Examples of Teaching with Demonstrations
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We Buy Anything: an in-class activity demonstrating the Fed's response to the financial crisis of 2008 part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:Starting Point: Economics in Two-Year Colleges:Activities
This role-playing activity engages students and underscores how quickly and dramatically the Federal Reserve System responded to the financial crisis of 2008.
Understanding the Term Auction Facility: an in-class activity part of Starting Point: Teaching and Learning Economics:Starting Point: Economics in Two-Year Colleges:Activities
This activity introduces students to the Federal Reserve's Term Auction Facility in order to understand how and why the Fed undertook alternative policies of monetary control in response to the Financial Crisis of 2007 2008.
Seasons part of Examples
While working in groups to facilitate peer tutoring, students manipulate a hands-on, physical model to better comprehend the Earth's position in space, the Earth's rotation axis and seasons.
Tree Ring Model part of Examples
While working in groups to facilitate peer tutoring, students manipulate a hands-on, physical model to better comprehend the natural variations of tree-ring width and their uses for determining past climatic ...
Why is Chlorophyll Green? part of Examples
This is an out of class exercise that allows students to explore biological molecules that contain heme like molecules with metals bound in them. The properties of these molecules give them different colors and functions, but all are related evolutionarily.
Obesity Epidemic part of Examples
A one page activity that takes students to several websites related to the obesity epidemic. First they can calculate BMI, then learn about national trends in the rate of obesity and finally use a tutorial on insulin and diabetes.
Membranes and Cell Structure part of Examples
A one page assignment that uses online tutorials to give students a first exposure to the components of a cell and membrane.
An electrostatics puzzler part of Examples
An interactive lecture demonstration intended to help students use physics reasoning to predict the outcome of a puzzling electrostatics demonstration.
A simple motor/generator demonstration for use in interactive lecture part of Examples
This activity describes a simple clear demonstration of electric generators (Faraday's Law) and electric motors (Lorentz Force). This demonstration can be used as an interactive lecture demonstration.
Contructing a projectile launcher and free falling target part of Examples
This activity describes the construction and use of a pneumatic cannon and free falling target used to teach the concepts of projectile motion in introductory physics.