When selecting Internet resources it is
important to evaluate the quality of any websites that you use. Consult
the USM Library’s Evaluating Web Resources guide, or Evaluating Web Pages (UC Berkley)
for evaluation criteria. The following is a selected list of websites
that you may find useful.
"The Wolfram Demonstrations Project is an open-code resource that uses dynamic computation to illuminate concepts in science, technology, mathematics, art, finance, and a remarkable range of other fields."
The PhysLink.com is a comprehensive physics and astronomy online education, research and reference web site. In addition to providing high-quality content, PhysLink.com is a meeting place for professionals, students and other curious minds.
"The American Physical Society strives to: •Be the leading voice for physics and an authoritative source of physics information for the advancement of physics and the benefit of humanity •Collaborate with national scientific societies for the advancement of science, science education and the science community; •Cooperate with international physics societies to promote physics, to support physicists worldwide and to foster international collaboration"
"The American Institute of Physics (AIP) is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit membership corporation created for the purpose of promoting the advancement and diffusion of the knowledge of physics and its application to human welfare. It is the mission of the Institute to serve the sciences of physics and astronomy by serving its member societies, by serving individual scientists, and by serving students and the general public."
"AAPT's mission is to enhance the understanding and appreciation of physics through teaching.
When the organization was established in 1930, our goal was clear: 'ensuring the dissemination of the knowledge of physics, particularly by way of teaching.' Now in our eighth decade, we remain committed to that core value, but with a new emphasis and meaning provided by our current mission statement."