Student Sites for Physics

... for Physics:

General Physics Sites:

B.J. Pinchbeck’s Homework Helper

Developed by a student from Pennsylvania. Also has reference, news, and search engine pages that point to hundreds of useful sites.

www.bjpinchbeck.com

The Physics Classroom

An excellent online physics tutorial written for high school physics students.

http://www.physicsclassroom.com

The Virtual Prof

Help for introductory physics courses. You must subscribe to this service.

http://www.virtualprof.com/home.html

Tutorials from the Univ. of Guelph

Physics help; circuits, torque, free-body diagrams and SHM.

http://www.physics.uoguelph.ca/tutorials/tutorials.html

SCORE Science

Launches students on projects or lets them e-mail a question to a scientist.

http://scorescience.humboldt.k12.ca.us/

The Discovery Channel

The home page for the Discovery Channel. There are many topics to explore.

http://www.discovery.com/

Mechanics:

Cedar Point Amusement Park, The Roller Coaster Capital of the World!

http://www.cedarpoint.com/

Gravitation/Projectile Motion:

The Galileo Project

"Information on the life and work of Galileo Galilei (1564-1642) and the science of his time."

http://es.rice.edu/ES/humsoc/Galileo

NASA Glenn

This Research Center in Cleveland, OH is focused on "research for new aeropropulsion technologies, aerospace power, microgravity science, electric propulsion, and communications technologies for aeronautics, space, and aerospace applications."

http://www.lerc.nasa.gov/

NASA's Learning Center

This site is intended for anyone interested in learning about our universe. Many topics relating to outer space and more advanced studies are included.

http://imagine.grc.nasa.gov/

Pumpkin Nook Pumpkin Chuckin

This site is dedicated to the yearly competition of shooting pumpkins as far as possible. The competitions are held in Delaware and Illinois.

http://www.pumpkinnook.com/facts/chuckin.htm

Punkin Chunkin World Championship, Millsboro Delaware

A second site for projectiling pumpkins.

http://www.atbeach.com/punkinchunkin/

A.P. Physics:

AP Students & Parents - Exam Review

An educational resource for AP teachers and students.

http://www.collegeboard.com/ap/students/prep/index.html

Fermi Lab

A fascinating site that explores energy. It’s official goal of the "Fermi National Accelerator Laboratory is to advance the understanding of the fundamental nature of matter and energy by providing leadership and resources for qualified researchers to conduct basic research at the frontiers of high energy physics and related disciplines."

http://www.fnal.gov/

Careers:

The Biomedical Engineering Network

Information on the top Biomedical Engineering sites on the internet.

http://www.bmenet.org/BMEnet/

The Whitaker Foundation Home Page for Biomedical Engineering and Bioengineering

This site also has information on Biomedical Engineering. It also reviews the universities offering degrees in the field, plus many other aspects of the field.

http://www.whitaker.org/

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