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Level Intro College Calc-basedReferences coming soon, Intro College Alg-basedReferences coming soon, more » Small group discussion of conceptual questions interspersed with lectures, increasing engagement and providing formative feedback on student thinking.
Setting Large LectureReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Small ClassReferences coming soon, more »)
Coverage Many topics with less depth - Requires…
Effort Low - (If suitable ConcepTests are…
Resources Multiple choice questions and polling method. A…
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Problem-solving skillsReferences coming soon, Making real-world connections, more »)

PhET Interactive Simulations (PhET Simulations)


Level Intro College Calc-basedReferences coming soon, Intro College Alg-basedReferences coming soon, more » Open-ended game-like simulations that include expert visual models, enabling scientist-like exploration and real-world connections.
Setting Large LectureReferences coming soon, RecitationReferences coming soon, LabReferences coming soon, Small Class, more »
Coverage Few topics with great depth, Many topics with less depth
Effort Low
Resources Computers for students - Access to…
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, Making real-world connections, Using multiple representations, (Can be adapted for: Lab skillsReferences coming soon, more »)

Teaching with Clickers (personal response systems, PRS, electronic voting systems, classroom response systems)


Level High School, Intro College Calc-based, more » Students use electronic devices to answer questions and instructors collect and display responses, facilitating student engagement and collaboration.
Setting Large Lecture, (Can be adapted for: Small Class, Recitation, more »)
Coverage Few topics with great depth, Many topics with less depth
Effort Medium
Resources Clickers / polling method, Cost for students
Skills Conceptual understanding, (Can be adapted for: Problem-solving skills, Making real-world connections, more »)
Level Intro College Calc-basedReferences coming soon, Intro College Alg-based, more » Exercises in which students rank variations of a physical situation on the basis of a specified physical quantity and explain their reasoning.
Setting Small ClassReferences coming soon, Large Lecture, more »
Coverage Many topics with less depth
Effort Low
Resources Cost for students
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon
Level Intro College Calc-basedReferences coming soon, Intro College Alg-basedReferences coming soon, more » Worksheets for use in lecture. Students predict results of demos, discuss in small groups, observe results, compare with predictions and explain.
Setting Large LectureReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Small Class, Studio)
Coverage Many topics with less depth
Effort Low
Resources Cost for students - Laboratory…
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, Using multiple representations
Level Intro College Calc-basedReferences coming soon, more » Students work in groups using structured problem-solving strategy to solve complex, context-rich problems too difficult to solve individually.
Setting RecitationReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Small Class, Studio)
Coverage Many topics with less depth
Effort Medium
Resources Tables for group work
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, Problem-solving skillsReferences coming soon, Making real-world connections, more »

Physlets (Physics Applets)


Level Intro College Calc-basedReferences coming soon, Intro College Alg-basedReferences coming soon, more » Small, flexible, educational physics applets that use simple graphics to convey only salient features of physical phenomena; modifiable and adaptable.
Setting Small ClassReferences coming soon, Lab, Homework, Studio, more »
Coverage Few topics with great depth, Many topics with less depth
Effort Medium
Resources Projector, Computers for students
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, Problem-solving skillsReferences coming soon, Using multiple representations, (Can be adapted for: Lab skills, more »)
Level Intro College Calc-basedReferences coming soon, Intro College Alg-basedReferences coming soon, more » Students answer questions online before class, promoting preparation for class and encouraging them to come to class with a "need to know."
Setting Large LectureReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Small Class, Lab, more »)
Coverage Few topics with great depth, Many topics with less depth
Effort Medium, High
Resources Computers for students - Course…
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, Making real-world connections, Using multiple representations, (Can be adapted for: Metacognition)
Level Intro College Calc-basedReferences coming soon, more » Students work in small groups on short, realistic scenarios, giving them a plausible motivation to solve problems.
Setting RecitationReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Small Class, Studio)
Coverage Many topics with less depth
Effort Medium
Resources Tables for group work
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, Problem-solving skillsReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Making real-world connections)
Level Intro College Calc-basedReferences coming soon, Intro College Alg-basedReferences coming soon, more » Open source code libraries, tools, and compiled simulations. Collection includes curriculum resources for physics, computation, and computer modeling.
Setting Small ClassReferences coming soon, Lab, Homework, Studio, more »
Coverage Few topics with great depth, Many topics with less depth
Effort Low
Resources Projector, Computers for students
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, Problem-solving skillsReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Lab skills)
Level Intro College Calc-based, Intro College Alg-based, more » Guided-inquiry worksheets for use in small groups, typically in a recitation section. Instructors engage students in Socratic dialogue.
Setting Recitation, (Can be adapted for: Small Class, Studio)
Coverage Many topics with less depth
Effort Medium
Resources TAs/LAs, Tables for group work
Skills Conceptual understanding, (Can be adapted for: Problem-solving skills, Lab skills, Making real-world connections, more »)

