Preliminary Study of Impulse Momentum Diagrams.
In this paper, we present a new representation to help students learn about momentum, impulse and conservation of momentum. We call this representation an Impulse‐Momentum Diagram. We include a description of these diagrams as well as examples on how instructors can use them in the classroom. Next, we present preliminary quantitative and qualitative data on a study where students used these representations to learn the previous physics concepts. Our final analysis shows how students benefit from these representations.
Physics Education Research
Rosengrant, D., & Mzoughi, T. (2008). Preliminary Study of Impulse Momentum Diagrams. 2008 Physics Education Research Conference Proceedings. Edmonton, CA
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