Examples of Teaching with Demonstrations
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Which U.S. President generated the highest budget deficits? part of Examples
Students compare budget deficits and surpluses generated between 1969 and 2008 measured in nominal terms and then as a percentage of GDP.
Dance of the tides part of Examples
Geoffrey Collins, Wheaton College, Norton MA Author Profile Summary empty Learning Goals Usually it's easy for students to visualize why there is a high tide on the side of the Earth facing ...
Thermal Conductivity Demonstrations part of Examples
Summary Here are three ideas for demonstrating thermal conductivity to your students. I. Heat flow down a metal rod (or rods) is timed by seeing wax melt at different locations along the rod. II. A rod made of ...
Buoyancy and Archimedes Principle part of Examples
Summary Buoyancy is based on Archimedes' Principle which states that the buoyant force acting upward on an object completely or partially immersed in a fluid equals the weight of the fluid displaced by the ...
Convection Demonstration part of Examples
Summary This demonstration uses ** How to set up the demonstration How to do the demonstration Ideas for discussing the convection demonstration in class References and resources
The unemployment rate for the class part of Examples
After predicting what the unemployment rate will be for students in the class, a confidential survey modeled on the Current Population Survey questions is used to gather data about each student's employment. Students use this data to measure the class unemployment rate and then assess its accuracy.
Shape of the demand curve part of Examples
A classroom auction reveals reservation prices and a demand curve for an introductory economics course.
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.
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.