Resource Description:
PhET's Energy Skate Park

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Link: ?sim=Energy_Skate_Park
PhET has a few Physics simulations, found at
You can download the applications and keep them.
Author: PhET (UColorado at Boulder)
Media: Webware
Cost: Free
Subjects: Physics
Types: Visualization or Animation, Graphing, Modeling, or Mapping, Virtual Lab
of resource:
From their site: "Learn about conservation of energy with a skater dude! Build tracks, ramps and jumps for the skater and view the kinetic energy, potential energy and friction as he moves. You can also take the skater to different planets or even space!"
Posted to site: 11/16/2007
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