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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, Aug 2, 2012 - 2:30 PM    "Torques and Gyroscopes" From spinning tops to the precession of the equinoxes.. D
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Thursday, Aug 2, 2012 - 2:00 PM "Angular Momentum" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, Aug 2, 2012 - 2:30 PM "Torques and Gyroscopes" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Aug 7, 2012 - 2:00 PM "Kepler's Three Laws" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Aug 7, 2012 - 2:30 PM "Kepler Problem" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, Aug 9, 2012 - 2:00 PM "Energy and Eccentricity" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, Aug 9, 2012 - 2:30 PM "Navigating In Space" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Aug 14, 2012 - 2:00 PM "Kepler to Einstein" (LEARN/CREATE)

Tuesday, Aug 14, 2012 - 2:30 PM "Harmony of the Spheres" (LEARN/CREATE)

Thursday, Aug 16, 2012 - 2:00 PM "Beyond The Mechanical Universe" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, Aug 16, 2012 - 2:30 PM "Static Electricity" (LEARN/CREATE)
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