Science Reasoning Visualizations

Scientific Reasoning and Modeling at KCVS

KCVS is the outreach arm of CRYSTAL Alberta that creates and distributes the visualization prototypes that promote scientific and mathematics reasoning and deep understanding.

Global Climate Change

  • Collisional Heating by CO2 in the Atmosphere
  • Visualizing Global Climate Change
  • Climate Change Questionnaire
  • Global Carbon Dioxide Footprint and Model
  • CFC's in the Atmosphere
  • Structure of the Atmosphere
  • Infrared Spectral Windows
  • Ice Core Analysis
  • Expaining Climate Change Website

Modern Physics

  • Motion of Charged Particles in Magnetic and Electric Fields
    • Particle in a Magnetic Field (2D)
    • Particle in Magnetic and Electric Fields (2D)
  • Charged Particle in 3D - New Version
  • The Cloud Chamber
  • Compton Scattering
  • The Cyclotron
  • Thomson's e/m experiment
  • The Photoelectric Effect
  • Particle in a 1-Dimensional Box
  • Nuclear Stability
  • Radioactive Decay
  • Nuclear Potential - Strong Interactions
  • Millikan-Like Experiment
  • The Rutherford Experiment (6 applets)

Chemistry

  • Collisional Heating by CO2 in the Atmosphere
  • CFC's in the Atmosphere
  • Structure of the Atmosphere
  • Functional Groups, IR Spectra, and Molecular Vibrations - New Version!
  • Infrared Spectral Windows
  • Isotopic Ratio Analysis
  • Stereo Chemistry

Grade 5 Chemistry Modules

  • Module One: Models in Science
  • Module Two: Models of Matter
  • Module Three: Modelling Matter
    • See also the separate Elementary Classroom applet.
  • Module Four: Physical Change
  • Module Five: Chemical Change
  • Module Six: Signs of a Chemical Change