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This is a collection of interactive challenges designed to help students understand new content and then apply newly-learned concepts in game-like activities. There are ten modules related to science education, including Amusement Park Physics, DNA, Ecology Lab, The Periodic Table and Atoms, Statistics, Garbage, Dynamic Earth, and more.

Editor's Note Many of these interactive modules incorporate PBL (Problem-Based Learning) strategies, in which students are expected to relate content to real-life situations and solve a problem. The purpose is to actively engage students in constructing their own knowledge. The instructor's role is that of facilitator.

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Subjects Levels Resource Types
Classical Mechanics
- Applications of Newton's Laws
Education Practices
- Active Learning
= Problem Solving
General Physics
- Collections
Other Sciences
- Environmental Science
- Geoscience
- Mathematics
- Meteorology
- High School
- Middle School
- Informal Education
- Collection
- Instructional Material
= Game
= Interactive Simulation
= Problem/Problem Set
= Tutorial
- Audio/Visual
= Image/Image Set
= Movie/Animation
Appropriate Courses Categories Ratings
- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Activity
- Assessment
- New teachers
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Interactive tutorials and videos may be viewed online at no cost; teacher workshops and courses require tuition; video productions are available on DVD for additional cost.
© 2009 The Annenberg Foundation
DNA, PBL, amusement park physics, ecology, games, interactive tutorials, learning games, periodic table, tutorials, volcanoes, weather
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Metadata instance created July 14, 2011 by Caroline Hall
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July 14, 2011 by Caroline Hall
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(Annenberg Foundation, 2009), WWW Document, (http://www.learner.org/interactives/).
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Annenberg Learner: Interactives. (2011, April 30). Retrieved October 23, 2017, from Annenberg Foundation: http://www.learner.org/interactives/
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Annenberg Foundation. Annenberg Learner: Interactives. Annenberg Foundation, April 30, 2011. http://www.learner.org/interactives/ (accessed 23 October 2017).
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