PhET Progress Report

Sam Reid

April 5, 2007


An online version of this report is available here.

Here’s a pie chart representation of the time distribution.


Energy Skate Park

Posted 6 revisions, latest version is:

Hourly work records are here


Summary (see also Change docs)

·         Added character graphics

·         Fix in physics (passing through track at high velocity)

o   Still a problem at high velocity + high curvature

·         Several bugfixes

·         Graphics improvements

Upcoming (see also todo list):

·         Finalize energy conservation

·         Improve performance

·         Record/playback

·         Minor bugfixes/updates


·         Feedback on track/character graphics?

·         Improve performance during zoom-out?


Build Process




Upcoming Work

  1. Rotational Motion Simulation I/II
  2. CCK…