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The Learning Portal: Hundreds of Free Digital Activities Using Models and Probes The Innovative Technology in Science Inquiry (ITSI) project is a learning portal with hundreds of free,…
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Productivity of “collisions generate heat” for reconciling an energy model with mechanistic reasoning: A case study Scherr, R. E. & Robertson, A. D. (2015). The productivity of ‘collisions…
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Towards Meaningful Physics Recognition: What does this recognition actually look like? In the February 2017 issue of The Physics Teacher, an article was presented that highlighted the…
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Fostering high school students’ conceptual understanding and argumentation performance in science through Quality Talk discussions Flourishing in today's global society requires citizens that…
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Project Accelerate: Bringing AP® Physics 1 to Underserved Students Economically disadvantaged and underrepresented high school students in many urban, rural, and small suburban communities don…
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Teaching About Energy In this article, we draw upon the Conceptual Profile Theory to discuss the negotiation of meanings related to the energy concept in an 11th grade physics classroom. This…
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Dynamics of Scientific Engagement in a Blended Online Learning Environment We investigate in-service teachers’ scientific engagement in a blended online science inquiry course. We analyze a…
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Examining physics identity development through two high school interventions As part of the STEP UP project, a national initiative to empower high school teachers to inspire young women to…
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“This is Really Frying My Brain!”: How Affect Supports Inquiry in an Online Learning Environment Jaber, L. Z., Hufnagel, E., & Radoff, J. (2019). “This is Really Frying My Brain!”: How…
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PhET Interactive Simulations Collection of 158 free interactive math and science simulations from University of Colorado Boulder. Engage students in math and science practices, and virtual…
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InquirySpace Investigations A set of NGSS-aligned investigations for each discipline (physics, chemistry, biology) designed to introduce and scaffold engagement in science practices and build…
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STEP UP Curriculum High school physics lessons designed to empower teachers, create cultural change, and inspire young women to pursue physics in college. The lessons build a counternarrative…
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Innovator Interview: Steve Roderick The Concord Consortium. (2021). Innovator Interview: Steve Roderick. @Concord, 25(1), 15. https://concord.org/newsletter/2021-…
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Accessible Physics for All This article describes the experience of using the InquirySpace software in a classroom that practices full inclusion for ninth grade physics. Haavind S. &…
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Common Misconceptions about Heat and Insulation The concepts of energy and heat are challenging for elementary students. Because young students are not ready to delve into kinetic theory and…
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Interactive Heat Transfer Simulations for Everyone Heat transfer is widely taught in secondary Earth science and physics. Researchers have identified many misconceptions related to heat and…
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Science in Global Issues: An Integrated High School Science Course (Nagle) http://cadrek12.org/sites/default/files/Nagle_SGI_NSF_Poster2009.pdf
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SURGE: Connecting students' intuitive understandings about kinematics and Newtonian mechanics into explicit formalized frameworks (Clark) Clark SURGE slides.ppt
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Representing Energy. I. Representing a Substance Ontology for Energy http://www.spu.edu/depts/physics/documents/PhysRevSTPER8020114.pdf
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Representing Energy. II. Energy tracking representations http://www.spu.edu/depts/physics/documents/2PhysRevSTPER8020115.pdf
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Conserving Energy in Physics and Society: Creating an Integrated Model of Energy and the Second Law of Thermodynamics http://www.spu.edu/depts/physics/documents/2012.PERC.Daane.…
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Interactional Processes for Stabilizing Conceptual Coherences in Physics http://prst-per.aps.org/pdf/PRSTPER/v8/i2/e020101
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Opening the Door to Physics Through Formative Assessment The goal of this study was to develop a high school physics course (Energizing Physics, developed by two Boston physics teachers) with…