Forces and Motion Interactives

Forces and Motion Interactives

The world around us is full of motion, from speeding cars to puffs of wind to the blood moving around inside our bodies.

Magnets Interactive

Magnets Interactive

Magnets are objects that can exert an invisible force called magnetism, which pulls on some metals such as iron and nickel.

Physics.org

Physics.org

Your guide to physics on the web.

Physics4Kids

Physics4Kids

If you are looking for basic physics information, stay on this site. It's not just physics for kids, it's for everyone. We have information on motion, heat and thermodynamics, electricity & magnetism, light, and modern physics topics.

World's Tallest Waterslide

World's Tallest Waterslide

World's Tallest Waterslide: Why You Don't Fall Off - Standing taller than Niagara Falls, a new waterslide — appropriately named Verrückt, which means "insane" in German — opened on Thursday (July 10) in Kansas City, Kansas.

Futuristic Bike

Futuristic Bike

Engineers at Aerovelo have perfected the "Eta" speedbike to be awarded the title of fastest human-powered vehicle on Earth.

Gravity Map of Earth's Surface

Gravity Map of Earth's Surface

This tortured globe – created using data from the Goce gravity-mapping satellite – reveals what the Earth would look like if its shape were altered to make gravity the same everywhere on its surface. Areas of strongest gravity are in yellow and weakest in blue.

Newton's Laws

Newton's Laws

Newton's Laws explained.

Simple Machines Interactive

Simple Machines Interactive

For thousands of years, humans have used machines to help them perform difficult tasks. Simple machines work by taking a force and making it bigger.

iPad App TinkerBox

iPad App TinkerBox

If you can imagine it, you can build it with TinkerBox. TinkerBox is a fun, free-to-play physics puzzle game. While it is full of interesting science facts and teaches basic engineering concepts, TinkerBox is more than just educational!

iPad App Force Effect

iPad App Force Effect

Unlike the traditional approach of using paper, pencil, and a calculator to develop equations for design options, Autodesk ForceEffect does all the simulation and engineering calculations for you right on your mobile device, enabling you to quickly and easily simulate design options during the concept phase to determine the viability of a design.

iPad App Autodesk Digital STEAM

iPad App Autodesk Digital STEAM

The Applied Mechanics App teaches the principles of applied mechanics by exploring five interrelated topics: Energy & Work, Force, Power, Loading, and Mechanisms. These concepts are essential in the development of innovative products and product systems and learning about how things work.

iPad App Force Effect Motion

iPad App Force Effect Motion

This purpose built tool allows users to develop functional moving mechanical systems right on their mobile devices.

iPad App Bad Piggies

iPad App Bad Piggies

Build makeshift contraptions from a huge collection of parts and make it to the goal without blowing your vehicle to pieces!

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