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Using Physics Gadgets and Gizmos Grades 9-12 Book

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Using Physics Gadgets and Gizmos Grades 9-12 Book

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Using Physics Gadgets and Gizmos, Grades 9-12, Phenomenon-Based Learning by Matthew Bobrowski, Mikko Korhonen, and Jukka Kohtamaki, a U.S. professor and two Finnish teachers.

The 54 experiments in Using Physics Gadgets and Gizmos, Grades 9–12, encourage your high school students to explore a variety of phenomena involved with pressure and force, thermodynamics, energy, light and color, resonance, buoyancy, two-dimensional motion, angular momentum, magnetism, and electromagnetic induction. The phenomenon-based learning (PBL) approach used by the authors is as educational as the experiments are attention-grabbing. Instead of putting the theory before the application, PBL encourages students to first experience how the gadgets work and then grow curious enough to find out why. Students engage in the activities not as a task to be completed but as exploration and discovery. The idea is to help your students go beyond simply memorizing physics facts. Using Physics Gadgets and Gizmos can help them learn broader concepts, useful critical-thinking skills, and science and engineering practices (as defined by the Next Generation Science Standards).

Publisher: NSTA Press
Publication Date: 3/1/2014
Pages: 169
ISBN: 978-1-936959-36-5
Grade Level: High School

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