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Science Simulations

PhET

Physics
mechanics

Eureka
lectures at MIT
animations
physics-animations.com
roller coaster simulation
roller coaster discussion
roller coaster animation
simple machines
simple machines in elevators
how elevators work

heat

Eureka
engine animations
phase change diagram

fluids

Archimedes’ principle
Bernoulli’s principle

waves/sound/light

wave animations
more wave animations
animations
Phychoacoustics
Fourier synthesis
equalization
RGB model
retinal cones
CMYK model
BYR model
blackbody radiation
colorblindness test
color picker 1
color picker 2
color picker 3

electricity/magnetism

animations
circuit design   more,     and more

atomic/nuclear

periodic chart (simple)
chart of the nuclides
chart of the nuclides
nuclear animations
nuclear radiation (how stuff works)
animations
fundamental forces
atomic spectra

Astronomy
cosmology

Hubblesite
Scale of the Universe 2
astronomy animations
more astronomy animations 
the local universe
Dark Matter

telescopes

large telescopes
first telescope

sun

SOHO
neutrinos

stars

star name pronunciations
clear sky chart
the 50 brightest stars
single star evolution on the HR-diagram (Flash animation)
stellar evolution simulation

asteroids

Impact Earth
impact craters

Chemistry
theory

alchemy
oxidation numbers

charts

periodic chart (simple)
periodic chart
periodic chart (orbitals)
periodic chart (technical)
periodic videos (YouTube)
relative abundance of elements
foods
glucose

processes

gas laws animations
gas laws animations (NASA)
rapid crystallization
reactions worksheets
virtual labs (titration)
Gay-Lussac’s Law

Geology

Animations
Earth Revealed Video

earthquakes

Virtual Earthquake lab
USGS Earthquake data
Make a quake

oceans

NOAA ocean floor data
NOAA tides map

rivers & streams

USGS NC Watershed

plate tectonics

animations
more animations
plate tectonics.com
PBS on plate motions
USGS
video

soil

Henderson County GIS
Soils Online

volcanoes

Volcano World
volcano resource page
How Volcanoes Work
USGS volcanoes

minerals

mineral keying
mineral keying (alternative)
Mohs hardness scale
common rock-forming minerals

mountain building

animations more
mountain ranges

water

water resources in the US

environmental concerns

e-waste
various world maps

Meteorology and Climate Science

pressure forecast
national weather service
drawing isobars more
atmospheric opacity vs. wavelength for various gasses
atmospheric saturation
mean surface temperatures over time

Computer Science

The Machine that Changed the World (Part 1)
The Machine that Changed the World (Part 2)
The Machine that Changed the World (Part 3)
The Machine that Changed the World (Part 4)
The Machine that Changed the World (Part 5) 

Practice Quizzes
physical science

Glenco practice quizzes
N.C. DPI sample EOC test questions
N.C DPI released test questions
Caldwell County practice tests
EOC Review Sites

Earth/environmental science

Prentice Hall practice quizzes