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Ideas to Review for AP 1 Test

Ideas to Review for AP 1 Test | Physics | Scoop.it
Below are a series of simulated situations used to illustrate major ideas in physics. Next to each link I give you a few things to consider as you explore the environment that was recreated in the program.

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Dolores Gende's curator insight, May 5, 2015 6:22 AM

Series of simulations that illustrate physics concepts. 

John Myrick's curator insight, May 5, 2015 2:31 PM

Take a look at these questions, you will see something like this on tomorrows test. Good luck!

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Physics In Flux » Unrolling Toilet Paper

Physics In Flux » Unrolling Toilet Paper | Physics | Scoop.it
In his Dec. 17 Action-Reaction blog post titled "Falling Rolls," one of my heroes of physics instruction, Frank Noschese, details an exercise from Robert Ehrlich's book Why Toast Lands Jelly-Side Down.

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Vernier Fan Attachment

How to construct and attach a constant force/acceleration fan attachment to a Vernier dynamics cart.

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Leadership needed: Avoid new tech with outdated teaching practices

Leadership needed: Avoid new tech with outdated teaching practices | Physics | Scoop.it

 

If you use new tech with outdated teaching methods it could go wrong and look like this.

 


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6 Useful Apps for Teaching Kids how to Code ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

6 Useful Apps for Teaching Kids how to Code ~ Educational Technology and Mobile Learning | Physics | Scoop.it

"Below is a list of some interesting web tools that you can use with your kids and students to help them learn coding. I have only included the most popular platforms and the ones I have personally tried. Have a look and as always your feedback is welcome."


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Communica8GH's curator insight, August 6, 2013 7:58 PM

Coding might be fun for a lot of students.

Kelly Blair's curator insight, August 7, 2013 8:50 AM

A great list to get started with, I'm also going to use the programming lessons found at the Khan academy.

AlGonzalezinfo's curator insight, August 8, 2013 7:19 AM

Excellent post! I have a 10 year old and a 13 year old, I wonder if they will like different ones.  

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How Physics Explains Thor's Hammer And Captain America's Shield

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"Avengers: Age of Ultron" hits theaters Friday. To get prepped, I talked to Professor Jim Kakalios of the University of Minnesota, who researches nanocrystalline semiconductors by day and is the au...

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Modeling Instruction in Physics on Vimeo

Modeling Instruction in Physics on Vimeo | Physics | Scoop.it
This channel showcases teachers using Modeling Instruction (and other reformed physics teaching methods) in their classrooms. Instead of relying on lectures…
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Superhero Science

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Use engaging videos on TED-Ed to create customized lessons. You can use, tweak, or completely redo any lesson featured on TED-Ed, or create lessons from scratch based on any video from YouTube.

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A free body diagram challenge: the constant velocity buggy

A free body diagram challenge: the constant velocity buggy | Physics | Scoop.it
Here's a deceptively hard free body diagram problem: draw a free body diagram for a motorized cart moving at constant velocity. Even though these constant velocity buggies are staples of the first ...

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Theresa Rudnick's curator insight, July 11, 2013 10:07 AM

Interesting topic for discussion with AP students

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11 Teaching Strategies For Spotting The Blind Spots In Your Classroom

11 Teaching Strategies For Spotting The Blind Spots In Your Classroom | Physics | Scoop.it

"When Stanford Professor Lee Shulman was first enmeshed in the research that led to Board certification of teachers by NBPTS, I asked him – in a hotel bathroom, of all places – what interesting findings were turning up about great teachers as compared to the rest. He replied: 'Well, you might not find this such a big deal, but a big indicator is the degree to which a teacher accurately describes what happens in her classroom.'"

 


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Kathy Lynch's curator insight, August 7, 2013 8:59 AM

Geat ideas for reflecting on what is really taking place in the class you are creating.

Kelly Blair's comment, August 8, 2013 8:52 AM
An excellent summary of effective teaching and learning strategies .
Readwritelearnwell's curator insight, August 17, 2013 5:27 PM

Focuses on effective assessment for learning.

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Toys from Trash

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Gallery of Arvind Gupta's Fun Science Toys hosted at ArvindGuptaToys.com - Page by Samir Dhurde

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Dolores Gende's curator insight, July 12, 2013 7:48 AM

Lots and lots of toy ideas with easy directions to build them Most made from readily available materials (including trash!)