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Colorado State University's Hands-On Science Outreach Program, Little Shop of Physics, contains several dozen online experiments that can be done at home, in the classroom, or directly on a computer. The Amazing Physics section offers directions on completing the classic imploding pop can experiment and other experiments using common household items. The other two sections, Computer Stuff and Shockwave Stuff, allows users to try interactive activities like the headshrinker experiment. After star
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The University of Michigan's educational site called Windows to the Universe (last mentioned in the January 6, 1999 Scout Report for Science and Engineering) has added many new lessons to their content. Highlights of these include two activities centered around magnetism. Clicking on the links to the Student Activity Sheet and reading the Notes to the Teacher are essential for getting the most out of the activities.
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National Institute of Standards and Technology�s (NIST) Physical Reference Data Web site (last mentioned in the August 16, 1996 Scout Report) provides data on physical constants, ionization, x-ray and gamma-ray, radiation dosimetry, nuclear and condensed matter physics, atomic and molecular spectroscopic data, and more. For example, within the searchable physical constants page, visitors can find everything from alpha particle mass to the Wien displacement law constant. Any researcher, prof
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National Institute of Standards and Technology�s (NIST) Physical Reference Data Web site (last mentioned in the August 16, 1996 Scout Report) provides data on physical constants, ionization, x-ray and gamma-ray, radiation dosimetry, nuclear and condensed matter physics, atomic and molecular spectroscopic data, and more. For example, within the searchable physical constants page, visitors can find everything from alpha particle mass to the Wien displacement law constant. Any researcher, prof
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National Institute of Standards and Technology�s (NIST) Physical Reference Data Web site (last mentioned in the August 16, 1996 Scout Report) provides data on physical constants, ionization, x-ray and gamma-ray, radiation dosimetry, nuclear and condensed matter physics, atomic and molecular spectroscopic data, and more. For example, within the searchable physical constants page, visitors can find everything from alpha particle mass to the Wien displacement law constant. Any researcher, prof
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National Institute of Standards and Technology�s (NIST) Physical Reference Data Web site (last mentioned in the August 16, 1996 Scout Report) provides data on physical constants, ionization, x-ray and gamma-ray, radiation dosimetry, nuclear and condensed matter physics, atomic and molecular spectroscopic data, and more. For example, within the searchable physical constants page, visitors can find everything from alpha particle mass to the Wien displacement law constant. Any researcher, prof
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The European Neutron Scattering Association (ENSA) produced this website to present its goals to support the European neutron scattering community, promote and plan neutron scattering activities, and develop instruments. The website discusses the Association's structure and its connections to national organizations. Researchers can download past reports and conference talks and can find links to European publications. Students and educators can find short biographies of a few scientists involved
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Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute is the home of Project Links, an original site that combines the principles of mathematics with applied science and engineering topics. In most college curricula, math is a standalone subject, and students often find it difficult to relate what they learn to their other classes. Project Links offers a series of modules that introduce concepts like mechanical oscillations, electricity and magnetism, and system design. Each module starts with basic background infor
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Located at the University of Wisconsin - Madison, the Synchrotron Radiation Center (SRC) "uses an electron storage rind (Aladdin) to produce synchrotron light, which is used by scientists from all over the world to conduct experiments." After learning the extensive history of the research laboratory, visitors to the site can discover the electron storage ring and beamlines properties, status, and schedule. Users can discover examples of research projects that utilize SRC's capabilities of operat
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Located at the University of Wisconsin - Madison, the Synchrotron Radiation Center (SRC) "uses an electron storage rind (Aladdin) to produce synchrotron light, which is used by scientists from all over the world to conduct experiments." After learning the extensive history of the research laboratory, visitors to the site can discover the electron storage ring and beamlines properties, status, and schedule. Users can discover examples of research projects that utilize SRC's capabilities of operat
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Located at the University of Wisconsin - Madison, the Synchrotron Radiation Center (SRC) "uses an electron storage rind (Aladdin) to produce synchrotron light, which is used by scientists from all over the world to conduct experiments." After learning the extensive history of the research laboratory, visitors to the site can discover the electron storage ring and beamlines properties, status, and schedule. Users can discover examples of research projects that utilize SRC's capabilities of operat
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Located at the University of Wisconsin - Madison, the Synchrotron Radiation Center (SRC) "uses an electron storage rind (Aladdin) to produce synchrotron light, which is used by scientists from all over the world to conduct experiments." After learning the extensive history of the research laboratory, visitors to the site can discover the electron storage ring and beamlines properties, status, and schedule. Users can discover examples of research projects that utilize SRC's capabilities of operat
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The new companion Web site to the PBS special Fireworks! (which premiered January 29, 2002) contains excellent information for anyone wanting to learn more about the science behind the controlled chaos of pyrotechnics. The interactive site features a section called Name That Shell, where you can view movies of fireworks and compare them to different varieties shown in photographs. Using a Flash presentation, the Anatomy of a Firework explains what happens from ignition to explosion of a firework
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The new companion Web site to the PBS special Fireworks! (which premiered January 29, 2002) contains excellent information for anyone wanting to learn more about the science behind the controlled chaos of pyrotechnics. The interactive site features a section called Name That Shell, where you can view movies of fireworks and compare them to different varieties shown in photographs. Using a Flash presentation, the Anatomy of a Firework explains what happens from ignition to explosion of a firework
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The University of Michigan's educational site called Windows to the Universe (last mentioned in the January 6, 1999 Scout Report for Science and Engineering) has added many new lessons to their content. Highlights of these include two activities centered around magnetism. Clicking on the links to the Student Activity Sheet and reading the Notes to the Teacher are essential for getting the most out of the activities. To undertake the magnetism lessons, first follow the instructions to make the ho
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At this website, the Ames Laboratory describes its research in condensed matter physics, which "is the field of physics that deals with the macroscopic physical properties of matter." Visitors can explore the highlights of the Group's research and current news as well as a calendar of events. The website briefly presents the program director, scientists, visiting scientists, and postdoctoral researchers involved with the Group. Researchers can find information on the Neutron Scattering Society o
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The Swiss Neutron Scattering Society's goals are to advance neutron scattering, support young scientists, exchange scientific ideas, cultivate interdisciplinary relations, support access to neutron sources, and communicate with international associations. Visitors can find the Society's By-laws, news, downloads to the organization's_Swiss Neutron News_, information on the General Assembly, and more. The website offers summaries and participation information on a variety of neutron scattering-rel
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The University College London Centre for Cosmic Chemistry and Physics developed this website to present its research in the "fundamental chemical processes which [they believe] occur throughout the universe." Visitors can find an overview of the design and progress of the Centre's projects dealing with the formation of hydrogen molecules on interstellar dust grains and more complex molecules. The website introduces the Centre's main facilities, the Cosmic Dust Lab and the Surface Science Lab. Us
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The Argonne National Laboratory created this website to provide users with information about the research taking place around the world dealing with neutron scattering. This website supplies links to the homepages of the neutron scattering facilities in Asia, Australia, Europe, and North and South America. Students and educators can find educational neutron scattering tutorials and tables. The website provides an extensive list of links for projects, collaborations, associations, and other resou
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