ERIC Number: ED463158
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2002
Reference Count: N/A
Stop Faking It! Finally Understanding Science So You Can Teach It. Force and Motion.
Robertson, William C.
This book aims to develop an understanding of basic physics concepts among school teachers in grades 3-8. The concepts covered in this book include force, motion, gravity, and circular motion without intimidating detailed units and formulas. Chapters include: (1) "Newton's First One"; (2) "In Which We Describe Motion and Then Change It"; (3) "Newton's Second One"; (4) "There's No Such Thing as Gravity--The Earth Sucks"; (5) "Round and Round and Round in the Circle Game"; (6) "Newton's Third"; and (7) "To the Moon, Alice!" (YDS)
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Elementary Education, Elementary School Teachers, Force, Gravity (Physics), Motion, Physics, Science Education, Scientific Literacy
NSTA Press, 1840 Wilson Blvd., Arlington, VA 22201-3000. Web site: http://www.nsta.org.
Publication Type: Books; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Parents; Practitioners; Teachers
Authoring Institution: National Science Teachers Association, Arlington, VA.