ERIC Number: EJ633544
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: 0
Thought Experiments in Physics Education: A Simple and Practical Example.
Lattery, Mark J.
Science and Education, v10 n5 p485-92 Sep 2001
Uses a Galilean thought experiment to enhance learning in a college-level physical science course. Presents both modern and historical perspectives of Galileo's work. As a final project, students explored Galileo's thought experiment in the laboratory using modern detectors with satisfying results. (Contains 25 references.) (Author/ASK)
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles
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