Thinking about actions to take: Measures of Quantity of Motion
Teaching Guidance for 14-16
There's a good chance you could improve your teaching if you were to:
- keep vectors and scalars separate
- emphasise common patterns
- allow the ideas to gain meaning by using them
Work through the Physics Narrative to find these lines of thinking worked out and then look in the Teaching Approaches for some examples of activities.
- defining quantities rather than putting them to use
These difficulties are distilled from: the research findings; the practice of well-connected teachers with expertise; issues intrinsic to representing the physics well.