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Modeling Instruction Program: Inertia and Interactions

Modeling Instruction Program: Inertia and Interactions

This item is an educator's guide for teaching a unit on the topic of Newton's First and Third Laws. It is intended to give high school teachers support for developing a research-based module on inertia and interactions. It contains notes and procedures for two classroom demonstrations, one lab, and four work activities. The authors focus on how to help students transition from a descriptive model using kinematics to a causal model using...

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