ERIC Number: EJ566741
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1998
Reference Count: N/A
Catapulting Students into Real World Problems.
CSTA Journal, p10-13 Spr 1998
Describes an upper-level high-school science course that provides students with hands-on experience in applying classroom physics to practical problems. Explores how the course prepares serious science students for future work while they have fun. Past projects have included establishing a speed trap on campus, restoring the school's observatory, and inventing new technologies to address modern problems. (PVD)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Note: Journal availability: the California Science Teachers Association, 3550 Watt Avenue, #120, Sacramento, CA 95821-2666.