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ERIC Number: EJ370994
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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Conserving the Circus? An Alternative Approach to Teaching and Learning about Energy.
Brook, Angela J.; Wells, Peter
Physics Education, v23 n2 p80-85 Mar 1988
Critiques the "energy circus," an approach to the introduction of ideas of energy transformation and conservation which is in common use in secondary schools. Identifies some practical and conceptual difficulties and outlines an alternative approach used in introducing ideas about energy using real devices and arrow notation. (CW)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
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Audience: Practitioners
Language: English
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