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Physics Education

2018 Volume 53, Number 3

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Number of articles: 8

  1. Discovering Complementary Colors from the Perspective of STEAM Education

    Burak Karabey, Melike Yigit Koyunkaya, Turan Enginoglu & Kemal Yurumezoglu

    This study explored the theory and applications of complementary colors using a technology-based activity designed from the perspective of STEAM education. Complementary colors and their areas of... More

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  2. A Novel Real-Time Data Acquisition Using an Excel Spreadsheet in Pendulum Experiment Tool with Light-Based Timer

    Egy Adhitama & Ahmad Fauzi

    In this study, a pendulum experimental tool with a light-based timer has been developed to measure the period of a simple pendulum. The obtained data was automatically recorded in an Excel... More

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  3. Slow Speed--Fast Motion: Time-Lapse Recordings in Physics Education

    Michael Vollmer & Klaus-Peter Möllmann

    Video analysis with a 30 Hz frame rate is the standard tool in physics education. The development of affordable high-speed-cameras has extended the capabilities of the tool for much smaller time... More

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  4. Lens Ray Diagrams with a Spreadsheet

    Manuel I. González

    Physicists create spreadsheets customarily to carry out numerical calculations and to display their results in a meaningful, nice-looking way. Spreadsheets can also be used to display a vivid... More

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  5. Magnetically Driven Oscillator and Resonance: A Teaching Tool

    M. Erol & I. Ö. Çolak

    This paper reports a simple magnetically driven oscillator, designed and resolved in order to achieve a better student understanding and to overcome certain instructional difficulties. The... More

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  6. Time Measurements with a Mobile Device Using Sound

    Raymond F. Wisman, Gabriel Spahn & Kyle Forinash

    Data collection is a fundamental skill in science education, one that students generally practice in a controlled setting using equipment only available in the classroom laboratory. However, using ... More

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  7. Solar Wind Monitor--A School Geophysics Project

    Ian Robinson

    Described is an established geophysics project to construct a solar wind monitor based on a nT resolution fluxgate magnetometer. Low-cost and appropriate from school to university level it... More

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  8. The Beer Lambert Law Measurement Made Easy

    Pasquale Onorato, Luigi M. Gratton, Marta Polesell, Alessandro Salmoiraghi & Stefano Oss

    We propose the use of a smartphone based apparatus as a valuable tool for investigating the optical absorption of a material and to verify the exponential decay predicted by Beer's law. The very... More

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