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Newton's Second Law lesson in Moodle

Newton's Second Law lesson in Moodle

This is a lesson introducing acceleration in Newton's Second Law using the moodle course management system.  In the lesson, students watch short videos about acceleration, and how it is affected first by force, second  by mass, and lastly it looks at what happens when both increase proportionally.  Each concept is introduced by a video, expanded upon with explanations and pictures.  The student must answer a question per section correctly to move on to the next.  Each correct or incorrect answer gives feedback to the student, to expand their knowledge or redirect them to the correct answer.

The lesson can be viewed by logging in as a guest and using the enrolment key "fysics" and clicking "Enrol me in this course."

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Antonio Aguillon
Antonio Aguillon (Student)
7 years ago

That was a very creative way of teaching physics. Physics is such a difficult subject to teach, in my opinion, so the fact that you were able to make fun, entertaining, and interesting, while delivering the point is very impressive.

Time spent reviewing site: 20 minutes
Jeannine Baum
Jeannine Baum (Teacher (K-12))
7 years ago

I think this is a great use of technology to teach a lesson.  The format is clean and easy to follow. You switch from video to reading which will keep kids somewhat entertained.  I like that you have a lesson and ten a quiz and a chance to try again.  I also like that you make it so students are penalized for simply rushing through and guessing the answer.  The format encourages students to actually learn and pay attention.  Switching the questions when they get one wrong is also a great tool because they again must show they read/watched/or learned what they were supposed to.  You also scaffold the lesson well from teaching a formula to applying a formula.  Great Job!

Time spent reviewing site: 15 min
Melissa White
Melissa White (Faculty)
7 years ago

Nice job! Like I said earlier this is a great use of the lesosn format in Moodle. Very easy to create an interactive lesson.