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ERIC Number: EJ1142566
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2017-Apr
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
ISSN: ISSN-0031-921X
Two Types of Truth in the Physics Classroom
Keeports, David
Physics Teacher, v55 n4 p218-220 Apr 2017
On the first day of class I ask my students, "What makes a true statement true?" Then I tell them that they might be surprised to learn that there are only two types of true statements in physics, and I encourage them to try to discover the two categories.
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Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Higher Education; Postsecondary Education
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Language: English
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Identifiers - Location: California (Oakland)
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