ERIC Number: EJ324406
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1985
Reference Count: 0
An Alternative Approach to an Introductory Physics Laboratory.
Robertson, William C.
Physics Teacher, v23 n6 p348-52 Sep 1985
Describes an introductory laboratory format (used for 12 years at Colorado College) that involves students in the design and exploration phases of experiments. The laboratory features include choices of experiments; clearly explained goals; student selection of methods; wise equipment use; check-out procedures with instructor questions; and no written laboratory reports. (DH)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
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