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Physics by Inquiry: A Video Resource


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Physics by Inquiry: A Video Resource
Program Description

A video program for K-12 science teachers; 1 ninety-minute video program Teachers from around the country work toward deepening their understanding of what it means to learn and teach science by inquiry. This video program takes viewers inside the six-week National Science Foundation (NSF) summer institute in physics and physical science. Through carefully sequenced questions and experiments, K-12 teachers are guided in constructing some of the basic concepts required to teach science effectively. Viewers can observe the process of guided inquiry as it unfolds. The program features teachers engaged in discussions with the instructors and with one another as they develop important scientific concepts and reasoning skills. Through direct experience, they begin to recognize and resolve some of the difficulties that are commonly encountered in the study of science.

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Chicago: “Physics by Inquiry: A Video Resource,” 02/17/2000, WGBH Media Library & Archives, accessed December 14, 2018, http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F712A246D40E436DAEF210824ED9DF2C.
MLA: “Physics by Inquiry: A Video Resource.” 02/17/2000. WGBH Media Library & Archives. Web. December 14, 2018. <http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F712A246D40E436DAEF210824ED9DF2C>.
APA: Physics by Inquiry: A Video Resource. Boston, MA: WGBH Media Library & Archives. Retrieved from http://openvault.wgbh.org/catalog/V_F712A246D40E436DAEF210824ED9DF2C
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