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Other

Description:

This learning cycle features six videotaped experiments, organized sequentially for introducing the topic of projectile motion in introductory physics courses. Each video includes learning goal, prior information needed to understand the material, and questions for learners. Students will observe, engage in qualitative and quantitative analysis, and perform an application experiment. The instructional method is based on cognitive apprenticeship, in which students focus on the process of science by observing, modeling, predicting, testing, and revising (in that order). See Related Materials for links to the full collection by the same authors and for free access to an article explaining the pedagogy behind the learning cycles.

Subjects:

  • Education > General

Education Levels:

  • Grade 1
  • Grade 6
  • Grade 8
  • Grade 9

Keywords:

Informal Education,Relative Motion,Moving Reference Frames,Cognitive Apprenticeship,Motion in Two Dimensions,NSDL,Projectile Motion,Education Foundations,Learning Theory,High School,Galileo's mast experiment,Technology,projectile,NSDL_SetSpec_439869,History/Policy/Law,Education,free fall,Classical Mechanics,oai:nsdl.org:2200/20061003061610944T,Physics

Language:

English

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Public - Available to anyone

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Creative Commons Attribution Non-Commercial Share Alike

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