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ERIC Number: EJ891987
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2007-Apr
Pages: 2
Abstractor: As Provided
Reference Count: 1
ISSN: ISSN-0031-921X
A Data Analysis for the Inverse Square Law
Downie, Russell
Physics Teacher, v45 n4 p206-207 Apr 2007
When first encountered, inverse square laws can damage the confidence of beginning physics students whose maths skills are uncertain. Engaging in practical exercises that help them work with the idea can be a great help. We have used the following apparatus for a number of years and our students understand and enjoy the exercise.
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Language: English
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