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Physics Education Vol. 48, No. 6 (November 2013) pp. 731–735
A simple but accurate method for measuring the Earth's radius using a video camera is described. A video camera was used to capture a shadow rising up the wall of a tall building at sunset. A free program called ImageJ was used to measure the...
Using the Virtual World of Second Life to Create Educational Games for Real World Middle School Science Classrooms
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2009 (Jun 22, 2009) pp. 2124–2133
Educational video games are an effective medium for teaching in modern middle school classrooms. The Science and Technology Enrichment for Appalachian Middle-schoolers (STEAM) project at Ohio University has developed multiple computer games in...
Journal of Interactive Learning Research Vol. 23, No. 1 (Jan 01, 2012) pp. 57–80
** Invited as a paper from SITE 2009 ** In an age of technological advancement, video games have been found to be effective teaching aids in middle school science classrooms. A National Science Foundation (NSF) project at Ohio University, known...
World Conference on Educational Media and Technology 2010 (Jun 29, 2010) pp. 3875–3880
Virtual worlds are gaining popularity as a tool for communication, teaching, and for other social interactions. However, creating virtual worlds remains a challenge for ‘average users’ who do not have a substantial amount of technical expertise in...
An Investigation of Self-Efficacy using Educational Video Games Developed by the GK-12 STEAM Project
Society for Information Technology & Teacher Education International Conference 2009 (Mar 02, 2009) pp. 3695–3707
Educational video games can be used affectingly when teaching science in the classroom. The Science and Technology Enrichment for Appalachian Middle-schoolers (STEAM) project has developed a variety of educational content using different technology...