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ERIC Number: EJ346095
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
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Physics and the Real World--A Non-Ideal Experiment in Elasticity.
Livesley, D. M.
Physics Education, v21 n5 p292-95 Sep 1986
Describes a physics experiment which demonstrates the pitfalls of assuming that a model which represents an ideal system is applicable to a real experiment. Explains how the failure may give greater understanding of the problem and may lead to improvements in the model. (ML)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
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Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
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