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ERIC Number: EJ1117683
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2016-Jul
Pages: 7
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8555
Explaining Ramps with Models
Campbell, Todd; Neilson, Drew
Science Teacher, v83 n5 p33-39 Jul 2016
In this article Campbell and Neilson discuss several design strategies developed or adopted that were found particularly helpful when sequencing a unit that focused on learning about motion and acceleration. Students were expected to predict, observe, and explain why a ball traveled down one ramp faster than the other. Before engaging students, important science principles were identified for them to consider, based upon teacher explanation of the phenomenon.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Elementary Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Grant or Contract Numbers: N/A