Hands-on Science in 2021 Panel Resources
Welcome to the PhET community! Review our Welcome Letter with tips and recommendations to get started with PhET sims.
Each sim has teacher tips, lessons, and video primers that can be found under the 'For Teachers' section of each sim page. For example:
Registered users can view these resources and share sim activities with the PhET community.
Provide a direct link to the simulation URL in the lesson:
Direct sim link: https://phet.colorado.edu/sims/html/ph-scale/latest/ph-scale_en.html (RECOMMENDED)
Sim page link: https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/ph-scale (NOT RECOMMENDED)
Embed the simulation:
In a webpage, using an iframe: copy-paste the embed code
In OneNote: paste the link (video tutorial)
In Canvas: use embed code (video tutorial)
In Moodle: multi-step (how to document)
In Edulastic/Fromative: use embed code (video tutorial)
In Google Classroom: click Google Icon on sim page
Download all or individual sims, or an offline version of the website at our Offline Access page
Limit students to a specific screen using “?screens=” (video tutorial)
Example full sim URL: https://phet.colorado.edu/sims/html/beers-law-lab/latest/beers-law-lab_en.html
Example sim URL with screen 2 only: https://phet.colorado.edu/sims/html/beers-law-lab/latest/beers-law-lab_en.html?screens=2
PhET sims are translated into over 90 languages.
Translations can also be found under the ‘Translations’ section of each sim page. For example: https://phet.colorado.edu/en/simulation/circuit-construction-kit-dc#translations-header