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S. Fischer, E. Agra, and S. Beilock, PERC 2017 Proceedings, 132-135.
We have developed a set of activities designed to aid student understanding of torque and center of gravity. The activities exist in three forms, each appropriate for a group member…
  
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E. Agra, J. Sattizahn, M. Mikota, S. Beilock, and S. Fischer, PERC 2016 Proceedings, 24-27.
We investigated the effect of sensorimotor (or embodied) experience on people’s understanding of the concept of center of gravity (CoG). To create an embodied experience, we…
  
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P. Barniol, G. Zavala, and C. Hinojosa, PERC 2012 Proceedings, 58-61.
In this article we investigate students’ difficulties in interpreting the torque vector in a physical situation. To identify these difficulties, we carried out task-based interviews…
  
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This dissertation reports efforts to develop instructional materials on linear momentum, angular momentum, and forces on rigid bodies in standard introductory physics course. Many…
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L. Ortiz, P. Heron, and P. Shaffer, Am. J. Phys., 73 (6), 545-553 (2005).
We report on an investigation of student ability to account for static equilibrium in the simple familiar case in which an object is balanced on a frictionless pivot or fulcrum.…
  
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This 30-question research-based multiple-choice test is designed to evaluate students’ conceptual understanding of rotational and rolling motion. The survey is based on…
  
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A. Rouinfar, A. Madsen, T. Hoang, S. Puntambekar, and N. Rebello, PERC 2011 Proceedings, 331-334.
Research has shown that the concept of force in a pulley is learned equally well by students using physical and virtual manipulatives. We report on a study in which students enrolled…