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From the Classroom: Best Tech Practice Video of the Week - Potential Energy

From the Classroom: Best Tech Practice Video of the Week - Potential Energy

Physics teacher Jim Sherred of Tech Boston Academy in Dorchester, MA, teaches his 9th grade students about potential energy using online physics simulators known as "gizmos." By manipulating virtual objects and observing the effects, students make the abstract concept of potential energy real. Resources include a transcript of the video and a lesson plan.

Today's video is courtesy of the Teaching Channel, a non-profit organization which provides a video showcase of innovative and effective teaching practices.

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