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Title Visualization and Visual Illusions SIM Homework
Description This is a two question homework given after the lecture "Visualizations and Visual Illusions: How the Mind Tricks Us" by Eric Mazur (Harvard) at the University of Colorado, Boulder. The second question asks students to select a PhET simulation featured during PHYS1010 or PHYS1020 and evaluate it based on Mazur's lecture. Please email phethelp@colorado.edu if you are a teacher and would like a solution key.
Subject Physics
Level Undergrad - Intro
Type Homework
Answers Included No
Language English
Keywords 1020, eric mazur, homework, lecture, mazur, optical, phys1020, sim, simulation, visual, visualization and visual Illusions
Simulation(s) Alpha Decay, Balloons & Buoyancy, Battery-Resistor Circuit, Blackbody Spectrum (HTML5), Blackbody Spectrum, Circuit Construction Kit (DC Only), Color Vision (HTML5), Color Vision, Davisson-Germer: Electron Diffraction, Neon Lights & Other Discharge Lamps, Electric Field Hockey, Gas Properties, Models of the Hydrogen Atom, Lasers, Masses & Springs, Maze Game, Microwaves, The Moving Man, Simplified MRI, Nuclear Fission, Photoelectric Effect, Quantum Wave Interference, Radio Waves & Electromagnetic Fields, Rutherford Scattering, Sound, Stern-Gerlach Experiment


Author(s) Kathy Perkins, Carl Wieman
Contact Email katherine.perkins@colorado.edu
School / Organization University of Colorado
Date submitted 8/3/08
Date updated 7/6/19