Teaching Physics through Kinaesthetic Learning Activities | Dr AJ Richards

Apr 19, 2022 | stem education, trending

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This SciPod is a summary of the chapter ‘Teaching Mechanics Using Kinaesthetic Learning Activities’, from The Physics Teacher. https://doi.org/10.1119/1.5084926

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Explaining complex physical phenomena to students in simple and relatable ways can be challenging. This is particularly true for abstract concepts or phenomena that can only be observed using advanced equipment. Dr AJ Richards, an Assistant Professor of Physics at the College of New Jersey, has been exploring the potential of Kinaesthetic Learning Activities – multi-sensory teaching strategies involving hands-on experiences – to convey abstract and microscopic physics more effectively in the classroom.

 

 

 

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