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Mechanical Universe And Beyond, The

This series helps teachers demystify physics by showing students what it looks like. Field trips to hot-air balloon events, symphony concerts, bicycle shops, and other locales make complex concepts more accessible. Inventive computer graphics illustrate abstract concepts such as time, force, and capacitance, while historical reenactments of the studies of Newton, Leibniz, Maxwell, and others trace the evolution of theories. The Mechanical Universe helps meet different students' needs, from the basic requirements of liberal arts students to the rigorous demands of science and engineering majors. This series is also valuable for teacher professional development.

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Thursday, Sep 13, 2012 - 4:00 AM    "Law of Falling Bodies" Galileo's imaginative experiments proved that all bodies fall with the same constant acceleration.. D
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Thursday, Sep 13, 2012 - 4:00 AM "Law of Falling Bodies" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Sep 14, 2012 - 4:00 AM "Derivatives" (IDAHO)
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Monday, Sep 17, 2012 - 4:00 AM "Inertia" (IDAHO)
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Tuesday, Sep 18, 2012 - 4:00 AM "Vectors" (IDAHO)

Wednesday, Sep 19, 2012 - 4:00 AM "Newton's Laws" (IDAHO)

Thursday, Sep 20, 2012 - 4:00 AM "Integration" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Sep 21, 2012 - 4:00 AM "Apple and the Moon" (IDAHO)
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Monday, Sep 24, 2012 - 4:00 AM "Moving In Circles" (IDAHO)
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Tuesday, Sep 25, 2012 - 4:00 AM "Fundamental Forces" (IDAHO)
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Wednesday, Sep 26, 2012 - 4:00 AM "Gravity, Electricity, Magnetism" (IDAHO)
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