This web page provides a collection of high school physical science lesson plans designed using the Learning Cycle pedagogical model. In this model, students first engage in hands-on activities before being introduced to new terms or textbook materials. The cycle culminates in the application of new knowledge to a unique situation (usually a lab activity). Most of the experiments use very simple equipment. Each activity includes a series of questions with information and tips for the instructor. Topics range from mass and density through Newton's laws and electricity, to heat and light.
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learning cycles, physical science
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November 28, 2006
by Bruce Mason
July 15, 2008
by Caroline Hall
Last Update when Cataloged:
November 29, 2005
This resource is part of a Physics Front Topical Unit.
Topic: Digital Collections: Physics and Physical Science Unit Title: Online Resource Collections
This resource is an educator's guide that integrates the Learning Cycle pedagogical model with activities for the high school physical science classroom. Each activity includes a series of questions with information and tips for the instructor. Topics range from mass and density through Newton's laws and electricity, to heat and light.
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