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ERIC Number: EJ1118787
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2015-Dec
Pages: 9
Abstractor: ERIC
ISSN: ISSN-0036-8555
Turn Your Smartphone into a Science Laboratory
Vieyra, Rebecca; Vieyra, Chrystian; Jeanjacquot, Philippe; Marti, Arturo; Monteiro, Martín
Science Teacher, v82 n9 p32-39 Dec 2015
Mobile devices have become a popular form of education technology, but little attention has been paid to the use of their sensors for data collection and analysis. This article describes some of the benefits of using mobile devices this way and presents five challenges to help students overcome common misconceptions about force and motion. The authors have used these challenges--and the apps they created to go along with them--in their physics classes but have also found them useful in environmental science, chemistry, and biology classes as well.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
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