For ten weeks starting in December 2016, physics educators and their students have been uploading their short videos that capture demonstrations of physics in the world- in Slow Motion. The contest was the first of its kind by Arbor Scientific, the educational leader in finding cool science tools for making understanding scientific principles easy, fun and [...]
Posted on March2,2017 by Andrea Kelly
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Posted on March23,2015 by James Lincoln
Welcome to our March 2015 Issue of our CoolStuff Newsletter. This month, we are featuring a simple, safe and Cool device called an Energy Stick. Physics teacher James Lincoln demonstrates several experiments that help students understand the principles of electric current and light. James has authored many of our past CoolStuff Newsletters, and teachers have [...]
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Posted on September11,2014 by Dr. Joel Bryan
Posted on March1,2008 by Chris ChiaverinaIn this video series Chris Chiaverina discusses the details of the "Learning Cycle" phases of this teaching model. Watch as his guest teachers describe their experiences and methods.The Learning Cycle is an approach to science instruction first developed by Atkin and Karplus in 1962 while working on the SCIS (Science Curriculum Improvement Study) project.