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12535Paradigms in Physics: Thermo/Stat Mech Activities
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This web page provides a list of learning activities for Junior level Thermodynamics and Statistical Mechanics classes. Each activity includes a description and learning goals, guides for instructors, handouts or worksheets, and reflections of instructors who have used the activity when available. Among the materials are simple labs, investigations of PV and TS diagrams, exploration of concepts in probability, and partial derivative in thermodynamics. Links to related mathematical concepts are also provided.
This material is part of the Paradigms in Physics project at Oregon State University. This work promotes the use of active student learning in upper division physics courses. Both learning materials and learning strategies are provided to help both students and instructors.Thermo & Stat Mech/Generalhttp://www.compadre.org/portal/bulletinboard/Thread.cfm?ID=13623Wed, 24 Jun 2015 09:54:49 ESThttp://www.compadre.org/portal/items/detail.cfm?ID=13623Paradigms in Physics: Quantum Mechanics Activities
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This web page provides a list of learning activities for Junior level Quantum Mechanics classes. Each activity includes a description and learning goals, guides for instructors, handouts or worksheets, and reflections of instructors who have used the activity when available. Among the topics included are operators, time dependence, spin systems, and angular momentum. Links to related mathematical concepts are also provided.
This material is part of the Paradigms in Physics project at Oregon State University. This work promotes the use of active student learning in upper division physics courses. Both learning materials and learning strategies are provided to help both students and instructors.Quantum Physics/Generalhttp://www.compadre.org/portal/bulletinboard/Thread.cfm?ID=13622Wed, 24 Jun 2015 07:46:48 ESThttp://www.compadre.org/portal/items/detail.cfm?ID=13622Paradigms in Physics: Quantum Mechanics Activities
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This web page provides a list of learning activities for Junior level Quantum Mechanics classes. Each activity includes a description and learning goals, guides for instructors, handouts or worksheets, and reflections of instructors who have used the activity when available. Among the topics included are operators, time dependence, spin systems, and angular momentum. Links to related mathematical concepts are also provided.
This material is part of the Paradigms in Physics project at Oregon State University. This work promotes the use of active student learning in upper division physics courses. Both learning materials and learning strategies are provided to help both students and instructors.Quantum Physics/Generalhttp://www.compadre.org/portal/bulletinboard/Thread.cfm?ID=13622Wed, 24 Jun 2015 07:46:16 ESThttp://www.compadre.org/portal/items/detail.cfm?ID=13622Paradigms in Physics: Quantum Mechanics Activities
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This web page provides a list of learning activities for Junior level Quantum Mechanics classes. Each activity includes a description and learning goals, guides for instructors, handouts or worksheets, and reflections of instructors who have used the activity when available. Among the topics included are operators, time dependence, spin systems, and angular momentum. Links to related mathematical concepts are also provided.
This material is part of the Paradigms in Physics project at Oregon State University. This work promotes the use of active student learning in upper division physics courses. Both learning materials and learning strategies are provided to help both students and instructors.Quantum Physics/Generalhttp://www.compadre.org/portal/bulletinboard/Thread.cfm?ID=13622Wed, 24 Jun 2015 07:45:06 ESThttp://www.compadre.org/portal/items/detail.cfm?ID=13622Veritasium
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Veritasium is a Youtube channel of science and engineering videos featuring experiments, expert interviews, cool demos, and discussions with the public. Learning videos are developed to illicit questions and common views on science.General Physics/Collections/Informal Educationhttp://www.compadre.org/portal/bulletinboard/Thread.cfm?ID=13621Wed, 24 Jun 2015 00:35:12 ESThttp://www.compadre.org/portal/items/detail.cfm?ID=13621Advanced Labs
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AAPT Advanced Labs is a community web site dedicated to those teaching the junior/senior laboratory course in physics. The site includes a wide range of vetted laboratory manuals, as well as software and other pedagogical materials for this course. This site also hosts materials from conferences and workshops focused on instruction in the physics laboratory.General Physics/Collections/Advanced Laboratorieshttp://www.compadre.org/portal/bulletinboard/Thread.cfm?ID=13620Wed, 24 Jun 2015 00:14:58 ESThttp://www.compadre.org/portal/items/detail.cfm?ID=13620Lecture Tutorials for Introductory Astronomy
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These introductory astronomy tutorials are student-centered activities designed to promote conceptual understanding. Topics consist include understanding the celestial sphere, measuring distance by using parallax, the Stefan-Boltzmann Law, and the H-R diagram.Astronomy/Astronomy Educationhttp://www.compadre.org/portal/bulletinboard/Thread.cfm?ID=2012Tue, 23 Jun 2015 23:04:58 ESThttp://www.compadre.org/portal/items/detail.cfm?ID=2012Intermediate Mechanics Tutorials: Vector Force Fields
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This set of tutorials explores forces and potentials in three dimensions. Students develop the concepts of conservative forces and potentials. The mathematical tools of the gradient, line integrals, and curl are applied to vector force fields. The implications of separable forces are included. The materials include the tutorials, homework, assessments, and instructor notes.
