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written by the University of Minnesota Physics Education Research Group, Kenneth Heller, and Patricia Heller
This page provides a set of context-rich physics problems relating to electric power.  Each context-rich problem is based on a real-world situation, and includes both information that is relevant to solving the problem and extraneous information.  Strategies for problem solving are not explicitly provided.  Each problem is formulated so it is too difficult for one student to solve alone, yet not too difficult for a group to master.    

This resource is based on the research results of the Minnesota Physics Education Research group.  See Related items on this page for a link to the full collection.
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context-rich problems, current, electric power, group problem solving, heat, problem solving, real-world problems, resistance, voltage
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University of Minnesota Physics Education Research Group, K. Heller, and P. Heller, (2003), WWW Document, (http://groups.physics.umn.edu/physed/Research/CRP/on-lineArchive/crep.html).
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University of Minnesota Physics Education Research Group, K. Heller, and P. Heller, Context Rich Problems Online Archives: Electric Power (2003), <http://groups.physics.umn.edu/physed/Research/CRP/on-lineArchive/crep.html>.
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University of Minnesota Physics Education Research Group, Heller, K., & Heller, P. (2007, May 11). Context Rich Problems Online Archives: Electric Power. Retrieved April 18, 2014, from http://groups.physics.umn.edu/physed/Research/CRP/on-lineArchive/crep.html
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University of Minnesota Physics Education Research Group, K. Heller, and P. Heller. Context Rich Problems Online Archives: Electric Power. May 11, 2007. http://groups.physics.umn.edu/physed/Research/CRP/on-lineArchive/crep.html (accessed 18 April 2014).
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University of Minnesota Physics Education Research Group, Kenneth Heller, and Patricia Heller. Context Rich Problems Online Archives: Electric Power. 2003. 11 May 2007. 18 Apr. 2014 <http://groups.physics.umn.edu/physed/Research/CRP/on-lineArchive/crep.html>.
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This is the full collection of context-rich problems for first and second semester courses in both algebra-based and calculus-based introductory physics.

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