Physics by Inquiry: An Introduction to Physics and the Physical Sciences, Vol. 2

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A hands-on approach to learning physics fundamentals

Physics by Inquiry: An Introduction to Physics and the Physical Sciences, Volume 2 offers a practical lab-based approach to understanding the fundamentals of physics. Step-by-step protocols provide clear guidance to observable phenomena, and analysis of results facilitates critical thinking and information assimilation over rote memorization. Covering essential concepts relating to electrical circuits, electromagnets, light and optics, and kinematics, this book provides beginner students with an engaging introduction to the foundation of physical science.

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Physics by Inquiry An introduction to Physics and the PhysicalSciences Physics by Inquiry is the product of more than 20 years ofresearch and teaching experience. Developed by the PhysicsEducation Group at the University of Washington, theselaboratory-based modules have been extensively tested in theclassroom. Volumes I and II provide a step-by-step introduction tofundamental concepts and basic scientific reasoning skillsessential to the physical sciences. Volume III, currently inpreparation, extends this same approach to additional topics in thestandard introductory physics course. Physics by Inquiry has beensuccessfully used:

  • to prepare preservice and inservice K-12 teachers to teachscience as a process of inquiry
  • to help underprepared students succeed in the mainstreamscience courses that are the gateway to science-relatedcareers.
  • to provide liberal arts students with direct experience in thescientific process, thus establishing a solid foundation forscientific literacy.

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