ERIC Number: EJ449213
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1991
Reference Count: 0
Mystery, Physics, Logic, and Coffee Cans.
Halada, Richard S.
Physics Teacher, v29 n4 p242-43 Apr 1991
Demonstrates a laboratory to teach the concept of moment of inertia in which students are asked to identify four objects of equal mass sealed in unopenable containers by identifying the mass distribution of each object. Gives instructions to build an instrument to determine relative distribution of mass. (MDH)
Descriptors: Concept Formation, Cooperative Learning, High Schools, Instructional Materials, Laboratory Experiments, Learning Activities, Mechanics (Physics), Physics, Postsecondary Education, Problem Solving, Science Education, Science Equipment, Science Experiments, Science Instruction, Scientific Concepts
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Guides - Classroom - Teacher
Education Level: N/A
Audience: Teachers; Practitioners
Authoring Institution: N/A