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This is a collection of introductory physics problems designed for active learning classrooms.  Each exercise in this collection is built around research on student acquisition of knowledge.  Problems were designed to allow students to consider their own intuitive reasoning processes to help them gain deeper insights.  Specific topics include Mechanics, Heat and Temperature, Waves, Electricity and Magnetism, Properties of Matter, Modern Physics, and Optics.  A link is also provided to see all the problems displayed by type, such as multiple choice, qualitative reasoning, ranking tasks, context-based, essay questions, and more.
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- Active Learning
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= Introductory E & M
= Introductory Mechanics
Modern Physics
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- Lower Undergraduate
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ABP, Activity Based Physics, Physics Suite problems, Problem based learning, cognitive-based curriculum, context-rich problems, homework problems, problem sets
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(University of Maryland Physics Education Research Group, College Park, 2004), WWW Document, (http://www.physics.umd.edu/perg/abp/TPProbs/ProbSubjs.htm).
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Teaching Physics with the Physics Suite: Thinking Problems by Subject (University of Maryland Physics Education Research Group, College Park, 2004), <http://www.physics.umd.edu/perg/abp/TPProbs/ProbSubjs.htm>.
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Teaching Physics with the Physics Suite: Thinking Problems by Subject. (2007, August 17). Retrieved July 25, 2014, from University of Maryland Physics Education Research Group: http://www.physics.umd.edu/perg/abp/TPProbs/ProbSubjs.htm
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University of Maryland Physics Education Research Group. Teaching Physics with the Physics Suite: Thinking Problems by Subject. College Park: University of Maryland Physics Education Research Group, August 17, 2007. http://www.physics.umd.edu/perg/abp/TPProbs/ProbSubjs.htm (accessed 25 July 2014).
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Teaching Physics with the Physics Suite: Thinking Problems by Subject. College Park: University of Maryland Physics Education Research Group, 2004. 17 Aug. 2007. 25 July 2014 <http://www.physics.umd.edu/perg/abp/TPProbs/ProbSubjs.htm>.
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