Physics Simulations Learning Objects Available

The PhET Interactive Simulations resource series has been added to to the NC Learning Objects Repository (NCLOR). This resource series is a free and open collection made available by the PhET Interactive Simulations Project ( http://phet.colorado.edu/ ) at the University of Colorado. The subject area of Physics is the main focus of this series but other subjects included are Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science and Math.  The PhET is a National Science Foundation sponsored project and all of the simulations have been extensively researched and evaluated. They are written in Java and Flash, and can be run using a standard web browser as long as Flash and Java are installed. Each simulation in the series has a link to corresponding teacher contributed activities.
To access this resource series:
1. log into the NCLOR  < www.explorethelor.org > ( http://www.explorethelor.org/ ) with an account (named or guest)
2. navigate to the Browse by Resource Series area
3. click on the PhET Interactive Simulations series

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