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written by the UniServe Science and Manjula Devi Sharma
This resource is a set of activity-based physics tutorials and worksheets on properties of matter, developed for students who have successfully completed a course in high school physics. It was designed to be implemented in student-centered cooperative learning environments. The tutorials feature thematic workshops across a broad range of topics relating to pressure, buoyancy, density, fluid flow, stress, strain, elasticity, bonding, and crystal structures. Workshop Tutorials were deliberately designed to not be part of the formal assessment procedure, allowing students to openly discuss problems in physics and explore solutions in a stress-free environment. Solutions are provided to students as they leave the class, giving them immediate feedback on their ideas. All materials, including worksheets and solutions, are available in Word and PDF formats.    

Created by the University of Sydney Physics Education Research group (SUPER) this item is part of a larger collection of activity-based physics tutorials.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- Applications of Newton's Laws
= Pressure
Fluid Mechanics
- Dynamics of Fluids
= Flow Rate
- Statics of Fluids
= Density and Buoyancy
= Measuring Pressure
= Static Pressure
General Physics
- Properties of Matter
Modern Physics
- Condensed Matter
= Crystal Structure
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Curriculum support
= Tutorial
= Unit of Instruction
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- Educators
- application/pdf
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© 2002 Workshop Tutorials for Physics, University of Sydney, Australia
Keywords:
active learning, atmospheric pressure, bernoulli, cooperative learning, crystal bonding, fluid dynamics, fluid flow, gague pressure, pressure, strain, stress
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Metadata instance created July 11, 2008 by Christopher Allen
Record Updated:
May 28, 2011 by Lyle Barbato
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June 12, 2007
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UniServe Science and M. Sharma, (2002), WWW Document, (http://www.physics.usyd.edu.au/super/physics_tut/propr.html).
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UniServe Science and M. Sharma, Workshop Tutorials for Physics: Properties of Matter - Regular (2002), <http://www.physics.usyd.edu.au/super/physics_tut/propr.html>.
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UniServe Science, & Sharma, M. (2007, June 12). Workshop Tutorials for Physics: Properties of Matter - Regular. Retrieved August 29, 2014, from http://www.physics.usyd.edu.au/super/physics_tut/propr.html
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UniServe Science, and Manjula Sharma. Workshop Tutorials for Physics: Properties of Matter - Regular. June 12, 2007. http://www.physics.usyd.edu.au/super/physics_tut/propr.html (accessed 29 August 2014).
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UniServe Science, and Manjula Sharma. Workshop Tutorials for Physics: Properties of Matter - Regular. 2002. 12 June 2007. 29 Aug. 2014 <http://www.physics.usyd.edu.au/super/physics_tut/propr.html>.
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Is Part Of Workshop Tutorials for Physics

This is the full collection of activity-based physics materials by the authors, which includes units on mechanics, electricity and magnetism, waves, thermodynamics, and quantum physics.  Each topic is broken down into introductory and calculus-based levels.

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Covers the Same Topic (Different Course Level) As Workshop Tutorials for Physics: Properties of Matter - Introductory

This is the introductory unit on properties of matter by the same authors, designed for students with little or no prior experience with physics.

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