Tutorials in Introductory Physics (UW Tutorials, Washington Tutorials)


Level Intro College Calc-basedReferences coming soon, more » Guided-inquiry worksheets for small groups in recitation section of intro calculus-based physics. Instructors engage groups in Socratic dialogue.
Setting RecitationReferences coming soon, Homework, (Can be adapted for: Large Lecture, more »)
Coverage Many topics with less depth
Effort Medium
Resources TAs/LAs, Simple lab equipment, Cost for students, more »
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, Using multiple representations, (Can be adapted for: Problem-solving skills, more »)
Level Intro College Calc-basedReferences coming soon, Intro College Alg-basedReferences coming soon, more » A series of introductory laboratory modules that use computer data acquisition tools to help students develop physics concepts and acquire lab skills.
Setting LabReferences coming soon, Homework, (Can be adapted for: StudioReferences coming soon)
Coverage Many topics with less depth
Effort Low
Resources Computers for students, Advanced lab equipment, more »
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, Lab skills, Using multiple representations
Level Intro College Calc-basedReferences coming soon, Intro College Alg-basedReferences coming soon, more » Lab activities to collect and present data graphically in real time, giving an intuitive sense of physics concepts that can't be observed directly.
Setting LabReferences coming soon, StudioReferences coming soon, Large Lecture, more »
Coverage Few topics with great depth, Many topics with less depth
Effort Medium
Resources Computers for students, Advanced lab equipment
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, Using multiple representationsReferences coming soon, Lab skills, (Can be adapted for: Designing experiments)
Level Intro College Calc-basedReferences coming soon, more » A calculus-based introductory physics curriculum designed to completely replace traditional lectures and laboratories with sequenced activities.
Setting StudioReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Small ClassReferences coming soon, LabReferences coming soon)
Coverage Many topics with less depth - The…
Effort Medium
Resources TAs/LAs, Projector, Computers for students, more »
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, Lab skillsReferences coming soon, Using multiple representationsReferences coming soon, Designing experimentsReferences coming soon, more »
Level Intro College Calc-based, Intro College Alg-based, more » Short activities that help students apply concepts and address known difficulties; designed so that they cannot be solved using plug and chug.
Setting Large Lecture, Small Class, (Can be adapted for: Recitation, more »)
Coverage Many topics with less depth
Effort Low
Resources Cost for students
Skills Conceptual understanding

Activity-Based Tutorials, Volume 1: Introductory Physics (Activity-Based Physics, ABP tutorials, AB Tutorials)


Level Intro College Calc-basedReferences coming soon, more » Guided-inquiry worksheets for small groups in recitation section of intro calculus-based physics. Instructors engage groups in Socratic dialogue.
Setting RecitationReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Small Class, Studio)
Coverage Many topics with less depth
Effort Medium
Resources TAs/LAs, Computers for students, Advanced lab equipment, more »
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, Making real-world connectionsReferences coming soon, Using multiple representationsReferences coming soon, more »

Diagnoser Tools (Diagnostic Formative Assessment)


Level Teacher PDReferences coming soon, Middle SchoolReferences coming soon, Teacher Prep, High School, more » Tools to elicit students' initial ideas, lessons to engage those ideas, assessment items, and reporting structures for students and teachers.
Setting Small ClassReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Large Lecture, more »)
Coverage Few topics with great depth
Effort Medium
Resources Computers for students - internet access
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Problem-solving skills, Making real-world connections, more »)
Level Intro College Calc-basedReferences coming soon, Intro College Alg-basedReferences coming soon, more » Laboratory activities that use microcomputer-based laboratory tools to develop both conceptual understanding and quantitative laboratory skills.
Setting LabReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Studio)
Coverage Many topics with less depth
Effort Low
Resources Computers for students, Advanced lab equipment, more »
Skills None

