Structures and Engineering

Bridges Links Page
Collection of links for bridge history, types,
principles and projects.
West Point Bridge Designer
Simply the best bridge building program!
Bridge Resources
Collection of links from From PBS Nova
Fun and Learning about Bridges
Collection of links
How Bridges Work
Bridge construction 
Earthquake Engineering
Links about designing and testing bridges
Living Along the Faultline
Protecting our highways and bridges
Structures Around the World
Interactive activities
Telescopes

Types of  Telescopes
Telescope basics: advantages and disadvantages of different types
History of the Telescope
Galileo and Newton telescopes
How Does That Work? The Telescope
Brief but very good explanations
The Physics of  Telescopes
Includes diagrams and optics explanations
Telescopes and Binoculars
From the Sky and Telescope magazine
Dolores Gende: Telescopes in Astronomy
Links to the different types of telescopes used in astronomy
How Stuff Works: Telescopes
How Stuff Works: The Hubble Telescope
PHYSICS APPLICATIONS SECTION ONE:


Go to: PHYSICS PROJECTS
Go to: AMUSEMENT PARKS AND ROLLER COASTERS
Go to: STRUCTURES AND ENGINEERING
Go to: SCUBA DIVING
Go to: LASERS AND HOLOGRAPHY
Go to: PHYSICS OF SPORTS
Go to: TELESCOPES
Amusement Parks and Roller Coasters

Roller Coaster Physics 
Physics resource book by Tony Wayne
Three Rides
Physics of roller coasters, rotating rides and swings
Thrills, Chills and Spills
Discovery Channel site about roller coasters includes history, puzzles, top coasters, etc.
Build a Coaster
Interactive program from Discovery
Annenberg/ CPB Exhibits
Excellent resource on amusement park physics
Amusement Park Physics
Experiments performed on a variety of rides.
History of Roller Coasters
All you want to know about the history of roller coasters
Roller Coaster Data Base
Info about roller coasters
Physics Projects

How Stuff Works
Basic explanations of  technology
Junkyard Wars in the Classroom
Collection of Activities
Science Hobbyist
Amateur Science links
Physics Projects and Activities
Projects on mechanics, fluids, electricity, magnetism and optics
Science Projects
Great collection with 30 projects that include detailed plans.
Catapult Plans
Ten catapult plans for beginner, intermediate and advanced skill levels.
Holography, Holograms and Lasers
Make your own hologram and other links.
Hands-On-Physics
Six projects: electricity, mechanics, optics, sound and heat
Landrigan Page
Visual illusions, color and perception
Bridges
Project with detailed instructions, evaluation sheets, materials etc.
Dolores Gende: Physics Projects
Mousetrap cars, electric house, rockets and other projects.
Peggy E. Schweiger: Physics Projects
Various projects for high school level.
Physics of  Sports

ENLOE'S: Physics of Sports
Liz Woolard's page on the physics of swimming, baseball, softball, basketball, ice hockey, figure skating, soccer, track, cycling, golf, auto racing, football, tennis, gymnastics and cheerleading
Sports Physics
Excellent resource with teacher's guide
Physics of Racing
25 articles on various aspects of racing
Sports Science
Exploratorium magazine online. Includes hockey, surfing, skateboarding and cycling
Sporting Science
Physics terms explained in relation to sports
Scuba Diving

The Physics of Scuba Diving
Includes pressure, buoyancy, sound, light and thermal insulation
How SCUBA Works
Everything you want to know about scuba diving!
The Physics of Underwater Diving
Brief explanations of various topics.
SCUBA Geek
Very thorough and comprehensive site.
A Brief History of Diving
Everything about scuba: physics, phisiology,
equipment, etc.
Diving Physics and Fizziology
Gases and the efects on the human body while diving
The Laws and Physics of Scuba Diving
Gas laws and topics related to the physics of
scuba diving
Lasers and Holography

Holography, Hologram and Lasers
How to make your own hologram
The Tech
Lasers from science fiction to everyday life.
How Things Wok: Lasers
From the University of Virginia
The Laser
Students page from ThinkQuest
The Holograms
From Lightforest: The Holographic Rainforest
Amateur Holography
Simple and low budget how to.
A Guide to Practical Holography
Excellent resource on the physics behind holography and lasers.
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