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College Ready 2012 Physics Topical Workshop Documents

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College Ready Physics Topical Workshop 

written by Wolfgang Christian and Mario Belloni

Participants learn how to incorporate existing Open Source Physics and Physlet-based curricular materials into their classrooms as an extension of their involvement in College Ready topical workshops.  The OSP topical workshops that will be running concurrently with other CR workshops include waves and optics, modern physics, and kinematics and dynamics. Workshop participants will engage in activities using the Physlets (interactive Java applets written at Davidson College), ready-to-run Java programs, and OSP simulations geared to support the specific content being addressed within each physics topical workshop.  Participants will also have the opportunity to create and develop electronic filing cabinets that will help them organize their favorite resources that can be shared with students and other teachers.  College Ready is an NSF-funded Mathematics and Science Partnership at the University of Arkansas that provides professional development to physics and physical science teachers, as well as mathematics teachers, in grades 7-12 through the use of intensive cohort-based workshops that emphasize inquiry-based classroom application of physics and mathematics concepts.


Material for this workshop is available in a ComPADRE shared file folder: http://www.compadre.org/OSP/filingcabinet/share.cfm?UID=4856&FID=30680&code=873A9F5BC1

Published June 6, 2012
Last Modified June 9, 2012

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Supplemental Documents (2)

OSP Overview 

An overiew of the goals of the College Ready Open Source Physics Workshop.

Last Modified June 9, 2012

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College Ready Physics Topical Workshop Handouts 

Explorations and exercises for use in the workshop.

Last Modified June 5, 2012

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Open Source Physics - Tracker - EJS Modeling
Physlet Physics
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