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D. Meltzer
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D. Meltzer, PERC 2009 Proceedings, 31-34.
I discuss some observations from using interactive-engagement instructional methods in an upper-level thermal physics course over a two-year period. From the standpoint of the…
Concerning Scientific Discourse about Heat  [ Conference Proceedings ]
  
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D. Brookes, G. Horton, A. Heuvelen, and E. Etkina
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D. Brookes, G. Horton, A. Heuvelen, and E. Etkina, PERC 2004 Proceedings, 149-152.
We aim to examine communication in physics from a linguistic perspective and suggest a theoretical viewpoint that may enable us to explain and understand many physics students'…
  
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K. Gramoll
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This is a collection of instructional materials for conducting introductory engineering courses on six topics: Statics, Dynamics, Fluids, Thermodynamics, Calculus, and Multimedia.…
  
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This web site has links to the materials for the 2006 Physics Quest middle school competition, hosted by the APS. The 2006 lesson covers static electricity, conductors and…
American Journal of Physics
  
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D. Styer, Am. J. Phys., 67 (12), 1094-1095 (1999).
All too often, courses in thermodynamics and statistical mechanics barrage their students with numerous equations that are left unexamined and uninvestigated. This note explains how…
  
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E. Pollock, J. Thompson, and D. Mountcastle
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E. Pollock, J. Thompson, and D. Mountcastle, PERC 2007 Proceedings, 168-171.
Students in an upper-level thermal physics course were asked to compare quantities related to the First Law of Thermodynamics along with similar mathematical questions devoid of all…
  
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D. Mountcastle, B. Bucy, and J. Thompson
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D. Mountcastle, B. Bucy, and J. Thompson, PERC 2007 Proceedings, 152-155.
Equilibrium properties of macroscopic systems are highly predictable as n, the number of particles approaches and exceeds Avogadro's number; theories of statistical physics depend on…
  
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M. Fowler; Publisher: University Of Virginia Physics Department
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This is a set of resource materials for second-semester introductory physics, developed at the University of Virginia. The unifying theme of the course is applying Newton’s Laws to a…
  
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W. Christian and M. Belloni
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This page is part of a collection of applet-based problems and related instructional materials which accompany the book 'Physlets: Teaching Physics with Interactive Curricular…
  
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H. Gould and J. Tobochnik
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We discuss the nature of the chemical potential by considering some simple models and simulations. We then discuss the role of the chemical potential in understanding phase…
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