Lessons on General Physics
||This interactive lesson addressees the need and use of fundamental units.
|Naked Number Catastrophe
||This News article collection details the bad things that happen when numbers are left unit-less or naked.||News Articles|
|Significant Figures the Complete Lesson
||This interactive lesson deals with all aspects of accuracy, precision, error, and significant figures. Includes explanation and practice. If you have Shockwave, this is the lesson to choose.||Interactive (Shockwave)|
|Significant Figures||An explanation of the concept behind significant figures. Includes descriptions of how to use them.
Here is a more concise explanation.
Here is a more detailed version.
|Sig. Fig. Drill
||An outstanding tool for practicing significant figure counting.||Live Practice
|Scientific Notation||A solid explanation of what scientific notation is, how to use it and what to do with calculations.||Description
|Scientific Notation Conversion Drills||These are outstanding tools for practicing converting scientific notation to decimals and for converting decimals to scientific notation.||Live Practice
|Names of Big Numbers
||This table just shows the names of really big numbers.||Information|
|Powers of Ten (distance) Better||An interesting look at taking a number and continuing to multiply by 10 (or divide). A great way to help you visualize large numbers.||Images & Explanation
|Using a Protractor||A nice interactive set that teaches you how to use a protractor correctly and lets you practice.||
(Flash) Not Local
||This slide show presents the basic concepts of Density as they relate to physics. (printable notes in pdf)||Slide Show
|Density Lab||This interactive lab lets you experiment with different objects in liquid tanks, graduated cylinders, and scales. Thanks to Raman Pfaff for creating this.||Live Experiments
|Unit Conversion Tool||MEGA-Converter. This is the ultimate tool for converting one unit into another unit.||Live Tool
|Vector Addition Lab||This interactive lab lets you experiment with arranging and combining vectors to find the resultant. Thanks to Raman Pfaff for creating this.||Live Experiments
||These lessons examine the methods for adding and subtracting vectors. Both the parallelogram and triangle methods are shown.||Slide Show|
|Reaction Time Lab||This interactive lab lets you test and measure your reaction time for both sight and sound.
Thanks to Raman Pfaff for creating this.
||A collection of multiple choice questions providing immediate feedback.||Multiple Choice Practice|