ERIC Number: ED471418
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1999
Reference Count: N/A
Minds-On Physics: Materials for Developing Concept-Based Problem-Solving Skills in Physics.
Gerace, William J.; Dufresne, Robert J.; Leonard, William J.; Mestre, Jose P.
This paper introduces integrated curriculum material for high school physics developed by the Physics Education Research Group (PERG) with the University of Massachusetts and high school teachers. This curriculum is based on an action-oriented constructivist approach. There are six types of materials in the curriculum: (1) student activities; (2) student reader; (3) answers and instructional aids for teachers; (4) assessment items; (5) supplements; and (6) answer sheets. (YDS)
Publication Type: Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Sponsor: National Science Foundation, Arlington, VA.
Authoring Institution: Massachusetts Univ., Amherst. Physics Education Research Group.