Physical Science Study Committee

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The Physical Science Study Committee was inaugurated at MIT in 1956 with the objective to review introductory physics education and designing and monitoring improvements. It produced a major new physics textbooks, instructional movies and classroom laboratory materials, that were used by high schools around the world during the 1960s and 1970s.[1]

Original members[edit]


  • PSSC. Physics. 1st Edition 1960. D.C. Heath
  • Judson B. Cross, John H. Dodge, James A. Walter, Uri Haber-Schaim. PSSC Physics. 3rd edition 1971. D.C. Heath


See also[edit]


  1. ^ "PSSC: 50 Years Later". Retrieved 2014-04-06. 
  2. ^ MIT Museum. "MIT Museum Collections - People". Retrieved 2014-04-06. 
  3. ^ "TECH_V082_S0503_P001.pdf" (PDF). Retrieved 2014-04-06. 
  4. ^ "Coulomb's Law : Richard Leacock : Free Download & Streaming : Internet Archive". Retrieved 2014-04-06. 

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