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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, Nov 15, 2012 - 2:00 PM    "Beyond The Mechanical Universe" The world of electricity and magnetism, and 20th-century discoveries of relativity and quantum mechanics.. D
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Thursday, Nov 15, 2012 - 2:00 PM "Beyond The Mechanical Universe" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, Nov 15, 2012 - 2:30 PM "Static Electricity" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Nov 20, 2012 - 2:00 PM "Electric Field" (LEARN/CREATE)

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2012 - 2:30 PM "Potential and Capacitance" (LEARN/CREATE)

Thursday, Nov 22, 2012 - 2:00 PM "Voltage, Energy, and Force" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, Nov 22, 2012 - 2:30 PM "Electric Battery" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Nov 27, 2012 - 2:00 PM "Electric Circuits" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Nov 27, 2012 - 2:30 PM "Magnetism" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, Nov 29, 2012 - 2:00 PM "Magnetic Field" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, Nov 29, 2012 - 2:30 PM "Vector Fields and Hydrodynamics" (LEARN/CREATE)
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