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J. Wolfe; Publisher: University of New South Wales
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This web page provides an introduction to coriolis forces. It includes topics such as the motion of wind and ocean currents, the rotation of the Earth, and forces. Diagrams are…
  
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J. Wolfe; Publisher: University of New South Wales
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This web page provides a multimedia introduction to Newton's laws. It includes topics such as inertial and non-inertial frames, relative motion, forces, mass, acceleration, and a few…
  
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J. Wolfe and G. Hatsidimitris
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This part of the Einstein Light site presents the concept of an inertial reference frame, along with explanations of Newton's three laws. This site is produced at the University of…
  
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D. McIntyre
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This site, from Oregon State University, offers animations that illustrate fictitious forces on frictionless objects on the Earth's surface. The graphic display contrasts the path of…
  
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J. Wolfe
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This web page describes inertial and non-inertial frames of reference, the latter being frames where Newton's laws do not hold. The text explains "fictitious forces", the centrifugal…
  
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Publisher: University of New South Wales
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This website, from Physclips, provides a general explanation of the Foucault pendulum, which is a laboratory demonstration of the earth's rotation. Some historical material is…
  
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Publisher: American Physical Society
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Visit this site to read a blog about a flight aboard NASA’s reduced gravity parabolic aircraft--the Vomit Comet. The author joined high school teams that conducted experiments in…
  
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Publisher: Exploratorium
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This site from the Exploratorium uses everyday materials to show the exchange of energy between two coupled pendulums. The site provides a thorough description of how the two…
  
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F. Hwang
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Try out your sense of relative motion with this applet. You are looking down on a river, with objects floating by, a boat moving, and a person walking by, who can also swim across.…
  
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Publisher: Scientific American
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This scientific American webpage by the physicist David Politzer explains examples of fictitious force, including the Coriolis force and also the motion of tea leaves when tea is…