Chapters 11-21 | Physical Science, 5th ed. Web Links


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Chapter 11: Magnetism

  • Compasses—Five pages of information on magnetic and gyroscopic compasses, the geomagnetic field, and making your own compass; HowStuffWorks.com
  • Nikola Tesla—A program highlighting the character and accomplishments of this enigmatic scientist; PBS
  • Motors—History and theory of electric motors; Spark Museum

Chapter 12: Periodic Motion and Waves

  • Pendulum Clocks—Seven pages of information on pendulums, pendulum clocks, and self-check quizzes; HowStuffWorks.com
  • Seismographs—Illustrated seismograph resource; Michigan Technical University
  • Pendulum Dynamics Animation—nnotated pendulum animation; PelletierPhysics/YouTube
  • Wave Pools—Eight pages of semi-technical information about recreational wave pools; HowStuffWorks.com
  • Wave Motion—Animated GIF showing wave particle circulation; Grand Valley State University

Chapter 13: Sound

  • Physics of Sound—Overview of sound physics reinforcing textbook concepts; The Physics Classroom
  • Reverberation—Semi-technical discussion of the physics of sound reverberation; Hyperphysics, Georgia State University
  • Resonance—Javascript illustrated Q&A presentation of wave resonance and standing waves; University of Colorado
  • Doppler Effect—Interactive Flash demonstration of the Doppler effect (turn on sound for best effect); University of Virginia
  • Voice and Sound—Beginning with a human voice concept map, many useful links to articles on sound, the voice, and human hearing; Hyperphysics, Georgia State University
  • Vocal Sound Production—Detailed information on the physics behind the human voice; Hyperphysics, Georgia State University
  • Hearing—Six pages of information and illustrations describing how hearing occurs; HowStuffWorks.com
  • Sound and Musical Instruments—Concept maps of musical instruments and their acoustics linked to numerous related articles; Hyperphysics, Georgia State University

Chapter 14: Electromagnetic Energy

  • Frequency Allocation Chart (2011)—Office of Spectrum Management, NTIA, Department of Commerce.
  • CAT Scans—Conversational resource explaining the principles of CAT scans; University of Colorado at Boulder
  • Ham Radio—Main website of the National Association for Amateur Radio, linking to its history of ham radio
  • MRI and Damadian—Inc. Magazine article (2011) outlining Dr. Damadian's struggles to develop and market the MRI machine
  • Damadian Nobel Question—Article about Dr. Damadian, the MRI, and the controversy surrounding the Nobel Committee decision; Answers in Genesis

Chapter 15: Light and Optics

  • Gas Discharge Spectra—Valuable interactive Java Applet tool displaying detailed line spectra of a variety of elements; University of Strasbourg
  • The Nearest Star—Images of the Alpha Centauri system (Click on the "Tell Me About the Nearest Star System" link to learn more about determining stellar distances.); NASA
  • Incandescent Lamp—Historical and technical information about incandescent lamps; Edison Tech Center
  • Fluorescing Minerals—Semi-technical resource that includes links to tables of longwave and shortwave fluorescing minerals; Amethyst Galleries
  • Darwin vs. the Eye—Detailed discussion of the human eye giving clear evidence for design; Answers in Genesis
  • The Human Eye (I)—Twelve pages of valuable information on the workings of human vision; HowStuffWorks.com
  • The Human Eye (II)—Detailed technical information on the structure and function of the human retina; University of Utah
  • Glare Be Gone!—Intriguing article into reducing and eliminating reflected light; Scientific American
  • Large Binocular Telescope—Home website of the LBT project; National Institute for Astrophysics (Italy)
  • Light Refraction—Interactive Java Applet illustrating the refraction of light in a variety of materials; Florida State University
  • Optical Fiber—Site includes a video on the manufacture of glass optical fibers and the physics of light propagation within a fiber; Fabilia.com (Spanish)
  • Endoscopy—Numerous endoscopy images of healthy and diseased internal organs; Atlanta South Gastroenterology

Chapter 16: The Atom

  • 3D Molecular Structures—3DChem.com 3D molecular models (Select a molecule. Follow the instructions for additional features.)
  • Millions of Years?—An article that argues against Christians accepting a deep-time view of Earth's history; Answers in Genesis
  • RATE Project—Background and key findings of this project manned by qualified scientists attempting to answer the secular radiometric interpretation for the age of the earth; Answers in Genesis
  • Nuclear Power Plants—Seven pages of interesting background information about nuclear power, its use for electricity generation, and its pros and cons; HowStuffWorks.com

Chapter 17: Elements and the Periodic Table

  • Periodic Table—An illustrated history of the development of the periodic table of the elements—and more; Alexander Design
  • Fuel-Cell Animation—Eight pages of information including an interactive animation explaining the theory, operation, and applications of hydrogen fuel cells; HowStuffWorks.com

Chapter 18: Bonding and Compounds

  • Aspirin—An informative history of the discovery and development of the anti-inflammatory drug known as aspirin; About.com

Chapter 19: Chemical Reactions

  • Reactions—An extensive online tutorial introducing examples of chemical reactions and especially balancing chemical equations; Chemtutor.com

Chapter 20: Mixtures and Solutions

  • Solutions vs. Mixtures—Additional discussion of distinguishing between mixtures and solutions; Elmhurst College
  • Helium Diffusion Rates—Overview of how helium diffusion rates in zircon crystals suggest a young earth, including a list of criticisms from secular science; Creation Ministries International
  • Water Molecule—An illustrated discussion of water and its unusual properties; Stephen Lower, Professor Emeritus, Simon Fraser University
  • Dissociation Animation—Animation of salt dissociation at the particle level; McGraw-Hill Higher Education

Chapter 21: Acids, Bases, and Salts

  • Common Indicators—Semi-technical discussion of the reactions involving several common pH indicators; Jim Clark chemguide.co.uk

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