The Physics Teacher
Volume 57 Issue 8, November 2019
This month's cover gives added meaning to the idea of a “flipped” classroom. See the article, Do-It-Yourself Low-Cost Desktop Lightboard for Engaging Flipped Learning Videos by Katrina Hay and Zachary Wiren, for details.
Letters to the Editor
The lipstick rule for the cross product by Diego Lozano. DOI: 10.1119/1.5131109
Writing from left to right: What does it mean? by Edward Bormashenko and Samuel Shaki. DOI: 10.1119/1.5131110
Sizing up Earth with a pair of sticks by Carl E. Mungan. DOI: 10.1119/1.5131111
And the Survey Says..., Astronotes, Figuring Physics, iPhysicsLabs, Physics Challenge for Teachers and Students, Fermi Questions, Talkin' Physics, Technology in the Classroom, Visual Physics, and Websights.
Modeling Potential Energy of the Gaussian Gun by Leslie Atkins Elliott, André Bolliou, Hanna Irving and Douglas Jackson. DOI: 10.1119/1.5131114
Do-It-Yourself Low-Cost Desktop Lightboard for Engaging Flipped Learning Videos by Katrina Hay and Zachary Wiren. DOI: 10.1119/1.5131115
3D Printable Quark Puzzle: A Model to Build Your Own Particle Systems by Lachlan McGinness, Susanne Dührkoop, Julia Woithe and Alexandra Jansky. DOI: 10.1119/1.5131116
Visualizing Viscous Flow and Diffusion in the Circulatory System by Benjamin Spitznagel, Justin Weigal and Juan Rodriguez. DOI: 10.1119/1.5131117
Fostering Students’ Decision-Making Competencies by Verena Spatz, Jana Tampe and Cyrill Slezak. DOI: 10.1119/1.5131118
On a Common Mistake in the Description of the Photoelectric Effect by Josu Martinez-Perdiguero. DOI: 10.1119/1.5131119
Physics and the Development of Railway Steam Engines by B. T. G. Tan. DOI: 10.1119/1.5131120
Teaching Modeling Using Super Mario Maker by Matthew Geske. DOI: 10.1119/1.5131121
Asking Real-World Questions with Inquiry-Based Labs by Daniel A. Dale, Jessica Sutter and Dylan Kloster. DOI: 10.1119/1.5131122
Squashing Method for Moment of Inertia Calculations by Jinhui Wang and Bernard Ricardo. DOI: 10.1119/1.5131123
Multiple Source Interference with Sound by Kenneth W. Trantham and L. Janssen. DOI: 10.1119/1.5131125
The Physics of by Ian Lovatt. DOI: 10.1119/1.5131126
Faraday’s Law of Induction by Experiment by Kader Médjahdi. DOI: 10.1119/1.5131127
An Image Analysis Method for Calculating the Moon’s Orbital Eccentricity by Vitoria Treff, Alberto C. Bertuola and Victo S. Filho. DOI: 10.1119/1.5131128
DNA Science Lesson & Digi-Kit
Inspired by an article from The Physics Teacher, this multidisciplinary lesson and digital resource collection is based on How Rosalind Franklin Discovered the Helical Structure of DNA: Experiments in Diffraction (Braun, Tierney, & Schmitzer, 2011). Click the image to access this resource.