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PhET Interactive Simulations

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Resource:PhET Interactive Simulations
Provider:The University of Colorado at Boulder
Summary:Age Range: 5-18 (Grades K-12, with parental supervision). The University of Colorado at Boulder sponsors this website with free, fun, interactive, research-based simulations of physical phenomena.
Description:As explained at the website: “... Students will engage in scientific exploration... achieve conceptual learning... make connections to everyday life... take and sense ownership of their learning experience... see science as accessible, understandable and enjoyable."

When you get to the site, you’ll see a brief introduction, teacher resources including tips on how to run/use the simulations, and a button that says, “Play with Simulations.” Click on that and a new page opens where you will see an icon menu of the latest simulations on the site including:
  • Masses and Springs
  • Energy Forms and Changes
  • Wave Interference
  • Build a Fraction
  • And more!
Use the menu on the left side of this same page to search for simulations by topic, for example:
  • Physics
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Earth Science
  • Math
  • Research
And, you can search for simulations by Grade Level including Elementary School, Middle School, High School, and University.

Be sure to bookmark this site – you’ll want to return again and again.
Contributed by:ClickSchooling ©Copyright 2019, All Rights Reserved, ClickSchooling
C A T E G O R I E S
Orientation:General
Subjects:Science
Teaching Methods:Online Interactive
I N T E N D E D   F O R:
Ages:5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12,13,14,15,16,17,18
Grades:K,1,2,3,4,5,6,7,8,9,10,11,12
F O R   M O R E   I N F O R M A T I O N
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