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Physics Teacher

May 2012 Volume 50, Number 5

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Number of articles: 2

  1. Using Phun to Study "Perpetual Motion" Machines

    Jaroslav Kores

    The concept of "perpetual motion" has a long history. The Indian astronomer and mathematician Bhaskara II (12th century) was the first person to describe a perpetual motion (PM) machine. An example... More

    pp. 278-279

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  2. Online Prelectures: An Alternative to Textbook Reading Assignments

    Homeyra R. Sadaghiani

    To engage students in a more meaningful discussion of course material and prompt their higher thinking skills, most instructors expect students to read the course textbook for initial exposure to... More

    pp. 301-303

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