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Johansson, K. E. – Physics Education, 2008
Stockholm House of Science, focusing on astronomy, biotechnology and physics for students and teachers at school, is based on the proven concept of Stockholm Science Laboratory, which was mainly devoted to physics. The House of Science has become a popular and important resource and meeting place for teachers and students, stimulating interest in…
Descriptors: Science Interests, Physics, Science Laboratories, Biotechnology
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Drazin, Philip – Physics Education, 1987
Outlines the contents of Volume II of "Principia" by Sir Isaac Newton. Reviews the contributions of subsequent scientists to the physics of fluid dynamics. Discusses the treatment of fluid mechanics in physics curricula. Highlights a few of the problems of modern research in fluid dynamics. Shows that problems still remain. (CW)
Descriptors: Books, College Science, Fluid Mechanics, Foreign Countries
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Smith, W. – Physics Education, 1987
Proposes a mathematical computer model for the behavior of liquids using the classical dynamic principles of Sir Isaac Newton and the molecular dynamics method invented by other scientists. Concludes that other applications will be successful using supercomputers to go beyond simple Newtonian physics. (CW)
Descriptors: College Mathematics, College Science, Computer Uses in Education, Fluid Mechanics