Workshop or Sweatshop Physics? The Successes and Challenges

Tuesday, March 3, 2009 – 3:15pm
Reiss 502
Juliet Brosing
Pacific University

Do egg tosses, karate board breaking and starting fires belong in a introductory physics class? These and more hands on activities are part of a Workshop Physics Curriculum that has been implemented in the calculus-based physics course at Pacific University in Oregon. Dr. Juliet Brosing will speak about the challenges and successes that Pacific has encountered with Workshop Physics.

Host: Beth Lindsey
Discussion Leader: Beth Lindsey