ERIC Number: ED211820
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: 0
Physics Laboratory Project Book, 1979-80.
Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Hartford. Bureau of Vocational-Technical Schools.
This Physics Laboratory Project Book, assembled through a survey of science instructors in vocational-technical schools in Connecticut, is an extension of the Chemistry-Materials Laboratory Project Book (see note) and is intended to meet a variety of needs. It can serve as an idea book, with the instructor taking from it as needed and adding or substituting material related to class interests; as a guide book for starting or upgrading a laboratory program; or as a laboratory workbook for students. Projects in the book are related to various trades or vocational areas. Some of the laboratories are totally oriented toward physics. Some may be very basic and general in nature and may apply to all students and trades; others are more specific and apply only to selected students and trades. Unlike the Chemistry-Materials laboratories, not all exercises here require the use of safety equipment. The first four sections of this project book are directed toward the instructor, and contain an introduction, suggestions for having a successful laboratory exercise and for managing laboratory materials, and a suggested laboratory report format. The following six sections provide materials for student use, and are organized into 82 laboratory experiences. The units cover laboratory orientation, mechanics, heat, sound, light, and electricity. Each laboratory experience contains an explanation of its purpose, materials required, information, procedures, and notes for the instructor. Charts and diagrams are included where needed. (KC)
Descriptors: Laboratory Equipment, Laboratory Experiments, Laboratory Manuals, Laboratory Procedures, Laboratory Safety, Physics, Postsecondary Education, Science Experiments, Science Instruction, Science Laboratories, Secondary Education, Skilled Occupations, Technical Education, Technical Occupations, Vocational Education, Workbooks
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Connecticut State Dept. of Education, Hartford. Bureau of Vocational-Technical Schools.
Note: For a related document see CE 031 111.