Hands-On Physics Activities with Real-Life Applications: Easy-to-Use Labs and Demonstrations for Grades 8 - 12

Hands-On Physics Activities with Real-Life Applications: Easy-to-Use Labs and Demonstrations for Grades 8 - 12

by James Cunningham, Norman Herr

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Hands-On Physics Activities with Real-Life Applications: Easy-to-Use Labs and Demonstrations for Grades 8 - 12 by James Cunningham, Norman Herr

This comprehensive collection of nearly 200 investigations, demonstrations, mini-labs, and other activities uses everyday examples to make physics concepts easy to understand. For quick access, materials are organized into eight units covering Measurement, Motion, Force, Pressure, Energy & Momentum, Waves, Light, and Electromagnetism. Each lesson contains an introduction with common knowledge examples, reproducible pages for students, a "To the Teacher" information section, and a listing of additional applications students can relate to. Over 300 illustrations add interest and supplement instruction.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780876288450
Publisher: Wiley
Publication date: 03/28/1994
Series: J-B Ed: Hands On Series , #3
Edition description: SPIRAL
Pages: 672
Sales rank: 1,021,913
Product dimensions: 8.30(w) x 11.00(h) x 1.40(d)
Age Range: 12 - 14 Years

About the Author

James Cunningham (Ph.D., Science Education, Syracuse University) is professor of science and computer education and Chair of the Department of Secondary Education at California State University, Northridge. Formerly Chair of the Department of Science and Mathematics in Washington state high schools, he is author of Teaching Metrics Simplified and co-author of BASIC for Teachers and Authoring Educational Software.

Norman Herr (Ph.D., University of California, Los Angeles) is associate professor of science and computer education at California State University, Northridge and served as Chair of the Science Department in a California High School. He has also worked as a chemist, community college science instructor, for the College Board, and has written many science education articles.

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