This is part of a large collection of similar tutorial materials in intermediate classical mechanics.Classical Mechanics/Work and Energy/Conservative Fieldshttp://www.compadre.org/portal/bulletinboard/Thread.cfm?ID=9731Tue, 23 Jun 2015 22:02:20 ESThttp://www.compadre.org/portal/items/detail.cfm?ID=9731Intermediate Mechanics Tutorials: Phase Space Diagrams
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This set of tutorial materials explores to use of phase-space diagrams to analyze oscillatory systems. Students develop qualitative and semi-quantitative phase-space diagrams for oscillators using energy considerations. Damped and non-linear oscillators are considered. This material includes tutorials, assessments, example homework, and instructor notes.
This is part of a large collection of similar tutorial materials in intermediate classical mechanics.Oscillations & Waves/Oscillations/Damped Oscillatorshttp://www.compadre.org/portal/bulletinboard/Thread.cfm?ID=13619Tue, 23 Jun 2015 21:50:53 ESThttp://www.compadre.org/portal/items/detail.cfm?ID=13619Optical Illusions JS Package
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The Optical Illusions Package contains JavaScript models that illustrate 4 optical illusions; two involving circles and two involving squares. The illusions are all time dependent, usually with one key aspect of the simulation initially hidden from view.
The Optical Illusion Package was developed using the Easy Java/JavaScript Simulations (EjsS) version 5. Although EjsS is a Java program, it can create stand alone JavaScript programs that run in almost any PC or tablet.Optics/Generalhttp://www.compadre.org/portal/bulletinboard/Thread.cfm?ID=13618Tue, 23 Jun 2015 20:40:28 ESThttp://www.compadre.org/portal/items/detail.cfm?ID=13618SEI: Advanced Laboratory Course Materials
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This web page contains materials developed for an advanced laboratory course for physics majors. The course covers aspects of experimental optics and modern physics. The course places a significant emphasis on developing, testing, and refining of models; experimental design; communication; measurement and automation (using LabVIEW); and data analysis (using Mathematica). Lab manuals, materials to develop laboratory skills, assessments, and information on learning goals are provided.General Physics/Collections/Advanced Laboratorieshttp://www.compadre.org/portal/bulletinboard/Thread.cfm?ID=13617Tue, 23 Jun 2015 15:48:55 ESThttp://www.compadre.org/portal/items/detail.cfm?ID=13617SEI: Advanced Laboratory Course Materials
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This web page contains materials developed for an advanced laboratory course for physics majors. The course covers aspects of experimental optics and modern physics. The course places a significant emphasis on developing, testing, and refining of models; experimental design; communication; measurement and automation (using LabVIEW); and data analysis (using Mathematica). Lab manuals, materials to develop laboratory skills, assessments, and information on learning goals are provided.General Physics/Collections/Advanced Laboratorieshttp://www.compadre.org/portal/bulletinboard/Thread.cfm?ID=13617Tue, 23 Jun 2015 15:47:30 ESThttp://www.compadre.org/portal/items/detail.cfm?ID=13617SEI: Classical Mechanics/Math Methods I Course Materials
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This web site provides research-based materials for a sophomore-level course in classical mechanics and mathematical methods. This material focuses on the mathematical foundation of mechanics. Topics include vectors, curvilinear coordinates, ordinary and partial differential equations, line, surface, and volume, integrals, gravitation, oscillations, Taylor expansion, complex numbers, Fourier series, and delta functions. The course archives include documented student difficulties, learning goals, ConcepTests (clicker questions), class activities, homework, tutorials, and a conceptual assessment tool. All may be downloaded, although the assessment tools require permission from the authors for access.Education Practices/Curriculum Development/Coursehttp://www.compadre.org/portal/bulletinboard/Thread.cfm?ID=13616Tue, 23 Jun 2015 12:12:23 ESThttp://www.compadre.org/portal/items/detail.cfm?ID=13616SEI: Classical Mechanics/Math Methods I Course Materials
http://www.compadre.org/portal/items/detail.cfm?ID=13616
This web site provides research-based materials for a sophomore-level course in classical mechanics and mathematical methods. This material focuses on the mathematical foundation of mechanics. Topics include vectors, curvilinear coordinates, ordinary and partial differential equations, line, surface, and volume, integrals, gravitation, oscillations, Taylor expansion, complex numbers, Fourier series, and delta functions. The course archives include documented student difficulties, learning goals, ConcepTests (clicker questions), class activities, homework, tutorials, and a conceptual assessment tool. All may be downloaded, although the assessment tools require permission from the authors for access.Education Practices/Curriculum Development/Coursehttp://www.compadre.org/portal/bulletinboard/Thread.cfm?ID=13616Tue, 23 Jun 2015 12:08:49 ESThttp://www.compadre.org/portal/items/detail.cfm?ID=13616Interactive Video Vignettes: Newton's Second Law
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This interactive video tutorial is an exploration of Newton's Second Law. The videos show a constant force exerted on carts of different mass. When the same force acts on a more massive cart, it accelerates less. This vignette walks the user through experiments to verify part of Newton's Second Law. With video analysis the user sees that the same force acting on twice the mass produces half the acceleration.
