 Teaching Physics with the Physics Suite Edward F. Redish

Thinking Problems: Dynamics

 Problem Name Multiple-Choice/Short Answer Multiple-Choice/Multiple Response Representation Translation Ranking Tasks Mechanism-Based Reasoning Problems Estimation Problems Qualitative Questions Essay Questions D1. Kids in the back! (*) X X D2. Tapping a rolling ball (*) X D3. Free-fall acceleration (*) X X D4. Playing catch (*) X D5. The sliding pizza (*) X X D6. Rolling up and down X X D7. Pulling two boxes X D8. Why bother with N1? (*) X D9. When does N3 hold? (*) X D10. The farmer and the donkey (*) X X D11. Pulling a book (*) X X D12. Ball on a ramp (*) X X D13. Al and George pushing the truck(*) X D14. Pushing a carriage (*) X X D15. Force graphs X D16. The cut pendulum (*) X X D17. Why bother with N2? X D18. Friction is doing what? (*) X D19. Projectile graphs X X X D20. A two-stage rocket X X D21. Shoot and drop X X D22. Weight vs. force X D23. Comparing a heavy and a light object X X X D24. Tricking Bill X D25. Properties of a projectile X X D26. Passing by the Spanish guns X D27. Hitting the green X D28. Air Resistance 1: Dimensional analysis (*) X X D29. Air Resistance 2: Estimating the effect X D30. Air Resistance 3: Deriving the equation X D31. Forces in a car (*) X X D32. Pushing a box (*) X X X D33. Moving people at CdG X X D34. Are you OK to drive? (*) X X D35. The bridge at Mostar (*) X D36. Riding an elevator (*) X X X D37. Propelling a paramecium (*) X X D38. Molly on the skateboard (*) X D39. The book and the wall X D40. Nathan's train X D41. Stopping a motorbike X

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