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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, Feb 21, 2013 - 2:30 AM    "Static Electricity" Eighteenth-century electricians knew how to spark the interest of an audience with the principles of static electricity.. D
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Thursday, Feb 21, 2013 - 2:00 AM "Beyond The Mechanical Universe" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, Feb 21, 2013 - 2:30 AM "Static Electricity" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, Feb 21, 2013 - 2:00 PM "Beyond The Mechanical Universe" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, Feb 21, 2013 - 2:30 PM "Static Electricity" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013 - 2:00 AM "Electric Field" (LEARN/CREATE)

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013 - 2:30 AM "Potential and Capacitance" (LEARN/CREATE)

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013 - 2:00 PM "Electric Field" (LEARN/CREATE)

Tuesday, Feb 26, 2013 - 2:30 PM "Potential and Capacitance" (LEARN/CREATE)

Thursday, Feb 28, 2013 - 2:00 AM "Voltage, Energy, and Force" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, Feb 28, 2013 - 2:30 AM "Electric Battery" (LEARN/CREATE)
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