ERIC Number: EJ384522
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
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A New Way to Teach Introductory Electricity.
Steinberg, Melvin S.
Scientific Reasoning Research Institute Newsletter, v3 n2 p6-7 Apr 1988
Cites the misconceptions that students beginning the study of electric circuits often have about electricity. Explains the use of capacitors with circuits of batteries and light bulbs to introduce electrostatic forces and help to alleviate the problem of misconceptions. (RT)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Researchers; Practitioners
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Note: Journal availability: Scientific Reasoning Research Institute, 314 Hasbrouck Laboratory, University of Massachusetts, Amherst, MA 01003.