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Journal of Computers in Mathematics and Science Teaching
written by Joseph Snir
Examines the use of a computer simulation program as a tool to help in the understanding of wave phenomena. After analyzing some of the main difficulties and common misconceptions about waves, features of the "Making Waves" software package are described. Figures showing a typical monitor display are presented.
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Education Foundations
- Alternative Conceptions
Education Practices
- Technology
= Computers
- High School
- Instructional Material
= Interactive Simulation
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© 1989 Association for the Advancement of Computing in Education
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0731-9258
Keywords:
Computer Assisted Instruction, Computer Graphics, Computer Simulation, Computer Software, Computer Software Reviews, Misconceptions, Optics, Science Materials, Scientific Concepts, Secondary Education, Secondary School Science, Wave Propagation
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Metadata instance created July 14, 2005 by Lyle Barbato
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August 24, 2016 by Lyle Barbato
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J. Snir, J. Comput. Math. Sci. Teaching 8 (4), 48 (1989), WWW Document, (http://www.learntechlib.org/p/142605).
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J. Snir, Making Waves: A Simulation and Modeling Computer-Tool for Studying Wave Phenomena, J. Comput. Math. Sci. Teaching 8 (4), 48 (1989), <http://www.learntechlib.org/p/142605>.
APA Format
Snir, J. (1989). Making Waves: A Simulation and Modeling Computer-Tool for Studying Wave Phenomena. J. Comput. Math. Sci. Teaching, 8(4), 48-53. Retrieved December 17, 2017, from http://www.learntechlib.org/p/142605
Chicago Format
Snir, Joseph. "Making Waves: A Simulation and Modeling Computer-Tool for Studying Wave Phenomena." J. Comput. Math. Sci. Teaching. 8, no. 4, (1989): 48-53, http://www.learntechlib.org/p/142605 (accessed 17 December 2017).
MLA Format
Snir, Joseph. "Making Waves: A Simulation and Modeling Computer-Tool for Studying Wave Phenomena." J. Comput. Math. Sci. Teaching 8.4 (1989): 48-53. 17 Dec. 2017 <http://www.learntechlib.org/p/142605>.
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