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Archive for May, 2014

Learn the Latest News from PhET’s Spring 2014 Newsletter

Screenshot of the December 2013 PhET newsletter

Have you received our Spring 2014 newsletter?

And, don’t forget to fuel our summer work with an end-of-school campaign. We’ll be working hard over the summer to bring even more HTML5 simulations:


May 27


New HTML5 Balancing Act Now Online!

Balancing Act

With the new HTML5 Balancing Act simulation, choose from three tabs: Intro, Balance Lab and Game. Play with objects on a teeter totter to learn about balance. Test what you’ve learned by trying the Balance Challenge game. Use weights, people and mystery objects to test what you’ve learned.




May 20


PhET Offered at the New Microsoft Office Mix App Store

Screen Shot 2014-05-12 at 1.59.30 PM

We’re excited to partner with Microsoft and offer a PhET app for the new #OfficeMix, the easiest way to make online lessons with videos, quizzes, and other interactive elements, now including PhET simulations! See this new exciting software at Watch a Mix of PhET sims here.


May 14


It’s Teacher Appreciation Week!

PhETThankaTeacherFrom all of us at PhET Simulations,

A Big Thanks to Our Teachers for Bringing PhET Simulations into Your Classrooms!

And for inspiring us to advance science and math education!



May 8