Active Learning Guide

Active Learning Guide

By: Eugenia Etkina (author), Alan van Heuvelen (author)Paperback

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Physics can be a challenging subject that is learned most effectively by experience. The critically acclaimed Physics Active Learning Guide has been developed specifically to help students. A series of discovery-based activities focus on building student confidence with physics concepts and problem solving by helping connect new ideas with what students already know and to the world around them. Students will learn how to evaluate, draw, diagram, and graph physics concepts on their own and in collaborative groups. The analytical skills students develop by using this Guide will help them succeed in their physics class and throughout their career.

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PART I: Mechanics 1. Introduction to Motion and Forces 2. Kinematics 3. Newtonian Dynamics 4. Circular Motion 5. Impulse and Linear Momentum 6. Work and Energy 7. Static Equilibrium 8. Rotational Motion PART II: Liquids and Gases 9. Gases 10. Fluids at Rest 11. Fluids in Motion PART III: Microscopic Energy 12. First Law of Thermodynamics 13. Second Law of Thermodynamics PART IV: Electricity and Magnetism 14. Electric Charge: Force and Energy 15. Electric Fields 16. DC Circuits 17. Magnetic Forces and Magnetic Fields 18. Electromagnetic Induction PART V: Vibrations and Waves 19. Vibrations 20. Mechanical Waves 21. Reflection and Refraction 22. Geometrical Optics 23. Wave Optics Appendix A: Additional Definitions Appendix B: Supplementa to Chapter 4: Circular Motion

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  • publication date: 15/12/2005
  • ISBN13: 9780805390780
  • Format: Paperback
  • ID: 9780805390780
  • weight: 1678
  • ISBN10: 0805390782

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