Tag «general science»

Conceptual Understanding in Introductory Physics I: Models, Testability, and Falsifiability

This post begins a series that was inspired by Grant Wiggins’ post on conceptual understanding in mathematics. Wiggins presents a list of thirteen questions aimed mainly at high school students “who have passed all traditional math courses through algebra and geometry.” These questions reminded of a list of about twenty similar questions I have been compiling (mostly …