ERIC Number: EJ1056932
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Mar
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 12
The Earth's Magnetic Field Fuels Inter-Disciplinary Education
Abdul-Razzaq, Wathiq; Biller, R. Dale; Wilson, Thomas H.
Physics Education, v50 n2 p218-223 Mar 2015
There is no doubt that integrated concepts inspire students and take learning to a new level. As we fly, we fly through the magnetic field of the Earth. We used the concepts involved in flying to develop an exercise that bonds geology, physics and life sciences.
Descriptors: Science Instruction, Scientific Concepts, Magnets, Physics, Geology, Biology, Earth Science, Equations (Mathematics), Computation, Telecommunications, Air Transportation, Measurement Techniques, College Science
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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