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ERIC Number: EJ449133
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 1992
Pages: N/A
Abstractor: N/A
ISSN: ISSN-0031-9120
Science Fiction Comes into the Classroom: "Maelstrom II."
Martin-Diaz, M. J.; And Others
Physics Education, v27 n1 p18-23 Jan 1992
Proposes the critical analysis of science fiction as a motivational enhancement for students to be strategically engaged in the learning of scientific concepts. Exemplifies this strategy with the analysis of the data presented in the science fiction short story, "Maelstrom II" written by Arthur C. Clarke, utilizing mathematical concepts from classical mechanics. (nine references) (JJK)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Learner; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Students; Teachers; Practitioners
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A