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  • Professor Stephen Hawking Online
  • www.hawking.org.uk
  • Biographical, educational, and scholarly. Also includes a bit of fun (did you know he was on The Simpsons TV show?)
4.5
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  • Society of Physics Students (SPS)
  • www.spsnational.org
  • Complete set of information for members of any level of SPS. Scholarships and awards, news, activities, staff, structure, online forms, student resources, and links to significant physics sites.
4.1
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<5
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  • QuarkNet
  • quarknet.fnal.gov
  • Supports centers at 60 universities and laboratories that are participants in the collider experiments at CERN in Switzerland and at Fermilab in Illinois. Physicists will mentor and collaborate with high school teachers. Stipends are provided to the teachers who participate.
4.1
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>10
7
  • How Things Work
  • howthingswork.virginia.edu
  • A service providing answers to questions about physics, science, and how things in the world around us work. Companion to the book by the same name.
4.0
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  • Web Physics Project
  • webphysics.davidson.edu
  • A flexible low budget outlet for small volume, high quality, HTML-based curricular material. It provides a forum for physics educators to exchange curriculum ideas and resources that make use of web technology (primarily public domain material), and provides a medium for the dissemination of student work.
3.9
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<5
5
  • Communities for Physics and Astronomy Digital Resources in Education (comPADRE)
  • www.compadre.org
  • A project to create well organized, digital collections of high quality educational materials in physics and astronomy. ComPADRE consists of focused collections of materials for specific courses or serving specific constituencies, with connections to a wide range of online digital resources including curricular materials, digital libraries, and online journals, user communities that participate in the development and operation of these collections.
3.9
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  • How Things Work
  • www.howeverythingworks.org
  • Ask about almost anything related to the physical world, and check the well-organized archives for answers to previous interesting questions.
3.9
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<5
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  • Physclips
  • www.animations.physics.unsw.edu.au
  • Provides physics animations, learning and reference tools for students and resources for teachers. The level is approximately that of introductory university or advanced high school.
3.9
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  • Physics Central
  • www.physicscentral.org
  • The outreach site of the members of The American Physical Society. Find out how physics is part of your world, ask questions on how things work, see physics in pictures, get updates on physics in the news, read about research and the people who are doing it and, if you want more, recommended links.
3.8
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<5
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  • Physics for Idiots
  • www.physicsforidiots.com
  • Provides simple explanations for a number of physics, space and maths concepts, trying to break them down into stuff that actually makes sense.
3.8
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