__Lab
Simulations (Java or HTML5 Apps)__

__a) If the app is a Java app, the system will ask
you to download it to your computer, then run.__

__b) If the app is HTML5, it will just run in your
browser.__

Lab 1 Learn how position and velocity are related to coordinate systems in physics.

Lab 2 Learn how acceleration is related to position and velocity during motion.

Lab 3 Learn how to use kinematic equations to model two-dimensional projectile motion.

Lab 4 Learn how external forces affect the motion of objects.

Lab 5 Study how frictional forces effect motion using Newtons laws.

Lab 6 Learn how changes in potential and kinetic energy are related during motion.

Lab 7 Study relationship between potential and kinetic energy using model system of springs.

Lab 8 Learn how conservation of momentum may be used to model collisions of objects.

Lab 9 Study how the concept of torque may be used to model rotational motion.

Lab 10 Learn concepts related to the oscillation of simple mechanical systems.

Lab 11 Learn basic concepts related to travelling waves using strings under tension.

Lab 12 Study basic relationships between pressure, volume and temperature in gases.

Lab 13 Learn how
basic kinetic theory may be applied to simple ideal gas systems.

__Lab
Procedures (Fillable PDF Files)__

Lab 1 Learn how
position and velocity are related to coordinate systems in physics.

Lab 2 Learn how
acceleration is related to position and velocity during motion.

Lab 3 Learn how
to use kinematic equations to model two-dimensional projectile motion.

Lab 4 Learn how
external forces affect the motion of objects.

Lab 5 Study how
frictional forces effect motion using Newtons laws.

Lab 6 Learn how
changes in potential and kinetic energy are related during motion.

Lab 7 Study
relationship between potential and kinetic energy using model system of
springs.

Lab 8 Learn how
conservation of momentum may be used to model collisions of objects.

Lab 9 Study how
the concept of torque may be used to model rotational motion.

Lab 10 Learn
concepts related to the oscillation of simple mechanical systems.

Lab 11 Learn
basic concepts related to travelling waves using strings under tension.

Lab 12 Study
basic relationships between pressure, volume and temperature in gases.

Lab 13 Learn
how basic kinetic theory may be applied to simple ideal gas systems.

We are
grateful to PhET at UC Boulder for the many Java and
HTML5 simulations that they have made available.