<br>This vignette was studied and found to have a significant effect on learning. See <a href="http://www.compadre.org/IVV/research/PERoutcomes.cfm" target="_blank">Research Outcomes</a> for details.Classical Mechanics/Newton's Second Law/Force, Accelerationhttp://www.compadre.org/portal/bulletinboard/Thread.cfm?ID=13615Tue, 23 Jun 2015 10:39:12 ESThttp://www.compadre.org/portal/items/detail.cfm?ID=13615Interactive Video Vignettes: Newton's Second Law
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This interactive video tutorial is an exploration of Newton's Second Law. The videos show a constant force exerted on carts of different mass. When the same force acts on a more massive cart, it accelerates less. This vignette walks the user through experiments to verify part of Newton's Second Law. With video analysis the user sees that the same force acting on twice the mass produces half the acceleration.
<br>This vignette was studied and found to have a significant effect on learning. See <a href="http://www.compadre.org/IVV/research/PERoutcomes.cfm" target="_blank">Research Outcomes</a> for details.Classical Mechanics/Newton's Second Law/Force, Accelerationhttp://www.compadre.org/portal/bulletinboard/Thread.cfm?ID=13615Tue, 23 Jun 2015 10:38:52 ESThttp://www.compadre.org/portal/items/detail.cfm?ID=13615Interactive Video Vignettes: Newton's Second Law
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This interactive video tutorial is an exploration of Newton's Second Law. The videos show a constant force exerted on carts of different mass. When the same force acts on a more massive cart, it accelerates less. This vignette walks the user through experiments to verify part of Newton's Second Law. With video analysis the user sees that the same force acting on twice the mass produces half the acceleration.
<br>This vignette was studied and found to have a significant effect on learning. See <a href="http://www.compadre.org/IVV/research/PERoutcomes.cfm" target="_blank">Research Outcomes</a> for details.Classical Mechanics/Newton's Second Law/Force, Accelerationhttp://www.compadre.org/portal/bulletinboard/Thread.cfm?ID=13615Tue, 23 Jun 2015 10:38:21 ESThttp://www.compadre.org/portal/items/detail.cfm?ID=13615Interactive Video Vignettes: Newton's Second Law
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This interactive video tutorial is an exploration of Newton's Second Law. The videos show a constant force exerted on carts of different mass. When the same force acts on a more massive cart, it accelerates less. This vignette walks the user through experiments to verify part of Newton's Second Law. With video analysis the user sees that the same force acting on twice the mass produces half the acceleration.
<br>This vignette was studied and found to have a significant effect on learning. See <a href="http://www.compadre.org/IVV/research/PERoutcomes.cfm" target="_blank">Research Outcomes</a> for details.Classical Mechanics/Newton's Second Law/Force, Accelerationhttp://www.compadre.org/portal/bulletinboard/Thread.cfm?ID=13615Tue, 23 Jun 2015 10:36:41 ESThttp://www.compadre.org/portal/items/detail.cfm?ID=13615Interactive Video Vignettes: Newton's First Law
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This interactive video tutorial is an exploration of Newton's First Law. This vignette includes videos of the motion of sliding objects with differing frictional forces. Students make predictions of the motion and then use video analysis to create velocity graphs. Discussions with students are included in the videos.
<br>This vignette was studied and found to have a significant effect on learning. See <a href="http://www.compadre.org/IVV/research/PERoutcomes.cfm" target="_blank">Research Outcomes</a> for details.Classical Mechanics/Newton's First Law/Inertia in Motionhttp://www.compadre.org/portal/bulletinboard/Thread.cfm?ID=13614Tue, 23 Jun 2015 10:23:44 ESThttp://www.compadre.org/portal/items/detail.cfm?ID=13614Interactive Video Vignettes: Projectile Motion
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This interactive video tutorial allows students to explore projectile motion. After making predictions about the horizontal and vertical motions of a ball, the student performs a video analysis of horizontal and then vertical motions to discover that in Projectile Motion an object undergoes two independent motions. The analysis illustrates the constant horizontal velocity and changing vertical velocity.
<br>This vignette was studied and found to have a significant effect on learning. See <a href="http://www.compadre.org/IVV/research/PERoutcomes.cfm" target="_blank">Research Outcomes</a> for details.Classical Mechanics/Motion in Two Dimensions/Projectile Motionhttp://www.compadre.org/portal/bulletinboard/Thread.cfm?ID=13322Tue, 23 Jun 2015 09:56:40 ESThttp://www.compadre.org/portal/items/detail.cfm?ID=13322