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Physics Is Phun with MacBooks! Cathy Martinez Bolton High School Alexandria, LA
Welcome to Our Digital Academy!
What Can MacBooks Do for Your Physics Classes? Collect, Display, Analyze, & Share Data Ready Access to Tutorials & Enrichment Electronic Submission & Grading of Certain Assignments Internet Access to Authentic Science Activities and Complex Datasets
Blackboard Lets You Manage Delivery and Assignments
Turnitin Lets You Go Paperless! Screenshot courtesy of Turnitin
Fathom Helps with Graphing Data! See attached handout for directions to graph data with Fathom 2 software.
Geometers Sketchpad Helps with Vectors! See attached handout for directions to create vector diagrams in Geometers Sketchpad Suggested activity: have students create a vector map to a designated location in the school and create another map for returning to the classroom via a different route. If done carefully, they should observe equal but opposite resultant vectors.
Sample Vector Diagram
The Internet Is a Treasure Trove of Activities Simulations Tutorials Authentic Science Activities Complex Data Sets Graphics and Animations Videos
PhET Simulations-- Downloadable and Free!
Gizmos--Structured Simulations and Assessments Screenshot courtesy of ExploreLearning
Other Great Sites
Grab Their Attention with Graphics and Animation! is great! Heres one from the Multimedia Physics Studios:
Links Bolton High School Digital Academy Turn It In PhET Simulations Gizmos Toll-Free For sales info.,
Links, cont. Amusement Park Physics UC Berkeley Physics Demonstrations MIT OpenCourseWare IFall1999/CourseHome/index.htm The Physics Classroom Multimedia Physics Studios top