SCALE-UP (Student-Centered Active Learning Environment with Upside-down Pedagogies)

Detailed Implementation Guide available
Level Intro College Calc-basedReferences coming soon, Intro College Alg-basedReferences coming soon, more » An integrated learning environment where the space is designed to facilitate interactions between small groups working on short, interesting tasks.
Setting StudioReferences coming soon
Coverage Few topics with great depth, Many topics with less depth
Effort High
Resources Tables for group work, Studio classroom
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, Problem-solving skillsReferences coming soon, Lab skillsReferences coming soon, Using multiple representationsReferences coming soon, Designing experimentsReferences coming soon, more »

Modeling Instruction (modeling, modeling physics, modeling method)


Level Teacher PDReferences coming soon, High SchoolReferences coming soon, Intro College Calc-basedReferences coming soon, more » Instruction organized around active student construction of conceptual and mathematical models in an interactive learning community.
Setting Small ClassReferences coming soon, StudioReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Recitation)
Coverage Few topics with great depth, Many topics with less depth
Effort High - Training and practice (a…
Resources Computers for students, Advanced lab equipment, more »
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, Problem-solving skillsReferences coming soon, Using multiple representationsReferences coming soon, Designing experiments, Metacognition, more »
Level High SchoolReferences coming soon, Intro College Calc-basedReferences coming soon, Teacher Prep, more » Guided-inquiry, introductory mechanics labs designed to promote students' mental construction of concepts.
Setting LabReferences coming soon, Studio, (Can be adapted for: Small Class)
Coverage Few topics with great depth
Effort High
Resources TAs/LAs, Advanced lab equipment, Tables for group work
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, Lab skills, Making real-world connections, Using multiple representations, more »

Open Source Tutorials (OST, OST Tutorials)


Level Intro College Alg-basedReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: High School, more ») Guided-inquiry worksheets for small groups in recitation section of intro algebra-based physics. Instructors engage groups in Socratic dialogue.
Setting RecitationReferences coming soon, Homework, (Can be adapted for: LabReferences coming soon, more »)
Coverage Many topics with less depth
Effort Medium
Resources TAs/LAs
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, Making real-world connections, Using multiple representations, Building models, Metacognition
Level Teacher PrepReferences coming soon, Teacher PDReferences coming soon, Intro College Conceptual Lab-based guided-inquiry curriculum for future and current teachers to develop deep understanding of physics content and scientific reasoning skills.
Setting Small ClassReferences coming soon, StudioReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Recitation, more »)
Coverage Few topics with great depth
Effort High
Resources Simple lab equipment, Cost for students, more »
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, Making real-world connections, Using multiple representations, Designing experiments, Metacognition

Physics and Everyday Thinking (PET, Guided Inquiry)


Level Teacher PrepReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Teacher PD, more ») A guided-inquiry conceptual physics course designed to help students develop a deep conceptual understanding of big ideas in physics.
Setting StudioReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Small ClassReferences coming soon, Lab)
Coverage Few topics with great depth
Effort Medium
Resources Computers for students, Advanced lab equipment, more »
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, MetacognitionReferences coming soon, Using multiple representations, (Can be adapted for: Making real-world connections)
Level Teacher PrepReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Teacher PD) A guided-inquiry conceptual physical science course designed to help students develop a deep conceptual understanding of big ideas.
Setting StudioReferences coming soon, Small Class, (Can be adapted for: Lab)
Coverage Few topics with great depth
Effort Medium
Resources Projector, Computers for students, Advanced lab equipment, more »
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, MetacognitionReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Making real-world connections, Using multiple representations)

Learning Physical Science (LEPS, Large enrollment guided inquiry)


