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Equity investigation of attitudinal shifts in introductory physics
This study explores the impact of University Modeling Instruction on student attitudes regarding science, with a focus on the impact of gender and ethnicity.

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Jul 20 Secondary analysis of teaching methods in introductory physics: A 50 k-student study
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October 15th History

1608: Evangelista Torricelli, an Italian physicist and mathematician, was born. He is best known for his invention of the barometer.
Source: New York Times.