Examples of Teaching with Demonstrations
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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 ...
Plate Kinematics part of Examples
While working in groups to facilitate peer tutoring, students manipulate a hands-on, physical model to better comprehend the dynamics of plate kinematics.
The Elliptic Orbit part of Examples
Planet motion around a star - introductory activity with interesting animation. The activity allows the student to revile the connection between the kinematics of planet and energy of the planet along the orbit.
Electromagnetic Induction Demonstration part of Examples
This simple demonstration shows the interaction between electricity and magnetism. Two coils of wire are held close to each other, but not touching. One is attached to a music source, such as a small radio or iPod, and the other is attached to an external speaker. Students can hear the music through the speaker even though there is no direct connection.
What's the best payment? part of Examples
After predicting which of two earnings streams has the highest currrent value, students use a discounted values table to compare the two earnings streams, discovering that earlier earnings has higher value and that ...
Understanding money: Where is most of my money? part of Examples
This activity uses an Interactive Lecture Demonstration to help students understand the definition of money in a modern economy. Starting with the common misconception that money is coins and currency, the ...
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 ...
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 ...