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.
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 mix.office.com. Watch a Mix of PhET sims here.
Thank you University of Colorado College of Arts and Sciences for your generous support of our Crowdfunding Campaign for our “Teach with PhET” site. Their gift of $20K helps build the new “Teach with PhET” site which will provide teachers – in neighborhood schools around the world – with the resources, guidelines and community needed to effectively utilize our simulations.
Every donation helps with our goal of $500,000 (or ~20,000 people giving ~$25 each). Your donation of $25 will help build the home page or the community pages!
Add your “two-cents” at http://www.crowdrise.com/helpbuildteachwithphet.
We’ve added Acid-Base Solutions to our collection of HTML5 simulations. Thank you Royal Society of Chemistry for your generous donation that supported the development of this simulation. See these simulations at PhET’s site and at LearnChemistry.
How do strong and weak acids differ? Use lab tools on your computer to find out! Dip the paper or the probe into solution to measure the pH, or put in the electrodes to measure the conductivity. Then see how concentration and strength affect pH. Can a weak acid solution have the same pH as a strong acid solution?
Next week, PhET Director Kathy Perkins will be attending The William and Flora Hewlett Foundation’s OER Grantees Meeting hosted by the Institute for the Study of Knowledge Management in Education. At this meeting, the OER community will explore the value proposition of OER and discuss the impact. By sharing our work with others in the OER community, we hope to advance STEM worldwide!
Our popular Under Pressure simulation is the latest addition to our growing collection of HTML5 simulations. 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