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Vieyra, Rebecca E.; Vieyra, Chrystian – Physics Teacher, 2014
Mobile device accelerometers are a simple and easy way for students to collect accurate and detailed data on an amusement park ride. The resulting data can be graphed to assist in the creation of force diagrams to help students explain their physical sensations while on the ride. This type of activity can help students overcome some of the…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Technology Uses in Education, Recreational Activities, Parks
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Sabella, Mel S.; Van Duzor, Andrea G.; Passehl, Jennie; Weisenburger, Kara – Physics Teacher, 2012
Because of the diverse character of colleges and universities throughout the United States, it is naive to believe that a one-size-fits-all model of teacher preparation aligns with specific resources and student population needs. Exploring innovative models that challenge traditional programs is now being encouraged by organizations such as the…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Teachers, Preservice Teacher Education, College School Cooperation
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Hicks, James L. – Physics Teacher, 2007
It's a weekday in mid-October, late at night and with another teaching assignment not far below the horizon. Yet 40 teachers are laughing, joking, and sharing in the fun that is associated with physics teaching. The event: a Physics Northwest (PNW) meeting, an organization that is in its 20th year and thriving. "Physics Northwest meetings are…
Descriptors: Partnerships in Education, Physics, Conferences (Gatherings), Professional Associations