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written by Edward F. Redish
This website contains a series of peer instruction problems on dynamics, designed to be solved in a classroom setting. The problems are presented with a qualitative (usually multiple choice) question that is carefully constructed to engage student difficulties with fundamental concepts.  Students consider the problem individually and contribute their answers using personal response systems (clickers).  Students then confer with their cooperative groups and vote again on the correct response. Topics covered include force, acceleration, normal force, friction, tension, and motion in two dimensions.

This problem set is part of the Physics Suite collection, containing sample problems, peer instruction problems, and alternative homework sets. See Related Materials on this page for a link to the author's free online book that explains the principles and pedagogy behind The Physics Suite and provides in-depth instructions for the physics teacher.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- Applications of Newton's Laws
= Friction
- Newton's Second Law
= Force, Acceleration
= Interacting Objects
Education Practices
- Active Learning
= Cooperative Learning
= Peer Instruction
- Technology
= Audience Response
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Collection
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Best practice
= Problem/Problem Set
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© 2004 University of Maryland PERG
Keywords:
Newton's Second Law, PI problems, acceleration, classroom questions, clicker questions, force, friction, in-class questions, normal force, tension
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Metadata instance created July 15, 2008 by Christopher Allen
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October 14, 2008 by Lyle Barbato
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May 28, 2004
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E. Redish, Physics Suite Peer Instruction Problems: Dynamics, (2004), <http://www.physics.umd.edu/perg/role/PIProbs/D.htm>.
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Redish, E. (2004, May 28). Physics Suite Peer Instruction Problems: Dynamics. Retrieved November 23, 2014, from http://www.physics.umd.edu/perg/role/PIProbs/D.htm
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Redish, Edward F.. Physics Suite Peer Instruction Problems: Dynamics. May 28, 2004. http://www.physics.umd.edu/perg/role/PIProbs/D.htm (accessed 23 November 2014).
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Redish, Edward F.. Physics Suite Peer Instruction Problems: Dynamics. 2004. 28 May 2004. 23 Nov. 2014 <http://www.physics.umd.edu/perg/role/PIProbs/D.htm>.
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This is a freely accessible online book by the author that explains the  principles and pedagogy behind The Physics Suite and in-depth instructions for its use in the introductory physics classroom.

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