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written by Edward F. Redish
This website contains a series of peer instruction problems on momentum and energy, designed to be solved in a classroom setting. The problems are presented with a qualitative question (usually multiple choice) that is carefully constructed to engage student difficulties with fundamental concepts.  Students consider the problem individually and contribute their answers using personal response systems (clickers).  Students then confer with their cooperative groups and vote again on the correct response. Topics covered include elastic collisions, inelastic collisions, impulse, momentum, work-energy theorem, and conservation of energy.  

This problem set is part of the Physics Suite collection, containing sample problems, peer instruction problems, and alternative homework sets.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- Linear Momentum
- Work and Energy
= Conservation of Energy
= Work
Education Practices
- Active Learning
= Cooperative Learning
= Peer Instruction
- Technology
= Audience Response
- Lower Undergraduate
- High School
- Collection
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Best practice
= Problem/Problem Set
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© 2004 University of Maryland PERG
Keywords:
PI problem, classroom question, clicker question, conservation of energy, elastic collisions, impulse, in-class question, inelastic collisions, momentum, work-energy theorem
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Metadata instance created July 15, 2008 by Christopher Allen
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October 14, 2008 by Lyle Barbato
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January 8, 2005
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E. Redish, Physics Suite Peer Instruction Problems: Momentum and Energy, (2004), <http://www.physics.umd.edu/perg/role/PIProbs/PE.htm>.
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Redish, E. (2005, January 8). Physics Suite Peer Instruction Problems: Momentum and Energy. Retrieved September 19, 2014, from http://www.physics.umd.edu/perg/role/PIProbs/PE.htm
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Redish, Edward F.. Physics Suite Peer Instruction Problems: Momentum and Energy. January 8, 2005. http://www.physics.umd.edu/perg/role/PIProbs/PE.htm (accessed 19 September 2014).
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Is Based On Teaching Physics with the Physics Suite

This is a freely accessible online book by the author that explains the  principles and pedagogy behind The Physics Suite and in-depth instructions for its use in the introductory physics classroom.

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