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Physics Teacher

January 2013 Volume 51, Number 1

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Number of articles: 3

  1. A Remote Radioactivity Experiment

    Kemi Jona & Mark Vondracek

    Imagine a high school with very few experimental resources and limited budgets that prevent the purchase of even basic laboratory equipment. For example, many high schools do not have the means of ... More

    pp. 25-27

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  2. The Combination of Just-in-Time Teaching and Wikispaces in Physics Classrooms

    Hashini E. Mohottala

    The general student population enrolled in today's physics classrooms is diverse. They come from a variety of different educational backgrounds. Some demonstrate a good knowledge of natural laws of... More

    pp. 44-47

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  3. Mapping the Milky Way: William Herschel's Star Gages

    Todd Timberlake

    William Herschel (Fig. 1) is rightfully known as one of the greatest astronomers of all time. Born in Hanover (in modern Germany) in 1738, Herschel immigrated to England in 1757 and began a... More

    pp. 48-51

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