Date: Mon Apr 9 12:10:54 2007

Author: Dale Stille

Subject: Re: neat Java applets for atomic Structure. Suggestions

Post:

Michael,

I have trouble specifically with the Bohr atom, and the Schroedinger atom.
Also, the two slit experiment.

Dale

On Mon, 9 Apr 2007, Michael A Thomason wrote:

> I haven't found any Phys 2000 applets that don't work for me using Vista.
> Which applets specifically don't run?
>
> Phys 2000 hasn't had any new funding for several years. I might check what
> I can do to sponsor it,
>
> Michael Thomason
> Director of Physics Learning Laboratories
> University of Colorado Boulder Department of Physics
> 303-492-7117
> thomason@colorado.edu
> http://physicslearning.colorado.edu
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: tap-l-owner@lists.ncsu.edu [mailto:tap-l-owner@lists.ncsu.edu] On
> Behalf Of Dale Stille
> Sent: Monday, April 09, 2007 8:16 AM
> To: tap-l@lists.ncsu.edu
> Subject: Re: [tap-l] neat Java applets for atomic Structure. Suggestions
>
>
> Cliff,
>
> I don't think it is a problem on your end.....but rather on the Physics
> 2000 end. I had the same problem when I upgraded my computer from Windows
> 2000 to XP. Turns out that Windows lost their lawsuit against Java for
> their own Javascript. So, everything after Win 2000 doesn't support or
> read the old Microsoft Javascript. Problem is that about half the Physics
> 2000 site was compiled using the old Microsoft Javascript Compiler. ( At
> least that is what my tech people tell me.) I have alerted the Physics
> 2000 people of this several times, but so far, nothing has changed.
>
> Later,
> Dale
>
> On Mon, 9 Apr 2007, Cliff Bettis wrote:
>
>> Michael,
>>
>> When I try to run the applets, I get a message saying "Windows has blocked
> this software because it can't verify the publisher." I have turned on the
> ActiveX control and allowed Java scripts as well as adding the site to the
> trusted list.
>>
>> Cliff
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: Michael A Thomason
>> To: tap-l@lists.ncsu.edu
>> Sent: Wednesday, April 04, 2007 2:53 PM
>> Subject: Re: [tap-l] neat Java applets for atomic Structure. Suggestions
>>
>>
>> I think the Physics 2000 applets, http://www.colorado.edu/physics/2000/,
> are neat. They are designed for students at a level equivalent to
> secondary, specifically for introductory, independent learners, not
> necessarily enrolled in a traditional school.
>>
>> The Quantum Atom, Elements as Atoms, and The Periodic Table sections
> include applets for almost all of your topics, below,
>>
>> Michael Thomason
>>
>> Director of Physics Learning Laboratories
>>
>> University of Colorado Boulder Department of Physics
>>
>> 303-492-7117
>>
>> thomason@colorado.edu
>>
>> http://physicslearning.colorado.edu
>>
>>
>>
>>
>>
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
> --
>>
>> From: tap-l-owner@lists.ncsu.edu [mailto:tap-l-owner@lists.ncsu.edu] On
> Behalf Of George Collison
>> Sent: Wednesday, April 04, 2007 10:32 AM
>> To: tap-l@lists.ncsu.edu
>> Subject: [tap-l] neat Java applets for atomic Structure. Suggestions
>>
>>
>>
>> Hi,
>>
>> We're working with middle and lower level kids at the secondary level.
>> Do you have recommendations for applets for:
>>
>> 1. learning atomic structure: protons + neutron + electrons + atomic
> number etc.
>>
>> 2. orbitals, energy,
>>
>> 3. light emission for Hydrogen
>>
>> 4. anything linking atomic/electron structure to visible/palpable
> properties of atoms
>> and molecules.
>>
>> Many thanks,
>>
>> George
>>
>
>


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