Level Teacher PrepReferences coming soon, Intro College ConceptualReferences coming soon A guided-inquiry, conceptual physical science course intended for teaching in a lecture-style environment, e.g. classes with large enrollment.
Setting Large LectureReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Small ClassReferences coming soon)
Coverage Many topics with less depth
Effort Low
Resources Clickers / polling method, Projector, Cost for students, more »
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Making real-world connections)

CAE Think/Pair/Share (peer instruction)


Level Intro College Conceptual, (Can be adapted for: Teacher Prep, more ») Engage students in lecture classes by asking cognitively engaging multiple-choice questions to challenge their thinking and foster deep discussion.
Setting Large LectureReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Small ClassReferences coming soon, Studio)
Coverage Many topics with less depth
Effort Low
Resources None
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, Using multiple representations, (Can be adapted for: Problem-solving skills, more »)
Level (Can be adapted for: Intro College Conceptual) Socratic-dialogue driven, highly-structured collaborative learning activities for use in introductory Astronomy lecture courses.
Setting Large LectureReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Small ClassReferences coming soon, more »)
Coverage Many topics with less depth
Effort Low
Resources Cost for students
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, Using multiple representations
Level Intro College Conceptual Conceptual exercises in which students make comparative judgments to identify the order of various situations based on a physical outcome or result.
Setting Large LectureReferences coming soon, Small ClassReferences coming soon, more »
Coverage Many topics with less depth
Effort Low
Resources None
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon

Investigative Science Learning Environment (ISLE, Active Learning Guide)


Level Intro College Calc-basedReferences coming soon, Intro College Alg-basedReferences coming soon, more » Comprehensive learning system for introductory physics that engages students in experiences that mirror experiences of practicing scientists.
Setting Large LectureReferences coming soon, Small ClassReferences coming soon, RecitationReferences coming soon, LabReferences coming soon, more »
Coverage Few topics with great depth, Many topics with less depth
Effort Medium
Resources Projector, Advanced lab equipment, Cost for students
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, Problem-solving skillsReferences coming soon, Lab skillsReferences coming soon, Using multiple representationsReferences coming soon, Designing experimentsReferences coming soon, more »
Level Teacher PrepReferences coming soon, Intro College Calc-basedReferences coming soon, more » A program to recruit science majors to become K-12 teachers and to improve undergraduate education by implementing large-scale teaching reform.
Setting RecitationReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Large LectureReferences coming soon, more »)
Coverage Few topics with great depth, Many topics with less depth
Effort Medium
Resources TAs/LAs - reformed curriculum materials
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, Metacognition, (Can be adapted for: Problem-solving skills, Lab skills, Making real-world connections, more »)
Level Intro College Calc-based, Intro College Alg-based, more » Questions for homework, clickers, and exams that help students connect mathematical and conceptual reasoning and relate physics to the real world.
Setting Large Lecture, Small Class, Recitation, Homework, Studio, more »
Coverage Few topics with great depth, Many topics with less depth
Effort None
Resources None
Skills Conceptual understanding, Problem-solving skills, Making real-world connections, (Can be adapted for: Metacognition)
Level Intro College Alg-basedReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Teacher PD, more ») Sequences of multiple-choice questions that emphasize qualitative reasoning and multiple representations. For interactive discussion in lecture.
Setting Large LectureReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Small Class, more »)
Coverage Few topics with great depth
Effort Medium
Resources Flash cards
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, Using multiple representationsReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Problem-solving skills, Metacognition)

Minds-On Physics (MOP, MOP UMass Amherst)


Level High SchoolReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Teacher Prep, more ») Activity-based curriculum for high school physics. Helps students to explore, hone, and link concepts, and to develop analysis and reasoning skills.
Setting Small ClassReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Large Lecture, more »)
Coverage Few topics with great depth
Effort Medium
Resources Simple lab equipment, Tables for group work
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, Problem-solving skillsReferences coming soon, Using multiple representationsReferences coming soon, MetacognitionReferences coming soon, more »
Level High SchoolReferences coming soon, Middle School, more » A physics/physical science curriculum that builds on intrinsic mathematical reasoning to develop and strengthen mathematics and physics concepts.
Setting Small ClassReferences coming soon, Recitation, Lab, Homework
Coverage Few topics with great depth
Effort High
Resources Projector, Computers for students, Advanced lab equipment, more »
Skills Conceptual understanding, Problem-solving skills, Lab skills, Using multiple representations, Designing experiments, more »

