Online resources

Introductory

Prof. David MacKay's lecture at Harvard: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=GFosQtEqzSE

Prof. David MacKay's book (free pdf download, option 1, free pdf download option 2)

How quantum mechanics explains global warming (TedEd talk): https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-EJOO3xAjTk

Physical reasoning skills

Solar Radiation Monitoring Station (SoRMS) at Humboldt State University, Arcata, California Jan 9th data, original data source

Solar data for Oregon: http://solardat.uoregon.edu/NorthwestSolarResourceMaps.html

Energy in car battery versus time car_battery_2.zip

Fuel level in race car fuel_data_smth.zip.

CO2 concentration in atmosphere co2-ppm.zip, original data source.

Temperature of coffee after it is poured in a cup coffee.zip

Sunlight hitting a satellite. Extraterristial solar spectrum from 280 nm - 4000 nm extraterr_solar.zip, original data source

Thermal physics

Light-matter interactions

Electromagnetic wave animation.

Simulation of wave interference for a 2-slit experiment

Video recording true single-photon double-slit interference

The double-slit wave interference experiment and single photons interfering with themselves: Youtube video (cheesy, but physics is correct).

Oscillating charge generates electromagnetic radiation:

Blackbody spectrum: https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/legacy/blackbody-spectrum

Climate change

Differential equations with boundary conditions

Photovoltaics

Online textbook describing the physics principles behind solar photovoltaics: http://pveducation.org/

Batteries

Labs

Music

Audio spectrogram app for iphone: “SpectrumView” by Oxford Wave Research (free, but costs $2 to unlock the zoom feature)

Bugle plays taps: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2yQFvZsN43A