Free Physics Textbooks

Free online physics textbooks
– free open textbooks written by knowledgeable scholars. From Open Culture

Physics Links

PhET interactive simulations
– physics simulations from University of Colorado

Physclips: a multimedia resource
– topics: Constant acceleration, Projectiles, Circular motion, Simple harmonic motion, Newton’s laws, Weight and contact forces, Energy and power, Centre of mass, Momentum, Rotation, Gravity, Relativity. From University of NSW

– a wide range of Physics topics covered. From ThoughtCo.

Royal Institution video
– talks showcasing cutting-edge research, intelligent debate and the leading thinkers in science, technology, maths and engineering. From YouTube

Physics Links
Physics Links

Bitesize: Physics
– a website set up to help British students with school work and exam revision. This is a very useful website to explore as many of the same topics are studied here. Video clips are not available. From BBC

Explain that Stuff
– an excellent educational website which has many easy-to-understand science articles. Created by Chris Woodford

Khan Academy – Physicsvideo
– video tutorials explaining concepts in physics

Online Database
Science Reference Centre
Full text newspaper and reference articles, video, images, animations, experiments and biographies
Non Fiction eBooks
Gale Non Fiction eBooks
Gale Non-Fiction eBooks


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