New Model Course in Applied Quantum Physics (Activity-Based Physics Tutorials, Vol. 2)


Level IntermediateReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Teacher Prep, more ») Resources for teaching introductory quantum mechanics and modern physics with an emphasis on concepts and applications.
Setting Small Class, Recitation, Homework, more »
Coverage Many topics with less depth
Effort Medium
Resources None
Skills Conceptual understanding, Making real-world connections
Level Pretty much anything, especially (but not only) for larger class sizes.
A pedagogy using clickers for interactive, student-centered science instruction that engages students in extended whole-class discussion.
Setting Large LectureReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Small ClassReferences coming soon, more »)
Coverage Few topics with great depth, Many topics with less depth
Effort Medium
Resources Clickers / polling method, Projector
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, Making real-world connections, (Can be adapted for: Problem-solving skills, Metacognition)
Level IntermediateReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Teacher Prep, more ») Curriculum for large-lecture modern physics class for engineering majors. Focus on reasoning development, model building, and real-world applications.
Setting Large LectureReferences coming soon, HomeworkReferences coming soon, more »
Coverage Many topics with less depth
Effort Medium
Resources Projector, Computers for students
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, Making real-world connectionsReferences coming soon, Problem-solving skills, Using multiple representations, more »
Level Intro College Calc-basedReferences coming soon, Teacher PD A modern calculus-based introductory curriculum with an emphasis on the application of fundamental principles and on the atomic nature of matter.
Setting Large Lecture, Small Class, (Can be adapted for: Studio)
Coverage Many topics with less depth
Effort Medium
Resources TAs/LAs, Projector, Computers for students, more »
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Problem-solving skillsReferences coming soon)

Paradigms in Physics (PP, Paradigms)


Level Intermediate, Upper-level Undergraduate Activities for upper-level physics that can be incorporated into a standard course or used as part of a restructuring of the undergraduate curriculum.
Setting Small Class, Recitation, Lab, Homework, more »
Coverage Many topics with less depth
Effort High
Resources None
Skills Conceptual understanding, Problem-solving skills, Lab skills, Making real-world connections, Using multiple representations, more »
Level Upper-level UndergraduateReferences coming soon, more » A collection of multiple-choice and short answer questions for discussion and reflection in an upper-level undergraduate quantum mechanics course.
Setting Small ClassReferences coming soon, Large Lecture, Recitation, Studio
Coverage Few topics with great depth, Many topics with less depth
Effort Low
Resources Projector
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, Making real-world connections, Metacognition

CPU Computer Simulators (CPU, Constructing Physics Understanding)


Level Teacher PrepReferences coming soon, Teacher PDReferences coming soon, High SchoolReferences coming soon, more » A suite of computer simulations for teaching physics and physical science through exploring phenomena and conducting simulated experiments.
Setting StudioReferences coming soon, Large Lecture, Small Class, Recitation, Lab, more »
Coverage Few topics with great depth, Many topics with less depth
Effort Low
Resources Projector, Computers for students
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, Using multiple representations, (Can be adapted for: Making real-world connections)
Level Upper-level UndergraduateReferences coming soon, more » Guided-inquiry worksheets for upper-level quantum mechanics. Connect quantitative formalism to qualitative understanding and build physical intuition.
Setting Small ClassReferences coming soon, Recitation, more »
Coverage Few topics with great depth
Effort Medium
Resources None
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, Making real-world connections, Using multiple representations, Metacognition
Level Intro College ConceptualReferences coming soon A sequence of introductory, activity-based, laboratory courses that integrate the use of guided-inquiry techniques with self-directed projects.
Setting StudioReferences coming soon
Coverage Few topics with great depth
Effort Medium
Resources TAs/LAs, Computers for students, Advanced lab equipment, more »
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, Lab skills, Making real-world connections, Designing experiments
Level Middle School, (Can be adapted for: Teacher PrepReferences coming soon, more ») A practice of attending and responding to the substance of students' thinking. The instructor's next moves are based on students' emerging ideas.
Setting Small ClassReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Recitation, Lab, Studio)
Coverage Few topics with great depth
Effort High
Resources Simple lab equipment
Skills (Can be adapted for: Designing experiments, Metacognition)

