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Symposium Talk: Making Quantum Mechanics Visual and Interactive: Open Source Physics Based Curricular Material

MPTL Event
Sep 07, 2015 - Sep 11, 2015 in Ludwig Maximilian University of Munich

The teaching of quantum mechanics has remained relatively frozen in time since its inception, despite recent work assessing and improving the conceptual understanding of students and despite availability of computer simulations.  To address this situation, we have produced and class-tested interactive Open Source Physics
(OSP) based curricular material in support the teaching of quantum mechanics. These materials
address both quantitative and conceptual difficulties encountered by many students in
such topics as wave function shape, momentum space, time evolution, and classical/quantum
correlations.  Examples of material available through the AAPT-ComPADRE website www.compadre.org/OSP/> and through ePubs on Apple iTunes and Google Play stores will be presented.


OSP Projects:
Open Source Physics - EJS Modeling
Physlet Physics
Physlet Quantum Physics
STP Book