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Expanding the Scope of Playground Physics
March 13th, 2016

Within the Playground Physics curricula, one of the most valuable sections (in my opinion) is the Independent Investigation…

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The “Speedometer”
February 1st, 2016

Make sure you (and your students) take advantage of the ‘speedometer.’ After the recording is made, and the…

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The Turtle Button
February 1st, 2016

One of the bells/whistles helped my students with the understanding was the ‘turtle’ button that slows down the…

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Let Them Play!
February 1st, 2016

This might be obvious, but after the students get a bit of a handle on how to use…

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Subway ad – Mashing up The Awesomes
January 8th, 2016

Saw this ad for a new TV show in the subway station and immediately knew what had to…

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The Graph Drawer
November 20th, 2015

One of the things you should take advantage of with your students is the graph drawer.  After you…

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Use Size Wise to measure the grid you are in!
October 13th, 2015

A tiled environment can provide a fun opportunity to illustrate the distance tool in the Size Wise app,…

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Morning Star Wars fun from drawings
October 8th, 2015

My 6 year old son drew Darth Vader and a Star Wars poster… …so of course I had…

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Demonstrations on Playground Physics App
October 1st, 2015

When using the app with students for the first time, it has been beneficial to use a connection…

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Spacing Needs for Video Capture
September 5th, 2015

When preparing to use the Playground Physics app, it is highly recommended that you reserve a large open…

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