ERIC Number: EJ1044084
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2014-Sep
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 5
Learning and Teaching with a Computer Scanner
Planinsic, G.; Gregorcic, B.; Etkina, E.
Physics Education, v49 n5 p586-595 Sep 2014
This paper introduces the readers to simple inquiry-based activities (experiments with supporting questions) that one can do with a computer scanner to help students learn and apply the concepts of relative motion in 1 and 2D, vibrational motion and the Doppler effect. We also show how to use these activities to help students think like scientists. They will conduct simple experiments, construct different explanations for their observations, test their explanations in new experiments and represent their ideas in multiple ways.
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Teaching Methods, Inquiry, Science Experiments, Computer Uses in Education, Motion, Scientific Concepts, Observation, Reprography, Secondary School Science, High School Students, College Science, Introductory Courses
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