Free interactives science teachers can use as virtual playgrounds while exploring physics concepts

Physics Playgrounds

Hey! What’s up? I’m still digging for old samples I made with Adobe Flash (Sorry again, iOS devices!), and the free physics engine called Box2DFlash. I found samples I made to explore the physics engine capabilities, and I decided to put them all together and showcase them as virtual physics playgrounds. You can rearrange both static objects and objects affected by gravity, and you can throw them to explore how they behave and are affected by other objects, gravity, and fluids.

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How I Thought Of This Icon

Pixels4Kids

I knew I wanted pixels, and I chose the first two colors from the CMYK color model, cyan and magenta. These colors give a kind of “Ying Yang” mumbo jumbo to it. It can represent a balance between hard skills and soft skills, masculinity and femininity . . . or bringing together creativity and technology, art and science . . . whatever comes to your mind.

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