This site from HyperPhysics provides a description of Pascal's Principle, which explains how pressure is transmitted in an enclosed fluid. Drawings and sample calculations are provided. Examples illustrating the...
This page from Hyperphysics illustrates the relationship between tension, pressure, and radius in a balloon. The same ideas are then applied to the walls of spherical and cylindrical containers. Several links provide...
In accordance with the No Child Left Behind Act, many universities have realized that a need has risen for elementary school teachers to become more proficient in Physics education. In response, many teacher education...
Physics by Inquiry: A Research-Based Approach to Preparing K-12 Teachers of Physics and Physical Science
The Physics Education Group at the University of Washington (UW) has been conducting special courses for K-12 teachers for more than 30 years. They have developed a sequence of academic-year courses for prospective...
The task of preparing K-12 teachers to teach science is an important (though often unacknowledged) responsibility of science faculty. In recent years, a steadily increasing number of physics departments have begun to...
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