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Excited for the 2014-15 School Year? Get the Sparks Flying with John Travoltage!

JohnTravoltage Sim

Get the sparks flying for the new school year with the John Travoltage simulation. Wiggle Johnnie’s foot and he picks up charges from the carpet. Bring his hand close to the door knob and get rid of the excess charge.

Good luck to both students and teachers for the upcoming year!

Tuesday

Aug 12

2014

Build an Atom to Refresh Your Chemistry Knowledge

Build an Atom

 

Try the HTML5 version of Build an Atom to refresh your knowledge of the periodic table. With your fingers, build an atom out of protons, neutrons, and electrons, and see how the element, charge, and mass change. Then play a game to test what you’ve re-learned!

Wednesday

Aug 6

2014

New HTML5 Tablet-Compatible Graphing Lines Simulation

GraphingLines

We’re excited to add yet another HTML5 simulation to our growing touch/tablet-compatible mathematics collection–just in time for the 2014-2015 academic year. With the new HTML5 Graphing Lines, explore the world of lines. Investigate the relationships between linear equations, slope, and graphs of lines. Choose between the “Slope,” “Slope-Intercept” and “Point-Slope” tabs. Then challenge your knowledge in the “Line Game”!

Thursday

Jul 31

2014

New HTML5 Tablet-Compatible Fraction Matcher Simulation!

Fraction Matcher

Try our new HTML5 tablet/browser-compatible Fraction Matcher simulation. A great way to improve fraction skills for the younger student. Match shapes and numbers to earn stars in this fractions game. Students can challenge themselves at different levels, collecting stars as they improve their fraction skills. Choose between the “Fractions” and “Mixed Numbers” tabs for more learning fun.

Tuesday

Jul 22

2014

Thank You W. W. Norton & Company for Your Support

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Thank you W. W. Norton & Company for your support of PhET’s chemistry simulations. Your generous donation will go directly to bringing more HTML5 simulations to students around the world.

Tuesday

Jul 8

2014

Cool Off with PhET’s Under Pressure

Under Pressure

Hot outside? Looking for something that will cool you off?

Try the Under Pressure simulation and explore pressure under and above water. See how pressure changes as you change fluids, gravity, container shapes, and volume.

Want to see more HTML5 simulations? Support bringing Circuit Construction Kit to iPads and tablets: http://www.crowdrise.com/PhETHTML5CCKSimulation

Tuesday

Jul 1

2014

Play on PhET’s Balancing Act Teeter Totter

Balancing Act

Let students explore the why’s of the playground teeter-totter with our HTML5 Balancing Act simulation. Choose from three tabs: Intro, Balance Lab and Game. Then try out what they’ve learned on the real playground.

 

 

Wednesday

Jun 18

2014

See How to Use PhET Simulations with OfficeMix

VideoOfficMix

Watch our new video in the Featured Gallery section #OfficeMix to learn how to create fun, exciting and interactive lessons using PhET simulations and OfficeMix.

 

Thursday

Jun 12

2014

Make Your Own Summer Drinks with PhET’s Concentration Sim

Concentration

Mix “virtual” summer drinks with the Concentration simulation. Watch your solution change color as you mix chemicals with water. Then check molarity with the concentration meter. What are all the ways you can change the concentration of your solution? Switch solutes to compare different chemicals and find out how concentrated you can go before you hit saturation!

Then have more fun by making your own lemonade or summer drink!

Friday

Jun 6

2014

Fuel PhET’s Summer Work with Our End-of-School Campaign

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Over the 2013-14 school year, we were able to redesign and publish 16 new HTML5 versions of our simulations. And, even though school’s ending, PhET will be hard at work during the summer.

So please donate today and keep this important work on track. Together, we can make the draft version of Circuit Construction Kit a reality, and bring the many other simulations to HTML5 compatibility along with a more modern look and feel.

Monday

Jun 2

2014