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written by Priscilla W. Laws
Workshop Physics is an activity-based approach to teaching calculus-based introductory physics in which traditional lectures are replaced by student investigation. Students do experiments in which they make predictions as well as observations and analysis; they perform guided derivations of major concepts; and they use computer tools to develop mathematical models. All the activities and materials needed for a two-semester course are available in the published books, with example materials available online. Workshop Physics was developed and class-tested by Priscilla Laws of Dickinson College and coworkers.
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Contains Assessment Examinations: Action Research Kit
These assessments can be used to determine student understanding of introductory physics concepts.relation by Bruce Mason
Contains Workshop Physics: Oscillations, Determinism, and Chaos
This cost-free item is Chapter 15 of Workshop Physics, a module on the topic of Oscillations.relation by Caroline Hall
Contains Workshop Physics Software
This is the link to the free download of WPtools, the software developed to accompany Workshop Physics. It allows students to customize data to develop mathematical models.relation by Caroline Hall
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