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written by Eugenia Etkina, Alan Van Heuvelen, Suzanne Brahmia, and Xueli Zou
This website contains background information and resources for the ISLE curriculum in physics. This approach to teaching physics has students perform experiments and build models in a manner similar to physics research. Included are example labs and curricular materials, research results, and discussion boards.

This work is sponsored, in part, by the National Science Foundation.
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Education Practices
- Active Learning
= Inquiry Learning
- Curriculum Development
= Course
= Laboratory
General Physics
- Curriculum
- Physics Education Research
- High School
- Lower Undergraduate
- Collection
- Instructional Material
= Best practice
= Curriculum
- Reference Material
Appropriate Courses Categories Ratings
- Physical Science
- Physics First
- Conceptual Physics
- Algebra-based Physics
- AP Physics
- Lesson Plan
- Activity
- Laboratory
- Assessment
- New teachers
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© 2007 Eugenia Etkina and Alan Van Heuvelen
Keywords:
interactive laboratories, interative learning, model based reasoning, modeling, problem-based learning, scientific method
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Metadata instance created May 27, 2008 by Bruce Mason
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E. Etkina, A. Van Heuvelen, S. White-Brahmia, and X. Zou, (2007), WWW Document, (http://www.islephysics.net).
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E. Etkina, A. Van Heuvelen, S. White-Brahmia, and X. Zou, ISLE: Investigative Science Learning Environment (2007), <http://www.islephysics.net>.
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Etkina, E., Van Heuvelen, A., White-Brahmia, S., & Zou, X. (2007). ISLE: Investigative Science Learning Environment. Retrieved July 23, 2014, from http://www.islephysics.net
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Etkina, E, A. Van Heuvelen, S. White-Brahmia, and X. Zou. ISLE: Investigative Science Learning Environment. 2007. http://www.islephysics.net (accessed 23 July 2014).
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Etkina, Eugenia, Alan Van Heuvelen, Suzanne White-Brahmia, and Xueli Zou. ISLE: Investigative Science Learning Environment. 2007. 23 July 2014 <http://www.islephysics.net>.
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