Day 116: Equation Jeopardy

This task comes from "The Active Physics Learning Guide" by Etkina and VanHuvelen.

Your might be surprised that students struggled with a task like this. Some simply solved for v instead of writing a problem statement. Some scenarios were unreasonable given the values in the equation. Some didn't realize the two objects must stick together after the collision. And some just weren't very creative.

I need to do more non-traditional problems like this!


About Frank Noschese

HS Physics Teacher constantly questioning my teaching.

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