| Kinematics |

**Motion Diagrams** | Use successive images of an object to analyze its motion. |

**Space probe with thrusters** | 2D constant acceleration |

**Helicopter's velocity-time graph** | velocity-time graph; graph is not a picture of its path |

**Passing a car** | A car with consant acceleration catches up to a car with constant velocity. |

**1D golf putt** | 1D non-constant acceleration |

**Rising balloon** | rising balloon with constant acceleration (no air resistance) |

**Projectile motion** | projectile motion (no air resistance); shows independence of horizontal and vertical motion |

**Planetary orbit** | velocity and acceleration vectors for an elliptical orbit |

**Golf ball rims the hole** | non-constant acceleration, average acceleration, instantaneous acceleration, vector subtraction |

**Uniform circular motion** | motion of a point on the edge of a wheel; velocity and acceleration vectors |

**Uniform circular motion and simple harmonic motion** | uniform circular motion is a combination of simple harmonic motion in each of two dimensions |

**Acceleration vector components** | tangential and radial components of acceleration for non-constant acceleration |

**Mass on a spring** | simple harmonic motion |

| Newton's second law (momentum principle) |

**Air Resistance** | 1-D motion of an object in air |

**Fireworks** | A fireworks shell explodes into two pieces. What is the trajectory of the center of mass? |

| Gravitation |

**Newton's Principia** | demonstrates orbits of cannonballs |

**Central force required for orbits** | make an object orbit in a circle by applying an external force |

**Binary Stars** | investigate the "wobble" for a star in a binary star system |

**Exoplanets** | why planets make a star wobble |

**
Gravitational Field** | demonstrates gravitational field |

| Waves |

**Frequency of a Transverse Wave** | calculate frequency, period, and speed of a sinusoidal transverse wave on a string |

**Frequency of a Longitudinal Wave** | calculate frequency, period, and speed of a sinusoidal longitudinal wave on a spring |

**Standing Sound Wave** | view oscillations of atoms in a 1-D medium for a standing sound wave. |

**Superposition of Waves** | add wave functions and view the superposition |

| Energy |

**Rutherford experiment** | Collision between positively charged particles. |

**Hydrogen spectrum** | Hydrogen spectral lines |

**Electric Equipotential Lines** | Electric equipotential lines can be used to determine electric field. |

| E&M |

**Electric field** | Electric field due to charged particles. |

**Electromagnetic radiation** | Accelerating charge produces electromagnetic radiation. |

**Electromagnetic wave** | Oscillating perpendicular electric and magnetic fields. |

| Circuits |

**RC circuit** | View phasors and graphs for source, resistor, and capacitor voltages. |

| Optics |

**Optics Workbench** | Simulate image formation by mirrors and lenses. |

**Ripple Tank** | Simulate constructive and destructive interference of 2-D waves in a ripple tank. |

| Quantum Mechanics |

**Probability Density for Hydrogen** | Probability distributions for electron in a hydrogen-like atom. |