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published by the University of Delaware School of Education
edited by Barbara Duch
This item is an experiential learning activity for high school students on the topic of force interactions, inertia in motion, and collisions.  It is part of the Problem-Based Learning (PBL) library at the University of Delaware. In this case, the users apply concepts of acceleration, Newton's First Law, and Newton's Second Law to determine who is at fault in an accident.
Subjects Levels Resource Types
Education Foundations
- Cognition
= Cognition Development
Education Practices
- Active Learning
= Problem Solving
Motion, Forces, and Energy
- Applications of Newton's Laws
- Newton's First Law
- Newton's Second Law
= Interacting Objects
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Informal Education
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Best practice
= Instructor Guide/Manual
= Student Guide
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- Educators
- General Publics
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Access Rights: Free access
Restriction: © 1999 University of Delaware School of Education
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Keywords: PBL, acceleration, collisions, collisions, conservation of momentum, cooperative learning, elastic collisions, experiential learning, inertia, problem based learning, problem solving, student-centered curriculum
Record Cloner: Metadata instance created January 2, 2009 by Caroline Hall
Record Updated: Oct 19, 2009 by Ed Lee
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March 14, 2008

What is the answer>

Author: Patrick Darby
Posted: October 6, 2011 at 6:21PM
Source: The Physics Front collection

Is the solution to this written somewhere?

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AIP Format
, edited by B. Duch (University of Delaware School of Education, Newark, 1999), WWW Document, (http://www.udel.edu/pbl/curric/acc12.html).
AJP/PRST-PER
University of Delaware Problem Based Learning: A Day in the Life of John Henry, a Traffic Cop, edited by B. Duch (University of Delaware School of Education, Newark, 1999), <http://www.udel.edu/pbl/curric/acc12.html>.
APA Format
Duch, B. (Ed.). (2008, March 14). University of Delaware Problem Based Learning: A Day in the Life of John Henry, a Traffic Cop. Retrieved April 20, 2014, from University of Delaware School of Education: http://www.udel.edu/pbl/curric/acc12.html
Chicago Format
Duch, Barbara, ed. University of Delaware Problem Based Learning: A Day in the Life of John Henry, a Traffic Cop. Newark: University of Delaware School of Education, March 14, 2008. http://www.udel.edu/pbl/curric/acc12.html (accessed 20 April 2014).
MLA Format
Duch, Barbara, ed. University of Delaware Problem Based Learning: A Day in the Life of John Henry, a Traffic Cop. Newark: University of Delaware School of Education, 1999. 14 Mar. 2008. 20 Apr. 2014 <http://www.udel.edu/pbl/curric/acc12.html>.
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@misc{ Title = {University of Delaware Problem Based Learning: A Day in the Life of John Henry, a Traffic Cop}, Publisher = {University of Delaware School of Education}, Volume = {2014}, Number = {20 April 2014}, Month = {March 14, 2008}, Year = {1999} }
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