No 33. Use PHET simulations to enhance your lessons

The University of Colorado have written a huge collection of simulations to explain a wide range of phenomenon. At the time of writing simulations can be found in the areas of

  • Physics
  • Chemistry
  • Biology
  • Earth Science
  • Maths

In addition to the above there are also simulations that cover cutting edge research such as stretching DNA and optical tweezers. As a Physics teacher I use these simulations a lot. One of the simulations for static electricity is just great and explains the principle superbly. Have a play with it below.

The simulations can be found here.

Balloons and Static Electricity

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