comPADRE is the physics portion of the National Science Digital Library. It has a wealth of information for faculty at all levels and for students. Do yourself a favor and get acquainted with this valuable resource. The description below comes from Dr. Bruce Mason, Principle Investigator for the project.

Browsing the ComPADRE Collections:

Go to http://www.compadre.org. Collections are listed by the intended audience: student, teacher, researcher, etc.

Physical Sciences Resource Center- http://psrc.aapt.org
Comprehensive collection of resources from all topics

Physics Front- http:// http://www.thephysicsfront.org/
Support for pre-college teachers, especially new physics teachers, at the High School level and younger

The Nucleus- http://www.the-nucleus.org
Supporting undergraduate physics students

Quantum Exchange- http://www.thequantumexchange.org Resources to enhance quantum physics courses

Astronomy Center- http://www.astronomycenter.org
Resources and references for intro astronomy instructors

Physics to Go- http://www.compadre.org/informal
An online magazine of physics and astronomy for the public

PER Central- http://www.compadre.org/per
Resources and community tools for PER researchers and physics teachers interested in PER results

PTEC- http://www.compadre.org/ptec
Physics Teacher Education Coalition web site and resources

Open Source Physics- http://www.compadre.org/osp Simulations and curriculum for upper level physics courses.

Under development:

Advanced Laboratories- http://advlabs.aapt.org Tips & techniques, manuals, and equipment for the upper division laboratory experience.

Computers and Computation in Physics Education- Computational physics and the integration of computation into the physics curriculum.

Introductory Undergraduate Physics- Tools and and curriculum for introductory physics, from calculus-based courses to “physics for poets”.

Relativity- Recommended materials for courses in relativity.

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