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Vectors- Motion and Forces in Two Dimensions

This is a good clear site that covers projectile motion and forces, includes diagrams and animations to help the explanations.

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Resultant of Forces (Addition of Vectors)

Java Applet showing how to find (graphically) the resultant of 1, 3, 4, or 5 forces.

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Exploring the universal glue

The strong force holds atoms together but it's very complicated and not well understood. This article looks at the problems and current research trying to find the solutions.

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Net Forces

Three vector forces that can be changed. The resultant vector is calculated and shown by this JAVA applet.

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Electric Force fields

A simple site that contains an online alternative to plotting compass' or iron filings. The applet is very effective at showing both the direction of the force on an electron and its magnitude.

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Fundamental Forces

This page describes in detail the four fundamental forces of nature.

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Hyperphysics - The Nucleus

Relative scale models of an atom, descriptions of size and density of the nucleus and the strong force, with good links to other sites

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Force on a Wing

This shockwave activity provides a very basic simulation of the force on an airplane wing. Subscription required but with 30 day free trial.

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Hooke's Law

One of the properties of elasticity is that it takes about twice as much force to stretch a spring twice as far. That linear dependence of displacement upon stretching force is called Hooke's law.

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Buoyant Force

A java applet that shows the effect of buoyant force acting on an object less dense than water.

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