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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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Monday, Sep 30, 2013 - 4:00 AM    "Potential Energy" Potential energy provides a powerful model for understanding why the world has worked the same way since the beginning of time.. D
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Monday, Sep 30, 2013 - 4:00 AM "Potential Energy" (IDAHO)
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Tuesday, Oct 1, 2013 - 4:00 AM "Conservation of Momentum" (IDAHO)
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Wednesday, Oct 2, 2013 - 4:00 AM "Harmonic Motion" (IDAHO)
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Thursday, Oct 3, 2013 - 4:00 AM "Resonance" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Oct 4, 2013 - 4:00 AM "Waves" (IDAHO)
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Monday, Oct 7, 2013 - 4:00 AM "Angular Momentum" (IDAHO)
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Tuesday, Oct 8, 2013 - 4:00 AM "Torques and Gyroscopes" (IDAHO)
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Wednesday, Oct 9, 2013 - 4:00 AM "Kepler's Three Laws" (IDAHO)
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Thursday, Oct 10, 2013 - 4:00 AM "Kepler Problem" (IDAHO)
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Friday, Oct 11, 2013 - 4:00 AM "Energy and Eccentricity" (IDAHO)
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