PhET - Introduction to PhET Simulations

Ganapathi, Madhuri ; Ghoderao, Meenal ; IIT Bombay


PhET are interactive simulations covering topics in physics, chemistry, math, biology, environmental sciences etc. for elementary, middle and High School levels. The simulation makes the students understand the concept and exploring the topic. They also help the students to co-relate the topics with real-life examples. Simulations are a great way to capture students attention. Teachers can also create activity worksheets that encourage students to learn from simulations. Outline: Open PhET webpage; What is a PhET simulation; Registering on the page; Sign in on the page; Browse activities; How to share your activities page; Tips for using PhET; How to get offline access; Choose the simulations based on subject and grade level; Download simulations of different file formats used in PhET; Open the downloaded simulations.

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Spoken Tutorial IIT Bombay

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