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Amir, Nazir; Subramaniam, R. – Physics Education, 2009
An activity to excite kinaesthetically inclined students about learning physics is described in this article. Using only commonly available materials, a low cost candy floss kit is fabricated by students. A number of physics concepts are embedded contextually in the activity so that students get to learn these concepts in a real world setting…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Instruction, Science Activities, Teaching Methods
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Amir, Nazir; Subramaniam, R. – Physics Education, 2007
Students in the normal technical stream are generally less academically inclined. Teaching physics to them can be a challenge. A possible way to engage such kinaesthetic learners is to encourage them to fabricate physics-based toys. The activity described in this article shows how a group of three students were able to come up with a creative…
Descriptors: Physics, Science Instruction, Science Activities, Hands on Science