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ERIC Number: EJ809225
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2008-Sep
Pages: 3
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 4
ISSN: ISSN-0031-9120
Magnetic Braking Revisited: An Activity for "How Science Works"
Ireson, Gren; Twidle, John
Physics Education, v43 n5 p522-524 Sep 2008
The National Curriculum for 14-16 year old students in England contains a mandatory element called "How science works". Included in this material is interpretation of data, collecting data from primary sources, using ICT tools, and developing an argument and drawing conclusions. What follows is an activity, based on magnetic braking, which allows students to develop these areas and more. (Contains 2 tables and 5 figures.)
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Teacher; Journal Articles; Reports - Descriptive
Education Level: Secondary Education
Audience: Teachers
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: United Kingdom (England)