sign a Petition on Executive Order 13950
The Physics Teacher 59, 79 (2021); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0003030

2020

Visualizing Introductory Physics: Desmos Card Sorts for Teaching Introductory Physics Online & StickMan Physics Animated GIFs
The Physics Teacher 58, 687 (2020); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0002750

Physics 101 / AP Physics 1 review with Dianna Cowern
The Physics Teacher 58, 608 (2020); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0002395

Tim Dodd’s The Everyday Astronaut YouTube channel
The Physics Teacher 58, 528 (2020); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0002085

Practical Conronavirus Physics: Face masks & ventilation
The Physics Teacher 58, 447 (2020); https://doi.org/10.1119/10.0001855

Top online pandemic physics teaching recommendations from physPort.org
The Physics Teacher 58, 366 (2020); https://doi.org/10.1119/1.5145543

Flipgrid.com – An easy-to-use free classroom student video site (website and smartphone app)
The Physics Teacher 58, 286 (2020); https://doi.org/10.1119/1.5145485

Deadlines for teachers and students for summer physics and physics professional development programs
The Physics Teacher 58, 222 (2020); https://doi.org/10.1119/1.5145427

YouTube videos by Cambridge mathematician Tadashi Tokieda: “Math Encounters - Toy Models: Extracting Mathematical Surprises from Everyday Life,” “Mathematics with Paper Clips, Ribbon, Rubber Bands (Math-Byte)” and “Toy Models”
The Physics Teacher 58, 142 (2020); https://doi.org/10.1119/1.5144806

“Energy, the Environment and Everyday Life:” 130+ YouTube videos by The Illinois Energy Prof
The Physics Teacher 58, 78 (2020); https://doi.org/10.1119/1.5141987