Take-Home Physics: 65 High-Impact, Low-Cost Labs

Take-Home Physics: 65 High-Impact, Low-Cost Labs

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Take-Home Physics is an excellent resource for high school physics teachers who want to devote more classroom time to complex concepts while challenging their students with hands-on homework assignments. This volume presents 65 take-home physics labs that use ordinary household items or other inexpensive materials to tackle motions and kinematics; forces and energy; waves, sound, and light; and electricity and magnetism. The results: Students learn background knowledge, reinforce basic process skills, practice discovery, and bridge classroom learning with real-world applications, all while getting excited about homework. Teachers can also integrate science and literacy by requiring the use of lab notebooks with formal write-ups , Materials lists and safety notes, as well as both student activity pages and teacher notes are included.Ehrlich, R. 1997. Why toast lands jelly-side down: Zen and the art of physics demonstrations. ... Jargodzki, C. 2001. Mad about ... physics laboratory manual. Needham ... Teaching high school science through inquiry: A case study approach.

Title:Take-Home Physics: 65 High-Impact, Low-Cost Labs
Author:Michael Horton
Publisher:NSTA Press - 2009


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