Teaching abstract physics concepts to elementary students : an honors thesis (HONRS 499)

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dc.contributor.advisor Watson, James en_US
dc.contributor.author Jones, Suzanne L. en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2011-06-06T19:03:00Z
dc.date.available 2011-06-06T19:03:00Z
dc.date.created 1991 en_US
dc.date.issued 1991
dc.identifier.other A-101 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://cardinalscholar.bsu.edu/handle/handle/191058
dc.description.abstract In this project, I am attempting to explain Physics concepts in every day language. The language will be understood by non-Physics majors. I am placing emphasis on comprehension, and not on computation. Complex math skills are not necessary to understanding the basic concepts of Physics.The most basic key to comprehension is the mastery of vocabulary and fundamental concepts. Too many educators are guilty of not teaching Physics, because they do not understand the vocabulary or the concepts themselves.This paper presents understandable information for teachers. If more in depth information is wanted, start by examining a high school text book.The concepts covered in this project are as follows: Gravity / Why does the moon stay up? PressureDensityMass vs. WeightI hope that this information will aid educators and students alike. We must understand the rules that govern our lives if we are to live happy and successful lives.
dc.description.sponsorship Honors College
dc.format.extent 19 leaves : ill. ; 28 cm. en_US
dc.source Virtual Press en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Education. en_US
dc.subject.lcsh Ball State University. Honors College -- Theses (B.?) -- 1991. en_US
dc.title Teaching abstract physics concepts to elementary students : an honors thesis (HONRS 499) en_US
dc.type Undergraduate senior honors thesis.
dc.description.degree Thesis (B.?.)
dc.identifier.cardcat-url http://liblink.bsu.edu/catkey/1247089 en_US


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    Honors theses submitted to the Honors College by Ball State University undergraduate students in partial fulfillment of degree requirements.

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