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written by Eugenia Etkina
supported by the National Science Foundation
This learning cycle features 12 videotaped experiments, organized sequentially for introducing fundamentals of fluid mechanics and Archimedes Principle. Each video includes learning goal, prior knowledge required, and post-activity questions. The instructional method is based on cognitive apprenticeship, in which students focus on scientific process by observing, finding patterns, modeling, predicting, testing, and revising. The materials were designed to mirror the activities of scientists when they construct and apply knowledge.

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Subjects Levels Resource Types
Education Foundations
- Cognition
= Cognition Development
- Learning Theory
= Cognitive Apprenticeship
Fluid Mechanics
- General
- Statics of Fluids
= Atmospheric Pressure
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Instructional Material
= Activity
= Unit of Instruction
- Audio/Visual
= Movie/Animation
Appropriate Courses Categories Ratings
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Activity
- Laboratory
- New teachers
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© 2004 Rutgers University
Keywords:
ISLE, Investigative Science Learning Environment, buoyancy, buoyant force, fluids, physics videos, video clips
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E. Etkina, Physics Teaching Technology Resource: Learning Cycles on Fluids (2004), <http://paer.rutgers.edu/pt3/cycleindex.php?topicid=9>.
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Etkina, E. (2008, September 19). Physics Teaching Technology Resource: Learning Cycles on Fluids. Retrieved July 31, 2014, from http://paer.rutgers.edu/pt3/cycleindex.php?topicid=9
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Etkina, Eugenia. Physics Teaching Technology Resource: Learning Cycles on Fluids. September 19, 2008. http://paer.rutgers.edu/pt3/cycleindex.php?topicid=9 (accessed 31 July 2014).
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Etkina, Eugenia. Physics Teaching Technology Resource: Learning Cycles on Fluids. 2004. 19 Sep. 2008. National Science Foundation. 31 July 2014 <http://paer.rutgers.edu/pt3/cycleindex.php?topicid=9>.
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Is Based On ISLE: Investigative Science Learning Environment

This is the website for ISLE (Investigative Science Learning Environment), the instructional approach upon which the Rutgers learning cycles for introductory physics are based.

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