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5.1: Interactive Figures

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    Interactive figures and simulations can usually be found in the Ancillary Materials section of each Library. They can be added into textbook pages by simply transcluding, in the same way as is outlined in Section 3.1A, by clicking "Content Reuse" with the pull down menu. Below is an example of embedding the Javascript figure from this page:

    Figure \(\PageIndex{1}\): Interactive CalcPlot3D figure created by Paul Seeburger (Monroe Community College).

    There are also other interactive web-based tutorials and simulations that take advantage of the computational features of an online textbook. These include other interactive tools such as virtual laboratories, tutorials, and real-time concept tests.

    Figure \(\PageIndex{2}\): Interactive Applications that can be embedded into pages including Simulations like PhET.

    As another example, here is an embedded Beer's lab PhET simulation.

    5.1: Interactive Figures is shared under a CC BY license and was authored, remixed, and/or curated by LibreTexts.