PhET Interactive Simulations

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PhET Interactive Simulations

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The PhET Interactive Simulations project at the University of Colorado Boulder creates free interactive math and science simulations. PhET sims are based on extensive education research and engage students through an intuitive, game-like environment where students learn through exploration and discovery.

Simulations are available for Physics, Chemistry, Earth Science, Biology,and Math. Teachers can use the simulations as part of a lecture, blended lesson, or as extra practice for the students.  When students practice with the simulation they get immediate feedback and can continue to attempt each problem until they get it correct.

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Find a simulation for your students and present it as part of your lesson or assign it as practice by embedding it on your Moodle page or assigning it via Google classroom.

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