These are useful simulations that we have used in class.  You may also access these simulations directly from the Physics Education Technology site at   For more information about these research-based, tested simulations, see: PhET



    Projectile Motion      Moving Man   




    Lunar Lander       Motion in 2-D 




         My Solar System                        1-D Forces          






    Below is from: PhEt at  For additional information, see that page.


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