This article from the American Physical Society's Forum on Education from the Fall of 2007 discusses PER-CENTRAL, a ComPADRE collection designed specifically to serve as an informational touch-point and online community...
Questions First (Q1st): The Challenges, Benefits, Drawbacks, and Results of Asking Students Questions Prior to Formal Instruction
This paper, presented at the 2001 Physics Education Research Conference, presents a research study intended to compare two different approaches to using a classroom communication system (CCS). In the end, however, this...
Created by Tom Henderson of Physics Classroom.com, this page features an animated roller coaster with two loops. Energy bar graphs show the transformation of energy from potential to kinetic as the roller coaster...
This interactive feature shows how an isothermal map of surface temperature is drawn. Students can select an individual contour value and watch as a virtual 'pencil' correctly places the line with respect to temperature...
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