Lattery Physics and Engineering Education Research Group

@ University of Wisconsin Oshkosh, Oshkosh, Wisconsin, USA
You are here: Home / Model-Centered Instruction

Model Centered Instruction (HS)

Resources for Teachers in Physics & Physical Science

Subject Matter Content 

 

Kinematics

One-Dimensional Kinematics

  • Color Tube (Beginner)
  • Bowling Ball Tap I and II
  • Fall Time

Two-Dimensional Kinematics

  • Corner Kick
  • Bowling Ball Tap III
  • Basketball Throw

Applications

  • Monkey in the Tree
  • Color Tube (Advanced)

Force and Motion

Introduction to Force

  • Book on the Table
  • Two Force Probes 
  • Fan Cart at Rest

One-Dimensional Dynamics

  • One Way Trip 
  • Force Steps
  • Two-Way Trip of the Fan Cart

Applications

Fluids

Introduction

  • What is Pressure?
  • Hydraulic Lift

Applications

  • Pressure and Air
  • Pressure and Water
  • Wind and Flight

Light and Optics

Introduction

  • Light and Shadows
  • Pinhole Camera

Refraction

  • Lens Blocks I (Qualitative)
  • Lens Blacks II (Quantitative)
  • Thin Lens 

Reflection

  • Planar Mirrors
  • Three-Way Mirror

 

Document Actions

News
Waves and Applications for Teachers to be offered Spring 2018

The graduate online course, Waves and Applications for Teachers, will be offering Spring 2018. This is the first course offered in the Next Generation Modeling Courses suite... (read more)

Professor Lattery to travel to Atlanta for 2017 PhysTEC and AAPT conference Professor Lattery to travel to Atlanta for 2017 PhysTEC and AAPT conference

Professor Lattery will be attending the 2017 PhysTEC and the AAPT Conference in February where he will be giving a presentation on... (read more)

Professor Lattery publishes new book on the use of scientific models and modeling in the physics classroom Professor Lattery publishes new book on the use of scientific models and modeling in the physics classroom

Professor Lattery has recently published a new book entitled, "Deep Learning in Introductory Physics: Exploratory Studies of Model-Based Reasoning" (Information Age Publishing, 2016). For more information, please visit Amazon.com ("Look inside").

Professor Lattery named 2016-2017 WAPT President Professor Lattery named 2016-2017 WAPT President

Professor Lattery was voted the 2016-2017 Wisconsin Association of Physics Teachers President... (read more)

Christopherson and Paschke present research at the Summer AAPT Christopherson and Paschke present research at the Summer AAPT

Carol Paschke and Christopher Christopherson (undergraduate research students) participated in the Summer American Association of Physics Teachers in Washington, D.C... (read more)