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...
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...
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...
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...
Illinois State University Physics Department presents a teacher preparation program that has had exceptional success. Illinois State is now promoting a Physics Teacher Education degree and the track that leads to...
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