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Physics Teacher Vol. 50, No. 2 (February 2012) pp. 98–102
Early in the last century, Robert Millikan developed a precise method of determining the electric charge carried by oil droplets. Using a microscope and a small incandescent lamp, he observed the fall of charged droplets under the influence of an...
Physics Education Vol. 46, No. 4 (July 2011) pp. 443–450
Mainly used in the 1960s, bubble chambers played a major role in particle physics. Now replaced with modern electronic detectors, we believe they remain an important didactic tool to introduce particle physics as they provide visual, appealing and...
Physics Education Vol. 46, No. 6 (November 2011) pp. 712–716
The close relationship between charged particles and electromagnetic fields has been well known since the 19th century, thanks to James Clerk Maxwell's brilliant unified theory of electricity and magnetism. Today, electromagnetism is recognized as...
Physics Teacher Vol. 50, No. 9 (December 2012) pp. 553–557
Introduced to study components of ionized gas, the mass spectrometer has evolved into a highly accurate device now used in many undergraduate and research laboratories. Unfortunately, despite their importance in the formation of future scientists,...
geogebraTUTOR : une nouvelle approche pour la recherche sur l’apprentissage compétentiel et instrumenté de la géométrie à l’école secondaire
World Conference on E-Learning in Corporate, Government, Healthcare, and Higher Education 2007 (Oct 15, 2007) pp. 428–435
Le but de notre exposé est de montrer une nouvelle approche pour la recherche sur l'apprentissage de la géométrie à l'école secondaire à partir d'un environnement informatique d'apprentissage humain conçu par notre équipe de recherche (geogebraTUTOR)...