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Abstract Title: Improving Student Understanding of Stern Gerlach Experiment
Abstract: Stern-Gerlach experiment is a classic experiment which has played a
central role in quantum mechanics. Our group is investigating the
difficulties that students have in learning Stern-Gerlach experiment and
developing and evaluating Quantum Interactive Learning Tutorials
(QuILTs) and Peer Instruction tools to improve students' understanding
of these concepts. We will discuss common difficulties with these topics and iterative development and evaluation of learning tools to help
improve student understanding.
*Supported by the National Science Foundation
Abstract Type: Contributed Poster

Author/Organizer Information

Primary Contact: Guangtian Zhu
Department of Physics & Astronomy, University of Pittsburgh
100 Allen Hall, 3941 O'Hara Street
Pittsburgh, PA 15260
Phone: 412-251-3716
and Co-Presenter(s)
Chandralekha Singh
Department of Physics & Astronomy
University of Pittsburgh
clsingh -at-