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This is the homepage of the Student Difficulties in Physics Information Center. The site provides a list of documented student misconceptions and difficulties, along with questions that can be used in a classroom to discover if students have these misconceptions and/or difficulties. The web site links to research on each specific misconception. The material is divided into sections on position, velocity, acceleration, forces, graphs, and problem solving.
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Classical Mechanics
- General
Education Foundations
- Alternative Conceptions
General Physics
- Physics Education Research
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
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= Instructor Guide/Manual
- Reference Material
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- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Lesson Plan
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© 2006 Tom Brown and Jeff Crowder
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comprehension, naive conceptions, prior conceptions, student assessment, student misconceptions
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Metadata instance created June 1, 2006 by Ed Lee
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T. Brown, Student Difficulties in Physics Information Center (2006), <http://www.physics.montana.edu/physed/misconceptions/>.
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Brown, T. (2006, May 25). Student Difficulties in Physics Information Center. Retrieved July 29, 2014, from http://www.physics.montana.edu/physed/misconceptions/
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Brown, Tom. Student Difficulties in Physics Information Center. May 25, 2006. http://www.physics.montana.edu/physed/misconceptions/ (accessed 29 July 2014).
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Brown, Tom. Student Difficulties in Physics Information Center. 2006. 25 May 2006. 29 July 2014 <http://www.physics.montana.edu/physed/misconceptions/>.
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