PRISMS PLUS (PRISMS, Physics Resources and Instructional Strategies for Motivating Students PLUS)


Level High SchoolReferences coming soon, Teacher PD, more » A high school physics curriculum and professional development program that uses a learning cycle pedagogy, inexpensive materials, and technology.
Setting Small ClassReferences coming soon, StudioReferences coming soon, more »
Coverage Few topics with great depth - Teachers…
Effort Medium
Resources Computers for students, Simple lab equipment, more »
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, Problem-solving skillsReferences coming soon, Making real-world connectionsReferences coming soon, Using multiple representations, more »
Level Intro College ConceptualReferences coming soon, more » Tutorials for a course introducing non-science majors to basic ideas of quantum mechanics, including spectroscopy, simple molecules, and tunneling.
Setting Large LectureReferences coming soon, LabReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Small Class, more »)
Coverage Few topics with great depth
Effort High
Resources TAs/LAs, Advanced lab equipment, Tables for group work
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, Making real-world connectionsReferences coming soon, Metacognition, (Can be adapted for: Using multiple representations)
Level IntermediateReferences coming soon, Upper-level UndergraduateReferences coming soon, more » Guided-inquiry worksheet activities to help students develop a better understanding of upper-division thermodynamics and statistical mechanics.
Setting Small ClassReferences coming soon, RecitationReferences coming soon
Coverage Many topics with less depth
Effort Medium
Resources None
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Problem-solving skills)
Level Upper-level Undergraduate, (Can be adapted for: Intermediate, more ») Small-group learning materials for teaching intermediate mechanics. A mix of conceptual, mathematical, and problem-solving activities.
Setting Small Class, Recitation, (Can be adapted for: Homework, more »)
Coverage Many topics with less depth
Effort Medium
Resources None
Skills None
Level Upper-level UndergraduateReferences coming soon, more » Supplementary activities for upper-level E&M. All materials are modular and can be mixed and matched with any other teaching strategy or materials.
Setting Large LectureReferences coming soon, Small ClassReferences coming soon, Recitation, Homework
Coverage Many topics with less depth - Tradition…
Effort Medium
Resources TAs/LAs, Clickers / polling method, Projector
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, Problem-solving skillsReferences coming soon, Using multiple representations, more »
Level Upper-level UndergraduateReferences coming soon, more » Supplementary activities for upper-level QM I. All materials are modular and can be mixed and matched with any other teaching strategy or materials.
Setting Large LectureReferences coming soon, Small ClassReferences coming soon, Recitation, Homework
Coverage Many topics with less depth - Tradition…
Effort Medium
Resources TAs/LAs, Clickers / polling method, Projector
Skills Conceptual understandingReferences coming soon, Problem-solving skills, Using multiple representations, more »
Level Intro College Alg-basedReferences coming soon, more » Design labs in which students work in groups to design an experiment, carry it out, analyze it, and present their results to other groups.
Setting LabReferences coming soon
Coverage Few topics with great depth, Many topics with less depth
Effort High
Resources Advanced lab equipment, Tables for group work
Skills Lab skillsReferences coming soon, Designing experimentsReferences coming soon, MetacognitionReferences coming soon, Conceptual understanding, (Can be adapted for: Problem-solving skills, more »)
Level Teacher PDReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Teacher Prep, more ») A professional development program for K-12 teachers on the learning of energy. Teachers construct an understanding about energy and about learning.
Setting Small ClassReferences coming soon
Coverage Few topics with great depth
Effort High
Resources Tables for group work
Skills Using multiple representationsReferences coming soon, Conceptual understanding, Making real-world connections, Metacognition
Level Teacher PrepReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: High School, more ») A curriculum for pre-service teachers. Students craft and investigate their own scientific questions about a range of scientific topics.
Setting LabReferences coming soon, (Can be adapted for: Small Class, Studio)
Coverage Few topics with great depth
Effort High
Resources Advanced lab equipment
Skills Making real-world connectionsReferences coming soon, Using multiple representationsReferences coming soon, Designing experimentsReferences coming soon, more »