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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, Dec 4, 2012 - 1:00 PM    "Electromagnetic Induction" The discovery of electromagnetic induction in 1831 creates an important technological breakthrough in the generation of electric power.. D
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Tuesday, Dec 4, 2012 - 1:00 PM "Electromagnetic Induction" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Dec 4, 2012 - 1:30 PM "Alternating Current" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, Dec 6, 2012 - 1:00 PM "Maxwell's Equations" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, Dec 6, 2012 - 1:30 PM "Optics" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Dec 11, 2012 - 1:00 PM "Michelson-Morley Experiment" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Dec 11, 2012 - 1:30 PM "Lorentz Transformation" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, Dec 13, 2012 - 1:00 PM "Velocity and Time" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, Dec 13, 2012 - 1:30 PM "Mass, Momentum, Energy" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012 - 1:00 PM "Temperature and Gas Laws" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Dec 18, 2012 - 1:30 PM "Engine of Nature" (LEARN/CREATE)
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