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MERLOT/Physics Learning Materials

Learning Material Organization:

Materials in MERLOT/Physics are cataloged by:

  • Title
  • URL
  • A Short Description
  • Type of Resource
  • Audience Grade Level(s)
  • Subject(s)
  • Author's Information
  • Technical Information
  • Additional Information (Peer Reviews, Comments, Assignments)

All of this information, provided by the submitter, can be used to find resources to meet specific needs.

Finding Materials:

Materials in MERLOT/Physics can be found by Search and Browse:


MERLOT Search BoxMERLOT has two search interfaces:

  • Simple Search - The text box at the top-right of every page is used to search for words in the Title, Description, Author, and Subject.
  • Advanced Search - Advanced Search can be used to search for information specific to any of the catalog fields. These searches can also be limited to materials recently submitted or updated.

BrowseMERLOT/Physics Browse

The Browse interface organizes learning materials by subject classification. Subject categories are displayed with their number of items.

  • Clicking on a subject will display the materials in that category.
  • Sub-categories for the displayed subject are shown in the box in the upper left of the page.
  • A description of each item and other information is shown. Clicking on the title of the material brings up more information.

Peer Review

The MERLOT/Physics Peer Review process is an important indication of quality of learning materials.

Click here to learn more about the MERLOT/Physics Peer Review process.