Student Challenges Integrating
Math and Physics with Data Analysis

Bryan Cooley, 2004
Mills College

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This page contains links to various parts of Bryan Cooley's Masters project, and is currently under construction.

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The main body of the text

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Version of 9 June 2004.
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Appendix A
This appendix contains assessment instruments administered to students in the study.

Force Concepts Inventory (FCI)

    The FCI is available to "authorized educators." For more information, see its makers at the University of Arizona.
    GO TO THE ARIZONA RESEARCH SITE
    and scroll down to the section on the FCI.

Scientific Reasoning Test (SRT) (still to come)

Views and Science Survey (VASS)

    Like the FCI, the VASS is available to "authorized educators." For more information, see its makers at the University of Arizona.
    GO TO THE ARIZONA RESEARCH SITE
    and scroll down to the section on the VASS.

Appendix B
This appendix contains the lab materials and problems students used.

Ohm's Law (still to come)

Internal resistance (The Farley Effect) (still to come)

Snell's Law (still to come)

Pendulum and Energy Conservation (still to come)

Mars Needs Rubber

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Constant Acceleration on a Ramp

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