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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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Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 2:00 AM    "Kepler's Three Laws" The discovery of elliptical orbits helps describe the motion of heavenly bodies with unprecedented accuracy.. D
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Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 2:00 AM "Kepler's Three Laws" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 2:30 AM "Kepler Problem" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 2:00 PM "Kepler's Three Laws" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, May 14, 2013 - 2:30 PM "Kepler Problem" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 2:00 AM "Energy and Eccentricity" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 2:30 AM "Navigating In Space" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 2:00 PM "Energy and Eccentricity" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, May 16, 2013 - 2:30 PM "Navigating In Space" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 2:00 AM "Kepler to Einstein" (LEARN/CREATE)

Tuesday, May 21, 2013 - 2:30 AM "Harmony of the Spheres" (LEARN/CREATE)

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