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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 8, 2012 - 1:00 PM    "Energy and Eccentricity" The precise orbit of a heavenly body.. D
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Thursday, Nov 8, 2012 - 1:00 PM "Energy and Eccentricity" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, Nov 8, 2012 - 1:30 PM "Navigating In Space" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012 - 1:00 PM "Kepler to Einstein" (LEARN/CREATE)

Tuesday, Nov 13, 2012 - 1:30 PM "Harmony of the Spheres" (LEARN/CREATE)

Thursday, Nov 15, 2012 - 1:00 PM "Beyond The Mechanical Universe" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, Nov 15, 2012 - 1:30 PM "Static Electricity" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Tuesday, Nov 20, 2012 - 1:00 PM "Electric Field" (LEARN/CREATE)

Tuesday, Nov 20, 2012 - 1:30 PM "Potential and Capacitance" (LEARN/CREATE)

Thursday, Nov 22, 2012 - 1:00 PM "Voltage, Energy, and Force" (LEARN/CREATE)
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Thursday, Nov 22, 2012 - 1:30 PM "Electric Battery" (LEARN/CREATE)
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